Erik re-joined Stones’ Phones in February 2020. His previous stints include positions at a due diligence firm and a think-tank, as well as a congressional internship. Erik completed his undergraduate studies in his beloved state of Minnesota and later received an M.A. in Statecraft and National Security Affairs from The Institute of World Politics in Washington, DC. Outside of the office, Erik likes writing, taking long walks, and trying new IPAs DC bars to see what they have to offer.