Eric joined Bouchard Insurance in 2003 and was invited into the ownership group in 2007. He became one of the majority shareholders and a board member. In February of 2019, Bouchard was acquired by Marsh & McLennan Agency where he was a Senior Vice President. In 2021, Eric was asked to take over as the National Non-Profit Practice Leader for MMA. Prior to joining Bouchard Insurance, he worked in many social service settings, including residential group homes and as a teacher of severely emotionally disturbed middle school children.
Eric is active in many non-profit associations and has served on numerous boards. He is the endorsed insurance agent for the Florida Association of Community Health Centers and works extensively with the Florida Coalition for Children. Eric is a graduate of Leadership Pinellas and CEO Direct. He spends a lot of time working with clients to help defend their interests and funding sources. He regularly speaks at non-profit seminars on ways to reduce insurance costs and how to develop a sound risk management program.
In 2016, 2017 and 2021, Eric was recognized as a top 100 insurance agent in the country by Business Insurance magazine. He obtained his Bachelors Degree in Psychology from the University of Mississippi in 1996. He currently lives in Clearwater, FL with his wife Leah and their three children.