About Us

The Executive Team

Stephen Swanick

CEO

Stephen attended UNC-Chapel Hill where he obtained his B.S. in Business Administration.  He received his Masters in Accountancy from UNC Charlotte. He is the founder of 1095EZ Online, and CEO of ERC Today.  Stephen also serves as Chairman of the Huntersville Town Planning Board.  He is a guru in process engineering and efficiency.

Andrea Swanick

CFO

Andrea received her B.S. in Business and MBA with an emphasis in Accounting from Winthrop University. She serves as the company’s Chief Financial Officer. She is also Chair of the Stewardship Committee at First Baptist Church of Huntersville, Treasurer for the Huntersville Chamber, and Treasurer-Elect for her daughter’s school’s PTA.

John Gentille

CRO

John is a visionary connector and graduated from Chowan University.  As Chief Revenue Officer, John oversees the company’s sales, partnerships, and strategies surrounding business development.  John spent most of his career at ADP.  Aside from traveling the world with ADP, he generated millions in revenue and also developed  several strategic partnerships.  

Erik Hopkins

Senior Project Manager

Erik is the Senior Project Manager at ERC Today. He comes to us from Akron, OH where he graduated with a B.S. in Integrated Mathematics from Kent State University.  He spent 15 + years in secondary public-school instruction before leaving for the private sector.  Erik oversees training, project accuracy and working with clients to help understand the final steps of the process. He is a proud veteran (ooh-rah) and stellar Dad! 

 

Darren Lawler

Project Manager

Darren has over 26 years of experience in the financial services industry.  He received an Associate in Arts degree in Business Administration from Brevard College and played on the basketball team.  Darren finished his education and basketball career at The University of Tennessee at Martin where he earned a BS in Business Education.  Darren is originally from Indiana.  During his free time, he enjoys CrossFit, running, hiking and playing golf. 

David Hogg

Chief Technology Officer

David was awarded the key to the city by Huntersville and was interviewed several times by local news stations because of his years of volunteerism and community outreach.  David is currently working on his B.S. in Computer Science with a Cybersecurity specialization at UNC-Charlotte.  His solution-oriented mindset paired with his creative thinking is integral to ERC Today’s success.

Chris Hager

Chief Strategy Officer

Known to the ERC Today team as the “Hungry Hungry Hippo”, Chris has an entrepreneurial spirit and strategic mindset. From business development for a global giant to owning his own company, Chris thrives at turning the vision of the company into reality. An alumni of Appalachian State University, baseball fan and fitness enthusiast, Chris loves investing in others to develop long-term relationships that bring people and opportunities together.

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