Erica Schoder is senior vice president with the R Street Institute, where she leads the operations team—also dubbed the GSD (“Get Stuff Done”) team—who support R Street’s physical and remote offices and staff. In addition, she manages the legal, compliance and overall risk strategy for the organization and heads development and implementation of processes and strategies that keep R Street running smoothly. She is also responsible for R Street’s financial management and serves as corporate treasurer to R Street’s Board of Directors.

Erica joined R Street in July 2012, having previously owned and operated Epilogue Book Co. in the resort town of Steamboat Springs, Colorado, for eight years. The beloved independent store frequently hosted authors on national book tours and was a favorite of outdoor adventure authors. She also served on the Main Street Board of Directors in Steamboat Springs and was representative co-chair of the Steamboat Springs Chamber Association.

She previously served as the operations manager for the luxury resort One Steamboat Place; was assistant metro editor of The Daily Iowan; and was a broadcast engineer with WSUI, a National Public Radio affiliate.

Erica lives in Munich, Germany, with daughter, Leonora, and husband, Alex.

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