Eric Powers is the Administrator of Business Applications at IES. Eric has worked for IES since 2011 after graduating with a Bachelor’s degree in Philosophy with an emphasis in metaphysics from University of California, Santa Cruz (Go Slugs!). His professional career began in sales and IT consulting, then transitioned into an IT Technician role at IES. Eric is self-taught; learning through research and experience. He jokingly prides himself in having 0 certifications in the IT field, yet is able to handle anything that is put in his way. Eric provides IES with IT infrastructure design, development, implementation and maintenance for all IES locations. Eric also leads by example as he manages personnel within IES’ IT discipline. He provides IES with streamlined systems which automate tasks to provide data integrity and visibility. He strives to analyze business processes in order to prevent redundant tasks and provide a low overhead for IES stakeholders. His extensive work with accounting systems within an SAP SQL environment has provided insights into both IES and Customer performance through the development and refinement of reporting and tools. Eric is a hard worker, performing excellent support and service to both IES employees and their clients.
Eric enjoys refining and honing his role as excellent father and most wonderful husband. In his limited spare time, he enjoys playing tennis and basketball and was once a member of a Latin Rock band where he played guitar, keyboards and percussion.