Eric, a Vice President Technical Services, based in Overland Park, has been a member since 2015.


9/01 – Current

Vice President Technical Services – Evolv Solutions, LLC

9/01 – Current

MBEConnect is the brainchild of Eric Harland, who has a background in directing, developing and implementing business solutions for a variety of clients. MBEConnect is a division of Evolv Solutions, LLC, a document management and equipment leasing firm launched by Ron Harland Sr., and Ron Harland Jr., Eric’s father and brother, respectively. Under Eric’s guidance, MBEConnect has evolved into much more than a social network and includes leading technology features unprecedented in the field.

9/01 – 11/09

Vice President – Evolv Solutions, LLC

9/01 – 11/09

• Managed the start-up of an Information Technology and Document Management Solutions company. • Manage the implementation of technology infrastructure in support of significant application development efforts. • Develop project plans, assemble project teams, lead project meetings, and identify issues and plans for resolution. • Designed a strategic Information Technology plan for business infusion of city, corporate and non-profit organizations to work with MWBE’s in the greater Kansas City Area. MWBE2004 project was supported by the Minority Supplier Council and as a pilot project for Kansas City. • Strategically helped grow company with 1500% growth and over $10 million in revenue by end of 2nd fiscal year. • Negotiated 4 Tier I contracts with Fortune 50 Company’s with values exceeding $2 million each. • Developed and designed various Prime Vendor Contracts and Partnership with Fortune 500 Companies.

7/00 – 11/01


7/00 – 11/01

• Project manager on the NMS Department evaluation and NMS systems redesign. • Work with application project team members to gather requirements for activities and tasks and update project plan. • Responsible for designing and assisting in the launch of NMS initiatives, aligning them to corporate strategies, and providing leadership to the implementation of FCC regulatory rules. • Gather and analyze data on business requirements and document and communicate these to Systems Development staff. • Partner with Systems Development personnel to ensure adequate preparation to move development applications into production. • Created corporate wide use-cases for 15 applications and development teams.

3/97 – 5/00


3/97 – 5/00

• Solved business problems through implementation of ERP solutions. • Focusing on Financial Solutions, by providing software designs in systems performance, analysis and software services to support business improvement processes, management reporting, and daily business operations for the client. • Certified as an IFS trainer and software engineer process program, responsibilities included classroom training and onsite client demos of software applications. • Project Functions include: Design, diagram, program (Oracle), end-user training, and installation. PROJECT LEAD: FUNAI CORPORATION (JAPAN) LEAD FINANCIAL PROCESS ANALYST & PRESALES/TRAINER BORKHOLDER APPLICATIONS PROCESS & SYSTEMS TRAINER GEHL INDUSTRIES FINANCIAL PROJECT MANAGER & SYSTEMS ANALYST

9/95 – 3/97


9/95 – 3/97


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Class of '04

Baker University

MBA/General Business & New Venture Development
Class of '93

Kansas State University

BS/Finance & Investments


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