Eric Painter of Texas was born in 1991 in Cleveland, Ohio, to a loving mother and father. Although he no longer lives in Cleveland, Eric Painter is proud to be from there. He has two younger brothers and a large extended family who remain close to this day. Eric's mom has eight brothers and a sister, with each of them having many kids, so he grew up very close with all of his cousins and has great memories of all the time they'd spend together at the lake house. After high school, Eric Painter of Sugar Land went to study Theology and earned his Bachelor's degree at the Franciscan University of Steubenville. While there, he was able to study in Europe for half a year and spent time in 15 different countries. Eric Painter enjoyed the opportunity to experience other cultures, foods, and architecture. The country he enjoyed visiting the most was Santorini, Greece. After college, Eric spent time working and teaching for a non-profit for six years before moving into his current career of tech/software sales. In his current role, Eric Painter of Texas helps HR professionals streamline and digitize their processes by providing modern software that allows HR to focus on their people rather than paperwork. He hopes to continue to grow his career in the SaaS industry as he is passionate about leveraging good technology to simplify processes. Aside from his career, Eric Painter of Texas is passionate about music, baseball, coffee, and traveling. One of Eric's favorite things to do is see live music, especially anything folk or Americana. He grew up and remained a huge baseball fan, with many fond memories of going to Cleveland Indians games with his Dad, and he still rarely misses watching a game during the season. He also loves dogs, grew up with golden retrievers, and has one of his own now named Jiggs. Eric Painter of Texas is proud of the work that he has done recently to make a significant shift in his career. It required a lot of learning, networking, contemplating, training, and grit. Additionally, Eric Painter is proud to have a solid group of friends around him, many of whom he met ten years ago as a freshman in college and who regularly get together weekly.