Eric is a Consultant and business development specialist at ICA where he often enjoys making rounds to his colleagues to get their insightful business perspectives on risk management issues. Eric spends ample time reading Clients’ operational agreements and insurance policies, from an audit standpoint, to provide a comprehensive analysis for the Clients’ understanding of pertinent risk management issues.
Eric joined the firm in 2002, when he started as an Administrative Assistant and learned risk management basics. In between his college semesters, he worked on a part time basis to learn the technical aspects of consulting and quickly enjoyed mastering the process of risk identification as it pertains to different types of businesses or personal risk issues. Eric furthered his appreciation for independent and objective risk management consulting after gaining experience in the brokerage world. After graduating from The University of San Francisco with a Bachelor of Science in Marketing, Eric rejoined the firm in 2014 and commenced studying law at New York Law School.
Eric is the Marketing Meeting Committee Chair, a group in which ICA’s professionals gather monthly to discuss industry trends and share key insights that consultants bring to their Clients. In addition to appreciating the critical and collective brain-trust between colleagues, Eric invites outsourced specialists in their fields to share insight about diverse risk management topics. Eric is also on the Information Technology Committee at ICA because of his cyber intellect and passion for protecting intellectual property. Eric is currently pursuing his CIC and ARM designations and set his sights on finishing his law degree.
Eric affirms that “developing a deep understanding of each Client’s risk allows one to prioritize the Client’s risk management concerns, risk appetite and business objectives. This is critical for producing the most effective client-focused solutions, as ICA’s role depends on constant, clear and trustful communication with Clients. As a direct result, ICA’s solutions are constantly exceeding Clients’ expectations.”
Eric has worked and volunteered in the construction, landscaping, retail, professional services, non-profit and other industries prior to dedicating his career to ICA. In his spare time, he enjoys his position as a member of Mahwah’s Young Professional Chamber of Commerce, Northern New Jersey’s JNF as a lay board member, playing sports, studying economics, studying science and technological developments, training his puppy, gardening and supporting various charities and non-profit organizations.