Hailing from the might Midwest (Ohio), Ernest holds a BS in Industrial Engineering from Northwestern University. Upon graduating from Northwestern, Ernest joined Federated Department Stores (Macy’s) in their Executive Development Program. From there, Ernest did a stint with Johnson & Johnson working in Sales for Janssen Pharmaceuticals. Following this, he held progressive roles in Talent Acquisition (with focuses on TA technology, university recruiting and executive recruiting) with WetFeet, Gap Inc., Abercrombie & Fitch and Nike. Currently, Ernest has global responsibility for Danaher’s University Recruiting programs supporting the over 150 Danaher operating companies across the world.