Erica Cummins is a Financial Aid professional with 17 years of experience working in selective, private institutions of higher education. Her B.A. in Forensic Accounting provided her with many of the tools needed to start her career in financial aid, with a strong emphasis on auditing, federal taxes, and understanding tax law. Erica has spent much of her career at Brown University and Connecticut College. While serving at these institutions, she gained extensive knowledge of federal and institutional methodology, the federal verification process, Veterans educational benefits, directly counseling students and more.