Ed joined RPEA in 2014, and is the longest serving Executive Director. His prior association management experience included the American Institute of Architects and the Conference of Mayors. He also worked in both local government and the state legislature, where he was Deputy Budget Director for the Assembly Ways and Means Committee. He is a Fellow of the State Academy for Public Administration. He is a graduate of Fordham University and has a Master’s Degree in Public Administration from the State University at Albany.