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Terry Merritt

Senior Vice President
Walbridge

Terry Merritt is the Senior Vice President for Walbridge. Terry has been with Walbridge for more than 33 years.  As Group Vice President she leads the Human Resources, Recruitment, Organizational Development, Quality & Sustainability, Corporate Communications and Information Technology departments. Merritt has extensive experience in designing competency-based selection and compensation/reward systems, developing performance measurements, and designing employee training and development. She is responsible for developing and deploying strategies to ensure the organization has the requisite competencies, functional skills, and succession plans to support and achieve the company’s strategic goals and objectives.

Merritt has previously served as a board member for Haven, Inforum Center for Leadership and Michigan Women's Foundation, among others, and has served on numerous professional and civic boards.

An active member of the community, she received:
Women of Achievement Honoree from the Inforum Inner Circle
2004 Good Scout Award from the Boy Scouts of America Detroit Area Council
Named one of Crain’s Detroit Business 2002 Most Influential Women
Named one of CORP Magazine’s 2002 95 Most Powerful Women in Michigan     
1993 Athena Award from the Oakland County Chamber of Commerce Division of Detroit Chamber of CommerceState of Michigan Dept. of Civil Rights - Michigan Women’s Commission

She currently serves on:
Haven – Immediate Past Board Chair, board member
Inform Center for Leadership – Board member
Michigan Women’s Foundation – Immediate Past Board Chair, board member
Go Red for Women Executive Dinner Committee
CPEG – Chairperson