Eric was born in Bozeman, Montana, and grew up in Deer Lodge. He returned to Bozeman to study computer science and history. While a student at Montana State University, Eric was a member of the percussion ensemble. He continues a passion for percussion in his free time.
Always fascinated by space and technology, Eric asked about a job at the Taylor Planetarium when he was a freshman at MSU. Eric has been essential to the success of the Taylor Planetarium for over 20 years, learning from excellent planetarians along the way.
As the program manager, Eric selects and curates content for public showings. He researches and produces planetarium shows, including the writing and coding for MOR's live shows.