Eric is a seasoned finance professional and has significant experience leading finance and operations teams in both for-profit and non-profit sectors. He has led financial and information technology audits; enhancing financial reporting, strengthening relationships with field operations, enhancing coordination with stakeholders, upgrading major financial and operating IT systems, and establishing strategic plans to enhance the overall effectiveness of Finance and IT.
Previously, Eric held the role of Chief Financial Officer at Relief International where he directed their NetSuite implementation, corrected implementation issues, and project accounting and management of cash flow. Prior to joining Relief International, he held several positions at World Vision International including Global CFO with responsibility for Global Finance, IT, Supply Chain, Shared Services, and Corporate Real Estate. Eric has also provided financial leadership in a variety of other organizations including The Boys and Girls Club of Santa Monica, Housing Works, Teach for America, Scholastic, Inc., and CBS, Inc.
Eric is a Massachusetts Institute of Technology graduate holding a B.S. in Economics and Urban Planning, a CPA, and a published author. His first novel, Circle of One, published by Bantam's Spectra Science Fiction imprint, made him one of a handful of African Americans ever to be published in that genre.