Eric has extensive experience within the healthcare industry. Eric served as an executive of a managed care company where he was responsible for provider contracting, provider appeals, and provider relations. He was also Vice President for an Ohio hospital where he was responsible for physician and patient relations. Additionally, Eric was the Assistant Chief of the Bureau of Managed Care for O.D.J.F.S. where his responsibilities included designing, implementing, and regulating the statewide expansion of Medicaid Managed Care. Eric was also legal assistant to the general counsel of the Ohio State Medical Association. Eric currently serves as a Board Member and Treasurer of the Disability Network of Ohio (DNOS) and serves on the Community Board of COSI. Eric earned his bachelor degree from Ohio University (B.S., 1995) and continued his higher education by receiving both his Master of Business Administration and his law degree from Capital University (M.B.A., and J.D. order of curia, 1998).