Eric spent the last five years as the Co-Founder, COO, and General Counsel of Braven Brewing Company, a Brooklyn-based craft brewery startup. He established all phases of Braven’s operations from the ground up, including negotiating and executing distribution, production, financing, intellectual property, equipment rental, and real estate agreements. Working with his co-founder, Eric also managed the long-term brand development and marketing projects of the company. Eric understands firsthand the pressure and legal considerations of small business operations.
In addition to his small business focus, Eric has experience advising and working with both local and international non-profit organizations. From 2010-2011, Eric served as a Human Rights Attorney with International Bridges to Justice, preparing grant applications, focusing on program management, and deploying training programs from the organization’s headquarters in Geneva, Switzerland and a remote office in Panadura, Sri Lanka. From 2011 – 2012, Eric also served as a Director for Music Crossing Borders, designing organization-wide strategy for a community development non-profit.
Eric received his law degree from Georgetown University Law Center in 2008 and a Bachelor of Arts in Philosophy from Hamilton College in 2003.
New York, 2009
Georgetown University, 2008 J.D.
Hamilton College, 2003 B.A.