Erica Harris


What do you really do at work?
I support pediatric ophthalmologists in their effort to end preventable vision loss in children by connecting projects and passion with funding.

Describe your Perfect Day.
My perfect day would be spent outdoors - full of sunshine, fresh air, water, and fun!

What’s your Superpower?
No superpowers here – just hard work, a desire to learn, and determination to excel.

What’s your life motto?
Life is like a roller coaster.

You can either scream every time there is a bump, or throw your hands up and enjoy the ride.

What inspires you?
Belief that there is good in the world.

Her Story:

Erica’s nearly 20 years of experience in development within the fields of education, health, and community-based non-profits spans all areas of fundraising and project management.  She has previously been a leader in emerging innovations at CoxHealth and Community Partnership, improving the health and well-being of children and families in the midwest.  Erica received a Bachelor of Science in Child and Family Development, Summa Cum Laude, from Missouri State University (MSU).