Aric is a successful business professional having held executive-level positions for several Fortune 500 companies ranging from; Manager, Director, Vice President and Chief Retail Officer. His foundation for business concepts, financial interpretation, leadership, team building, marketing, and presentation skills are enviable. He also possesses three degrees in business, including his MBA.
Aric is currently a Founding Co-Owner of Meredith and Main Development Group, where he uses his leadership and training skills to keep himself intellectually sharp in the business world. He proudly works with two other close friends and fellow founders of the business. Together they travel the country making a difference to small and large businesses alike.
Aric is the also the Founding CEO of Deep Water Mentor Coaching, LLC, a specialized business where he uses his life experiences, coupled with coaching and mentoring, to help families navigate the changes associated with critical illness or the loss of a loved one. Here, he works directly with families who have a patient in medical facilities, and also with people who are struggling to come to grips with a recent diagnosis, or need some support during the “fighting” process.
Aric is also the Founding CEO of Adversity Rockstar, LLC, which is his branded platform to tie all of his services together when referencing all things having to do with adversity, both personally and professionally.
He is a nationally certified Life Coach and Adversity Mentor, from Coach Training Alliance. He has been granted a master-level certificate from Expert Rating on both Public Speaking and Life Coaching. Aric was personally trained and certified by Dave Krueger MD., Executive Mentor Coach and founder of MentorPath. He has also written several publications and is widely regarded as an expert in his field. Please see his personal letter of reference given to Aric by Dr Krueger. He is also an active member of the Speak Pro Academy.
Aric coaches employees for businesses, civic organizations, families, group coaching, and charities. His broad expertise ranges from helping people find internal solutions when dealing with the changes associated with transition, student transition, relationships, financial, critical illness, loss, relocation, family guidance, work issues, and a broad range of other topics as they relate to adversity.
Aric is the proud father of two boys; one of whom is disabled, has special needs, and is critically ill. Over the years, his perspective to share his life story and give back through a constant series of interviews, stage speaking, authoring books, blogging, and generally sharing time helping others cope with life, has been his true mission for the last dozen years.
Aric enjoys writing, he is the author of three books, is an avid blogger with a very strong following, and contributes quarterly business articles to an international publication. All of his speeches, appearances, workshop materials, blogs, and other content are each personally written by him, every time.