Erika Lapish

Vice President of Human Resources

Erika Lapish was named Vice President of Human Resources at MGP in May 2021. She brings more than 20 years in global HR management at manufacturing and healthcare organizations.

Skilled in process improvement and change management, Ms. Lapish has guided the integration and significant scale-up of multiple workforces resulting from organic new-business growth and mergers-and-acquisitions. Her expertise includes leadership development, succession planning and organizational design as well as employee relations and negotiating collective bargaining agreements.

Most recently, she was Vice President of Human Resources for R1 RCM – Central Operations. She held a similar role with Benteler Automotive after serving as Director of Employee Relations and Talent Management at Masco Corporation. Prior, she spent ten years with United Technologies Corporation in roles of increasing responsibility across their Military and Commercial segments, with both domestic and international leadership assignments.

Ms. Lapish is an Emerging Leader Graduate of the Darden School of Business at the University of Virginia. She attended Michigan State University, where she received a Master of Science degree in Labor and Industrial Relations, Human Resources; and a Bachelor of Science in Business and Environmental Studies.