Senior Program Officer, Tipping Point Community

Ed Center is passionate about ending poverty through education and equity. From running a student support center in the basement of San Francisco’s Balboa High School to marshaling strategy and resources for United Way of the Bay Area, his career has consistently focused on helping low-income youth thrive. Ed believes that leadership is the key to social change, and is delighted that his work at Tipping Point centers on supporting great leaders. Ed brings innovation, thoughtfulness and laughter to his work. He plays and coaches soccer, loves running around Lake Merritt, and cooks a mean barbecue. He studied English Literature at UC Davis.