Biography: William R. Erickson
Viking Capital LLC
Bill is a successful business executive and entrepreneur, spending the early part of his career (1976-1994) in executive sales, marketing and management with two Fortune 500 companies located in Southern California (Owens/Corning Fiberglas and Raychem Corporation).
In 1994, Bill became an equity/managing partner in the acquisition of Deanco Inc., a top 20 U.S. electronics distribution and contract manufacturing company.
The partners eventually sold and merged the company with the largest company in that market sector creating a significant return for shareholders and investors.
In 2001 Bill
relocated with his
family back to California land co-founded Craig Capital Corporation
, which became a successful boutique real estate investment banking firm specializing in financing real estate development, debt and equity placement and structuring joint ventures.
Since 2001, Bill
has successfully financed over $650 Million in residential, master planned, commercial and mixed use development projects.
In 2005, Bill founded Viking Capital LLC to expand his business in real estate investment services, debt and equity placement and real estate development.
Many of the same clients that Bill
began working with in Craig Capital
have followed Bill
in the creation of Viking Capital LLC
Bill graduated from Bowling Green University with a B.S. in Journalism, Public Relations and Marketing.
is married with three children.
He is an active member of the Southern California Building Industry Association, Boy Scouts of America and serves on the Advisory Boards of Biola University's Torrey Honors Institute and Eagle Ridge Camps LLC.