Ericka N. Perry, M.S., is a successful businesswoman and dedicated mother and wife. Ericka started her first business, MommyMaiDD Services, Inc. in March of 2012 while working on her Master’s degree, pregnant with her 3rd son and working full-time in the nonprofit sector. Soon after, she quit her corporate job to place full focus on entrepreneurship. Ericka launched her flagship product, The Stork Bag®, a leading pregnancy subscription bag, in November 2014. Now an award-winning brand, in 2019 The Stork Bag won the Parent and Baby Award for The Best Pregnancy Essential Subscription.
Since the launch in 2014, The Stork Bag has garnered celebrity moms and customer’s attention globally, with customers spanning nationwide as well as in the Netherlands, Canada, Switzerland, Japan, West Africa, England, Spain, Bulgaria, China, Norway, UAE, Jamaica, Saudi Arabia, the UK, Germany and Australia. The Stork Bag has also attracted the attention of major TV networks like Freeform Network.
The Stork Bag partnered with the Disney owned network in December 2018 for their highly anticipated Pop-Up Santa TV Baby Shower special. The Stork Bag has also become the first and only pregnancy subscription to receive OBGYN certification. Ericka also published a pregnancy journal titled, 9 Months of Happiness: Maintaining a Blissful Pregnancy, and a postpartum journal titled, 9 Months Later: Preserving Happiness, both titles can be found in most online bookstores.
Now an award winning entrepreneur, earning two 40 under 40 awards from the Business Observer and Bethune-Cookman University. Ericka has been featured on Fox, ABC, and NBC as well as being named a Mover & Shaker by Chicago Woman Magazine. Ericka’s mission is to inspire and encourage women to reach for the stars even when others in their arena may look different. She advises women to be fearless, stand out, be great and make moves. “Be a quadruple threat!”