Edward French, Treasurer

NHEC Service Location: Raymond,NH
Character of NHEC Service Location: Residential – Primary Home
Primary Residence: Raymond, NH

Work Experience
Ed retired in 2022 after 41+ combined years in the financial services and education sectors.

His professional career has consisted of two different, but complementary paths.  For the first 27+ years he was employed in the financial services industry in positions including internal auditor, commercial lending review and commercial lending working at Shawmut Bank, Numerica Financial Corp, Fidelity Investments, New Dartmouth Bank and Citizens Bank.  Subsequently he changed careers joining the higher education sector.  Position he held at Franklin Pierce University included graduate faculty, MBA Director, Associate Dean and Dean. 


  • Doctor of Arts in Leadership – Franklin Pierce University
  • Master of Business Administration – Babson College
  • Bachelor of Science in Accounting – Stonehill College 

Community Service

  • Town of Raymond Treasurer (presently serving)
  • Raymond, NH School District Moderator (past)
  • Town of Raymond Budget Committee (past member and past chair)
  • Town of Raymond Board of Selectmen (past member and past chair)
  • Town of Raymond Economic Development Committee (past member)
  • Raymond, NH School District Board (past member and past chair)
  • Raymond, NH School District Treasurer (past)


  • NHEC Foundation – board member (2016-2023)
  • Amoskeag Business Incubator (later known as ABI Innovation Hub and now as Alpha Loft)
    • Past board member and past chair