Ed has significant experience in the financial services industry, serving his clients faithfully since 1975. His calm demeanor and exceptional relational ability provides his clients the confidence and clarity as he navigates them through decisions affecting their financial future. As an LPL Financial Advisor, he also designs and implements individually crafted strategies and solutions for his clients’ financial needs.
Ed is the Founder of Hege Financial Group, and managed the growth and everyday operations of the firm until 2017. Today, he continues to share his experience with clients in the complex areas of Wealth Management and Estate Planning for individuals and Business Continuation Planning for closely-held corporations.
Ed graduated from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte in 1973 with a degree in Business Administration and is a Lifetime and Qualifying Member of the Million Dollar Round Table. He has held the designation of Chartered Life Underwriter (CLU) since 1981 and served as a past President of the Winston-Salem Association of Insurance & Financial Advisors and has been honored as Advisor of the Year by the same organization. Ed has also given his time to various civic and professional boards—previously serving as President of both Sertoma Club West and Twin City Kiwanis Club in Winston-Salem, North Carolina.