Ed joined FBinsure in 2014 as the Director of Specialty Insurance with a focus on Cyber Liability. Ed has been in the insurance industry since 1973 starting with a focus in life and health with the old Aetna Life & Casualty and later with Paul Revere Companies in 1974, taking on a General Manager role with the Vermont and upstate New York territories. In 1980 he moved into the property and casualty side of the business. In 1981 he joined Scarborough & Company specializing in insuring banks for their operational coverages moving his way into a National Sales Manager/Vice President of Sales & Marketing position in 1985 based in Chicago commuting from Providence to Chicago and London weekly. In 1989 Ed purchased his own first bank wholesale property and casualty insurance brokerage; Associated Intermediaries Insurance Agency based in Quincy MA which he grew and then sold in 2000.
Ed has also invested time as a mono-line crime underwriter, for Great American Insurance Company. In 2004 he joined NIF Services as President of their mid-Atlantic based outside of Philadelphia. In 2006 Ed started his second wholesale insurance brokerage firm, SecureRisk Intermediaries Insurance specializing in cyberliability. Subsequent to that Ed became SVP of Sales & Marketing for S.H. Smith & Company in Hartford, CT. In 2012 he joined U.S. Risk Brokers as a Senior Broker based in Framingham, MA.
Ed lives in Franklin, MA with his wife of 31 years Karen who is a retired high school guidance counselor and school psychologist. Ed and Karen have a son Jason and also a daughter named Bethany and 5 grandchildren. They enjoy traveling, visiting their children and grandchildren and spending time with friends. They also enjoy exploring new restaurants. Ed’s passion is Baseball. He has played on a local, national and international level for the past 22 years culminating in 9 national baseball championships. He holds a Silver Medal for baseball that he received in the 1998 Nike World Masters Games for the over-30 World Summer Olympics held every 4 years in different venues worldwide.