Erica joined WCG in February 2018 as the Accounting Manager, then transitioned to the Director of Finance in October. She has over 15 years experience working in the non-profit industry; most recently, serving as the Director of Finance, Sponsored Research and Administration at The Scintillon Institute in San Diego. Previously, Erica was a Senior Grant and Contract Administrator for La Jolla Institute for Allergy & Immunology and also spent several years as a Supervisor in the Office of Sponsored Programs at The Scripps Research Institute and a Financial Advisor at Merrill Lynch. In these roles, Erica was recognized for implementing solution-based strategies, improving processes and supporting business operations. Erica has a Bachelor of Science degree in Economics from Cal Poly San Luis Obispo and is an Enrolled Agent.