A thought leader and innovator, Erik's 25+ years of cross-industry executive management experience includes a stint at William Sword & Company, a boutique investment banking firm specialized in M&A; and completion of GE Capital's world-renowned Management Development Program during the Jack Welch era.
He held executive leadership positions with GE Capital's Consumer Financial Services Division, Advanta, Alta Colleges, Delta Air Lines and Ashworth College before leaving the corporate world to start his first business venture.
In 2008, he founded a CollectCentric, a SaaS startup that offered consumers aggregated sales data from the antique & collectibles industry and real-time query capabilities. During the design phase, he networked within Atlanta's startup community and soon began advising other entrepreneurs on brand strategy and deal sourcing methods. Two years later, his side practice had turned into a full-time business, and Chi Rho Consulting was born.
Erik has authored several articles expressing his his thoughts on entrepreneurship and relating his own professional experiences. He is a graduate of Princeton University with a degree in American History. Today, he is also active in various grassroots organizations that further America's founding principles and champion Constitutional matters. He has achieved his personal career goals and now directs his focus and attention toward helping his clients and his partners achieve their own.