Ed worked in investment banking for 39 years raising money for State and local projects. He specialized in utility financing and worked for a number of city, county and irrigation district issuers on a variety of clean water, wastewater, water storage and water conveyance projects. He retired as a Managing Director from Bank of America. He has been a Russian River watershed landowner since 1989 and moved up permanently in 2010. He is now focusing on making wine and olive oil. A former triathlete and marathoner, Ed now stays active biking and rowing.