Erica Tony joined the Council team as Communications Associate in April 2017, coming to the organization with five years of marketing and communications experience. Prior to joining the Council, Erica worked as the Marketing and Communications Manager for The Children’s Institute of Pittsburgh. Previously, Erica served as a Teach for America Corps Member teaching under-served students in Baltimore City. This experience fostered a commitment to education and our country’s youth, and she now volunteers as a Big Sister for Big Brothers, Big Sisters of Greater Pittsburgh. Erica graduated from Penn State University in 2009 with a B.A. in Public Relations and B.A. in English. Her international experience includes an undergraduate study abroad program in London and various travels across Europe.