Eric Lind - Principal, Northwest
Organizational & Leadership Development
Organizational Culture Design &
Mergers & Acquisitions
Austin Chase Coffee
Great American RV
Sands & Costner
Restaurant Design & Sales
Eric Lind is a Harvard trained professional with 30+ years of experience in strategic planning, organizational and business development, and transition management. Eric’s career is marked with matchless results increasing revenue, customer retention, and significant increases in market share. He has a passion for leading businesses through crisis, for the development of sustainable culture, and for coaching executives to facilitate long-term success and sustainability. His goal is to facilitate the restoration of companies and their people through the implementation of sound management practices, the development of viable strategy, and the development of a culture that can respond to the ever-changing challenges that always arise, and that the response to change can be swift and effective.
Eric practiced law for 16 years, and since leaving the legal profession, Eric has served in the roles of CEO, COO, CFO and Chief Restructuring Officer for the companies he has worked with.
Throughout his career, Eric has created and facilitated industry specific training programs for sales, sales management and organizational leadership. Eric has spoken internationally on business leadership, business ethics and the application of Biblical principles to the marketplace.
Prior to joining OneAccord, Eric led multiple businesses in the development of culture, change management, talent development and restructuring and turnarounds in a number of industries, including automobile and recreational vehicle dealerships, a specialty bakery, a specialty coffee roaster, a heavy equipment sales and leasing company, several professional practices, an advertising/marketing agency, and retail sales organizations.
Eric is a graduate of the Executive Development Program at the University of Washington Foster School of Business, and programs in Finance and Accounting, and Strategic Finance at the Harvard Business School. He received his law degree from Seattle University, and received a certificate in International Law and Law of the European Economic Community from Queens College in Cambridge, England. In addition, Eric received a Master of Theology (Th.M.) from Andersonville Theological Seminary, and received his undergraduate degree from Washington State University in Political Science.
Eric lives in Gig Harbor, Washington with his wife Debbie. They have been married for 26 years, and have one daughter, Rachel, who recently graduated from Liberty University in Lynchburg, Virginia. Eric was part of a team of businessmen that went to Kazakhstan to teach business principles, served on the Business Council for his church, and currently, serves as a volunteer for the New Life Program at the Rescue Mission in Tacoma.
“Eric has consistently displayed a work ethic and integrity that is above reproach. Every decision I have seen him make has been thoroughly thought out and researched. He does not quickly jump to conclusions or pass judgment on people or situations.”
– Brad VanParys | Channel Manager | ParTech, Inc.
“Eric is a problem solver and detail oriented person who approaches challenges with good humor and common sense. He is not afraid to be honest about how to achieve the bottom line and optimize resources while being sensitive to his team and caring about others.”
– Rachel Weatherford Whitlow | COO | Brand Portico
“It is a pleasure to work with an individual like Eric Lind. His integrity, commitment and follow through with the individuals we have referred to him, only strengthen his foundation for future business.”
– Mike Medrzycki | Regional Sales Director Scientific Environments | PCI
“When you need to turn crisis management into controlled management, call Eric…His experience and straight forward approach will help your company through difficult times.”
– Rachael Costner | Creative Director / Marketing Manager | Resource Network