Erika E. Scott
Erika joined HKP in 2005. In her position as Vice President Development, she leads a team of Development Directors and Development Analysts focusing on the states of Indiana, Kentucky, Michigan, Ohio, Missouri, Oklahoma, Georgia, Colorado and Texas. Erika has lead HKP’s efforts in receiving allocations of over $16M in rental housing tax credits that resulted in over 1,900 affordable housing units. Additionally, Erika has lead teams that have either developed or acquired 1,400 affordable and 1,600 market rate housing units. Erika has also developed nine new self-storage facilities accounting for over 4,200 storage units, while also working on the expansion of two existing facilities.
In her position, Erika utilizes her knowledge and skill set obtained from her experience at the Indiana Housing Finance Authority (now known as the Indiana Housing and Community Development Authority), where she was the Allocation Manager. In this position, she was responsible for allocating over $25M in Federal and State funding, which allowed local units of government, for-profit and non-profit entities across the State of Indiana to complete affordable housing activities. The Federal funds included HOME Investment Partnerships Program (HOME) and Community Development Block Grant (CDBG).
Erika grew up on a farm in east central Indiana and graduated from Union County High School. She then earned her Bachelor’s degree in Public Affairs from Indiana University’s School of Environmental and Public Affairs. Butler University followed, where Erika earned her Master’s of Business Administration (MBA).
Erika is active in the Junior League of Indianapolis, while also volunteering to teach young women financial literacy skills with Girls, Inc. She enjoys spending time with family which are still in Union and Fayette Counties, along with cheering on the IU and Butler basketball teams and Notre Dame football.