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The Child Creativity Lab Welcomes David Erickson to its CCL Advisory Board Council

The Child Creativity Lab is extremely excited to announce that David Erickson has joined the CCL Advisory Board Council. David brings a passion for the arts and a wealth of experience from the corporate sector as the VP of Investor Relations at Edwards Lifesciences, a S&P 500 company based in Irvine and global leader in the science and design of heart valves.

Vice President, Investor Relations
Edwards Lifesciences Corporation

David Erickson joined NYSE-listed Edwards Lifesciences, an international medical device company, in 2000. Erickson was formerly Director, Investor Relations for NASDAQ-listed PacifiCare Health Systems, a $10 billion managed care company. Prior to his investor relations role at PacifiCare, Erickson was responsible for budgeting, financial analysis and Securities and Exchange Commission reporting.

Erickson is an active member of the National Investor Relations Institute (NIRI) and NIRI’s Senior Roundtable. He is a former member of NIRI’s National Board of Directors and served on NIRI’s Senior Roundtable Steering Committee and Ethics Council. Erickson is also a former president of NIRI's Orange County, California Chapter, where he remains an active board member.

In conjunction with NIRI and the University of California, Irvine, he helped establish the west coast’s first certificate program in investor relations, which later was adapted to an online distance-learning format. Until 2012, Erickson was the instructor for the “Introduction to Investor Relations” course in the program, and served on the program’s advisory committee.

Erickson has been recognized by IR Magazine as one of the top investor relations officers among small and mid-cap companies, and by Institutional Investor magazine as one of the best investor relations officers among medical device companies.

Erickson is a graduate of California State University, Long Beach (CSULB), where he received a bachelor of science degree in business administration, with a double major in Finance and Marketing, and a master’s degree in business administration with an emphasis in Finance. He currently serves on the CSULB Finance Department Advisory Board.