CEO at Bright Peak Financial and Senior Vice President, Strategic Development at Thrivent
Land Elements Principal and Kilbourne Group General Manager
West Fargo STEM Center Principal
Founding Executive Director of the Art Prize
Eric is originally from Glenwood Springs, Colorado and has worked in many award-winning restaurants of the area. As an apprentice, Eric traveled throughout the United States as a member of a culinary competition team and later as a coach. Eric’s work experience also includes restaurants in Arizona and Hawaii.
Marjorie Schlossman is a painter, musician and mother of seven children. Born in California and raised in Fargo, N.D., Marjorie graduated from Northwestern University, Evanston, Ill., with a degree in literature. She married and moved to La Jolla and then to the Palo Alto area, where she studied art with Richard Bowman, an instructor at the Chicago Art Institute and Stanford University; and Kenneth Washburn, a retired Columbia University professor. While in California, her work was exhibited at the Stanford University Faculty Club and at Stanford’s Hoover House (the president’s residence). She won Best of Show at the Palo Alto Art Club Annual Exhibition in 1979. During this time she also played violin with many ensembles in the San Francisco Bay area. Today she is a performing member of the Fargo-Moorhead Symphony and plays regularly in a violin-piano duet.