Ed serves as the Market President for BB&T in Austin. He is a 32-year banker, spending the first 12 years in Houston as a member of First City National Bank's Professional Training Program and Commercial Banking Track. In 1993, he relocated to Austin where he became a Senior Lender with the former Bank One, progressing to the Divisional Manager of Middle Market Banking in 1996. Ed remained through the JPMorgan Chase merger in 2004, thereafter accepting a position as Area Executive for IronStone Bank. He held this position in Austin and SW Florida until his return to Texas for this opportunity in 2010. Since his arrival, market presence has more than tripled with 8 branches with an additional one opening fall 2013.
Ed received his Finance degree from Michigan State University in 1981.