Board of Directors

Eri Means

Director-at-Large, Technology

Erica "Eri" Means works as a Digital Marketing Manager at Grey Matter Marketing, Inc. She has a background in both print and digital design having served clients across the United States over the last 8 years.

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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