Ericca “CC” Hovie is Anishinaabe (Sault Ste. Marie Tribe of Chippewa Indians) and the Communications Manager for StrongHearts Native Helpline. CC develops and oversees all StrongHearts’ communications and media efforts to support the organization’s mission, vision and goals. Prior to working at StrongHearts, CC was the Program Coordinator for the Grand Traverse County Senior Center Network in Michigan. CC is experienced in public relations, media appearances, and marketing strategies. She volunteered as the Marketing Director for several non-profits and helped them create brand identity by leveraging her skills in electronic and print media. In 2002, CC began working in the domestic violence prevention field at the Advocacy Resource Center for the Sault Ste. Marie Tribe of Chippewa Indians. She attended Lake Superior State University and Ferris State University with a concentration on Business Management.