Erika Pope is the Global Brand and Product Development Manager at House of Cheatham, where she manages 5 major haircare brands including Aunt Jackie’s Curls and Coils. With an out-of-the-box approach to creative marketing and branding, Erika increased AJ’s social footprint by over 60%. In under 6 months, she launched the brand into new domestic and international spaces, garnered broader distribution opportunities and created the brand’s first influencer initiative program. Erika is also the creator and host of the Boss Moves podcast, a series that aims to give minority women a voice in the podcast sector, while celebrating the raw highs and lows of the journey to success. As she fervently climbs the creative corporate ladder, Erika continues to uplift and create opportunities for other women to win.