Senior Vice President – Government Affairs
Eric is senior vice president-Government Affairs for Windstream, where he is responsible for managing the company’s regulatory and legislative initiatives and strategies at the federal and state levels. He previously served as the company’s vice president of Federal Government Affairs. Prior to joining Windstream in 2006, Eric held positions at AT&T, SBC and in private legal practice in New York City and Washington, D.C. He also worked at the Federal Communications Commission, where he served in several roles, including chief of the Telecommunications Access Policy division in the Wireline Competition Bureau, and clerked for Judge Roger Strand in federal district court in Phoenix. Eric earned a law degree from Boston College Law School, cum laude, where he also served as executive editor of the “Boston College Law Review,” and a Master’s of Business Administration degree, with distinction, from Cornell University’s Johnson Graduate School of Management. He also earned Bachelor’s degree in Industrial and Labor Relations from Cornell University.