STL Promise Zone Executive Director Recognized

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The St. Louis Business Journal’s Most Influential Business Women class of 2020 was chosen from some 225 nominations received.

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Erica is a forward thinking, strategic system leader focused on social equity, justice and cultivating collaboration in an effort to mobilize communities towards achieving their vision for a high quality of life. Her passion is working in communities of color to reduce inequities by developing systems that put families on the path towards achieving economic success; all while advancing self sufficiency that creates substantive and generational impact.

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Erica has graduate degrees in public policy and business administration with an emphasis in finance and is a life-long learner and avid reader. She serves on a variety of executive boards, community advisory boards and commissions to further promote social justice and equitable economic opportunity both locally and nationally. Erica’s mantra comes from believing everyone in a community has a responsibility to serve in some capacity to achieve true transformation.