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Erika McCalpine

Sr. Director, Equity, People and Culture

With deep experience in the private and public sectors and as an educator, Erika McCalpine works with Espousal’s clients to create and advance their DEI strategies as Senior Director of Equity and HR. Before joining Espousal Strategies, she served as Chief Equity Officer and Assistant Director for the Office of Social Equity at the Oregon Department of Transportation. Previously, McCalpine founded and led the Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Lab at Oregon State University–Cascades, where she also served as Executive Director of Strategic Initiatives.

McCalpine lives in Central Oregon, where she is a co-founder of Love Your Neighbor, a grassroots effort to promote social justice and increase visibility for communities of color.

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