Edmund M. Reggie, Jr. Managing Director of Future Factory Ed Michael Reggie serves on many corporate and nonprofit boards of directors. In his position as Managing Director of Future Factory, he works with the Investment Committee in planning investment assessments, supervising portfolio companies and collaborating with their management teams to accomplish growth and profit. He is Chairman of GuideStar Clinical Trials Management, a Chicago-based company which provides encompassing, outsource clinical trials management services to medical centers and physician practices nationwide. Furthermore, Ed Michael serves on the Board of the New Orleans BioInnovation Center, a wet lab incubator and a Good Manufacturing Practices laboratory for stem cell, vector and DNA production. Ed Michael established American LIFECARE, a regional managed care organization, which was later acquired by The Carlyle Group. Earlier, he served as the Chief Executive Officer of Regent Health System, a rural hospital chain. He was an original member of the Louisiana Health Care Commission. A little earlier in his career he served as a commercial bank president. Mr. Reggie has held a few positions in the Tulane University Health Sciences Center. In 2004 he received Tulane's Champion of Public Health Award. Mr. Reggie supports micro-lending initiatives in the third world through his roles as Treasurer and Trustee of Freedom from Hunger and Guarantor of MicroCredit Enterprises, both based in northern California. He has served as a healthcare system examiner in Cuba, Syria, Jordan, Israel and the occupied territories for the Human Rights Project, Washington, D.C. and he has been a delegate to Academy of International Health Studies trade missions to Rome and Hong Kong. Ed Michael earned his Master of Business Administration degree from the A.B. Freeman School of Business at Tulane University.