Eric has more than 20 years of experience building, investing and growing technology-enabled marketing and sales companies.
With a strong background in software development and workflow optimization, Eric currently supports EdgeHill portfolio companies and identifies new opportunities. Prior to his current role, Eric founded Inside Response, a technology-enabled online marketer for the largest Insurance companies in the US. With triple-digit growth and a headcount of more than 800, Inside Response merged with a strategic partner in early 2020.
Leveraging the early successes of Inside Response, Eric founded Inside Academics in 2012. Inside Academics was a leader in post-secondary student marketing and was acquired by a strategic partner in late 2018.
Eric was also the founder of Prodigy Companies, Deepstar Interactive and co-founder of Answer Media. At Prodigy, he launched several digital assets (including Healthcare.com) to acquire finance and insurance shoppers at scale. At Deepstar, Eric built a platform to manage lead routing and distribution for clients in Higher Education. Prodigy's assets were acquired by an investment group in 2006 and Deepstar's assets were acquired by QuinStreet, Inc. (NASDAQ:QNST) in 2005.
Eric received a Bachelor of Science in Marketing from Emporia State University.