Erica Swallow is a status quo wrecker and founder of Southern Swallow digital strategy consultancy. She works with corporate, startup, and public sector clients to communicate their visions effectively on the web. Alongside her consulting work, Erica is passionate about discovering and telling stories worth knowing through her writings in Forbes, Fortune, and The Wall Street Journal, among other publications. Raised in Paragould, Arkansas, Erica is a first-generation college student and holds an M.B.A. from the MIT Sloan School of Management and a B.S. in marketing and international business from New York University’s Leonard N. Stern School of Business. She believes that education is the key to opportunity.