Chief Financial Officer
Eric Schweikert is the chief financial officer of Share Our Strength®, a national nonprofit that is ending childhood hunger in America.
Schweikert oversees the finance, accounting, information technology and human resources functions.
team work with Share Our Strength
's program staff to ensure that the organization's resources are put to their best use in our fight against childhood hunger and that we are careful stewards of the donations entrusted to us.
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Schweikert joined Share Our Strength in 2008 and is a member of the organization's executive team, along with Founder and Executive Director Bill Shore, Associate Director Debbie Shore, Managing Director Patricia Nicklin, Chief Strategy Officer Josh Wachs, Chief Development Officer Chuck Scofield and Director of Communications David Slater.
Prior to joining Share Our Strength, Schweikert was CFO of the Global Financial Services segment at Capital One, home to Capital One's faster-growing businesses and $29 billion in assets.
other roles at Capital One
included running Capital One France during its start-up phase.
Schweikert joined Capital One in 1996 from Mercer Management Consulting where he had 10 years' experience in strategy consulting focusing on telecommunications companies.
Schweikert holds a BA in Economics from Yale University and an MBA in Finance from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.
He serves on the boards of the Heart of America Foundation, an organization that teaches volunteerism while promoting literacy to children, and the Yale Alumni Chorus foundation, which promotes harmony through music in the U.S. and abroad.
is married with two children.