Eric Handelsman

Eric Handelsman
The Spruce / Jordan Provost
Title: General Manager & Vice President
Location: New York, NY
Education: University of Pennyslvania


Eric is the General Manager and Vice President of The Spruce Eats, where he oversees the brand from content and marketing strategy to product and technical development. He has spent his career working at media companies across a variety of roles from FP&A to operations management.


  • 15+ years of digital media experience

  • Experienced at relaunching and re-platforming media websites

  • Developed numerous go-to market strategies for brands such as Epicurious and



About The Spruce

The Spruce, a Dotdash brand, is a new kind of home website offering practical, real-life tips and inspiration to help you create your best home. The Spruce family of brands, including The Spruce, The Spruce Eats, The Spruce Pets, and The Spruce Crafts collectively reach 30 million people each month.

Dotdash is among the largest and fastest growing publishers online, and has won over 50 awards in the last year alone, including Digiday's 2020 Publisher of the Year. Dotdash brands include Verywell, Investopedia, The Balance, The Spruce, Simply Recipes, Serious Eats, Byrdie, Brides, MyDomaine, Lifewire, TripSavvy,, and TreeHugger.

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