11390321_10153441888409047_2728252309492554195_nErin is the Executive Assistant/Office Manager for the Coleman Foundation, which  invests in the efforts of community-based organizations and local institutions to preserve and strengthen the physical health and the economic and emotional well-being of people living in and around Chicago.

Outside of work, she’s active in the theatre, teaching acting for 30+ years, directing over 200 productions and writing reviews for http://www.chicagolandmusicaltheatre.com. Erin led the Creative Vision team for the Pittsburgh CLO’s Education & Outreach program for ten years, creating and implementing  award-winning  programs for public schools, community-based organizations and arts centers.

Since moving to Chicago in 2007, she has performed at the Annoyance Theatre and Cutting Hall Performing Arts Center, and directed at the James Downing Theater and  City Lit Theatre for the Women’s Theater Alliance’s New Play Development Workshop.

Erin was recognized by Pittsburgh Magazine as one of Forty under Forty mobilizing professionals and by the Girl Scouts as a Woman of Distinction in the Arts.

She and her husband live Chicagoland with their two rescue dogs and dote on a blessing of niblings (that’s a real word for nieces/nephews) both biological and honorary.