Eric has been in the Salesforce ecosystem since 2009. In 2010 he started the Southern Indiana Salesforce User Group, now called the Evansville, Indiana Administrators Group. In 2011, he organized the very first Midwest Dreamin’, where 100 Salesforce enthusiasts descended upon Louisville for a full day of Salesforce community learning. Since 2014, Midwest Dreamin' has been an annual event attracting upwards of 800 people. Eric was first named a Salesforce MVP in 2013, and in 2020, was inducted in to the Salesforce MVP Hall of Fame. He has spoken at Dreamforce in 2013, 2014, 2016 through 2019, and has organized a Dreamforce Breakfast for Newbies since 2012 as a fundraising event for Project Night Night, raising nearly $30,000 since then. Eric is currently the Vice President of Delivery at ITequality. Check out his personal blog site at https://thedreshonline.com/.