Ed has a Bachelor of Science degree from Cal Poly State University, San Luis Obispo, CA where he also returned to coach NCAA Gymnastics while earning his MBA. With a strong sales background beginning in sales management, Ed advanced through the ranks and eventually designed and led business development teams serving large national retailers such as Petco and PetsMart. Conducting over 80 seminars and speaking engagements a year, Ed has the attention of the market on the subjects of training and coaching. Joining Employers Edge as President and co-owner in 2008, Ed has developed multiple training and coaching certification programs, internal coaching structures, and coaching curriculum all focused on empowering people within organizations to endorse strategic performance. Currently leading a CEO Advisory Board in Denver, CO, Ed mentors business owners who need to improve performance in sales, management, operations, and team dynamics.
What makes Ed a highly effective and sought-after coach, trainer, and speaker is that, at heart, he is a teacher and innovator who engages others in possibility thinking and challenges others to have courage and take action.