Erica Smedley Cox is the Senior Manager for Education and Business Development at the American Society of Naval Engineers (ASNE). She is responsible for ASNE’s professional development programs including education courses, eLearning initiatives and student/STEM endeavors. Additionally, Erica oversees exhibit and sponsorship sales, corporate relationship management and media relations. Erica has been in association management for 20 years with experience working with C-suite executives, industry leaders and military personnel. Erica received a B.Sc. in political science from Towson University and interned on Capitol Hill for Senator Edward M. Kennedy.