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Erika Kauffman

About Erika Kauffman

Erika Kauffman  is a Partner, General Manager & Executive Vice President at 5W Public Relations. With over 15 years' experience in marketing communications, budget development and resource planning, Erika is a proven executive and an industry thought leader. She has been the lead on award-winning consumer campaigns for several global brands, including Evian, Welch's, Campbell's, Plum Organics, All-Clad, Whole Foods, Medifast, Barnes & Noble, Microsoft and IAC's About.com & DailyBurn. With every initiative, she delivers best-in-class solutions creating the impact needed to grow clients' business. Erika frequently appears as a commentator in the media. She has been featured in the New York Times, CBS News, Access Hollywood, Crain's New York Business, Mashable, PR Week and the Huffington Post. Erika has received some of the industry's most esteemed honors. She has been the recipient of PR News "Top Women in PR" award, Crain's New York "Women in Business", NY Business Journal's "Women of Influence" award, WWD's "Beauty Biz" Award, The American Business Awards' "Silver Stevie," and The Holmes Report's "Sabre" award. An advocate for women's leadership in business, Erika is a member of The Association for Corporate Growth (ACG) NY Women of Leadership, Women in Communication and the Women's Center for Education and Career Advancement. She holds a bachelor's degree in economics from Seton Hall University's Stillman School of Business.