Eric Friedman is founder, chairman and CEO of Edward Holdings LLC, where he provides early stage funds and advice to a diverse group of socially responsible enterprises, domestically as well as internationally. Prior to this he was a principle at Deloitte Consulting in the firm’s public sector practice which served 45 U.S. states across a broad variety of platforms, including Health Care and Human Services, Technology, Human Capital and Financial Services. During his tenure he served the firm's Public Sector Diversity and Inclusion initiative, the National Sustainability & Climate Change Community of Practice and led the Program Management Office for Deloitte's American Reinvestment and Recovery Act services. Friedman also served on the firm's Center for Health Solutions, a healthcare policy think tank, supported the firm's Federal and State Government Relations groups and served on the firm’s Gamechanger group, an initiative to acquire high profile practitioners. Friedman resides in Cleveland, Ohio and Camden, Maine.