Erica Hamilton, Vice President and Executive Director
Erica Hamilton joins City Year with over fifteen years of experience managing programs and leading teams in the non-profit and private sectors. Prior to joining City Year Erica spent over a decade managing the educational and professional development programs at several organizations including iMentor, Prep for Prep, Sponsors for Educational Opportunity and the Institute for Youth Entrepreneurship. In her prior roles in the non-profit sector Erica has been responsible for defining and overseeing the growth, quality and innovation of programs serving thousands of students and working professionals. And while working in the private sector Erica has lead teams in the US and abroad to drive business strategy, develop sales and marketing programs and implement strategic initiatives at Goldman Sachs and Citigroup. Erica's commitment to service as a full time profession began after graduating from college, when she launched a college preparatory mentoring program for students at her high school alma mater in the Bronx. And while at Wharton, Erica launched the school's first ever Non Profit Board Leadership Program to motivate MBA students to contribute their time and knowledge to the community by joining local non-profit boards.
Erica received her M.B.A from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, her M.P.A from the Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Service at New York University and her B.A. from Harvard University. She is married and currently resides with her husband Bruce and two children, Alexandra and Coleman, in Brooklyn, New York.