Eric joined Brentwood in 1999. Presently, Eric serves as a Director of Beyond Proper by Boston Proper, ClassWallet, Excelligence Learning Corp., Jefferson Dental Care, SAXX Underwear, Soft Surroundings, The Teaching Company and Wiland. Previously, he served as a Director of Spectrum Clubs, Sundance Holding Company and was active in the sale of Bell Automotive in late 2004, Oriental Trading Company in 2006 and Array Marketing Group in 2012.
Prior to joining Brentwood, Eric worked in the merchant banking division of Donaldson, Lufkin & Jenrette, where his primary responsibilities included analyzing and structuring investments for the $3 billion DLJMB II L.P. private equity fund. He graduated magna cum laude from the University of Pennsylvania, where he received a dual bachelor’s degree in finance and operation and information management from the Wharton School of Business.
Eric currently serves as a member of the Penn Libraries Board of Overseers. Previously, he was a member of both the Undergraduate Financial Aid Leadership Council and the Penn Fund Executive Board, the University of Pennsylvania’s undergraduate annual giving program. In addition, Eric joined the Board of Trustees of The John Thomas Dye School in 2013, an independent, nonsectarian elementary day school located in Los Angeles, California, serving students in kindergarten through sixth grade.