Delta Emerson


Delta has responsibility for corporate excellence; organizational development and culture initiatives; and researching, prioritizing, and monitoring matters of importance to the Chairman and CEO. She also serves as Executive Director and Vice Chair of the Ryan Foundation, a 501(c)(3), overseeing corporate philanthropy and community outreach initiatives.

With more than 25 years of human resources, training, and organizational development leadership experience in professional services, information technology, and financial services companies, Delta has played key roles in both start-up and Fortune 1000 entities. Prior to assuming her current role, Delta held progressively responsible executive management positions at Ryan, establishing and overseeing global Human Resources and Learning and Organizational Development functions. She created and implemented a strategy for external recognition and branding, resulting in more than 70 international, national, state, and local awards and certifications in "Best Employer," client service, training, and other competitions. Delta facilitated the design and rollout of a major award-winning culture change initiative that moved Ryan from a traditional to a flexible “myRyan” working environment.

Delta is certified as a Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR) and holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in English and Journalism from Angelo State University and a Master of Arts degree in Dispute Resolution from Southern Methodist University.

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