Erica Schermerhorn Light

Director of Parent Engagement & Philanthropy

Institutional Advancement


University of Hartford

University of Connecticut

Erica Schermerhorn Light earned her associate’s degree in Animal Science from the University of Connecticut and her bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from University of Hartford. Erica was previously employed at the University in 2010 as an Academic Administrator for University Programs as well as the All-University Curriculum Interdisciplinary Studies department. During her role she supported students and faculty in the Summer, Winter and Interdisciplinary programs while developing an enrollment process for visiting International Students to attend summer courses. Early in 2016 Erica launched her career into the Financial Services industry at MassMutual where she managed the record keeping and consulting of major corporate retirement companies 401(k) benefits as a Senior Client Services Manager.