Eric Seling serves as the Vice President for Finance and Operations for the Greater New Orleans Foundation. Prior to this role, Seling served as Chief Operating Officer of the Orleans Parish School Board (OPSB).
During his tenure with the OPSB, Seling was responsible for financial oversight, facilities, information technology, procurement and child nutrition for the district. Seling served as COO during a period of unification as he helped structure the district for a successful transition to take oversight responsibilities of public schools from the Recovery School District and bring that responsibility back to local control at OPSB.
Previously, Seling served as Chief of Staff to the Chief Administrative Officer at the City of New Orleans where he worked to improve operational efficiencies, support critical transformative projects through various City departments, and provided budget support for the City’s $600M annual budget.
Prior to joining to the City of New Orleans, Eric was founding Chief Operating Officer of ReNEW Schools and also co-founder of a national education technology company to which he still is actively involved with today.
A former teacher, Eric earned his MBA from Tulane University’s Freeman School of Business and his B.A. from The College of Wooster.