Small Business Development & Strategy Expert

Erica Nicole

Erica Nicole
Founder and CEO, YFS Magazine

Erica Nicole is an accomplished serial entrepreneur, acclaimed small business expert, dynamic speaker, syndicated columnist, philanthropist and Christian thought leader.

Erica is best known by the entrepreneurial community as the Founder and CEO of YFS Magazine: Young, Fabulous & Self-Employed an internationally acclaimed and award-winning small business news site – the definitive digital magazine for startup, small business news and entrepreneurial culture.

She is a Young Entrepreneur Council (YEC) council member and a member of the National Association of Professional Women. Erica regularly consults with Fortune 500 companies including Visa Inc., Google Inc., and others to share her keen perspectives and results-oriented strategies to help them understand the voice of today's small business owner.

Erica is also a VISA Business Network partner, Huffington Post Small Business contributor, and former Business Insider contributor. Her prior achievements include the Leading Ladies Honoree Award in Honor of Super Bowl XLV, North America Small Business Influencer Nominee, Media Achievement Award, Cameron School of Business Leadership Award and certification from the University of Bremen, Germany in Money & Capital Markets.

As an entrepreneurial change-agent, Erica Nicole been featured in national media outlets including,, Fox Business, MSN Business on Main, The Huffington Post, Black Enterprise, American Express OPEN Forum, Business Insider,, Mashable,, and many more.

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