Eric comes to Guardian with 30 years of experience in real estate operations. As the Director of Maintenance, his involvement includes overseeing facility maintenance and project management for the entire Guardian portfolio. His operations and project management experience includes managing capital projects with budgets ranging from 250K up to 15M as well as remodels, expansions, space planning, and modernization projects.
Eric grew up in the multifamily industry which inspired his career path. He has held roles as a property manager, commercial real estate facilities manager, and a senior-living resort retirement community Facilities Director. These past experiences fashioned his belief that buildings are living organisms that need to be maintained and preserved for those that live and work within them. Eric earned an MBA from Portland State University and is a self-proclaimed Disney fanatic.