Director of Human Resources
Erika Buffaloe is the Director of Human Resources at Green & Healthy Homes Initiative where she promotes a high level of human resource generalist expertise. She strategically manages HR compliance, compensation framework, benefits administration, talent acquisition, succession planning, performance management and advancement for employees, applying technology efficiently, and provides coaching to others to help motivate and execute organizational objectives in the most efficient manner.
Erika has more than 19 years of human resources experience. Her previous professional experience includes working in the nonprofit sector in Baltimore City for a well-known local service provider. This experience allowed her to merge her passion for supporting organizations and employees with community advocacy. Erika received her Bachelor of Science degree in Management-Human Resources from Morgan State University and her Masters of Science in Strategic and Functional Human Resource Management from Walden University. She is an active member of the Society of Human Resource Management and Chesapeake Human Resources Association, where she is also a Professional Development Committee member.
Erika previously owned and operated a local fitness organization, Fit Girls Rock Baltimore, where she and her business partner committed to encouraging all women and girls to exercise their right to make better choices. This led her to her joining GirlTrek, a national nonprofit that promotes healthy lifestyles for African American women. Together they have increased visibility and membership locally in Baltimore, contributing to the success achieved in their national campaign that inspired 1 million women to walk regularly. She currently remains an ambassador for Baltimore, a trail leader and neighborhood captain. In her spare time, she loves to hike, read, exercise, watch football (Go Ravens) and hang out with her dog-daughter, Xena.Back to our people