FORT WORTH, Texas — Eric Waller, owner of Total Roofing Systems LLC in Fort Worth, Texas, and Grand Junction Colo., has been accepted into the Forbes Business Council, a networking organization for business owners and leaders worldwide.

According to a release, Waller was vetted and selected by a review committee based on the depth and diversity of his experience. Criteria for acceptance include a track record of successfully impacting business growth metrics, as well as personal and professional achievements and honors.

“We are honored to welcome Eric Waller into the community,” said Scott Gerber, founder of Forbes Councils, the collective that includes Forbes Business Council. “Our mission with Forbes Councils is to bring together proven leaders from every industry, creating a curated, social capital-driven network that helps every member grow professionally and make an even greater impact on the business world.”

Waller has access to a variety of opportunities designed to help him reach peak professional influence. He will connect and collaborate with other local leaders in a private forum and at members-only events. Waller will also be invited to work with a professional editorial team to share his expert insights in original business articles on, and to contribute to published Q&A panels alongside other experts.

"It is my privilege to join this wonderfully rich and diverse business community," said Waller. "I look forward to learning and contributing in a manner that helps people improve their lives. I am excited about the opportunity this creates for my businesses as well. It is my hope, through continued meaningful participation, this opportunity cements Total Roofing System’s role as a leader in the roofing industry."