Erik is thirty-six years old and currently resides in Christiana, Tennessee. He comes from a construction background being raised on a farm and working livestock, light farming and working construction jobs with his father. He has made a profession of construction management for the last six years. Prior to this, he was a Sheriff’s Deputy in Tennessee. Since the age of twenty-one, he has served in the US Army either on active duty or in a reserve component. He is currently a Military Police instructor assigned to the 1-117th RTI TNARNG.