Erica was born and raised in Kelso, Washington. Directly after high school, she enlisted in the U.S. Army and served as an intelligence analyst focusing on various regions of Iraq and Afghanistan. After years of living and working abroad, it was time for a career change.
Erica moved home to Washington state to complete her degree and be closer to family. After earning her associate degree at Lower Columbia Community College, she transferred to Washington State University-Vancouver, where she graduated with honors with a bachelor’s in business administration, majoring in accounting.
In Erica’s spare time, she enjoys exploring the beauty of the Pacific Northwest via motorcycle, traveling internationally, and dabbling in adventure sports.