Erica was born and raised in Columbia Station, where she was active in dance and Girl Scouts.
She received the highest honor in Girl Scouting, The Gold Award her junior year of high school. Upon graduation she attended Bowling Green State University, where she studied journalism, technical writing and fine arts.
She also spent time working at the The BG News as well as Miscellany Magazine. She graduated in 2003 with a B.F.A in Fine Arts. Erica currently works in the world of technology and is happy to be freelance writing for Strongsville Patch.
In her free time she enjoys spending time with her family and friends. She also enjoys art, painting, reading, music, fashion and spending time outdoors.