Meet the Staff - Erika

Meet Erika! She's been at the United Way on and off for almost ten years! After graduating from UTEP and receiving her degree in accounting, she was hired as the team's accountant. Since January 1, 2015, she's been preparing and processing accounts payable, payroll, monthly adjustments, and agency designations. Though her job is grueling work, she manages to have a fun loving spirit about her.  

What's your favorite part about your job? 

Gaining knowledge and analyzing data, identifying issues and correcting them. 

What motivates you? 

My family and friends. 

What's one of your favorite quotes? 

"The more you practice gratitude, the more you see how much there is to be grateful for, and your life becomes an ongoing celebration of joy and happiness." 

What is something most people don't know about you? 

My first career choice was law enforcement. 

What is your favorite time of the year/holiday? Why? 

Christmas because I get presents and eat lots of tamales! ;)