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About EdEd Stephens Jr.


Ed Stephens Jr. attended UCLA and emerged with a degree in economics and the Navy ROTC Distinguished Naval Graduate Award.

After graduation Ed went on active duty as a naval officer.  After the Navy,  he entered the civilian ranks of economic analysts and pilots. On the economics side of things, he specialized in quantitative modeling and forecasting for the HMO, energy, and aviation industries.  

On the flying side of things, Ed has flown Airbus A300 and Boeing 727 airliners, as well as smaller stuff and helicopters, too.  He's also held several management positions in aviation.

In 1996 Ed started an economic consultancy in Saipan, providing quantitative analysis  to government and industry.  In Saipan he also helped establish Micronesia's first FAA-approved helicopter air ambulance program.  

Ed has been a columnist for the Saipan Tribune and for Private Pilot magazine.  He has also been a contributor to the Pacific Flyer Aviation News.   

A quick look at Ed's credentials is posted at EdStephensJr.com.