ENTREPRENEUR, INVESTOR, CREATOR
Erika is the Founder of StitchCrew, an organization connecting women and BIPOC entrepreneurs with the capital, resources and networks they need to launch and scale companies. Since its launch, StitchCrew has partnered with brands like the NBA, the Oklahoma City Thunder, Google, BASF, and others to create programming for traditionally overlooked founders. Erika also founded VEST, an organization investing in women-led companies and connecting women professionals with extended networks. In this capacity she also manages VEST Her Ventures, an early stage Venture Capital Firm investing in women-led companies in the Future of Work and Care Economy. She is also a LinkedIn Creator and the host of the VEST Her Podcast, a show about the barriers women face in the workplace and stories of women building power collectively. Erika is on the Board of Directors of Arvest, Oklahoma Policy Institute, Oklahoma City County Health Department, Diversion Hub and is a member of the Latino Corporate Directors Association.