A native of Burlington, Mr. Edwards graduated with an Associate of Applied Sciences (AAS) degree from the Technical Institute of Alamance (now Alamance Community College). Mr. Edwards earned a Master’s Certification in Project Management from the Stevens Institute of Technology and the certifications of Real Property Administrator and Facilities Management Administrator from the Building Owners and Managers Institute International. He spent the first 33 years of his career employed by Western Electric, AT&T and Lucent Technologies in their facilities-engineering department as part of the electrical design group. Mr. Edwards joined the staff of The Elon School during the winter of its inaugural school year. In addition to his property management role, Mr. Edwards also volunteers with many of the school functions and activities including community service projects, theater and art programs, E-mersion Term classes, and student advisory. He is currently the Assistant Golf Coach. Mr. Edwards resides in Greensboro with his wife, Lee Ann, and their three cats. He enjoys spending time with his four children and ten grandchildren.