Eric has more than 28 years of private and public-sector experience in various regulatory, operational, strategic, and military roles. He brings a holistic perspective to complex business and compliance challenges with a unique skill to provide simple, practical, and sustainable solutions to clients.
Eric formerly worked a senior commissioned examiner with the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau's Midwest region. He managed national teams of examiners as they conducted supervisory examinations on banks of all sizes. He employed data-driven techniques along with his strong understanding of business operations and systems along and deep knowledge of the regulatory requirements to identify critical regulatory issues.
Eric has also previously worked as a consultant where he specialized in data-driven regulatory compliance assessments and analysis, leveraging extensive experience in program execution, regulatory compliance, client relations, record inspection, team coordination, needs assessment, and strategic and operational goals and how to achieve those goals.
Eric's other experiences include:
- Significant experience examining Compliance Management Systems, including Board and management oversight, compliance program (policies, procedures, incentive compensation plans, and training), consumer complaint resolution, compliance audit, and vendor management.
- Served as a Guarantor and Lender Review Specialist with the United States Department of Education. Before that, he had a variety of roles with increasing responsibility at General Electric.
- Began his career with distinguished service with the U.S. Air Force and later the U.S. Army.
- Master of Science degree from the University of Illinois in Accountancy, a Master of Science degree in Business Information Technology with a concentration in Accounting Information Systems from DePaul University, a Master of Science degree in Data Science (formerly Predictive Analytics) from Northwestern University, a Master of Science degree in Computer Information Systems from Northwestern University, an MBA from Bellarmine University and a Bachelor of Science from the University of Louisville.