Please join us in welcoming Erin Ladd, marketing director for the New Mexico Tourism Department. Erin hails originally from the St. Louis area, where she went on to get her Bachelor of Journalism at the University of Missouri and a Master of Arts in American Studies at Washington University in St. Louis. After graduate school, she worked in the startup industry in Silicon Valley, where she hustled to make name-recognized brands out of early-series startups. She’s worked as a magazine editor, a higher-ed marketer, a digital content-marketing consultant, and most recently a marketing manager at Santa Fe’s own Outside Magazine. Erin lives outside Santa Fe with her husband and her adventure mutt and is an avid traveler, having visited 22 national parks, all 50 states, and some 20+ countries in Europe, the Middle East, Asia, and South America.