As the E-I-R/Lecturer at Westminster College, Eric is accountable for the development and management of the Westminster Entrepreneurship Center and concurrently, he is also a professor within the school of business.
Eric has been an entrepreneur with over 30 years of experience accountabile for numerous organizations. In these capacities he has been President/Executive with several organizations. Eric has extensive experience in leading organizations from corporate inception through on-going organizational management.
The majority of his career has been the creation and leadership of a National/International Executive Recruiting company, E&C Services, Inc. E&C is primarily focused in serving the Engineering & Construction industries globally. In addition to leading E&C, Eric has been directly involved in the creation, development and operations of several other companies. These companies include a real estate developer builder, an architect firm, a specialized tools wholesaler, a sports ecquipment company and several other non-for-profit entities.Earlier in Eric's career he was a founding member of an e-commerce start-up as National Director of Business Development (MateriaLink, a marketplace for the E&C industry offering procurement solutions).
Eric participates with many associations, including: CHA, HRCC, AGC, ABC, CFMA, SMPS, DBIA, ISPE, MCAA and NECA. As a recognized leader in Human Resources, E-Commerce and hiring trends, Eric regularlly speaks at industry conferences, serves on industry panels, and has been interviewed by regional and national periodicals. These include: Pittsburgh Business Times, Pittsburgh Tribune Review, Engineering News Record, Construction Company Strategist, CBMR, HRCC, etc.
Prior to Westminster College Eric was an Adjunct Business Professor with LaRoche College, accountable for the instruction of several business courses pertaining to undergraduate level and assisting graduate level courses. He lives in McCandless Township near Pittsburgh with a wife and two daughters, one attending Duquesne University and the other as an RN with Allegheny Health Network-Oncology Department.