Mr. Garratt graduated from Coleman College in 1983 with a degree in computer science. He first worked as a programmer and systems analysis at Reynolds and Reynolds from 1984 to 2001. His tasks included System 36 and AS/400 discovery and programming. He came to Soft-Pak in 2001, became a manager in 2009 and eventually Vice President of Development in 2011. An avid runner and accomplished umpire for local high school baseball, he enjoys outdoor actives with his wife and two children. Eddie has been known to leave his work stress behind when he takes off each spring for a week of long range fishing in the Pacific Ocean.