People: Avista Corp (AVA.N)
17 Aug 2018
Mr. Eric J. Anderson is an Independent Director of Avista Corp. He has been the CEO of WestRiver Group since 2002. WestRiver is a private investment company that provides integrated capital solutions for the global innovation economy. He is the Executive Chairman of Topgolf Entertainment Group, a global sports entertainment company. He received the 2014 Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award for his work at Topgolf. He is Vice-Chairman of ONEHOPE, a cause-centric consumer brand and technology company. Mr. Anderson also serves on the Board of Singularity University, a global community using exponential technologies to tackle the world’s biggest challenges. He is the founder of America’s Foundation for Chess, which serves 160,000 children in the United States with its First Move curriculum. He also serves on the Board for Play Magnus, an interactive chess application inspired by Magnus Carlsen, the reigning World Chess Champion. From 1998 to 2002, Mr. Anderson was CEO of Matthew G Norton Co., a private investment company. In addition, his experience includes being partner at the private equity firm of Frazier & Company, LP, and Vice President at Goldman, Sachs & Co. He has extensive experience with finance matters including mergers and acquisitions, securities and debt offerings, and risk analysis. He holds a master’s and bachelor’s degree in Industrial Engineering from Stanford University and a bachelor’s degree (Cum Laude) in Management Engineering from Claremont McKenna College.
|Total Annual Compensation, USD||106,047|
|Restricted Stock Award, USD||--|
|Long-Term Incentive Plans, USD||--|
|All Other, USD||71,620|
|Fiscal Year Total, USD||177,667|