Born and raised in Ste. Genevieve, Erica moved to St. Louis and started working for IKON Office Solutions. After gaining work experience, she decided to take a position with Monsanto Company in the purchasing department. While working for Monsanto, Erica graduated from St. Louis University with a B.S. degree in business. After 12 years at Monsanto and 2 years of consulting work, Erica accepted a position with The Law Office of Lance R. Drury where she acts as a legal assistant.