Erich Squire

Portage, IN, US

Squire had an Enrolled Actuary accreditation from the Internal Revenue Service and a Certified Employee Benefits Specialist (CEBS) credential from the International Foundation of Employee Benefit Plans before allowing both to expire when he changed careers to become a business consultant. Squire graduated from Portage (Indiana) High School in 1993. He graduated from Indiana University-Northwest in Gary, Indiana, with a bachelor's degree in mathematics and an MBA from the University of Louisville. Squire was engaged in the early stages of planning for Cuddle Clones, a firm that manufactures bespoke stuffed toys and other items in the image of a customer's pet dog or cat, while at the University of Louisville. Squire is currently the firm's Director of Operations, having helped the company grow from its humble beginnings to yearly revenues of more than $300,000. The firm has also been recognized to the Fast 500 list of "Louisville Business" magazine multiple times.