Erin Casey McGlaughlin

Erin founded Design Quake to help businesses solve sticky problems. She is driven by a passion for positively impacting creative problem solving, employee engagement and results. Erin has over 20 years of business management experience working for both small and large Fortune 500 companies in a diverse range of industries (public accounting, private equity, consumer product goods, and manufacturing). Her previous employers include Arthur Andersen, The Carlyle Group, General Mills and Rudy Art Glass.  


Erin received her B.S. in Commerce with Distinction from University of Virginia’s McIntire School of Commerce. She then earned her M.B.A. from Stanford University’s Graduate School of Business where she was an Arjay Miller Scholar.   In 2015, Erin was named one of Central Penn Business Journal’s 25 Women of Influence. Erin serves as a member of the Board of Directors for the York Water Company (NASDAQ: YORW) and on multiple non-profit boards in York, PA where she resides with her husband Ben and their dog Riley.

Erin grew up solving logic puzzles for fun. Erin’s skills include homing in on key issues amidst a large volume of information, balancing strong analytical skills as a former CPA with the empathic skills of a human-centered designer, and challenging her clients to ask the hard questions while still earning the client team’s respect.