Ed started his career with the American Cancer Society shortly after graduating from the University of Wisconsin. During his 25-year career with the organization, he climbed the ranks and gained valuable nonprofit experience in different roles. His last role with the ACS was Executive V.P. for Business Development for the South Atlantic Division, responsible for overseeing all fundraising, procurement, and I.T. activities for the division. Ed left the American Cancer Society to become Chief Strategy Officer of Global Cloud, a nonprofit fundraising software company. In that role, he improved fundraising results for several large national nonprofits. Prior to joining The Headstrong Project, Ed was Senior Officer for Development and Board Engagement for the Southeast Region of the USO.