About Erika

Erika joined Long Capture in May 2019 and has since helped numerous clients achieve government funding to get their innovative technology to the warfighter. Erika holds a Bachelor of Science in Legal Studies from the United States Air Force Academy and a Master of Business Administration from Oklahoma State University.

Prior to joining Long Capture, Erika spent 5.5 years as an Active Duty Contracting Officer and one year as a Government Service Contracting Officer. She brings with her years of expertise in government acquisition at both the operational and system level. She transitioned from government service as a Contracting Officer with an unlimited warrant and Level III certification in contracting. She led teams of buyers in managing multimillion-dollar portfolios for services, supply, and construction during her government service.

At long Capture

At Long Capture, Erika contributes her talents as a product development strategist, working hands-on with clients to get to know their unique company, technology, and goals. She applies her extensive expertise in government contracting to help develop unique strategies for each company to help them pursue the best avenues for federal funding.

Erika joined the Long Capture team in 2019 and continues to be a strong contribution to the company’s overall success.


Tech-Startups Helped


Million in Contracts Awarded


Million in Phase III Sole-Source Funding Awarded