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Digital Growth and Beyond

With a focus on digital marketing, Erica brings a wealth of organizational thought leadership, expertise, and evidence-based practice to the workplace. Her career centers on studying the future of work, employee wellness, and scaling organizations for growth.

Digital growth requires grit, clarity, and insight. Erica understands the modern workplace is an ever-changing ecosystem requiring elastic teams, data-driven analysis, open conversations, advanced technology, and complex change leadership.

 
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Meet Erica

Cultivating Creativity in Charlotte, North Carolina

An entrepreneur and scholar at heart, Erica cannot help but come up with strategies to create a positive impact on the world around her.


With a dynamic 16+ year career in digital marketing and strategic communications, Erica understands how organizations work. She offers frameworks for online success, leadership development, business growth, and team productivity. 


Erica's amazing husband Eddy and her two children have her heart. Her best moments are at her kitchen table, full of family, friends, and neighbors. The Thomas Family is a hub of acceptance, authenticity, and laughter, oh and food — they really like to share food.

Erica and Eddy partner to serve select business leaders with expert consulting, marketing expertise, and advice for scalable organizational growth and flourishing. 

 

Expertise

Marketing

Amplify online engagement and growth

Teamwork

Evaluate group dynamics and strengthen teams

Leadership

See potential and invest in employee development

Change

Lead agile shifts throughout your organization

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Services

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Thought Leadership

Custom Content, Insight, And Research

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Organizational Development

Mapping the Pathway to Optimal Performance and Increased Profit

Planning for Digital Growth

A Comprehensive Approach to Designing an Online Strategy

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Teaching and Speaking

Inspiring and Educating Leaders

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Looking to network or collaborate? Reach out and talk it through with Erica.

 

Resume

2021-present

Senior Digital Marketing Manager, Ostendio

Digital strategy, demand generation, online advertising, and team leadership for a growing cybersecurity company.

2019-present

Co-founder, Candor Virtual Marketing

Amplifying messages for small businesses, nonprofits, and practitioners. Together, Erica and Aly move clients from patchwork projects to strategic solutions. Learn more at Candor Virtual Marketing

2018-2021

Marketing Strategist, SignUpGenius

Providing digital PR, integrated partnerships, and inbound marketing results for one of the fastest-growing companies in Charlotte, North Carolina.

2011-2018

Communications Director, Traders Point

Set strategy, led multiple teams, and implemented digital growth and communications strategies to become the fifth fastest-growing church in the United States.

2008-2011

Marketing Director, Startup Companies

Oversaw strategic projects including branding, public relations, influencer marketing, and industry events at startup companies in the heart of Silicon Valley.

2006-2011

Marketing Communications Manager, Menlo Church

Implemented the communications strategy at a multi-campus church in the heart of the San Francisco Bay Area.

2008-2010

Marketing Director

Led marketing communications for author, speaker, and organizational consultant.

 

Education

2001-2005

Bachelor of Science 
Psychology

California Polytechnic State University
San Luis Obispo, CA

2012-2015

Master of Arts Organizational Leadership

Indiana Wesleyan University
Indianapolis, Indiana

2019-Expected August 2022

Doctor of Business Administration
Management

Indiana Wesleyan University Global
Online with Residency

 

Sample Content

Content creation is a natural part of Erica's work with clients. She also writes for select publications.