Eric has over 20 years of marketing experience – a career launched with a master’s degree from Kent State University. Over his career he developed, implemented, and managed marketing programs for Anheuser-Busch, Chevy Truck, Ford Motor Company, Microsoft, Paul Mitchell Haircare, Seagram Company, Saturn (General Motors), Staples, Visa, and University of Phoenix, among others. His career began by building an extensive background in sports and event marketing, producing and managing lifestyle sporting events such as professional snowboard, mogul skiing, and beach volleyball for ESPN.
Currently a Partner at March Marketing, a California-based corporation, Eric focuses on the nation’s education community, forming public-private partnerships between industry and America’s four million public school teachers. In addition to being a board member of the Chris Klug Foundation, Eric is Co-Chair of the Parent Council of the Chanda Smith Consent Decree which reviews Los Angeles Unified School District’s efforts in implementing the Modified Consent Decree regarding Special Education. Eric has served on the board of the local chapter of AG Bell and has lent his support to cancer & Alzheimer’s research organizations.