Eric founded Solamere in 2008 with Tagg Romney and Spencer Zwick. He has 17 years of direct private equity investing experience, and an additional 8 years of experience in business consulting and law, much of it focused on serving private equity funds.
Prior to co-founding Solamere, Eric was a Partner at Jupiter Partners in New York, where he was directly responsible for sourcing, structuring, growing and exiting numerous private company investments. He was previously an engagement manager at McKinsey & Company, where he in part focused on providing due diligence analysis and profit growth recommendations to private equity funds and their portfolio companies.
Prior to joining McKinsey, Eric was a private equity attorney for Latham & Watkins, working with funds including Carlyle Group, Blackstone Group and others on acquisitions, sales, financings, and public offerings. He served as one of three law clerks for Chief Justice William Rehnquist on the U.S. Supreme Court from 1991-92, and for Chief Judge Clifford Wallace on the federal Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals from 1990-91.
He graduated summa cum laude and Valedictorian of the College of Business at the University of Notre Dame with a degree in Accounting. He graduated magna cum laude from Harvard Law School, and was an Editor of the Harvard Law Review.
Eric lives with his family in New York City.