Eric brings over 25 years of leadership, planning and business development experience from a variety of public and private sector positions, consulting engagements and entrepreneurial pursuits. He is adept in aligning organizational goals and resources, and practices servant leadership to foster the trust, collaboration, and engagement necessary for building dynamic and adaptive organizations.
His work experience spans from large multi-national corporations to consulting for small information technology firms seeking to grow new business in the government marketspace. More recently, Eric has applied his insights and experiences to developing business models for using aerial drones and remote-sensing technologies for scouting and mapping vineyards in the mid-Atlantic region. His applied imagery service models are designed to fully integrate the capture, processing, distribution, and application of imagery information within a unified service ecosystem.
Eric received his MBA from the Sykes College of Business at the University of Tampa and a BA in International Studies from The Ohio State University. His technical training includes imaging theory and management including emergency management integration with the U.S. Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). Since earning FAA commercial certification in flying small unmanned aerial systems (sUAS) in 2016, he has provided basic flight instruction and commercial image collection services