Founder & President of the Board:
Erik is a USRowing Level III certified coach and founder of the Lake Leelanau Rowing Club. An alumni of Northwestern University, he joined the rowing team and helped negotiate a critical move for the team from the Lincoln Park lagoon to the old coast guard station at the mouth of the Chicago River on Lake Shore Drive. Erik has competed in many national regattas including the Head of the Charles in Boston and the Dad Vail in Philadelphia. He credits the work ethic, team work and life lessons learned from competitive rowing for his early career success.