The Chamber and Visit Savannah thank Erica Backus for 25 years of service to our organization. Erica began an internship in 1998 while earning a bachelor’s degree in Public Relations from Georgia Southern University. She excelled in all facets of the Chamber and Visit Savannah and was asked to join the team after graduation. Erica has led the public relations team for the past 20 years. She works with journalists worldwide to ensure Savannah and Tybee Island receive the special spotlight they deserve, highlighting our unique points of difference through compelling stories. She has been instrumental in the success of many of our organization’s programs and events. Erica is a testament to her love for a destination, community, and place of work. We are proud to have her on our team and look forward to the years to come.