Erin joined the Investment Real Estate Group of Companies (IREGC) in 2014 to further support the executive team and perform general office management duties.
In 2000, Erin graduated from the University of Tennessee in Knoxville, Tennessee with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Administration with a concentration in Marketing and Sales Management. She moved to Baltimore, Maryland after graduation to work for Ferguson Enterprises as a Showroom Designer and Sales Consultant.
One year later, Erin changed career paths to event management and sales. She worked at National Conference Services, Incorporated based in Columbia, Maryland as a Regional Account Executive selling trade show space for over 150 technology expositions annually. Her abilities were quickly recognized and she was promoted to a Sales Management Role where she was recognized as the Employee of the Year. Erin continued to exceed goals and led the first sales team to surpass the two million dollar mark. She earned the Executive of Year award in role as the General Manager for Federal Events. She left the company in 2009 after the birth of her first son.
While at home raising young ones, Erin decided to venture into several different business hobbies. She earned her Business and Life Coaching Certificate from Coaching Training Alliance and also worked as a sales consultant for the Mid-Atlantic Club Management Association. She decided to return to an office and team environment in 2014 when she applied to work for Mr. Gilliland.
Since joining the IREGC Team, Erin has worked on several projects to decrease expenses. She managed and negotiated new energy saving programs across the portfolio of facilities. She also worked with different office suppliers to lower costs and improve delivery timeliness. She also assisted in revising policy and procedure manuals and the employee handbook.
Erin plays an integral role in daily office operations for the IREGC. She is responsible for meeting planning, travel arrangements, event preparations, greeting guests, answering phones, executive support and general office functions. She is currently pursuing her Pennsylvania Real Estate License and is a member of the national Self Storage Association (SSA) and the Pennsylvania Self Storage Association (PASSA).
Erin resides in New Freedom, Pennsylvania with her husband, Brian, and three sons, Connor, Evan and Brendan. She is an active volunteer in the Red Lion School District and at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church. Her hobbies include jumping in puddles with her sons, traveling, cooking and canning.