Eric grew up in central Pennsylvania and married his amazing wife (a Washington native) in 1998. Along the way, God has blessed he and Erica with four great kids. After graduating from Penn State University with a BS in agriculture and minor in international agriculture, he went on to complete his MDIV from Alliance Theological Seminary. In 2020 become certified as a spiritual director. He has served more than 20 years in the Christian and Missionary Alliance church in various pastoral roles focused on developing life long lovers of Jesus. He also spent 9 years working in his passions of developing systems and structures at Penn State University in the athletic department. In the summer of 2015, God connected his love of people with his love of administration, here at Crossroads. If he is not hanging out with his favorite people (his family) he is probably reading or taking his gun for a walk somewhere in the beautiful Northwest.