Erik Williams is the Director of Community Development for the Vail Valley Partnership. He works daily to bring community members and businesses together through the CareerWise, NEXT programs, Power Groups and other community initiatives.
Erik is also involved in visioning and implementation of larger community needs including workforce housing solutions. He works with local schools and businesses in career based initiatives including CareerWise, CareerX and job shadowing programs. Erik has a passion for this place and the people lucky enough to spend time here. He loves that his job puts him in a position to serve others.
With a diverse television background and 17+ years in the valley, Erik is often used as a host/emcee for local events and can frequently be found on a local stage hamming it up for the audience.
Erik is married with three incredible children and a big goofy sled dog. When he’s not at work he can often be found “searching for adventure” with his family in this beautiful place.
Erik’s Community Involvement:
Man of the Cliff co-founder, host and organizer (2009-present)
Eagle County School District spelling bee pronouncer and host (2006-present)
Eagle Valley Library District Books in Bloom host (2012-present)
United Way of Eagle River Valley (2012 – present)
EagleVail Property Owners Association board of governors (2012-2013)
Beaver Creek Religious Foundation board member (2002-2008)
Vail Valley Medical Center volunteer chaplain (2000-2012)
Emcee/host for several Vail Valley.