Chief Operating Officer
Erika has over 20 years of experience working with mission-based organizations, providing strategic solutions to stakeholders, community partners, and business networks. With an emphasis on strategic planning, mission-vision alignment, feasibility study and campaign management, her philosophy of partnership is empowerment.
Her cross-sector experience in: health and human services delivery models and rate methodology systems, arts and culture organizational structure, government agency regulatory systems and process, Tribal governance and strategic partnerships, education institutional advancement and health care public policy work deeply extends into her work with clients.
Erika has had the pleasure of working with many organizations such as: St. Catherine University, Twin Cities Habitat for Humanity, Ramsey County Historical Society, Minnesota Fishing Museum and Hall of Fame, Stearns History Museum, Mille Lacs Band of Ojibwe, Ain Dah Yung Center, Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet, Wisdom Ways Center for Spirituality, St. Clement’s Episcopal Church, Midway Chamber of Commerce, Rotary International, Lions Clubs, St. Cloud Symphony Orchestra, Eckblad Williams Community Fund, Pathways to Hope Africa, ALLY People Solutions, United Way Twin Cities, Minneapolis Pops Orchestra, Alliance Française, Hmong American Partnership, and New Day Advocacy Center.
Erika Schwichtenberg is a decorated USAR veteran, a mother, a musician, a painter, a former small business owner, and her passion is thoroughbred horse breeding and racing.