Erin joined the Division of Innovation and Applied Research in 2001. Prior to her current role, she held several positions in the Regional Economic Services Institute. As director of the Office of Administration and Finance, Erin is responsible for supporting the directors of the Division’s business units with strategic financial guidance to sustain and enhance the Division’s role in workforce and economic development; technology innovation and implementation; and applied teaching. She directs the establishment of and oversees policies and procedures related to internal administrative, financial, and technical operations, as well as other requirements established by the Division and the University. Erin provides contract and grants management and monitoring; guidance and leadership in organizational reporting and monitoring; financial support and advice to directors on all projects, grants and contracts; financial analysis and reporting; and monitoring of organizational performance metrics.
Most recently, Erin oversaw the successful implementation of Microsoft Dynamics SL and Unanet, an online timekeeping and financial system for the Division. The 12-month process included configuring the two systems to accommodate our needs, loading current and historical data, pilot testing, and rollout. The new system provides more accurate financial reporting for our management teams as well as more robust project management capabilities and reporting for our project managers and project staff.
Erin holds a B.S. in Economics from Towson University.
Erin lives in the Hampden neighborhood of Baltimore City with her husband and son. She and her family enjoy spending as much time outside as possible and can often be found on the “Avenue” in Hampden checking out a great new shop or restaurant. Some of her hobbies include skiing, hiking, Pilates, and gardening.
Three apps she can’t live without? UP by Jawbone, Prime Now, and PostalPix