Ed served eight years as a non-commissioned officer for the Illinois Army National in Woodstock, Illinois. He received a bachelor’s degree from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and his Master of Business Administration with honors from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business. Ed began his professional career as a personal financial advisor and has been a management consultant for over last 15 years. He is currently Principal, Financial Services Strategy for Point B, a management consulting firm, where he focuses on helping clients spanning from mid-size to Fortune 50 transform their business in order to realize their strategies. He and his wife, Angela, enjoy traveling, are avid fans of live music and intermittent hobbyists at updating their 115 year-old home.