Vice President, Business Development
Eric Galtress has earned recognition for his success in building relationships and resulting business opportunities through collaborative efforts. For the past 6 years, Eric has assisted small to midsize companies with specialized business services including labor law and government compliance requirements and has received numerous awards for his high achievement and revenue building abilities in this industry. Known for his skill in simplifying complex administrative requirements and their effective implementation, Eric has also authored a chapter on Human Resource Management in a published Business Management Textbook (released May, 2000). In addition, he has contributed articles for publications by the World Trade Association and the Garment Industry in Los Angeles, California.
Eric also brings many years of experience in the aerospace industry in the areas of business development, marketing and sales, corporate training, contract management and operations. Eric was selected as corporate representative to U.S. Government Agencies including the Departments of Labor, Defense, State and U.S. Customs. When he left the industry in 1994, Eric was the Director of International Marketing and Contracts for a privately held international export distribution company. His business development activities have taken him throughout corporate America, and to Embassies of foreign governments in the U.S. Eric has also traveled to procurement authorities and Ministries of Defense in over 30 allied countries throughout North and South America, Europe and the Scandinavian countries, North Africa and Asia.
In prior years, Eric played, coached and officiated little league baseball and football and was a youth counselor at the L.A. Department of Recreation and Parks. As a certified swim instructor, Eric has also taught swimming and water safety courses as part of youth fitness programs. While serving in the military, he was a member of the U.S. Army Sport Parachute Team in Mannheim, Germany but no longer jumps. Eric enjoys sailing and is an avid snow skier.
Responsibilities: Assist in development of sales training program, territory building and management, local sponsorship and advertising programs