Full Name
Erin Mies
Job Title
Co-Founder
Company
People Spark Consulting
Speaker Bio
Erin is Co-Founder of People Spark Consulting, where she works with business leaders in agriculture and food manufacturing throughout the U.S. to develop straightforward, practical solutions to help businesses grow sustainably. In this role, she works with businesses on supervisor and leadership development, as well as practical change management. Erin began her career with General Mills, working in several manufacturing facilities as HR leader and in recruiting. She then spent several years with Land O’Lakes in the Purina Animal Nutrition business as an HR leader before founding People Spark. Erin and her co-founding business partner Kristen Ireland are frequent guest speakers on practical HR and change management topics in the ag industry at industry events and conferences. Their first book will be released early in 2022.

In addition to her work with People Spark, Erin is also an adjunct instructor and career consultant with the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign’s School of Labor and Employment Relations.

Bachelor of Arts, Economics and Music, Wittenberg University, 2004

Master of Human Resources and Industrial Relations, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2005

Erin works with business leaders in agriculture and food manufacturing throughout the U.S. to develop straightforward, practical solutions to help businesses grow sustainably. Erin and her co-founding business partner Kristen Ireland are frequent guest speakers on practical HR and change management topics in the ag industry at industry events and conferences.
Erin Mies