Erika has been planning and coordinating events in New Haven and throughout Connecticut for almost 20 years. She is the CEO and Creative Director of Upscale Events, which is based in Hamden, Connecticut. She has produced and coordinated events for non-profit agencies, corporations, concerts, conferences and private individuals.
Erika looks forward to bringing her expertise and professionalism from the event planning industry to the Canal Dock Boathouse in order to ensure that every event planned yields a positive experience. Erika is the main contact for all events to be held at the Canal Dock Boathouse.
When Erika is not in the office or planning events, she tries to get in as much family time as possible with her husband, children and friends.
Nicole began rowing in 2004 at Dexter Southfield School and was recruited to row at Trinity College class of 2013. While at Trinity, Nicole participated in the NCAA Championships all four years, with her senior year boat placing second at NCAAs and winning the New England Championships.
She was fortunate to participate at the Henley Women’s Regatta her senior year as well. Nicole was also the recipient of the Torch Award, which recognizes a teammate who fosters and perpetuates the spirit of Trinity Women’s Rowing.
Following her graduation from Trinity College, Nicole received her master’s degree at George Washington University in Exercise Science, Strength and Conditioning. She enjoys running and hiking in her free time and coaches rowing and fitness at Miss Porter’s School.