Eric began as the housing project coordinator at the Department of Housing in May 2011, and in fall 2014 he accepted the role of facilities project manager. He is responsible for overseeing the student facilities crew and managing the various projects and tasks that they do on a daily basis. During the summer, Eric leads his team as they prepare rooms and spaces to be occupied by residents in the fall.
Eric received his bachelor's degree in meteorology in 2003 from Northern Illinois University and went on to earn his master's of education in adult and higher education in 2007, also from NIU.
Eric began his career as a graduate assistant in residential facilities at Northern Illinois University, where he went on to become coordinator of residential facilities 2004-2008. With a desire to widen his skill set, he journeyed to Loyola University Chicago, where he held the title of resident director from 2008 through 2011. Following his passion for facilities work, Eric joined the staff at DePaul and is enjoying everything about the position. He also volunteers on the leadership team of GLACUHO (Great Lakes Association of College and University Housing Officers).