Ed Cotham serves as Chief Investment Officer of the Terry Foundation, where he manages the Foundation’s endowment portfolio. In 1993, he was named President of Terry Petroleum Company. Prior to joining Terry Petroleum, Ed practiced law with the Morris & Campbell law firm in Houston.
Ed holds an undergraduate degree in Economics from the University of Houston and a Masters Degree in Economics from the University of Chicago. A native Texan, Ed returned to complete a law degree from the University of Texas at Austin.
Ed is a nationally recognized expert on Civil War history and has authored three books on military history. He and his wife, Candy, have one son and reside in Houston.