Eric brings 20 years of Leadership in Sales, Marketing and Operations and has had the opportunity to work in start up environments, as well as large corporate settings. In his corporate career, Eric served as the Director of Operations and Regional Sales Manager for a medical software company in Texas, worked in corporate IT staffing, and led a team as National Director of Business Development for a mobile app development start-up. Eric has worked on the ground floor of treatment centers, holding various positions of Tech, Residential Director, Intake Coordinator and Director of Marketing. He also served as the Executive Director of a large outpatient facility in Long Beach, CA, where he was able to build a positive revenue stream and save the facility from closing its doors, in addition to achieving JCAHO Accreditation in that process. Finally, Eric served a voluntary two-year term as President of the Men’s Association for Addiction Treatment (MAAT), an organization that enables professionals in the field of addiction treatment to collaborate, mentor and network with each other to provide better care to those in need.
As a person in long-term recovery, Eric has made it his mission in life to create viable options for individuals seeking addiction treatment to receive care from ethical and respectable facilities.
All donations to The Light Fund will be allocated to performing one of two functions. These divisions are compensating staff for their support in screening and placing individuals seeking assistance, and of course funding the full or partial cost of treatment for the people we help.