Fort Yates, ND—Native Nations Rebuilders Program (cohort 7) - Eric was born and raised in Fort Yates, North Dakota, on the Standing Rock Reservation. He attended Sitting Bull College, where he received a bachelor’s degree in business administration. He works as the director of economic development for Standing Rock Sioux Tribe. His commitment to community is seen in his volunteer work. Eric hopes to help establish a solid foundation for a healthy economy on Standing Rock Reservation.