Ed has also worked in the public sector at both the federal and state levels addressing sustainability issues. During his service as a White House Federal Environmental Executive, he focused on developing and implementing sustainability policy and practices within the U.S. Federal government. Ed also served in the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection as the Director of the Bureau of Environmental Sustainability and he held office as the Pennsylvania State Energy Director.
Teaching as an Adjunct Professor at Duquesne University and the University of Arizona has allowed him to further the importance of environmental and sustainability issues. Ed holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Geology from the State University of New York—Brockport and a Master of Science degree in Geology from Texas A&M University.