Foundation Board Member
Volt Energy Utility
Eric is responsible for Volt’s external affairs, marketing and communications. He also directs the management and governance of the Environmental Justice Community Impact Fund, as stipulated in the Environmental Justice Power Purchase Agreement ™.
Eric has over 20 years of experience in the energy sector. As former vice president of government affairs and communications for WGL Energy and Washington Gas, he directed the company’s multi-state government and public affairs, federal government affairs, external and crisis communications, media relations, branding and corporate giving. His government affairs team led the lobbying efforts for the landmark utility infrastructure repair and replacement law in Maryland and the District of Columbia. Early in his career, he served as manager of state government affairs at The American Petroleum Institute.
For almost a decade, he served as spokesperson, director of communications, public affairs and corporate philanthropy at The Washington Post. His non-profit experience included five years as director of cause marketing and mega city grants for Special Olympics, Inc., structuring major corporate sponsorships with such companies as Lands’ End, Subaru, Raymond Co., AMF, and Hoyle Cards.
He has served on several boards including: Volt Energy, LLC., the DC and Maryland Chambers of Commerce, Red Cross - National Capital Region, and the Black Student Fund.
Eric is a graduate of Dartmouth College and the Landeggar International Business Executive Program at Georgetown University.