Eric Sirkin


Eric Sirkin is an esteemed Talent Acquisition and Culture Thought Leader with an extensive background spanning over 25 years, encompassing Human Resources, Employee Relations, Customer Service, Team Management, Military Operations, Business Development, Employee Training, and Process Improvement. Beyond his civilian career achievements, Eric's dedication and leadership were profoundly demonstrated during his 21 years of active duty in the United States Navy, where his service was marked by 10 deployments, including two combat deployments to Iraq. His exemplary service in challenging environments has earned him significant recognition, including being awarded the Air Medal five times, the Navy Commendation Medal three times, and the Navy Achievement Medal four times, highlighting his courage, dedication, and outstanding contributions to the United States Navy. In his professional journey, Eric has demonstrated a relentless commitment to excellence, whether in developing and implementing strategic recruitment plans at WM Aviation or ensuring operational efficiency as an Operations Manager at Cross Country Mortgage/Wintrust Mortgage. His HR expertise, homed in both union and non-union settings, encompasses a broad range of skills from staffing and recruitment to organizational management and employee retention. Eric's academic accomplishments are notable, with a Bachelor of Science in Workforce Education and Training from Southern Illinois University, a Master of Arts in Management with an emphasis on Organizational Behavior from the University of Redlands, and a Master of Business Administration from The University of Minnesota Carlson School of Business. His technical acumen is also impressive, with certifications and proficiency in various HR and office software systems. As a speaker, Eric Sirkin offers a unique blend of military leadership experience and HR expertise, providing invaluable insights into talent acquisition, human resources management, and the impact of organizational culture on business success. His remarkable journey from distinguished military service to his achievements in the corporate world makes him an inspiring figure and a respected voice and thought leader in recruitment.

Currently, Eric is exploring the world of consulting and assisting leaders in hiring, skills assessment, and processes for his company Station Six Consulting

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