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New Director Human Resources and Organizational Development

03 Jan 2022

We are pleased to announce that Erin Siegrist will be joining NEIL as our new Director of Human Resources and Organizational Development, starting on January 24, 2022.  Erin will succeed Kevin Gravatt, who will be retiring on April 1.  In the interim, Kevin will serve as a Special Assistant to the General Counsel, focusing on Erin’s transition.



Erin joins NEIL from the Erie Insurance Group where she has worked in human resources for the past 15 years.  Erie is a large P&C Insurance Company with over 6000 employees that provides personal auto, home, and life insurance coverages. Erin has an extensive background in human resources including in compensation and benefits, as a Senior HR Business Partner within Erie, and most recently as the Director- Workforce of the Future, focusing on ensuring that Erie can meet the human capital challenges of the future. 


Erin has a Master’s degree in Human Resources from the University of Illinois and a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology and Biology from Millikin University.  She also has numerous professional certifications including:

  • Certified Compensation Professional (CCP)
  • Senior Professional in HR (SPHR)
  • Chartered Property Casualty Underwriter (CPCU)
  • Associate in Risk Management (ARM)
  • Six Sigma Certified Green Belt

Erin resides in Erie, Pennsylvania with her husband Joe, son Nathan, a senior in high school, and daughter Calla, a junior in high school. Please join me in welcoming Erin to NEIL.