Edward was born and raised in LaGrange, Georgia. Upon graduating as Valedictorian from Flint River Academy, Edward attended Wake Forest University as a student athlete where he graduated Magna Cum Laude from the Wayne Calloway School of Business and Accountancy. He began his career in the Financial Services Division of Accenture, LLP. After several years at Accenture, Edward brought his knowledge and experience back home to Lagrange joining brother, Wesley, and father, Charles, at Hutchinson Traylor. Over the years Edward has obtained his resident and surplus lines licenses in Life & Health and Property & Casualty insurance. He has also earned his Series 6, 63 & 65 Securities Licenses and obtained the Certified Insurance Counselor (CIC) designation. Edward is co-owner and Executive Vice-President of Hutchinson Traylor.