Edward Francis

Gridiron Capital, LLC

Mr. Francis has extensive leadership experience in both the public company sector and in the military. After gaining operational experience in the US Army as a leader and helicopter pilot, Ed began his civilian career with AVCO Lycoming and joined the Sikorsky Division of UTC in 1988. In 1999, Ed moved to the Hamilton Sundstrand Division where he was President of their Space business unit. He serves on the boards of Dent Wizard, HM Dunn, the board of Advisors for Boston University and is fundraising chairman for his West Point class. Ed has an engineering degree from United States Military Academy and an MBA from Boston University.