During his two decade plus career he has reviewed thousands of strategies across all asset classes. A primary focus throughout Eric’s career has been identifying early-stage investment talent and building a business around them. Eric was the first institutional capital into a number of highly successful multi-billion dollar teams. He has played an instrumental role in business development and capital raising particularly at the manager’s early lifecycle. Eric has a professional and personal passion for technology and built manager due diligence analytical tools used at his prior firms. He also founded an online marketplace in 2000 and advises technology-oriented venture capital firms including Cambium Capital.
Most recently, for the last eight years Eric was a partner with Stride Capital, a seeding firm based in Stamford CT where he was responsible for identifying and taking strategic stakes in early-stage asset managers. Prior to joining Stride, Eric spent seven years as Senior Portfolio Manager and leader of the small cap equity team at SEI, responsible for directing $5 billion in investments to 25 external managers. Eric was also a rotating member of SEI’s firmwide investment committee, which oversaw over $100 billion of invested capital. Prior to SEI, Eric spent five years at Goldman Sachs where he was a Vice President responsible for over $10 billion invested in non-U.S. and global equity managers. Eric began his investment career in the asset allocation team at SEI.
Eric graduated magna cum laude from Lehigh University and is a CFA Charterholder. He lives in Ridgefield, Connecticut with his wife and two children.