Eric was born, raised, in the MMDC region, where he has made a career of improving the lives of its residents. With a background in social work and workforce development, Eric strives to be useful and is happy to serve both the MMDC and the residents of this dynamic region of Minnesota. He values respect, innovation, dedication, and social justice.
In his free time, Eric enjoys spending time with his family, including his wife Sommer, son Spencer, daughter Bailey, and family dog Weather. He also enjoys traveling throughout the U.S. and abroad, boating, watching movies, and reading crime fiction. The Fugitive and Top Gun are two of his favorite movies and Minnesota’s own John Sanford is his favorite novelist).