Sharon Hulce is President/CEO of Employment Resource Group, Inc. (ERG), a nationwide Executive Search firm based in Appleton, Wisconsin. A 27-year veteran of the Executive Search industry, Sharon founded ERG over 20 years ago to change the traditional way search was done. Ensuring ERG would never be the firm that just presents resumes, she has dedicated her company’s mission to providing thought leadership on every level, ensuring successful hires for both the company and the individual. Sharon is proud of her 27 years of “transforming lives”.
A Forbes-published author, Sharon’s book entitled A Well-Done Professional Midlife Crisis is available on Amazon, Barnes & Noble and SharonHulce.com. She is a highly sought-after keynote speaker, often sharing her life and professional experiences at countless corporate presentations, national conferences, association meetings and even a TEDx talk.
Sharon is a 2023 Wisconsin Titan CEO 100 honoree, a 2023 Enterprising Woman of the Year honoree, and a 2021 recipient of the Fox Cities Chamber of Commerce Gus A. Zuehlke Distinguished Service Award for her entrepreneurship and vision within the local business community. Prior to leaving the global MRINetwork, Sharon was recognized as Management Recruiters International’s Person of the Year. This award is given to a single member who made the greatest contribution to the network, worthy of recognition as “MVP” of the entire network. She has been a Top Ten Owner of the Decade, having personal billings over $20 million.
Sharon is also an Executive Board Member of The Pinnacle Society and a Platinum member of the Women Presidents Organization (WPO), a dynamic collective of women business owners from around the world who share insights to drive game-changing experiences.
Passionate about the community she lives and works in, Sharon has served on numerous boards and was the recipient of the 2019 Walter L. Rugland Community Service Award through the Community Foundation for the Fox Valley Region, which recognizes an individual who over many years has positively impacted the quality of life in the Fox Cities through their leadership. Additionally, ERG’s gift back to the community over its 20+ years as a company has been through its transformation of nonprofit organizations, having conducted over 90 leadership searches pro bono, resulting in over $6 million in donated search fees back to the community.