Edward V. Welch, Jr.
Chairman and CEO
Principal and Co-Founder
33 Years Experience
Eddie is a principal and co-founder of Welch Hornsby, Inc. Prior to co-founding Welch Hornsby in 1988, he served as an account executive with Morgan Keegan & Company in Montgomery, Alabama. Eddie is a graduate of the University of Alabama with a BS in Corporate Finance.
Eddie currently serves as a member of the Board of Directors as well as in various leadership positions of The Gift of Life Foundation, which was founded to combat infant mortality in central Alabama. He is Chairman of the BCS Endowment for Women and Children and serves on the board of the Family Sunshine Center Foundation whose mission is to support victims of domestic abuse. Eddie also serves as Chairman of the Board of Valiant Cross Academy, an all-boys school in downtown Montgomery. In addition, he serves on the Board of Directors of the Montgomery Area Chamber of Commerce, and has spent over 20 years coaching youth baseball in Montgomery.
Eddie and his wife, Kathy, have two grown children.