Eri received her B.A. in Psychology focusing on Sexuality from Michigan State University, followed by an M.B.A. in International Business from the world’s #1 international business school. She later became a certified Integral Coach through New Ventures West.
Prior to her focus on relationship coaching she worked as a Human Resources leader at Cisco and later at Amazon focusing on Leadership Development. While at Amazon she managed their Work-From-Home national recruiting and served as an HR Business Partner for Amazon Operations, Customer Service, and Kindle.
Eri has been featured in The Huffington Post and is the best-selling author of Relationship Agreements: A Simple and Effective Guide for Strengthening Communication, Reducing Conflict, and Increasing Intimacy to Design Your Ideal Relationship. She has provided coaching for organizations around the globe including the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and Net Impact.
A true citizen of the world, Eri has embraced the life of a digital nomad for most of her life. She has traveled to over 50 countries over 6 continents. As of May 2017, she and her husband, Jaymin, along with their two young children, are a full-time traveling family who use technology to stay in touch with friends, family, and clients.
They share their story of how they "live a life of AND" where they get to be full-time parents AND be successful in purpose-driven work AND actively invest in their romance AND explore in their individual hobbies AND travel the globe.
When Eri is not coaching, writing, and speaking she can be found celebrating life as a wife and mother. Her own personal love story is featured in Chicken Soup for the Soul: The Miracle of Love.
She and her husband were featured as Ignite speakers, sharing the epic story of how they delivered their second child on their own (unplanned!) in their home.