Board of Directors

Eri Means

Vice President, Communications

Erica "Eri" Means works as a Project Manager at JH Specialty where she connects clients with traditional and digital marketing solutions. She has a background in both print and digital design having served clients across the United States over the last 8 years. She loves using her blend of knowledge to help clients launch websites and digital marketing campaigns alike. 

Eri was raised in Southcentral Alaska in the Matanuska-Susitna Valley. She spent her high school and college years chasing after the Northern Lights, backpacking, camping, and enjoying the mountain air. While looking for a new adventure, Eri fell in love with Fort Wayne and made it her home. 

In 2019, she joined YLNI to make connections and develop friendships with other young professionals. She is a graduate of the YLNI Leadership Institute class of 2021. 

In her spare time you can find Eri gardening, reading up on American history, or sharpening her backyard astronomy skills. She also enjoys spending time with her husband Joe and two pets, Charley and Mittens.

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