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manager, Corporate Education and Development
Peoples Health


Erin Thompson is the Manager of Corporate Education and Development at Peoples Health in Metairie, LA.  In this role, she and her team are responsible for providing business and industry related educational programs and training to all Peoples Health employees.  This includes design, development, implementation, and evaluation of orientation, core curriculum, and other company-wide training initiatives. 

Prior to joining Peoples Health, Erin worked at Ochsner Health System as a Senior Consultant in the Ochsner Leadership Institute. In this role, Erin was responsible for analyzing overall learning and development requirements, design, and delivery of leadership and organizational development activities.  She also developed and facilitated Professional Skills training, New Leader Orientation, and the Supervisor Leadership Program.  Prior to joining Ochsner, Erin worked in Training and Development and Human Resources for the University of New Orleans, and as the Human Resources Coordinator for Hotard Coaches and Calco Travel.

Erin graduated from Louisiana State University with a B.S. degree in Psychology.  She then went on to earn a M.A. degree in Industrial/Organizational Psychology from Louisiana Tech University.  Erin holds her SHRM –CP and is a national member of SHRM and ATD.  She is a local member of NOLA SHRM and serves on the board of directors as Past President.