Director, Events & Corporate Social Responsibility
Erin Cave is the director of events and corporate social responsibility at Salient. She organizes Salient’s internal corporate events along with client events and conferences that promote the firm’s products and brand awareness. Erin also directs community partnerships and volunteer efforts that help align Salient with its mission of stewardship and support of Pledge 1%.
Prior to joining Salient in 2010, Erin worked at Seattle Hospitality Worldwide managing events for Microsoft, Nintendo and Ericsson. Previously she coordinated sports marketing initiatives for LaSalle Bank, including the Chicago Marathon, the Volvo Ocean Race and client events for LaSalle. She then transitioned to the non-profit sector, focusing on community partnerships and events while serving as race director for the Morton Arboretum in the greater Chicago area.
Erin is passionate about giving back to the community by supporting organizations that support others. She volunteers with North Beach Citizens, KIPP Bay Area and Hamilton Family Center in San Francisco and coordinates opportunities for Salient employees to give back throughout the year.
Erin has over 15 years of experience in marketing and events and earned a Bachelor of Business Administration in marketing from Kansas State University.