Erik was born in Grand Junction, Colorado and grew up in Southern Utah. As a youth he had the opportunity to live in Chile for two years where he learned to speak fluent Spanish. Erik has served in The United States Military since 1999; initially as an artillery officer in the Army National Guard and as of most recently a Dental Officer in the Army. From 2005 to 2006 Erik defended our freedom and served combat tour in Iraq. Erik, his wife Savannah and their three children moved to the Valley in July of 2020, traveling cross-country from Virginia. When Erik’s away from the office he enjoys mountain biking, loves water-sports and spending times exploring the outdoors.