About Eric

Eric works alongside financial sponsors and corporate leaders in the global aerospace, defense, government services, and space industries. He has over 16 years of experience advising decision makers in military-industrial markets and supports clients in the areas of strategy, M&A advisory, due diligence, post-merger management, and strategic transformations.

Over this period, Eric has advised industrial corporates and private equity investors on over 50 M&A transactions and growth strategy initiatives. Eric has also led multiple post-merger integration efforts, including a $7 billion defense platform OEM, $5 billion government services provider, and $2 billion commercial aerospace supplier.

Eric’s analysis of foreign policy, military strategy, and the defense industrial base has been featured in a variety of national media outlets, including: American Interest, Defense News, Military Review, and War on the Rocks. A former US Army officer, Eric is a veteran of Operation Iraqi Freedom and participated in the evacuation of New Orleans during Hurricane Katrina. Prior to his military service, he was an investment banking analyst at Morgan Stanley & Co. focused on the A&D sector.

Eric received a MBA from the Darden School of Business at the University of Virginia where he was recognized as a Shermet Scholar. He also earned a MA in international relations and BA with honors from the University of Chicago.

Past experience

Booz & Company
Principal

US Army
Officer

Morgan Stanley
Investment Banking Analyst

Education

University of Virginia, Darden School of Business
MBA

University of Chicago
AM, International Relations

University of Chicago
AB, Laws, Letters, & Society