Eric Schwartz is the Senior VP, Law & Administration of OPI Products Inc. Prior to joining OPI, Schwartz held senior executive and board of director positions with several large Fortune 500 companies in the areas of finance, administration, and law. He holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Maryland and a law degree from Georgetown University, and has practiced law with a large Wall Street firm.
In addition to his activities at OPI, Schwartz is the President and a member of the Board of Directors of the Professional Beauty Federation, a non-profit corporation made up of professional beauty organizations dedicated to promoting and protecting the Professional Beauty Industry.
Schwartz is Co-Chairman of the Safety and Standards Committee of the Nail Manufacturers Council of the Professional Beauty Association, a trade association of the largest manufacturers of professional nail care products.
He is also an active participant in the Personal Care Products Council, the oldest and largest trade association representing the cosmetics industry.
On behalf of the cosmetics and nail industry, Schwartz has been active on a broad range of federal and state regulatory and legislative matters. He has been a proponent of elevating the standards of the profession and the industry, and has been in the forefront of efforts to address diversion of professional products.