Offering non-profits and higher education effective and
affordable consulting that delivers positive change.
Project management, strategic planning, results accountability, diversity/equity/inclusion, operational excellence, conflict resolution
Executive leadership, operational direction, organizational development and board support
Mentor known for listening deeply and coaching collaboratively with integrity, humor, and establishing trust
Experienced Leader Creating High Performance Teams
Over 18 years as executive leader blending influential vision and strategy
with measurable results in nonprofit and education settings.
M.Ed. Counseling and Career Development, Colorado State University
B.S. Psychology, Minor Math/Computer Science, University of Illinois Urbana Champaign
“A leader’s responsibility is to consistently act with integrity, transparency, empathy, and courage.”
Blends influential vision and strategy with measurable results.
“The key to working across complex systems is finding shared goals and values and building a compelling future vision together.”
Adept in complex organizations, resolving conflicts, and building high performance partnerships with diverse stakeholders and departments.
“When designing a service or system always start with this question: What would it take to delight our constituents?”
Delivering superior services for diverse clientele while being a great steward of resources.
Eric is that unique leader that combines empathy, emotional intelligence and interpersonal skill with an evidence-based approach to project management. Eric listens deeply, analyzes thoroughly and communicates clearly and kindly. He is skilled at helping an organization align its actions with goals and values, and in coaching leaders through challenges. Eric’s emphasis on access, equity and inclusion is immediately apparently and consistently applied. His skills transcend subject matter, making Eric as asset to any organization.
Julie Showers – Associate Vice President, University of Minnesota Office for Equity and Diversity
Positive Change LLC, 2021