Erin T. Youngs
Outstanding Industrial Engineer (2010)
Erin Trabel Youngs is vice president of finance at Walt Disney Parks and Resorts. Youngs leads a team of approximately 100 employees who support the areas of human resources and diversity and inclusion; global business technology strategy; new technologies; and facility and operation services across the U.S. For the past 20 years at Disney, Youngs cultivated a reputation for helping leaders manage their career development. She has held roles in business planning and development, industrial engineering, and organization improvement. Her work has supported the varied business units across Walt Disney World. Youngs serves on the Rollins College Hamilton Holt School Board of Advisors. She has been involved with Rotary International and was twice recognized as one of its Paul Harris Fellows. Youngs earned a bachelor's degree in industrial engineering with a minor in fine arts from Purdue in 1992. She earned her master's degree in business administration from Rollins College in 1999.