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About Erica

COMMUNICATIONS DIRECTOR FOR LOCAL FIRST ARIZONA & LOCAL FIRST ARIZONA FOUNDATION

Erica is a second generation Arizona native and has spent her whole life in the Valley of the Sun. She is one of the longest serving staff members, and has watched Local First Arizona quadruple in size since 2011. Erica is happily married to her husband, John, and is a proud dog mom to Zoe.

Hometown: Phoenix, AZ

Education/Training:
B.A. in Political Science and B.A. in Philosophy
from Arizona State University

What I love about Arizona:
I love that Phoenix has everything that I'm looking for in a big city. But I also love the quick ability to escape to nature and enjoy Arizona's beauty.

Guilty pleasure: Chocolate, but I'm not too guilty about it.

Favorite book: Why Not Me? By Mindy Kaling

Favorite local business?
OHSO Brewery, because of their good beer, awesome patio, and they're dog-friendly!

Favorite destination: Flagstaff is my happy place.

Favorite quote:
"There is one only good namely knowledge, and one only evil namely ignorance." -Socrates