Eric Daugherty serves on the Phoenixville Area School Board and has since 2016. He retired from a career in finance, operations, and strategy, having served in officer positions at the Vanguard Group, Pennsylvania PSCA, and Philadelphia Freedom Valley YMCA. Eric has served on the Boards of Directors of the Philadelphia Tri-State Chapter of the Financial Planning Association, kasina Youth Foundation, Pledging Tree Foundation, Barnstone Art for Kids, Chester County School Authority, and Chester County Intermediate Unit.
Eric grew up in Bucks County. He is a graduate of Lehigh University and the Wharton School of University of Pennsylvania. He is an avid triathlete and marathon runner, including running the Boston Marathon every year since 2000. Although he did not grow up swimming, his wife was a swimmer, and his son swam at Phoenixville High School and Lehigh University. As a passionate advocate for children's education and health, Eric taught Junior Achievement in schools for many years and currently volunteers at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia.