Eric started his 20-year dental career in 1998 with Patterson Dental. During his tenure with Patterson, he served in multiple positions including Director of Marketing & Sales – CEREC, National Equipment Manager, and CEREC Product Manager. In 2008, Eric became the General Manager for the Patterson Dental branch in Orlando and held that position until November 2018. As the General Manager, he directed and supervised the sales and internal operations of the branch while developing firm strategies and tactics in order to maximize the branch’s growth. He was responsible for developing and maintaining sales plans for branch, while at the same time, ensuring the branch was in compliance with Federal and State laws pertaining to Prescription Drug Wholesale Distributors. While serving in this role, he obtained a Certified Designated Representative (CDR) license (#8811513) in the State of Florida. Florida law requires prescription drug and device wholesalers to have CDRs who have been trained and passed an examination specific to Federal and State pharmacy laws.