Eric is a senior consultant in organizational effectiveness.
Education & Experience
A retired U.S.Army Infantry officer with over 25 years of commissioned service, Eric has served in command and executive leadership positions at the direct, operational, and strategic levels. This wide range of full-spectrum experiences has honed him into an accomplished executive leader,chief of staff, and operations manager with a proven ability to lead, train,and inspire teams for the complex challenges of 21st century landscape. Eric is also a certified Executive Coach and has experience as a professional educator assessing, selecting, training,and developing military and executive leaders.
Following his operational military assignments,Eric earned a Ph.D. in Organizational Psychology from George Mason University in 2012 with emphasis on performance teams and leadership in extreme conditions and has both published and presented research in a variety of military and non-military forums. Eric remains heavily involved in facilitating strategic leadership discussions and workshops, Executive Coaching, leadership consulting, and public speaking endeavors. He currently resides in Falls Church,Virginia with his wife and two children.
Prior to joining the OAS squadron, I was an Associate Professor teaching Strategic Leadership to senior military, government agency, and corporate executives at the Eisenhower School for National Security and Resource Strategy (National Defense University).
I've always had a passion for writing - attempting to capture 30 years' worth of reflection on professional military/academic/corporate experiences with inspirational leadership interpretations. This has developed into a weekly leadership blog and hopefully a future book.
Alexander Dumas' The Count of Monte Cristo. I've always loved the language of the period, but I especially enjoy the characters and the novel's full-circle themes of hope, justice, vengeance, mercy, and forgiveness.
I am an avid golfer and ride my Harley Davidson motorcycle for both enjoyment and stress relief.