Eric is a retired United States Infantry Officer with 25 years of service in many leadership roles including Executive Officer, Operations and Training Officer, Commander and has multiple overseas tours that included Iraq and Afghanistan. Eric holds an M.B.A in Business Transformation and is a Six Sigma Black Belt. Over the course of his military career Eric was a member of the countermine team working group, served as the critical technology manager for the Future Combat Systems Improvised Explosive Device (IED) / Countermine efforts and was on the IED/Countermine IPT for the Joint Improvised Explosive Device Organization (JIEDO).
Since retirement Eric has served in multitude of leaderships positions for a variety of security and technology companies. Specifically, his work in the technology development sector resulted in the issuance of multiple patents. His roles include:
- Director of Operations for iK9
- Director of Operations for AMK9 Academy
- CEO / President for Global K9 Solutions
- Chief Operating Officer for Si Global
- Chief Operating Officer for Talon Aerolytics
Additionally, Eric has completed such courses as aircraft high-jacking, Anti-Terrorism II, US Counterinsurgency Course, US Customs Inspector Course to name a few. Eric is a member of the International Rotary, a lifetime member of the National Infantry Association and an Order of Saint Maurice awardee.