Meet Eric James

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How long have you worked at Premium?

17 months.

What is your favorite hobby?

High Stakes Badminton. 

Who is your biggest inspiration?

Lee Iacocca and Chuck Yeager.

If you were to create a slogan for your life, what would it be?

Probably the slogan I use everyday, Win the Day.

If you were on the front page of the newspaper, what would be the headline?

He'll be missed.

Describe your ideal weekend.

Sauntering around pretty much any European Capitol.

Tell us about your most funny parking experience.

A celebrity thought I had their valet ticket, and for a moment, patted me down looking for it. All the while a girl trying to valet, thought this celebrity was a valet working for me. 

If you could trade places with anyone for a day, who would it be?

Elon Musk

If you could visit any place in the world, where would you go?

I've been a lot of places, but a place I haven't been is Cambodia. Something mysterious about that country that I'd like to discover.

What is your favorite thing about New Orleans?

How connected folks are to the city. I felt it immediately. Everyone is willing to share a smile. 

What do you love about working at Premium?

The morning hugs from Jim Huger and Ben Montgomery, but seriously, just how tight knit and community oriented Premium Hospitality has become. Plus, as we grow and spread our culture we get to create opportunities for our amazing managers and associates. 

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