Based in CT, Erik is a Graduate of Wheaton College, in Norton, MA. He started training with OEX in 2010, bringing with him a broad background in vehicles and training.

He has many years of high-speed, track experience with organizations such as Skip Barber, SCCA and EMRA. He has a background in mechanical design and engineering.

Erik also has a successful sailing career in both inshore racing and offshore, blue water deliveries, as well as collegiate level coaching. He is a private pilot and spent time as an aeronautics course instructor.

Erik has trained extensively with Military Special Forces, utility workers and first responders on a variety of platforms. His extensive world travel includes vehicle-based expeditions in Africa and Asia, Europe, and South America.