Erik Stiller was most recently a Writer-Producer for the CBS global hit, Criminal Minds, winner of a dozen awards, including the People’s Choice Award for ‘Favorite TV Crime Drama’ in 2017. Erik was born and raised in a working class neighborhood on the Northwest Side of Chicago. After traveling the world to play baseball, he attended Beloit College (WI) to continue his baseball career. And after graduating from Beloit College (WI) with a B.A. in Studio Art, Erik went to the prestigious School of the Art Institute of Chicago — the educational arm of the world renowned museum — where he earned a B.F.A with a focus in Drawing. After spending time as a graphic designer and working at his family’s small manufacturing business, Erik moved west to attend Loyola Marymount University where he graduated with a M.F.A. in Screenwriting. A father of three young girls, Erik now lives in the Los Angeles area.