Eric Darrisaw is a Consultant with Omniresearch group, a Fiduciary Education specialist and provider of research services to money managers, public funds, union plan sponsors, foundations and endowments.
He began his career working on South African Divestment issues with Cartwright Proxy research a corporate governance and shareholder advisory firm whose clients included New York City Comptroller office , New York State Common Fund, State of Connecticut Pension fund, Wisconsin Investment Board, TIAA CREF , General Motors and Lazard Feres Asset Management.
Eric served as Senior Advisor to the President and National Board of A Philip Randolph Institute the nation's oldest Black labor Civil rights organization and cofounded APREF Capital Stewardship and fiduciary education program. The Institute in partnership with AFL-CIO Center for Working Capital prepared minority and women union officials to serve as pension fund trustees for engagement of taft Hartley plans on union friendly investor policies, active ownership, corporate governance, asset allocation, performance metrics and worker collateral benefits.
He advised the 100 + Billion Interfaith Center for Corporate Responsibility Equality program on board diversity, EEO-1 Disclosure and Glass Ceiling shareholder engagement campaigns, including Merck Pharmaceuticals, Home Depot, Coca Cola and Chevron Texaco. The Texaco campaign resulted in the largest discrimination settlement in US corporate history.