At Qmerit, Eric is responsible for creating the workforce development program for the Qmerit contractor network. Core components of the program include workforce consulting and resource management, managed staffing, talent acquisition, training and technical education. Eric is also responsible for Qmerit’s contractor and workforce compliance programs.
Prior to joining Qmerit in 2021, Eric was Senior Vice President of Operations and Strategic Initiatives for the PeopleReady brand of TrueBlue Inc., the leader in light industrial, construction and renewable staffing services. During his 14-year tenure at TrueBlue, Eric was part of the executive leadership team, responsible for implementing new services and a digital transformation strategy to streamline workforce acquisition, development, placement and quality assurance. He was instrumental in the establishment and expansion of residential and utility-scale renewable energy services, developing “green” workforce solutions as well as expansion to the Middle East.
Previously, Eric served in executive roles at Professional Access and Manpower, two leaders in global IT staffing and outsourcing solutions. He has also served on the workforce development councils for the International Renewable Energy Agency and Solar Energy Industries Association.
Eric is a former U.S. Marine Corps officer and a Bronze Star Medal recipient.