Eric brings over 22 years of both operations and human resource private industry experience as well as 12 years of talent development and organizational effectiveness consulting to CCI. During his career in private industry, Eric assumed leadership roles in line operations, providing him with experiences, perspectives, and practices in developing, satisfying and retaining high performing employees while achieving organizational success and satisfying customers. Over the years, Eric led a multi-plant training organization during multiple organization start-ups, managed workforce reduction processes and plant closings, coordinated outplacement activities and services during reductions, coached leaders through division transformation processes, and facilitated the reorganization of and creation of strategic direction for an HR function. Eric also developed succession planning processes and tools, delivered training and development programs, and provided coaching to managers, supervisors, team leaders, sales trainees, management trainees, and craft reserves. As a senior consultant with CCI, Eric works very closely with the CCI practice leaders and senior leadership team to ensure CCI clients receive customized, world-class programs and service that address training and development needs that ultimately support competitive advantage for the organization.
Eric also served 5 years as a faculty member in Management Development Programs and Services in the Outreach organization at the Pennsylvania State University and has been on the adjunct faculty at various Penn State campuses, at Franklin & Marshall College, and at Shanghai Jiao Tong University, Shanghai, China.
Eric earned his B.S. in Personnel Relations / Management Systems, M.Ed. in Training & Development, and Ph.D. in Workforce Education & Development from Penn State University.