2014 Women of Influence: Erica Meyer


ERICA MEYER is the CEO and publisher of October Research LLC, which provides a comprehensive suite of training tools and market intelligence resources to help real estate, mortgage and settlement services professionals remain compliant and add value and distinction to the services they provide.

Ultimately, the company’s goal is to empower its clients to increase their productivity and profitability through the competitive advantage of knowledge.

October Research is the parent company and publisher of five market intelligence publications and their websites: The Title Report, The Legal Description, Valuation Review, RESPA News and Dodd-Frank Update.

The company also includes a seminars division, which produces webinars and The National Settlement Services and Compliance Summit. The summit is held in June every year in Cleveland, Ohio.

During the last year, Meyer has increased the attendance of the annual National Settlement Services Summit to record numbers.

While strengthening existing relationships, she continues to forge ahead to establishing new relationships, all geared toward providing those in the housing industry with crucial information needed for regulatory compliance and supporting the growth of independent businesses.

“Erica Meyer demonstrates exemplary leadership with tireless ambition, dedication and drive,” her nominator said. “Leading her staff by example, she exhibits enthusiasm and a contagious positive attitude. Her unique mix of down-to-earth communication style with the professionalism achieved from industry experience makes her a charismatic role model.”