Erica Bateman

Erica Bateman

State and Local Strategy Director,

National Team

Erica Bateman is the State and Local Strategy Director at Up for Growth. Erica is responsible for engaging with and connecting our membership to the agendas, activities, and functional areas across the Up for Growth organization, helping enable our members to advocate for better housing policy in their own cities and towns.

Erica has more than a decade of experience in housing policy and development. Her deep experience in program management, strategic planning, process improvement, and information management is key to producing value for both Up for Growth members and staff. Erica earned a B.A. in Spanish from Bryn Mawr College and a J.D. from the Brandeis School of Law at the University of Louisville. 

In her spare time, she enjoys traveling and hanging out with her husband and their two dogs Ollie and Gus.