Erica Houskeeper is a writer, photographer and communications professional with more than 20 years of experience. She grew up in Manchester, Vermont, and started skiing at age 4 at Bromley Mountain. She also spent her childhood skiing at Stratton, Magic, and the former Snow Valley ski area. After working as a journalist in Vermont, Erica later became director of communications for the Vermont Department of Tourism and Marketing. She launched her own business in 2013 and works with a variety of clients, including the University of Vermont, Vermont Farm to Plate and Seventh Generation.