Eric Eliason, UT CD 1

Eric is a family man, BYU graduate, successful businessman, civic leader and advocate for creating opportunity through education.

    

Eric was born in Logan and grew up in Southern Idaho. Eric worked on farms and ranches where he learned the importance of hard work and family values.  He graduated from Brigham Young University with degrees in Finance and International Relations and furthered his education with an MBA from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania.

Eric has been on the management teams of several successful businesses in both Davis and Cache counties in the roles of president and COO.  He is an adjunct professor at the Huntsman School of Business at Utah State University and a partner with jNivin, investing in and mentoring young companies.  

Creating opportunity through education has been a personal passion of Eric's and he currently serves on the Logan Schools Foundation Board and recently served on the board of the Mali Rising Foundation, securing funds for building schools in the east African country.

Eric is an avid backpacker, mountain biker, skier, and amateur photographer.  He also enjoys local arts, theater, as well as high school and college athletics.