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Hi I'm Eric

I'm a father of four and work as a business analyst. I live in the Pacific Northwest. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I work as a business analyst for a large hospital organization -- I've worked there since 2014 after having a job with a previous employer for 22 years. I have a son and three daughters, and an amazing wife. My son served a church mission in Brazil and I have a daughter now serving in Southern Georgia (US). I love technology and the varied ways it can be used for good. Most of all, I love my family and find the biggest joy in life is doing things with them.

Why I am a Mormon

My family was not active in the church when I was young. About the time I turned 12, my mother and stepfather decided it was time to return to regular church attendance. In reflecting back on this, I know this was a great step in my mother's life, as she was in her 3rd marriage and wanted to ensure she would grow closer to her husband as they focused on their relationship with God. Because of my mother's strength and influence, it caused me to reflect on the blessings I had in life and that I should do my part to serve the Lord and others. I'm grateful to have served a church mission in South Africa and Zimbabwe. I was fortunate to marry a wonderful woman that focuses her efforts on our family and service to others. I see how the lives of each of my four children are being blessed by living the gospel of Jesus Christ, which is a foundation of true and righteous principles. It's because of this I can take comfort they will be successful and find real joy as they have their own families.

How I live my faith

Being a Mormon means I have been asked to extend myself and serve in ways that I could not have imagined, or felt that I was prepared or able to do. I know without a doubt these varied experiences have helped me to be a better husband and father. One of my favorite quotes about living the gospel of Jesus Christ is that it provides a way "to make bad men good, and good men better". I hope and pray this way of living is conveyed to others that I meet.