Our People > Erica O’Brien
Erica O’Brien, Managing Partner, is co-owner and partner of MINDset direct. After starting her professional career as a social worker, she began working in nonprofit fundraising in the late 90’s. After serving as Principal and Senior Vice President at Adams Hussey & Associates (now Chapman Cubine & Hussey), she joined MINDset in 2011.
Throughout her professional tenure, she is proud to have served a multitude of clients including: AARP and AARP Foundation, World Jewish Congress, Democratic National Committee, St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, Disabled American Veterans, USO and Aircraft Owners & Pilot Association. Erica has worked with organizations of all sizes, from small, regional organizations to large, complex multi-channel programs to achieve their strategic goals through a methodical, data-driven approach, helping these organizations achieve success and surpass expectations.
Erica is known for her creative prowess – taking the ordinary to the extraordinary. A good graphic is Erica’s favorite thing to create … and something her clients have come to expect out of her presentations.
Erica lives in Ashburn, Virginia with her husband, Sean and her three human children and one dog child: Kielan, Ainsley, Banin, and Bella (wuf, wuf). In her spare time, Erica enjoys running, barre, and being a real-life ‘dance mom’, minus the drama of course!