Dr. Ed Seifried is currently Executive Consultant and Chief Economist of the Sheshunoff Affiliation Programs and Chairman of Seifried & Brew West. He is also Professor Emeritus of Economics and Business at Lafayette College in Easton, Pennsylvania. Dr. Ed also serves as the Dean of the Virginia and West Virginia Banking Schools and has served on the faculty of numerous banking schools.
Dr. Ed frequently appears as a guest speaker at regional and national conferences and has delivered over 2,000 presentations to various groups both in the United States and abroad. He is a consultant to the banking industry and is well known as a speaker at bank customer events and as a strategic planner. He is the author of the book, The Art of Strategic Planning for Community Banks. In addition to his academic and consulting experience, he currently serves as a director of a community bank.