Ed is a veteran institutional sales professional with over 35 years of experience. He grew up in Indiana and graduated from Hanover College with a degree in Political Science. He attended college on a basketball scholarship and also played baseball as well. He is a member of Scottsdale Bible Church and also helps teach the Community Connections class. He is actively involved in his community. He is married to his high school Sweetheart, Carol Hackney. They have three children: Jordan, Drew and Kendall.