Erin Morgan Gore has dedicated her career to helping great leaders propel purpose-driven growth. At SYPartners, she’s partnered with the leadership of Starbucks, the Schultz Family Foundation, Georgetown University, Girl Effect, and others to use creativity and human-centered approaches to recast strategies and unlock potential.
Before joining SYPartners, Erin was Head of Business Development and Partnerships at Purpose, and prior to that headed their Nonprofit Practice, leading work on topics ranging from gun safety to refugees. Erin has also held leadership roles at The Bridgespan Group and The Boston Consulting Group, where she helped launch BCG’s Social Impact Practice Group, aimed at combining the company’s private-sector expertise with their deep understanding of the world’s most pressing issues. She began her career at Bain & Company and her experience includes work across sectors, including telecom, education, retail, consumer packaged goods, youth services, and industrial goods.
Erin has written extensively on innovation and strategy for publications including the Stanford Social Innovation Review, and teaches graduate courses on strategy as an Adjunct Professor at Columbia University. Her work has been featured in The New York Times, Fast Company, HuffPost, and The Washington Post, among others, and has received the Fast Company Innovation by Design Award.
Erin received degrees in business from The Wharton School and English from the University of Pennsylvania, graduating Magna Cum Laude. She holds a Masters of Philosophy in Development Studies from the University of Cambridge. She lives in Harlem with her spouse, son, and two cats.