Erick is a member of the investment team at Equilibrium’s Wastewater Opportunity Fund focusing on the operational management of the portfolio’s facilities. He comes with 8 years of experience in the environmental consulting and operations field with a focus on environmental regulation, process control, and program management.
Prior to joining Equilibrium, Erick was with Puttman Infrastructure where he participated with a team to construct and commission the largest privately owned de-centralized water recycle system in the U.S netting a 7,000,000 gallon per year water savings to its users. Other Portland Metro projects include the MBBR water recycle system located at the OHSU Rehabilitation Center and the Port of Portland constructed tidal wetland located at the headquarters building.
Prior to Puttman Infrastructure, Erick was with Clean Water Services Rock Creek Advanced Wastewater Treatment Facility. Clean Water services is a national leader in environmental wastewater stewardship and investment in advanced treatment processes such as Ostara, a Phosphorous harvesting system designed to create a renewable pelletized fertilizer. Erick gained operational insights and program practices at the municipal level which can be leveraged into cost saving and best management practices for the portfolio assets.
Erick graduated from the University of Oregon with a bachelors in Business and Economics and holds professional licensure in wastewater and alternative treatment methods.