Erica Sullivan joined the City of Denton’s Economic Development Department in 2008. Before her current position, she worked for the Heart of Texas Council of Governments for six years and most recently served as Director of Regional Services for the organization. Sullivan has over 15 years of experience in government and ten years in the Economic Development field. She earned her Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in Political Science from the University of Texas at El Paso. Sullivan graduated from the University of Oklahoma's Economic Development Institute and the City of Denton's Leadership Certification Program. She is a Texas Economic Development Council (TEDC) member and has served on two of the association's committees. She was a speaker at the Technology Basics for Small Business Training in Denton in July 2009 and the Texas Environmental Trade Fair in Austin in May 2007.