Eric Vrba, PhD, is the senior business development associate for the U.S. Division, with 20 years of experience in social science research and 7 years of experience in nonprofit business development. He contributes to business development strategies and success across the division, analyzing funding streams, identifying opportunities, and supporting bid teams in shaping proposals for a wide array of funders.

Vrba is expert in facilitating the strategic use of collaboration tools as well as knowledge management and enterprise systems to support business development and in managing and synthesizing data for reporting.

Before joining EDC, Vrba started his career in archaeology, obtaining a Master’s Degree in Classics from the University of Arizona and a PhD in Archaeological Studies from Boston University.