About Us

Building Up Leaders founder Eric Walton believes that management competency is vital, but Leadership is the key component that drives Success and multiplies its impact across your business and your team.

Eric and Coach-Facilitator Julie Gutierrez have delivered hundreds of Leadership sessions to help participants become the go-to Leaders for their business and team.

Get to know our coaches, and contact us for more information on how we could help your team grow as Leaders.

Eric Walton – Bio

As President of Building Up Leaders LLC, Eric Walton has been coaching leaders around the world for the past 5 years from diverse industries such as: Direct Selling (multi-level marketing), High Tech, Manufacturing, Banking, and others.

Mr. Walton is a founding partner of the John Maxwell Team and a certified leadership coach, trainer and speaker. Mr. Walton has written and developed three different leadership programs: Downline Leadership, Project Leadership, and Process Leadership. He has been working alongside his wife, Tammy Walton, for the past 3 years as she has achieved the Diamond rank as a distributor of essential oils for Young Living.

Prior to founding Building Up Leaders, Eric Walton spent more than 30 years as an accomplished leader and executive in the high-tech industry. During that time he was focused on raising up leaders and was directly involved in the advancement of hundreds of managers, directors, and vice-presidents, while training and coaching many more. During his rich leadership experience he held several COO positions, at influential mid-size tech firms, as well as being an executive at Fortune 500 firms.  Eric’s leadership and management experience in multiple functional areas has  

 

afforded him a broad experience and insight into technology, finance, marketing, sales and operations, and has included management responsibility of more than 2000 people.

It is this experience that has proven invaluable in understanding leadership issues across a multitude of markets, industries and locations, managing teams to solve those problems, and raising up leaders to get it done.

Mr. Walton received a BS in Business Management from University at Albany and a MBA from the University of Arizona.