Eric is a decades-long resident of the greater Seattle area. He has focused his career on work in the maritime industry. A former Navy Oceanographer, Eric holds a bachelors’ degree in History and a Master’s Degree in Marine Affairs from the University of Washington. Eric spent years working in the private sector maritime industry managing vessel and cargo operations in Puget Sound. Eric recently retired from the Port of Seattle where he worked as Planning Manager for the Seaport. Currently, Eric is an active Adult Leader in the Sea Scout Program.