Erika Russell

Erika Russell is a Project Manager at Alderson Commercial Group and has lived in Indianapolis for the last 40 years. Her family includes husband of 27 years Mark, sons Erik and Bradley, daughter Leigh and son-in-law Ronnie and granddaughter, Gwendolyn.

Erika was diagnosed in October 2015 with stage 1 invasive ductal carcinoma after finding a lump through self-examination. Her mother is an 18-year breast cancer survivor. Erika is passionate about raising awareness for women to perform regular self-exams, early detection and supporting local women and their families. Through her Project Pink involvement, Erika also wants to further medical research in the hope of one day finding a cure for breast cancer.

Fun Facts

  • Favorite vacation spot: Clearwater, Florida
  • Favorite watering hole in Indy: Elmo’s
  • Random fact: I love cats and horseback riding.
  • Dream car: Infiniti Q35
  • Favorite color: Purple
  • Favorite pastime: Spending time with her family, especially her three-year-old granddaughter Gwendolyn