Ian works in impact investing and entrepreneurship in Latin America. While at the University of Michigan, he studied entrepreneurship, finance, and climate change adaptation. He conducted research for Great Lakes Integrated Sciences Assessment on how organizations in the Great Lakes use climate data. He also researched sustainable ranching practices in the Brazilian Amazon. He was also a member of the Social Venture Fund at Ross. Before joining Erb, he served as a Peace Corps Volunteer in Ecuador. He also did his undergrad at Michigan, where he has a BBA from Ross and a BA in Judaic Studies from the College of Literature, Science and Arts. He is from Detroit and is deeply passionate about his hometown. In his spare time, he enjoys running, traveling, languages, sports, and produce.