Eric Waters
Chief Financial Officer

Eric oversees all financial operations of the Island Institute and also leads the organization’s day-to-day operations.. He also oversees the Island and Coastal Innovation Fund.

Eric has provided senior leadership for the past 15 years as the chief operating officer at Pen Bay Medical Center and as a vice president at Mount Sinai Medical Center in New York.  He started his career in the management services industry, where he led new business ventures in the K-12 education market and provided operational and financial analysis in healthcare.

Eric’s community service includes being a board member and past president of the Camden-Rockport-Lincolnville Chamber of Commerce, treasurer of Five Towns Communities That Care, a member of the St. George Education Committee, and a leadership team member for The Mid-coast Economic Development District.   

He has a B.S. in Management from Binghamton University and an M.B.A. in Finance from Rutgers University. 

Eric, his wife Clair, and their two children live in Spruce Head.

Mobile: (207) 596-4122

Work: (207) 594-9209 ext. 124