CULTURE AND FAMILY
Los Angeles, CA
- Cultural assessments
- Team engagement
- Leadership development
- Diversity and inclusion
Erin Breeze is an energetic, creative, and thoughtful transformational change architect, facilitator and coach. She is a former executive of an international nonprofit organization and also a former Tipton client. She enjoys being able to share with clients the approaches and tools she found so valuable. Erin is passionate about helping teams imagine new possibilities and work collaboratively to achieve spectacular results.
INDUSTRY PREFERENCES: At Tipton, Erin’s focus is on clients in the education and non-profit sectors. In her role with Team Tipton, Erin is responsible for assisting the CEO in developing strategic partnerships and expanding Tipton’s philanthropic efforts to support select non-profit organizations with pro-bono services.
WORK HISTORY: Erin began her career in the nonprofit sector in the realms of social justice education, youth work, girls’ leadership development, community development and conflict transformation. She has extensive teaching, training and facilitation experience in multicultural and international settings including Northern Ireland and Israel and Palestine, and at the high school and college levels.
CONNECTIONS: Erin was one of 12 inaugural scholars of the US-Ireland Alliance’s George Mitchell Scholar program, through which she completed her MA in Peace and Development Studies at the University of Limerick in Ireland. She is also a co-founder of Blueshift, an organization that creates impact education for documentary films.
PERSONAL: Erin is happiest when near a coastline, having grown up in Florida and now living in Los Angeles, she doesn’t mind which ocean as long as one is just a short drive away. If she isn’t at the beach with her two daughters, she can be found in a yoga class or on a hike. Wherever she is, her supply of dark chocolate is fully stocked.
VOLUNTEERING: Erin is a proud alumna of the AmeriCorps National Civilian Community Corps. She currently contributes time and energy to the LA-based non-profit the Garden School Foundation and to Citizens of the World, the public charter school her 8 year old daughter attends.
BELIEFS: “I believe in trying our best every day to deeply consider other perspectives.”
HOPE FOR THE FUTURE: “That we as a society choose to transform our schools into what they could be – centers of love, safety and creativity for all children.”
Two favorite quotes: “Be bold. If you’re going to make an error, make a doozy, and don’t be afraid to hit the ball.” (Billie Jean King), and “Try to be a rainbow in someone’s cloud.” (Maya Angelou)