Erick is the CFO of Leder Holdings Ltd., an Alberta based private holding company and family office with investments in real estate, steel fabrication, hospitality, energy production, and public/private equities. His primary responsibilities include investment management, strategic capital allocation, and the oversight/governance of operating companies. Since August 2019, Erick has also served as Interim President focused on leading specific operating company initiatives & developing the leadership capabilities of our family executives as part of the succession plan.
Erick has spent his entire career working with private companies, entrepreneurs, and institutional level capital in various c-suite roles and as a private equity investor. He worked as CFO for two PE backed buy and build platforms that both grew to $300M+ in revenue by completing an integrating 35 acquisitions over a 10-year period. He also worked as Operating Partner for a middle market PE firm with $650M of capital under management. This experience has provided Erick with a unique financial and qualitative perspective on what it takes to conduct a successful business transition – be it the sale or purchase of a business, succession planning, or family enterprise development.