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Eric Bean, PR & Outreach Division Head

Eric Bean is the Director of High Performance for HigherEchelon, Inc. As a high performance and leadership consultant, he has worked with Army Special Forces, Navy SEALs, surgeons, business professionals, and athletes. After receiving his PhD, he worked with various soldier populations at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, including Special Forces, intact infantry squads, and Wounded Warriors.

In addition to providing Leadership Development and Performance Enhancement training to traditional soldier populations, Eric created a comprehensive program for surgical and non-surgical residents at Madigan Army Medical Center. There he worked with leadership to enhance their ability to develop and lead residents and was hands-on with the residents to help them maximize learning and ability to handle their unique psychological challenges.

Following his work with the Army, Eric was recruited to work with the Navy SEALs at the Naval Special Warfare Center (NSWC) in Coronado, California. He provided mental skills training to Navy SEALs and candidates, as well as leadership development for the cadre. Eric worked with UC San Diego Health to develop a comprehensive leadership development program for leaders of all levels including middle management and senior leaders.

Dr. Bean is a Certified Mental Performance Consultant® who works with individuals and teams to strengthen their ability to lead others, maximize team functioning, perform at an elite level under high-pressure conditions, and maintain consistency despite changing circumstances. Eric is a published, peer-reviewed author who lives in San Diego with his wife, two young sons, and two dogs.