About Erica


Hey there, I’m Erica.

I’m a proud Jersey girl, born and raised. I split my time between my home in New Jersey and my (adopted) home in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil with my partner, Gustavo.

Lifting weights in style.

For more than five years, I’ve been a member of the Automattic team. Currently, I work on Knock Knock WHOIS There, the registry for .blog, a new gTLD that we launched in November 2016. (Get your own .blog!)

I’m also a crossfitter who loves power lifting and recently started working with a coach on olympic weightlifting. My goal is to compete before the end of 2017. I’m also an RYT 200 yoga teacher, having completed my training at Om Factory in 2015.

Outside of computers and lifting, I’m also an avid reader and love to learn new languages. Unsurprisingly, I’m currently in the process of learning Brazilian Portuguese, my latest challenge.

You can also learn more about me at my other blogs:

  • Eternal Graffiti, my poetry blog.
  • Jersioca, my shared blog with Gustavo on our life and travels across the US and Brazil.