Office: Oklahoma City
Ed joined Ackerman McQueen in 2001 as president and was made chairman in 2004. With 40 years of experience, he is currently responsible for the management of each of the operating companies.
Prior to joining Ackerman McQueen, Ed served as vice president of the Oklahoma Publishing Company and general manager of The Oklahoman. His responsibilities at the newspaper consisted of managing all departments, including the newsroom. He negotiated the purchase of the Broadmoor Hotel in 1988 and later served on the board of the historic Colorado Springs landmark.
Ed has served as chairman of Southern Newspaper Publishers Association, Greater Oklahoma City Chamber of Commerce, Fellowship of Christian Athletes, Boy Scouts of America, United Way of Oklahoma City, INTEGRIS Health, Oklahoma City Public Schools Foundation and Mistletoe Express, a regional trucking company. He has also served as national trustee for Boys and Girls Clubs of America, as well as other board positions for the Oklahoma State Fair, American Heart Association and many others.
Ed earned a Bachelor of Science in business administration from the University of Central Oklahoma.