Eric Schneider joined Howard Brown in 2021 as Chief of Staff to the President & CEO. Prior to joining Howard Brown Health, Eric was Senior Vice President of Strategy and Communications at IFT, a global scientific institute and foundation focused on a safe, nutritious and sustainable food supply for everyone. Prior to IFT, Eric’s career focused on strategic planning, global growth, marketing and communications in high-tech and clean-tech sectors. While based in Hong Kong, Eric served as Managing Director for Bluetooth Technology in Asia. He later led global communications, strategic global initiatives and partnerships for renewable energy leader, Acciona, while based in Madrid, Spain. As a consultant, Eric helped several early-stage renewable energy and tech start-ups with organizational development, global growth planning, IPO preparation, market entry, and strategic planning.
Eric lives in Chicago’s South Side with his husband and son and serves on the Board of Trustees at the Ancona School.