About Eric Donoho

About Eric Donoho

Owner - Hand Up LLC

SGT Eric Donoho (RET), is a decorated Army veteran, award winning landscape photographer, motivational speaker, and veteran advocate.

Eric was medically retired in 2009 for Traumatic Brain Injury, Migraines, and Post Traumatic Stress (PTS) due to injuries sustained from two IEDs and on EFP during his 14 month deployment. He is the recipient of the Purple Heart, 2 Army Commendation Medals, 2 Army Achievement Medals, Good Conduct Medal, National Defense Service Medal, Operation Iraqi Freedom Campaign Medal with Star, Global War on Terror Service Medal, Valorous Unit Award, and Combat Infantry Badge.

Eric is an award winning landscape photographer, whose client list has grown from friends and family to major Fortune 500 corporations. He has been honored with having his photography shown in the National Exhibit of Veteran Art, in Aspen, CO during Art Week.

As a public speaker, Eric has been honored to share the stage with some of the world’s best speakers. He has spoke in front of crowds as small as 15 to audiences in the hundreds. Eric focuses on speaking engagements in one of the following three categories, motivational, invisible disabilities, and veteran orientated.

Eric is a relentless advocate for veterans' issues, specifically veteran suicide and burn pits & toxic exposures. He is an Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America (IAVA), Storm the Hill Fellow, which is a premier leadership develop program, teaching emerging voices within the veteran community how to successfully advocate for legislation that will help millions of veterans better their lives and lives of their families.

Eric lives in Carmel, Indiana with his beautiful wife of fifteen years and two children that are his biggest blessings.

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