After completing an Education Pioneers fellowship at the Santa Clara County Office of Education in San Jose, CA, Erica came to Phoenix to dive fully into the education sector. Coming from a business background, Erica had previously served as Program Director for The Alliance For Business Leadership (a coalition of progressive business leaders) and as Director of Operations for Sustainability Roundtable, Inc. (a research and consulting firm) managing operations, marketing/communications, and programming/events at each. Before moving to Boston, she worked in NY at an IT staffing firm, a law firm, and a major retailer. Now, as Phoenix’s Development and Marketing Manager, Erica manages grant applications, fundraising initiatives, and marketing efforts across the Phoenix Network.
Erica holds an MBA in Nonprofit Management from Suffolk University and a BBA in Marketing with a specialization in Sociology from Hofstra University. Outside of work, she serves on Jumpstart’s Young Professionals Board, volunteers for Big Sisters, and previously chartered and coached the Bigelow Middle School Cheerleading program in Newton.« Back to our staff