top of page

Where talent meets opportunity...our stories!

Erica Parker (she/her/hers)

Erica’s superpower is her focus on the long-term impact and growth opportunities for the partners that she supports. She continuously finds solutions to scale that provide positive and lasting business results. With every project, Erica considers the global impact, how it would scale, and whether it would work long-term.


Furthermore, she has 20+ years of global executive experience and specializes in talent management, employee relations, and operational excellence. Born and raised in Cleveland, OH, Erica is a graduate of Xavier University (Cincinnati) and has led HR teams at DoorDash, LexisNexis, and Western & Southern. She’s a powerhouse inside and outside of the boardroom as a wife, mother, and philanthropist. She enjoys traveling, cooking, exploring the beauties of life, and volunteering through Jack & Jill International. Erica is an active member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated. 

Want to be down with YPP? Let’s talk.

Byron Neal (he/him/his)

Byron's superpowers include: earning trust, deep diving, leading with transparency and teaching using clear explanation and direction. No matter how complicated the subject, he can explain it in a way that makes it easy to consume, understand, and move forward with action.


He also has 15+ years of global executive experience and specializes in: building & scaling start-ups, talent development, and creating an inclusive & equitable workplace. His expertise in adult learning behaviors and professional development will help you and your team reach your max potential.

Born and raised in Milwaukee, Byron is a graduate of Northern Illinois University and has led domestic and international teams in several of his roles at Amazon, Target, and Macy’s. He and his family live in Greater Cincinnati, and he enjoys: coaching youth football, acting, traveling the world, and being an active member of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Incorporated.

Want to be down with YPP? Let’s talk.

Meet Erica: About
bottom of page