Eric is from Massachusetts and moved to Potsdam from South Carolina with his wife, Cheryl and pets. He has been in the natural foods industry since 2000 having worked at Whole Foods Market, The Berkshire Co-op Market (Great Barrington, MA), and as a broker traveling across the Northeast. Eric served on the start-up board of the Hub City Co-op in Spartanburg, which will be the first food cooperative in the state of South Carolina. Eric is very passionate about the cooperative business model and the benefits that co-ops bring communities. He is a firm believer in local and organic foods and leaving the smallest ecological footprint possible. Eric is a vegetarian, loves the outdoors, and riding his motorcycle.