Ed serves as a Consulting Associate at CSW, and his responsibilities include research and development, project design and implementation, and program evaluation. His work often centers on developing leading-edge ideas for reinventing public adult learning systems that show promise for advancing the educational attainment and skills of vulnerable populations. He is a hands-on project manager with years of experience supporting state and local entities to improve their economic development programs. Ed is a thought leader and author of numerous publications on the need for workforce system reform.
Ed has masters’ degrees in psychology and human resource management from Temple University the University of Utah, respectively, and a bachelor’s in psychology from Alfred University. He attended the Center for Creative Leadership and the Federal Executive Institute, and taught at the college level. He retired from the U.S. Department of Labor in 2002, where he served as the Mid-Atlantic States Regional Administrator for the Employment and Training Administration.