Erin M Simpson

executive in Washington, DC

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Dr. Erin Simpson is the Founder and CEO of Archer Avenue Consulting.

She is a skilled executive with diverse experience in small, start-up companies and in navigating large, hierarchical organizations with tact and agility.

Her newest endeavor leverages her unique expertise identifying key behaviors in complex data to help companies design new data strategies.

In 5+ years at Caerus Associates, Erin helped to build an experimental start-up into a cutting edge DC consulting firm leveraging social and data science. Her term as CEO culminated in the successful sale of the company in 2016.

Prior to joining Caerus, Erin served as the Strategic Advisor to ISAF’s Counterinsurgency Advisory and Assistance Team, where she regularly advised senior military commanders throughout Afghanistan. Before deploying, she served as an Assistant Professor of National Security Affairs at the US Marine Command and Staff College in Quantico, VA.

  • Work
    • Archer Avenue Consulting
  • Education
    • PhD, Harvard University (Political Science)
    • BA, University of Kansas (Political Science and International Studies)