Erik Grotte
Chief Financial Officer


Erik Grotte was named Chief Financial Officer of Location Services, LLC in September 2017.  In this role, Erik provides oversight for the company’s finance operations.

With a focus on reporting and financial excellence and integrity, Erik leads a team dedicated to Location Services’ core competencies to Locate, Recover, and Transport assets in the financial services industry.


Erik has a financial leadership background spanning over 30 years in a variety of industries, including nationally recognized nonprofits/CDFI’s, real estate, retail, and manufacturing.  Erik brings experience in multi-company financial reporting, mergers and acquisitions, SEC reporting, internal auditing, and implementation and integration of finance departments and associated HR and IT responsibilities.


Prior to being named CFO of Location Services, Erik served as Chief Financial Officer at Nehemiah Companies, overseeing all financial aspects of 12 related companies whose mission was to provide loan financing and home ownership opportunities in urban areas across the country.   Prior to that, Erik spent 9 years in real estate and environmental mitigation, and 13 years in music retail, in various finance leadership roles.


Bachelor of Business Administration, Finance and Accounting

UC Berkeley


Erik enjoys travel, music, soccer, and fishing, and spending time with his wife and two children.