Eric serves the college as a senior development officer. After graduating from St. Olaf in 2008, he returned to work in the Advancement Division in 2010. His geographic territories include Minnesota, Washington, Oregon, North Dakota, South Dakota, and Indiana. Eric also focuses on planned gifts and works with donors exploring bequest intentions, charitable gift annuities, and charitable remainder trusts. He is the office's primary point of contact for executors and trustees involved in the estate administration process. As a student, Eric was a four-year member of the Ole swim team.

Areas of interest and expertise

  • Major gifts

  • Planned giving

  • Planned gift administration

  • Annual giving

  • Athletics fundraising


  • B.A. in History, St. Olaf College (2008)