HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, Ohio – ERC, the 101-year-old organization that provides people data and HR services to help leaders make better decisions, is pleased to announce the appointment of Jill Koski with Holden Forests & Gardens to its Board of Directors.
“It is my pleasure to welcome Jill to the ERC Board of Directors! Jill’s experience in nonprofit development as well as her knowledge of ERC will be instrumental as we continue to tailor our Membership services to meet the needs of all organizations, including nonprofits. More importantly, Jill is an incredibly intelligent leader who will continue to add great value to this tremendous Board,” said ERC President Kelly Keefe.
Jill has served as the president and CEO of Holden Forests & Gardens since 2017. The nonprofit organization includes the Holden Arboretum in Kirtland, Ohio and the Cleveland Botanical Garden in the city’s University Circle district. Jill joined Holden Forests & Gardens during a period of transformation and growth, following the combining of the two long-standing Northeast Ohio cultural organizations into a single entity.
Prior to Holden Forests & Gardens, Jill served for 10 years as the Vice President of Development at the Morton Arboretum in Lisle, Illinois. Before Morton, she served for 10 years in a variety of development positions at Shedd Aquarium in Chicago, Illinois.
Jill joins ERC’s current Board Directors: Chairperson Nicole Crews, Global Diversity and Engagement Manager at Swagelok; Raj Aggarwal, Ph.D., CFA, Board Member, Executive, Teacher and Scholar; Matt Dailey, President and CEO at Royal Chemical; John Dearborn, Principal at Advise and Connect, LLC; John Gadd, Chairman of Become Known, and President and CEO at Hotcards; and Dalithia Smith, Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer at Oatey Co.
Since 1920, ERC has provided people data and HR services to help leaders make better decisions. Through our certified HR advisors, we offer consultative services, compensation benchmarking and data, workplace polls and surveys, networking, and cost savings opportunities. We also offer virtual and classroom instructor-led training, on-demand learning, individual and team assessments, one-on-one coaching, and employee engagement services. In addition, ERC is the founder of NorthCoast 99, and sponsors the ERChealth insurance program for Ohio employers.