In 1997 Eric Seidel took his more than 25 years in the newsroom to the corporate boardroom. In that time he’s worked with hundreds of executives in a number of the Fortune 500 companies, including chevron, Southern Co. (and its operating companies: Southern Nuclear, Southern Power, GA Power, Alabama Power, Mississippi Power, Gulf Power), SCANA Nuclear, Exelon, NRG Energy, Lockheed Martin Aeronautics and Lockheed Martin Systems Integration Companies, IBM, Verizon, Comcast, The Coca-Cola Co., The Kroger Co., AT&T, Merck & Co., Inc., Georgia-Pacific Co., Raytheon Co., Marriott, Mirant Corp., and UK-based BAE Systems and GKN Aerospace Services, Inc.

During his broadcast news and programming career, he hired and developed well known nationally syndicated radio hosts, Sean Hannity and Clark Howard. His news staff captured many awards, including the International Programming Award, a national Sigma Delta Chi/Society of Professional Journalists Award and several Radio-TV News Director Association Edward R. Murrow Awards.

A graduate of the renowned University of Missouri School of Journalism, Seidel has worked in several major media markets, including Atlanta, Washington, DC, and Philadelphia. He also has served as the U.S. Supreme Court Correspondent for CNN.