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.