Erika holds a bachelor's degree in linguistics and a minor in professional writing from The Ohio State University. She graduated summa cum laude.
She has previously worked as a linguistics research assistant and a student reader for Ohio State's literary journal, as well as in a variety of roles related to operations, finance, writing, and editing in both for-profit and nonprofit organizations.
Through her education in linguistics and professional writing, Erika became an expert in the areas of accessibility, technical editing, and business writing.
She brings this experience to her role as a contributor and editor for First Quarter Finance, covering topics ranging from gift card availability to home improvement, and creating content that is practical, concise, and easy to understand.