Erica Fukuhara is the Director of Operations for the Buell Foundation. As a member of the Foundation’s leadership team, she is responsible for the core administrative functions of operations management, human resources, information technology, and communications. Additionally, she works closely with the Controller in the areas of finance and asset management and provides support to the Board of Trustees to ensure effective and efficient governance of the Foundation.

Erica comes to the Buell Foundation most recently from the University of Colorado System Administration Office. Prior to CU, Erica held positions with the Colorado Council for Economic Education (now Economic Literacy Colorado) and the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City. Erica has a Master’s Degree in Public Administration from the University of Colorado and a Bachelor’s Degree in Economics from The Colorado College.