Erin Strang is the President and CEO of Central Michigan University Research Corporation, a nonprofit organization focused on commercializing entrepreneurs’ technology and intellectual property. She loves her career, which brings opportunity and challenge every day, and when she’s not working, she is excelling on athletically, an eight-year veteran of the EVP Beach Volleyball Tour.
This beach volleyball pro got her start inside, beginning volleyball in se nventh grade and never stopping. Recruited as an outside hitter by Glen Oaks Community College in Michigan, Erin soon became the team’s setter. Later, she was recruited by Lake Superior State University as an outside hitter and was soon after utilized as a middle hitter.
Today, Erin dedicates her summers to beach volleyball while still managing to uphold a successful career. She loves to interact with the crowd and is a role model for the kids who watch the Tour with hopes of joining one day.