Eric founded Access Point Partners, a senior executive search and solutions firm, in 2010. He has over twenty years experience in senior executive recruitment handling C-level functions, Presidents/GM, Vice Presidents, Senior Directors, and board assignments for private and public companies and for European and Asian multinationals’ US operations. He has recruited for operating companies of private equity clients such as Bain Capital, Bain Ventures, JW Childs, and Apax among others.
Eric was a pre and post-IPO Senior Partner and Practice Leader in the New York City office of Korn/Ferry International, the world’s largest public search firm, and in a national midsize firm with search and M&A. He directly executes search assignments without subordination of recruitment and client communications to junior staff. His engagements’ 100% completion rate, high caliber results, and repeat client relationships prompted his selections as a Technology Practice Leader and for Korn/Ferry’s first NA Management Assessment certification.
Before entering executive search, Eric was Chief Executive Officer and Director of a privately held computer, document technology, and commercial printing firm. He began his career in headquarters executive staffing, compensation & benefits, and marketing at Ashland, Inc., a $12B diversified industrial company and parent of the Valvoline brand.
Eric has been a member of the Japan-American Chamber of Commerce & Industry of New York and the Swedish-American Chamber of Commerce.
Eric was born on a US Airforce base in France during his father’s time as a Captain in the USAF. He has been married for 26 years and he and his wife raised two children in Wilton, CT where they still reside and have supported A Better Chance, the Wounded Warriors Project, and food banks among other charities. He has a BA, Economics w/concentrations in accounting & sociology from Lafayette College where he also played NCAA Division I basketball under Coach Gary Williams who went on to the NCAA Championship at Maryland.