Eric is a priest the Episcopal Church, and serves as Rector of St. Monica’s Episcopal Church, Naples, FL. (Learn more about St. Monica’s click here). Eric serves as the Dean of Naples Deanery (2019), and is a member of the Standing Committee of the Episcopal Diocese of Southwest Florida (elected 2018).
Prior to his ministry with St. Monica’s, Eric served on the diocesan staff of Episcopal Diocese of Southwest Florida as “Canon for Ministry Development.” His ministry included: Transition Ministry and Bishop’s staff liaison for the ordination process in the diocese. Eric facilitated the clergy Fresh Start Program in the diocese, a leadership development initiative for newly called or appointed clergy. Eric also served as Rector of St. David’s Episcopal Church in Englewood, FL right after graduation from seminary.
Eric also served on Diocesan Council (2010-2012), and was the Chair of Diocesan Nominating Committee, Chair of the Dispatch of Business (Diocesan Convention), served as a Deputy to the 2018 General Convention, and served on the Evangelism and Church Planting Committee for the 2018 General Convention. Eric has served the broader church as President of the Board for the Conference of Diocesan Executives (2015-2016).