About The Farester Institute
We believe and are invested fully in the mission and vision of our nonprofit and community-based clients. Our passion lies in helping an organization grow and develop, obtain funding, and live out its mission and vision successfully. We do not view ourselves as just a consultant, we consider ourselves part of your organization.
Erika has a Bachelor of Arts in Criminal Justice and a Master of Science in Administration of Justice from Mercyhurst University, and a Ph.D. in Administration and Leadership Studies from the Indiana University of Pennsylvania. Her previous work experience includes more than 5 years as a U.S. Probation Officer, positions as a graduate assistant and research analyst at the Mercyhurst University Civic Institute, a position as an adjunct faculty member at a local community college, and work experiences in the mental health and juvenile justice systems.
Through her previous experience as a research analyst and current work as a grant writing and organizational development consultant, Erika has discovered that her passion lies in helping nonprofit and public organizatio