Upon completing her nursing (comprehensive) training in Christchurch in 1981, Erica moved to Auckland and worked at Greenlane Hospital and subsequently Carrington Hospital where she met Andrew.
They married in 1985 and moved overseas where she worked in Australia and the UK in various hospital and community settings.
In 1987 they returned to New Zealand where they started Goodwood Park Trust 1988. This was due to the downsize and eventual closure of Carrington Hosptial.
Erica was a founding Director of Ranworth Healthcare and currently sits on the Board of Goodwood Park Healthcare Group as Clinical Director.