Eric grew up in north Hays County, graduating from Jack C. Hays High School in 1974. He married his high school sweetheart, Phyllis in 1977. They have two sons: Jerod and Jason. Eric earned a Bachelors Degree in Business (management) from Southwest Texas State University in 1979 and began working for IBM on hardware and later providing software support. He retired after 32 years. Eric received Christ in 1985 and joined Hays Hills in 1990 and was baptized on a cool fall day in the Onion Creek. Eric has taught adult Sunday School, Sunday afternoon classes, helped us with computers, and is since 2001 has been active with Meekness and Truth Ministries: a witness training ministry of Dr. David Geisler.