Eric Wasowicz

Eric Wasowicz

Term Expires: January 13, 2023

Board Vice Chair
Member – Executive Committee
Member - Academic Affairs, Student Affairs and Personnel Committee
Chair - Finance, Audit, Compliance, Facilities and Operations Committee
Member - Research and Innovation, Legal and Legislative Affairs Committee

Office Address

Department of Management
College of Business
Northern Illinois University
DeKalb, IL 60115

Professional Experience

  • Partner at Greenbrier Group LLC. As a partner, he is an Investor and Advisor with Channel Clarity LLC, and an Investor and Advisor with NxtTeam, Inc.
  • Advisor to Keyword First and SWC Technologies.
  • Instructor, Applied Entrepreneurship in the College of Business, Northern Illinois University (2012-2016).
  • Founder, based on business plan from the NIU Entrepreneurship Program (2008).
  • Regional Vice President, Fujitsu Consulting (2006-2007).
  • Founder and Co-CEO, Greenbrier & Russel, Inc. (1984-2006).


  • B.S., Northern Illinois University, Department of Computer Science.
  • Six-time participant in the YPO Harvard Business School program.

Leadership and Public Service

  • Member, NIU College of Business Board of Advisors.
  • Community Champion, Palatine High School's Business Incubator Program.
  • Member, Illinois Technology Association Board of Directors.
  • Member, Northern Illinois Research Foundation Board.
  • Past Chair, Windy City Chapter of the Young Presidents' Organization.
  • Board member, Young Presidents' Organization Gold Chicago chapter.

Recent Awards and Recognition

  • NIU Business Alumnus of the Year award, 2009.
  • University of Illinois at Chicago's Entrepreneurship Hall of Fame inductee, 2001.
  • Illinois High Technology Award, 2000.
  • NIU Distinguished Young Alumni award, 1999.