Erika was born and raised in Murphy, NC. After high school, she received her Firefighter level II, Technical Rescuer and EMT certifications. She grew up volunteering with local fire departments and the rescue squad. She enjoys spending her time outdoors during the summer camping and jeeping. Erika lives with her three fur babies, Kipper, Kaytee, and Harlan. Erika has been working at Murphy Animal Clinic since 2017 and was promoted to Hospital Manager in 2019.