Since 2000, Eric has focused his energy on ensuring that CID has the opportunity to work with leading management teams and companies serving the consumer and industrial sectors. CID’s attitude is partnership. Partner with exceptional people and exceptional companies. Eric knows that the best managers will make almost any investor look good, so he works to provide them with the most impactful guidance and resources the CID family has to offer. Eric has served on the board of a number of CID’s current and past consumer and industrial companies. When Eric isn’t supporting portfolio companies, he is assisting in CID’s sourcing activities. Prior to joining CID, Eric worked on the acquisition integration team at the Conseco Companies and kicked around the country as an NFL punter with the NY Giants. One of Eric’s passions is helping others in his community. He proudly serves on the Board of Directors of The Patachou Foundation and its mission is to feed nutritious afterschool meals to at-risk and food-insecure children in the Indianapolis community. Eric received an MBA and bachelor’s degree in Psychology from Purdue University.