Before joining Schnake Turnbo Frank, Erika worked in marketing and communications for a law firm, a professional musical theatre nonprofit, an orthodontic group and a construction company. While her path to the firm was uncommon, it ignited a passion for learning about an assortment of industries and how to most effectively communicate with a variety of audiences.

She has more than eight years of experience in strategic communications and her experience covers many industries including agriculture, entertainment, education and the nonprofit sector. She specializes in community relations, message development and event promotion, but no matter what hat she’s wearing, Erika is dedicated to organization, detail and efficiency.

After joining the firm as an account executive in 2011, Erika was promoted to senior account executive in 2014 and later to vice president in 2017. She currently serves as an associate on key projects in Oklahoma City.

Education: bachelor’s degree in journalism from the University of Oklahoma

Community Involvement: Boys & Girls Club of Oklahoma County, board of directors; Public Relations Society of America – Oklahoma City Chapter

Passions: excessive use of the dash in email correspondence, dance parties in the living room with a toddler and a preschooler, slipping movie quotes into professional conversations, and angst-filled music from the ’90s