Ed graduated from Old Dominion University with a Bachelor of Business Administration degree. Upon graduation, he started in the financial services industry. In 2003, he joined the firm seeking an opportunity for independence and a chance to expand his practice to work with business clients. Ed enjoys working as a financial advisor because it allows him to help people in an area that many either ignore or stress over.
Ed holds the Chartered Life Underwriter designation. He is a past president of the Society of Financial Service Professionals (SFSP) and is currently a member of the West Richmond Businessmen's Association
Ed is a native of Henrico County and continues to reside in the West End area of Richmond. He and his wife, Nancy, have two sons, Luke and Adam. Nancy works for Purple Communications as a sign language interpreter, Luke graduated from the University of Virginia and is now a doctor working in New Orleans, and Adam graduated from Roanoke College and is pursuing a career as a college soccer coach. In his spare time, Ed enjoys all sports, particularly golf and tennis, and he likes to spend time traveling and reading.