At the Office of Management and Budget (OMB), Ed helped set policy for Federal purchase and use of computers and telecommunications. He was the primary technical adviser to President Clinton’s Y2K task force at the turn of the century. He also helped simplify rules contractors follow when selling to the Federal government as well as simplifying the applications for security clearances, for enlistment in the military and for entrance into the military academies.
Outside of the office, Ed served as the President of the Board of Directors of the OMB Credit Union. He also taught Computer Programming at the University of Maryland, University College.
Upon retirement, Ed worked with the National Academy of Public Administration on a study of the FBI’s transition from a law enforcement organization into its new role in counter-terrorism following the 9/11 terrorist attack.
Ed has a BS in Mathematics from the University of Maryland and is a combat veteran of the Vietnam War.