Ericka DeBruce, Sedgwick
Ericka DeBruce
Vice President, Colleague Experience and Corporate Citizenship

Ericka joined Sedgwick in January, 2016. Her expertise is designing cultures of inclusion where workplace experiences engage, develop and retain employees.

At Sedgwick, Ericka has the responsibility of creating and driving the global colleague engagement and experience strategies which include university relations, diversity and inclusion. In addition, Ericka oversees the corporate citizenship and substantiality programs.

Prior to pursuing a career with Sedgwick, Ericka was the Global Diversity and Inclusion Manager for International Paper, where she oversaw activities that drove the company’s integrated D&I strategy. In addition to International Paper, Ericka has led the diversity and inclusion efforts at BAE Systems, American Red Cross, Blood Services, American Cancer Society, and Talbots, Inc.

Her specialty is creating safe learning experiences where employees can make connections and engage in dialogue that create culture change through her use of humor and deep understanding of human behavior.

Ericka holds a degree in Speech Communication from Bradley University located in Peoria, Illinois and a Strategic Diversity and Inclusion Management Certification from Georgetown University located in Washington D.C. She was recently named one of 2020’s Superwomen in Business by Memphis Business Journal and recognized by Insurance Business America for her efforts to champion and advance DEI throughout the industry.