Began in title insurance business after graduation from the University of Alabama in1969. After being in real estate sales from 1977 to 1982 Ed returned to title insurance in 1982 as owner and operator of Birmingham Title Services until May of 2011. In June of 2011 Ed joined The Title Group as Vice President of Operations. He has served and chaired committees of the Birmingham Association of Realtors and the Alabama Association of Realtors and served as a Director of the state association. He is Past President of the Birmingham Mortgage Bankers Association and The Dixie Land Title Association.