E!C's Rising Star Profile: Erica Aber

Erica Aber HeadshotMeet Erica Aber-- a young professional and advocate for the limitless opportunity that Cleveland has to offer. Erica was born and raised in Greater Cleveland, and believed it was excellent place to begin a professional career. After graduating from Ohio University in 2004, she became employed at Spero-Smith Investment Advisers, Inc., and has climbed the corporate ladder to her current role as Vice President and Portfolio Manager. She states, “I believe you can accomplish just about anything with the right attitude” and her community involvement demonstrates it. Erica is a member of the United Way Capacity Building Committee, the Muldoon Partners through the John Carroll Muldoon Center for Entrepreneurship, and the Cleveland Bridge Builders (CBB) Breakfast Series. The CBB series provides an opportunity for Bridge Builders (alumni and current class) to network with community leaders, with a vision broaden our knowledge about the community by featuring education, economic development, and city planning segments.

“I love how easy it is to get involved. Whatever you’re passionate about or have an interest in learning about, you can find someone who is willing spend time with you and help you discover opportunities”, she says. Erica strongly believes in the rising power of Cleveland, and as a walking example of young professional success, it’s hard to disagree. Good luck, Erica!

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