He is both an educator and serial entrepreneur having formed and managed seven businesses in his 45-year career.
Early on he was a Headmaster of a private school in Los Angeles that included many enrichment programs but most popular with the students/parents was the school's music/drama programs. Later he worked for the Kaplan Educational Centers as their National Director of University Partnerships where he brought funding to develop student leadership & other fun activities to the student body of many colleges/universities in the US. Ned "retired" in 2010 but quickly turned to volunteer board work, fundraising, and event management.
Ned and his wife, Tina, moved to Santa Fe in 2013 after opening an Allstate insurance agency.