Steve Humerickhouse is the executive director of The Forum on Workplace Inclusion, a diversity and inclusion resource hub housed at the University of St. Thomas in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Humerickhouse has been with The Forum for fifteen years. During that time, he has expanded The Forum from a one-day local conference to a national, and increasingly, global presence.
Prior to The Forum, Humerickhouse ran training programs for state and local government officials, lawyers and adoptive families. He was a lobbyist for adoption and foster care working in Congress and the administration, successfully advocating for programs and legislation covering health insurance, tax law, immigration, welfare programs and government and military employee benefits. His first career was spent as a full-time orchestra musician and his degrees are in music performance.
He is an active freelance instrumental and vocal performer in the Twin Cities and has served on the board of directors of the Twin Cities Gay Men’s Chorus. He is the father of Katie and grandfather of Alexis, Avery, Landon and Selena.