Erica attended the University of Vermont for her BSN in 2007 followed by 6 years serving in the United States Navy Nurse Corps. She returned home to Vermont and started working at the University of Vermont Medical Center in 2013 as a Perioperative Nurse. She quickly realized that her calling was in education and transitioned to the Nursing Education department. She attended Norwich University for her Masters in Nursing Education graduating in 2016. She is set to complete her DNP in December of 2023 with a focus in Health Systems Leadership. She currently teaches in the Associate Degree program for Pre-Licensure Nursing at the St. Albans campus.