Fred M. Edwards

Vice Chairman Emeritus
Education: BS Business Administration, USC

Growing up in California's Central Valley, Fred was recruited to play fullback for USC - but a knee injury ended his football career in his sophomore year. After graduation, Fred entered the financial services industry as a wholesaler. Fred joined Earl Fisher in 1988 and was instrumental in SFE's transition from a brokerage firm to a fee-based investment counsel.

Fred played a critical role on SFE’s Investment Committee, with his knowledge of the energy, insurance and banking sectors. Over the years, numerous Boards have sought Fred’s advice and membership, especially hospital foundations and financial institutions. He has been president of Western Capital Management, and a Senior Vice President at Webster Management Corp.