Erik Nachbahr is President and Founder of Helion. He functions as Chief Information Officer to Helion's clients and brings over 14 years of information technology systems management experience. Erik provides technology direction and vision to the Helion team and to client partners. During an internship at the Ritz-Carlton, Erik learned that outstanding service is fundamental to a positive client experience. He believes that managing and solving our clients technology challenges is best done by a passionate, competent and friendly staff. Since 1997 he has fostered long term relationships with staff, vendors and client partners. A graduate of Loyola College in Maryland, Erik knew as an undergraduate that a BA in History would not pay the bills. He took two years off to earn a culinary degree from Baltimore International Culinary College. After earning a AA in Professional Baking and Cooking he returned to Loyola to complete his BA in History. After graduation he held technical positions with an ISP, a technology training company and a large insurance underwriter. Erik lives in Baltimore with his wife Meredith and two children, Kees and Tess.