Edwin R. Baldrige III, Treasurer
Ed Baldrige started his career as a soybean analyst at the Chicago Board of Trade after graduating from Dartmouth College with a degree in Economics. He became a member of the Chicago Board and Trade and then the Commodity Exchange (NY) where he traded commodity futures for 15 years. In 1990, he and his wife Lydia Panas, an accomplished fine-arts photographer, moved to a farm near Kutztown, PA where they raised their three children. In 1999 Ed founded Baldrige Asset Management LLC, a wealth management firm that provides portfolio management and financial consulting to individuals, trusts, corporations and non-profits.
Ed has always been involved in his community and has served on various boards and committees. Currently he is the Board Chair of Communities in Schools of the Lehigh Valley, a chapter of the nation’s largest dropout prevention organization. He also is an adjunct professor at Muhlenberg College where he teaches portfolio finance. An avid fly fisherman, he co-authored the book, The Confluence: Fly-Fishing and Friendship in the Dartmouth Grant, published in 2016.