Career Momentum, Inc. was founded in Madison in 1994. In 2004, the company was invited to become a global partner/equity owner of Career Partners International. Cory Erickson became the owner of Career Momentum in January 2014 after more than 30 years in the Human Resources (HR) field. He held progressively responsible HR positions throughout his career working for Hormel (Fort Dodge, IA), Maytag (Newton, IA), WE Energies (Milwaukee, WI), Lakeshore, Inc. (Kingsford, MI), and Thermo Fisher Scientific (Madison, WI). His last role with Thermo Fisher was Director, Human Resources for the molecular spectroscopy business unit ($250M) where he had worked for 20 years.
Cory serves on the Board of Directors of the Southwest Wisconsin Red Cross and REACH-A-Child. He is an active member of the Society for Human Resources Management (SHRM), serving on the Membership Committee of the Greater Madison Area SHRM chapter. He holds a Bachelor of Business Administration in Human Resources Management from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. He is certified as a Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR) from the Human Resource Certification Institute (HRCI) and as a Senior Certified Professional through the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM-SCP).