Edward Hoffman, CPA earned his B.S. and M.S. degrees at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, carpooling with George Stern during some of those years to Rodeph Shalom where they served as Sunday School teachers. Ed is retired from a forensic accounting career at Liberty Mutual Group. He has served as Treasurer of two Beth Davids – one in Canton, Mass. and the other in Gladwyne, Pa. – and is presently the newsletter editor at the latter. He is on the committee of the Philadelphia Jewish Film Festival, and enjoys reading and attending theater, film and music events with Susan, his spouse of 42 years, and visiting his son Mitch and daughter-in-law Kelley in Denver.