Eric is a West Point graduate with experience in sourcing, logistics, auditing, engineering, and operations. Building a worldwide, third-party logistics organization of 75 people at General Electric is among his many accomplishments while working for the Fortune 50 company. Eric excels at immersing himself in a business challenge and efficiently turning relevant information into unique, powerful global solutions.
Areas of Expertise
- Supply Chain/Logistics
- Engineering (electrical, mechanical, food production/packaging, HVAC, environmental)
- Global Indirect Sourcing
Education and Certifications
- Bachelor of Science, Electrical Engineering
- United States Military Academy, West Point
- Executive MBA, Outstanding Graduate
- Six Sigma Black Belt
- Eric drove $40 million in annual savings while managing integrated logistics sourcing, transport, and operations within a diverse global business unit containing multiple P&Ls.
- While serving as a U.S. Army Supply and Aviation Officer, Captain Gaines was also a helicopter aviator.
- He has worked on projects in China, Singapore, Japan, South Korea, India, Turkey, the UK, Spain, Portugal, Germany, Czech Republic, Romania, Sweden, Greece, Italy, Indonesia, Canada, and Mexico.
- Phoenix, AZ
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