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Erica Schoder

Executive Director - R Street Institute

Erica Schoder is responsible for the overall management of R Street to ensure the execution of the organization’s mission. In her role, she is focused on building a robust organizational culture ensuring that the work of R Street’s scholars results in real policy solutions. She is a member of the executive team and treasurer of the board of directors.

Erica is an entrepreneur with a passion for freedom of expression and the open exchange of ideas. At 25, she founded Epilogue Book Co. in Steamboat Springs, Colorado. Her independent bookstore quickly became a mainstreet institution, hosting internationally recognized authors and incubating new community groups and non-profits like Integrated Community. (So if you ever want to talk about books and authors, her inbox is open.)

Erica is a graduate of the University of Iowa and a member of the Forbes finance council.

She lives in Munich, Germany with her partner, Alex and daughter, Leonora.