Erika Worthy P’21
Erika Worthy is Lawrenceville’s Director of Human Resources, responsible for the department’s overall strategic direction and for designing and implementing human resources policies and programs for all employees. Worthy develops strategies to recruit, engage, and retain top talent to enable the School to pursue its mission. Major areas of responsibility include recruitment, compensation and benefits, organizational development, employee relations, compliance, policy, and employment law.
Before joining Lawrenceville in 2016, Worthy served as Director of Human Resources at The College of New Jersey (TCNJ), where she worked to steer and support advancement of the College’s strategic plan through Human Resources. Her specific areas of responsibility included human resources operations, administration of employee salaries along with benefits and leave, as well as human resource information technology. She began her career with TCNJ in 2010 as the Assistant Director of Human Resources before promotion to Director in 2011. From 2004-2010, Worthy was the Human Resources Manager at Mercer County (N.J.) College.
Worthy earned her MBA, Human Resources from Walden University and her B.A. in Mathematics from Columbia College. She holds certifications as a Senior Professional in Human Resources, as a Senior Consulting Professional from the Society of Human Resources, and in Mediation. Her professional affiliations include the College and University Professional Association-Human Resources, the Society for Human Resources, and the Employers Association of New Jersey.