Ericka Dunlap


Ms. Dunlap joined ONIC’s board in 2018 and is an award-winning Public Relations Strategist, Author, Entrepreneur, and the iconic winner of Miss America 2004.  She is currently the CEO and Principal Consultant of Crown Communication Group, a strategic consulting firm dedicated to improving brand relationships and reputations.  She is an active supporter of the Arts and serves as Executive Producer for various productions.  Her expertise in the beauty and entertainment industries has secured her as a trailblazer for diversity and inclusion.  Ms. Dunlap is also a member of several civic organizations including the American Heart Association, NAMI, and Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. Beyond her various roles, Ms. Dunlap’s commitment to community solutions is evident in her past candidacy for public office and her current role as ONIC’s Board Chair. Ms. Dunlap has a Bachelor’s of Arts in Advertising and Public Relations from the University of Central Florida.