Prior to becoming the CEO of Sierra Nevada Journeys, Eaton led operations and then a business unit for a healthcare IT software startup incubated by McKesson Corporation (Fortune 15) which grew from 12 to >300 employees over 5 years. Prior to McKesson, Eaton started two businesses in Kabul, Afghanistan, providing outsourced recruiting for companies (like Coca Cola Bottling and Serena Hotels) and government agencies (like the UN and US Military) to implement successful Afghan hiring programs.
Eaton is a USMC veteran, and served as an Infantry Platoon Commander in Iraq in ’03. He earned an MBA at London Business School, BS in Biology from Stanford University, and was a researcher at the Brookings Institute. Eaton serves on the Board of the Marines’ Memorial Club and Hotel in San Francisco. Eaton lives in Reno, NV with his wife Kate, children Pete and Alice, and is an avid fly fisherman and cross country skier.