Erin Hatzikostas

Erin Hatzikostas is a former corporate CEO turned professional pot-stirrer

Erin Hatzikostas is the CEO & Founder of b Authentic inc, where she’s leading a movement to transform the all-too-fake working world and make it a much more authentic, diverse, and happy place.

Erin is a best-selling author, TEDx speaker, career and leadership coach, and podcaster. She’s an internationally-recognized thought leader on the topic of authenticity in the workplace. She's spoken to thousands of people (on stage AND in her slippers) and her thought leadership has been published in Business Insider, Fast Company, Well+Good, among many others.

Erin released her Amazon best-selling book, "You Do You(ish)" in February 2021. She also co-hosts an offbeat career and leadership podcast, b Cause with Erin & Nicole, where they combine career and comedy to create an inspiring and authentic community.

Erin spent her career “first half” working in the corporate world, where at the age of 42, she became the CEO of a large healthcare financial institution. In just three years, she took a struggling company and turned it around, tripling earnings and sending employee engagement skyrocketing. Her secret? Radical authenticity.

Erin holds a BBA in Statistics from Western Michigan University and an MBA in Finance and Marketing from the University of Connecticut. She is married to her husband, Manny, who she met while stumbling through (and failing) an early career in the Actuarial field. Together they have two children - Ella (12) and Mick (10). In Erin's free time you'll probably find her coaching basketball, running, skiing, or dancing wherever you're not supposed to dance.

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