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Eric D. Elder

Dr. Eric D. Elder serves as director of Corning's Talent Management Center of Excellence. In this role, he is responsible for Corning's global talent management processes focused on talent acquisition, talent planning, talent development, organizational development, and diversity & inclusion.

Elder joined Corning in 2008 from Bank of America where he served in several different roles. He was senior vice president of executive development programs, learning and leadership development, and executive recruiting. Elder also worked for Bristol-Myers Squibb Company as director, executive staffing & development, and as director within the Center for Leadership Development.

Earlier in his career, Elder worked as an external consultant to a variety of organizations within the U.S. and abroad. He was a consultant with RHR International, where he provided executive assessment and coaching services. He was a human resources consultant with Towers Perrin, and he worked as a senior consultant and manager with Development Dimensions International (DDI), an international consulting firm.

Elder is a member of the American Psychological Association (APA) and the Society for Industrial/Organizational Psychology (SIOP). He currently serves on the board of directors of Watson Homestead and 171 Cedar Arts Center.

He received his B.A. in psychology from the University of California at Santa Cruz, and his Ph.D. in social psychology from the University of Texas in Austin.

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