About Edward


Marketing Professional

Edward specializes in Creative Marketing – Communications, Graphic and Web Design, and Public Relations. An innovative project manager, particularly skilled in creating and directing corporate and new business design to support business goals and professional image. An analytical leader adept at creating innovative solutions by incorporating the client’s’ vision with superior design. He is noted for a complete understanding of the framework necessary to build a cohesive communications and marketing plan. He has worked for several Wall Street firms which include J.P. Morgan Chase and Morgan Stanley. 


Hospitality & Travel

Edward is the Marketing and Operations Manager for The Grand Resort and Spa.  As part of Operations, he heads up the Front Desk and Guest Services teams for the resort. He is well renowned throughout the travel industry, worldwide, specializing in LGBTQ resort lodging management in South Florida. Edward has a background in hospitality management with experience in several family-friendly hotels, specialty boutique resort lodgings, and long-term vacation rentals.  He is a member of the Greater Fort Lauderdale Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce.


Wellness Guide

Edward inspires people on their journey to wellness at WW: Weight Watchers Reimagined. His role as a Guide is to welcome new, current and returning members as they enter the Wellness Studio Workshop. Edward provides guidance and motivation to members in achieving their personal health and lifestyle goals. 

Follow his wellness journey on the WW app  or Instagram @itsedwardoz


Stage Actor

Edward first caught the show biz bug in the 4th grade and made his debut as a child cabaret performer.  Since then he has spanned the theatrical gamut performing in various venues including national tours, regional and dinner theater, summer stocks and cabarets. Professional credits include Jesus Christ Superstar, The Merry Wives of Windsor, Children of Eden, Some Like It Hot, Ruthless – The Musical, The Bawdy Babes of Broadway, Pippin, The Unexpected Guest, and Babes in Toyland.  He moved from NYC to South Florida 5 years ago and has been seen in productions of Doubt, One Flew Over The Cuckoo’s Nest, Harvey Fierstein’s Safe Sex, and most recently narrating the part of Gavin/Avery in Two Boys Kissing with the Gay Men's Chorus of South Florida.  PORTFOLIO

Lesbian | Gay | Bisexual | Transgender | Queer

Out & Equal


Edward was the Communications Manager for the Out & Equal New York City Chapter for over 2 years. He also was Communications Manager on behalf of J.P. Morgan Chase's Pride Global Team.

Human Rights Campaign


Edward has partnered with several chapters for the HRC including New York City and South Florida regions, working on their comuunications team.



Edward is an associate member of South Florida's Chapter of NLGJA:  The Association of LGBTQ Journalists.



Edward is member of the GFLGLCC - Greater Fort Lauderdale Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce:  promote business and economic opportunities for the LGBT and LGBT-friendly community.

The Rainbow Powerlist


Published by Mark Gossington,  the list recognizes the most inspiring social media accounts so you can follow them and learn more about our community. 

Diversity At Work Awards


Edward won the Excellence and Leadership Award in promoting workforce diversity and championing inclusion at JPMorgan Private Bank.  



 For five years, Edward co-managed the J. P. Morgan Chase New York Team for the annual AIDS Walk New York. He himself was able to raise over 20,000 in one year alone and put the firm in the top 10 money raised for the cause. 

Honorary Titles

Ordained Minister


American Marriage Ministries is a non-profit, interfaith and non-denominational church, founded in 2009. Our mission is to ensure that all people have the ability to exercise their right to solemnize marriage. We believe that choosing a life partner, and choosing someone to officially bless that union, is an inalienable right that belongs to all people. Your spiritual freedom is protected by the religious non-establishment clause of the 1st Amendment. AMM Profile

Kentucky Colonel


The commission of Kentucky Colonel is the highest title of honor bestowed by the Governor of Kentucky. The commission of Kentucky Colonel is the highest title of honor bestowed by the Governor of Kentucky. It is recognition of an individual’s noteworthy accomplishments and outstanding service to our community, state and nation. Edward received his official title in 1991 from a summer stock production at The Pioner Playhouse in Danville, KY.


Cover Letter (pdf)


My Objectives (pdf)


Resume (pdf)