Director of Student Ministries & Worship Producer
Ed was born and raised in a Christian family in Ellicott City, Maryland. He professed his faith in Jesus and was baptized at age eleven by his father. After high school, he attended Frostburg University and the University of Maryland.
Ed worked in the corporate marketing world for ten years, co-owned a graphic design business and volunteered in youth ministry. It’s during this time that Ed developed a love for serving students and eventually began working full time in youth ministry. Over the past twenty years Ed has been on staff at four churches and owned a Christian skateboarding company with one of his former youth members where skateboarding was used as an evangelical tool to reach un-churched kids.
Ed’s leadership over the past twenty years has provided vision for the ministry of 100’s of students; designed and implemented student led programs utilizing
media, music and biblical teaching; developed strong discipleship programs; recruited and mentored teams of volunteer adult leaders, college and seminary interns; developed a public school drug/alcohol awareness assembly program that impacted over 25,000 students annually; lead students in mission/service projects in over five states/cities and seven countries.
Ed has a background in facilities management, event management/concerts, contract/vendor management, worship programming and graphics & media production.
In summary, Ed’s passion is developing leadership potential in young adults and at‐risk youth, fostering long‐term relationships with teens and young adults. Ed always strives to help teens and young adults believe in what they can contribute and to live out their faith in the church and the world around them.
Ed enjoys outdoor activities especially mountain biking and camping, Orioles baseball, movies and friends. Ed is currently living in Annapolis, MD.