Engagement Manager, Tillman Leadership Institute
Erik Doss-Carter is a Chicago native born and raised in the Roseland neighborhood on the city’s southside. Erik is an accomplished Army Veteran with 13 years of service on Active duty. He began his career as a Combat Medic serving in Afghanistan with the 2nd Stryker Cavalry Regiment (2SCR) as an Infantry platoon medic. He then moved on to serve as an Operations and Training Manager at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center. Following his time at Walter Reed he was selected to become an Army Healthcare Recruiter and serve for the Chicago Army Healthcare Recruiting Company. During this time, he served in several different capacities including Recruiter, Station Commander, and Recruiting Consultant. Even though he thoroughly enjoyed his time in service, Erik decided it was time to focus on family and drop anchor in Chicago. He is a husband and father of two daughters aged 9 and 2 respectively.
Having noted Pat Tillman as one of his inspirations for military service Erik is extremely excited at the opportunity to continue to serve under Pat’s banner, values, and mission. Erik is a true team player who believes his broad base of experience gives him a unique perspective which will allow him to be an asset to the foundation.