Miami Chapter Member of the Month: Ed Offutt
Miami Member of the month Ed Offutt is a trailblazer in the high finance space, paving the way for future generations. Ed’s dedication to excellence demonstrated throughout his career coupled with an exceedingly kind and community-based outlook exemplify the qualities BPN stands for.
Question: Tell us more about yourself, like where you are from and what you do.
I was born and raised in Boston, MA, before spending several years in Washington, DC. I live in Miami and am a Private Wealth Advisor in the Ultra High Net Worth space for a major financial services company.
Question: What is one of your greatest achievements?
Serving in the United States Army.
Question: Who or what inspires you?
I’ve been inspired by the work of Reginald Lewis, a trailblazing businessman who cared deeply about leveling the playing field for minority business owners. I want to help position others to build on his legacy of creating generational wealth.
Question: How would you like to be remembered?
I would like to be remembered as someone who tirelessly worked to close the racial wealth gap and educated the youth on the importance of financial literacy.
Question: How did you get involved with BPN and why?
I first heard about BPN after meeting Nikki Svec at a Miami Heat game. After learning about the mission of BPN and how the organization prioritizes legacy building for people of color, it was vital for me to get involved, given my shared outlook.