Eric is the President/CEO of the Tampa Sports Authority (TSA) in Tampa, Florida.
The TSA manages Raymond James Stadium, home of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and the University of South Florida Bulls, and three City of Tampa municipal golf courses: Rocky Point, Babe Zaharias and Rogers Park. Eric previously served as the President and CEO of the Lansing Entertainment and Public Facilities Authority. Prior to Lansing, Eric served as the Director of Event Services for the 1.5 million sq. ft. Minneapolis Convention Center in Minneapolis and as Associate Director for the UIC Pavilion in Chicago, Illinois. He began his full time career in facility management at the Iowa State Center in Ames, Iowa where he served as the Guest Services Manager and was later promoted to Event Coordinator.
Eric Received a BS in Finance and a MS in Business Education and Administration from Illinois State University.
He is happily married to his beautiful wife Beth of 14 years and they are the proud parents of their two daughters, Brooke and Paige. Eric loves to hunt, play golf, fish, wood-work in his shop and spend time with his family.