Over 35 years ago our founders recognized a need for experts to assist businesses and individuals, whether in legal situations or for overall business advice. That led to the initial founding of ERI in 1972, before the Internet.

Expertise 1In the first years of our company history, our founders were secure in their commitment to provide expertise in multiple fields and began to build a database of experts and client firms.

This mission would go on to grow exponentially, and only a few years later, ERI incorporated in 1979 at our office in Peoria, Illinois. At that time, we continued to hone our skills in expert referral so we could respond quickly and efficiently to clients’ needs. Our goal was to become the go-to expert for firms seeking assistance in a multitude of areas.


As we continued to develop our database of experts, it was clear that focusing on our clients’ needs was the top priority. We opted never to charge clients unless they used our experts, and we built our fees into our experts’ rates. The rest is, as they say, expert history. We count on our relationships with clients and they value our reliability and confidentiality.Expertise 2

Today, we work with corporations, law firms, government employers, insurance companies, and more. Our fields of expertise are nearly endless, and our consulting services can help you determine the kind of assistance you need. While our main office is located in Illinois, countless firms across the nation, both in and out of major urban areas, use our services.



We serve the following cities:

  • Atlanta
  • Boston
  • Chicago
  • Cincinnati
  • Dallas
  • Denver
  • Detroit
  • Honolulu
  • Houston
  • Los Angeles
  • Miami
  • Minneapolis
  • New Orleans
  • New York
  • Peoria
  • Philadelphia
  • San Diego
  • San Francisco
  • Seattle
  • St. Louis
  • Washington, DC
  • …and all points in between


Do you need help from the Experts on Experts? Contact us to make a safe and secure inquiry today. Or, if you are an expert in your field looking to put your knowledge to use, find out about becoming an ERI expert.