Eric was born and raised in the Strawberry Mansion community of Philadelphia. His family purchased their home in 1936 after moving from New York. Educated in the Philadelphia School System, he attended Strawberry Mansion Jr/Sr High School, graduating in the Class of 1981.He is the proud father of three sons and one daughter with an increasing number of grandchildren. For the past 15 years he has worked as a job developer. He has worked with the Archdiocese of Philadelphia for the past 10 years. He is very proud of what the Strawberry Mansion Learning Center means to the community and is looking forward to help make it the Jewel of Strawberry Mansion and the City.