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Walls Bio

Erin Walls

Erin Long Walls is a native of Mishawaka, Indiana, graduating from Mishawka High School in 1990 and Butler University in 1994. At Butler Erin majored in journalism and chemistry and completed an internship at Indianapolis Monthly Magazine. After graduation, she contributed to several local and regional publications as a freelance writer. In 2003, Erin earned a MBA from Indiana University; she is also a certified Editor in the Life Sciences.

Since 1996 Erin has worked at Eli Lilly and Company, serving in various roles in the Medical Communications department. Her experiences have included writing and publications strategy for multiple products, global development of the publications capability, and business strategy definition and implementation. Most recently she has been leading the development and implementation of Lilly's content management strategy.

Erin has held regional officer positions in the American Medical Writers Association (1998-2002), and sings in the St. Paul's Episcopal Church choir. She lives in Carmel with husband John and 2-year-old son, Conrad.