Team | Erica Stanley
Erica Stanley is a Senior Director at BPI where she brings more than 15 years of proven experience in public affairs and strategic communications to drive complex campaigns across political, advocacy and corporate sectors. Previously, Erica led marketing and communications efforts at The National Partnership for Women & Families, where she developed and implemented the strategies, messages and materials that promoted and positioned the organization as a powerful voice for women and leading expert on workplace issues, health policy and reproductive rights. Leading the communications and digital teams, her work bolstered the organization’s efforts to promote fairness in the workplace, access to quality, affordable health care and policies that help meet the dual demands of work and family. Prior to that, Erica spent seven years at The Glover Park Group where she developed and executed integrated communications campaigns for a client portfolio of nonprofits, corporations and issue advocacy organizations. At GPG, she led multiple large nonprofit and corporate accounts spanning issues and industries, including education, financial services, health care, technology and commercial real estate. Erica’s communication efforts drove advocacy, boosted reputations and achieved marketing goals for her clients. In 2009, she was deputy communications director for Washington, D.C. Mayor Adrian Fenty, where she served as an on-the-record spokesperson in the mayor’s active press office and drove communications strategy during the height of the city’s education reform efforts. Erica also has a background in public opinion research and advertising. As a Senior Associate at MacWilliams Robinson & Partners, she served as a media consultant to top-tier congressional candidates and issue organizations, and she was a research analyst and field director at Lake Research Partners, where she provided polling and messaging services to clients focused on a range of issues including reproductive rights, the environment, education and women’s health. She graduated from Elon University with a BA in Communications, and lives on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC with her husband and daughter.