As Director of Outreach, Erica spearheads Public Democracy’s partner outreach program and has been a lead in our data tagging program. She also oversaw the execution of the Iraq War Fund campaign, where she trained and managed teams responsible for reviewing and researching extensive data specific to Iraq War veterans and their impacted family members.

Prior to Erica’s employment with Public Democracy, she served for nearly a decade with the Department of Defense. She entered federal service and attained permanent work status through completion of her Accounting degree and successfully matriculated to a Financial Analyst, responsible for managing accounting data and briefing the Commanding General monthly.

Erica is a former Congressional Assistant Campaign Organizer for Congressman Sanford Bishop, a graduate of both Georgia's WIN List Leadership Academy and the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation Leadership Institute, a NPR Political Rewind Voter Panelist, and a Southwest Georgia 40 Under 40 awardee.