IUP SBDC Staff

headshot of Dr. Eric SwiftEric Swift is currently a management consultant for Indiana County. His experience, education, and passion intersect in the fields of entrepreneurship and education. Most recently, he was the director of graduate business programs, where he quadrupled the program in five years. In addition, he taught over 30 business classes at six Pittsburgh universities as an adjunct. With Project GATE (Growing America Through Entrepreneurship), Eric trained and consulted with 300 clients to transition from unemployment to self-employment. His previous entrepreneurial pursuits include co-founding a home inspection business.

Eric has an MBA and EdD from Duquesne University. His dissertation was on the emotional intelligence of entrepreneurs. He also has certificates in leadership and entrepreneurship from Harvard Business School Online.