Eric is a priest in the Episcopal Church, and he currently serves on the Bishop’s staff, as Canon for Ministry Development. Eric works with congregations who are in transition as Diocesan Transition officer and supports those congregations seeking to engage in revitalization initiatives. Eric serves as the Bishop’s staff liaison overseeing the ordination program in the diocese. Eric also facilitates the clergy Fresh Start Program in the diocese.
Eric earned a Master of Divinity from the Univerity of the South, Sewanee, TN, and while there, he served as the Student Body President 2009/2010. Prior to ordained ministry, Eric worked as a Retail Associate Buyer with Sears, and later as a Buyer with Parisian Stores, a former division of Saks Inc.
Eric’s hobbies include playing guitar, cooking, fishing, and flying. Eric is a Chaplain (Major) in the USAF Auxiliary (CAP) and serves as Wing Chaplain for the Florida Wing. Eric also holds an FAA Commercial Pilot License Multi and Single Engine Airplane, Instrument, and he holds an FAA “Gold Seal” Certified Flight Instructor Certificate, Airplane – Instrument.