A Brooklyn native, Ed joined Brooklyn Arts Council in 2017. Ed’s prior experience includes more than 10 years in financial and administrative management roles, overseeing revenue, expense, capital and grants management operations for various NYC government and nonprofit agencies. Ed is an Assistant with Traditional Okinawan Karate of Brooklyn, and a Shodan. Ed has a Master’s Degree in International Affairs from The New School, and an Executive Certificate in Nonprofit Finance from Baruch College. He resides in East Williamsburg with his spouse and two sons.