The Eric Ryan Corporation was founded in 1990 with the knowledge that businesses, both large and small, were overpaying on their utility and telecommunications billings. The intent of the newly found corporation was recovering overspent dollars on utility and telecommunications billings and providing the service on a contingency or shared savings basis. The startup was fueled as a result of the founder and CEO’s experience with past employers and with managing fortune 500 firms utility and telecommunications spend. As the business grew, ERC evolved into a full service utility and telecommunications consulting firm and is one of the largest providers of said services in the country. ERC has established itself as a leader in both industries and has become one of the most respected and sought after consulting firms in the country.