Three words that best describe Eric:
Driven, Caring, Professional
What’s his role and connection to the cause?
Focused on the Centre’s operations, Eric directs all activity related to facility management, the talented people who serve here, and the technology that supports delivery of excellent customer experience. He has over a decade of experience in the charitable sector, as well as over 20 years prior experience gained in full-cycle HR within a large crown corporation.
He was one of the first to join Abilities Centre, charged with establishing HR policy and operations while recruiting the staff needed when our doors opened in June 2012. His career began as a workforce researcher dedicated to employment of people with disabilities, and his contributions at Abilities Centre build on this passion for accessibility and inclusion. A firm believer in the value of volunteerism, he has served in various ways within his professional association, Junior Achievement and Habitat for Humanity.
What academic work set him up for success?
Eric holds a BA in Psychology and English and achieved his designation as a Certified HR Professional in 2004. A committed lifelong learner, he also has a Certificate in Adult and Continuing Education (2007) and is currently studying part-time in the Masters of Human Resource Management program at York University.
Eric is a movie fan, live music aficionado, and world cuisine devotee, who also enjoys time spent with family and friends in the great outdoors hiking, cycling, canoeing, camping, skiing and occasionally SCUBA diving among the sharks.
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