Erica Bjerke

Senior Portfolio Manager

Erica contributes to Blue Meridian’s investee selection process, supports individual investee relationships including developing scaling plans and helps assess investee and portfolio-wide performance. Working closely with Managing Directors, she also collaborates on innovative initiatives to expand Blue Meridian’s work, with a focus on Nationwide Solutions.

Previously Erica worked at Metis Associates, a research, evaluation and consulting firm serving organizations committed to improving the lives of children, families and communities. During her 10 years at Metis she served a wide array of clients that included the Center for the Study of Social Policy, the Children’s Services Council of Palm Beach County, and the Jim Casey Youth Opportunities Initiative.

Erica earned a BA in Biopsychology from Tufts University and an MS in Applied Social Research from Hunter College.