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Who Is Eric J. Watts?

Eric J. Watts was born and raised in Akron, Ohio.  He is a servant leader, inspirational speaker, poet, adjunct business professor, voiceover artist, print and on-camera model, mentor, and business owner who has also worked in the financial services industry for almost two decades. 

He is an oft called upon speaker and presenter.  Serving as featured and keynote speaker at the Ethical Leadership and Business Discussion, Northern Communities Youth Association (NYAC), Adult & Continuing Education Open House events, and more.  Most recently, Eric was the Keynote Speaker for the City of Worthington’s Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration.  Eric has earned plaudits for his infectious, unique, real-world, and down-to-earth style that helps his messages resonate with his audience.

Eric is an active mentor who enjoys investing into the lives of men around the nation.  He teaches business leadership, business management, and conflict and negotiation courses at the undergraduate and graduate level as an adjunct professor at Ohio Dominican University.  He also serves the university as a leader on the Alumni Council-Student Retention Committee.

In his spare time, Eric enjoys singing, writing poetry, spending quality time with his friends and family, studying the bible, and is a voracious reader and researcher of all things leadership and business.   

In his voiceover business, Eric has voiced projects for companies such as Sony, Buick, Chevy, Reasoning Mind, OnPoint Digital, TiER1 Performance Solutions, National Elevator Industry Educational Program (NEIEP), and FOX TV.

Eric earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Agribusiness and Applied Economics from The Ohio State University, and his Master of Science in Management from Ohio Dominican University. 

Eric resides in Columbus, Ohio with his trusted Boxer named Bruizer.

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