Ed Boyer, a graduate of The Ohio State University with a bachelors degree in Marketing and a masters degree in International Marketing from Ashland University, is a long time supporter of the arts. He was a volunteer for the Council For The Arts of Lima, Ohio and board of directors member and past president of ArtSpace Lima. After a successful career at Procter & Gamble and five years teaching marketing and capstone classes at Rhodes State College, he and his wife relocated to Petoskey where he has found diverse, challenging and rewarding opportunities to volunteer using his marketing background. Ed is also a certified mentor for Tip of The Mitt SCORE (Service Corp Of Retired Executives), an entity of the Small Business Administration, that provides free mentoring to small businesses, entrepreneurs and start ups. Ed enjoys fishing, skiing, gardening and all the outdoor activities Northern Michigan offers.
"The arts have had a very positive impact on me over the course of my life. From taking ceramics class in high school many years ago, to the artwork and music my kids create, to the diverse art offerings of Crooked Tree Arts Center, the arts has and will continue to be a source of enjoyment."