Eric was born and raised in the Green Bay area. After graduating from De Pere High School, he attended St. Cloud State University. Active in student affairs, he was the student body president before receiving a bachelor’s degree in criminal justice.
Eric then drove a semi-truck for Schneider National long haul. He logged more than 120k safe miles before enrolling at Marquette University Law School.
With his Juris Doctor, Eric Wimberger was commissioned in the United States Marine Corps as a Judge Advocate where he honed his legal skills. He was stationed mostly in Japan and Washington D.C., honorably discharging as a Captain. He served as Senior Defense Counsel at MCAS Iwakuni, Senior Legal Assistance Officer at MCAS Iwakuni, and Attorney Adviser for the Department of the Navy Physical Evaluation Board.