Eric is CEO of Capital Plus Financial which through its holding company, Crossroads Systems, is the first publicly traded nonbank Community Development Financial Institution (CDFI), providing affordable housing and mortgage financing to Hispanic communities. He has 20 years of expertise in banking and specialty finance focusing on small business, consumer and CRE lending. He is a member of the Latino Corporate Directors Association whose mission is to develop, support and increase the number of US Latinos on public corporate boards. He has a B.A. from SMU and is a graduate of The Center for Houston’s Future Leadership Program and Stanford Latino Entrepreneur Scaling Program.