Edson L. (Ted) Bridges III, J.D., CFA
CEO, Co-Chair & CIO
CEO of Bridges Trust, Co-Chair of Bridges Holding Company and head of the firm’s investment team as the Chief Investment Officer (CIO), Ted is responsible for leading the firm’s capital markets investment strategy, investment solutions development, security research and portfolio management work. He is also responsible for the development and implementation of the Firm’s long-term strategic initiatives, client relationships and new business development.
Ted received a BA in Government and Economics from Dartmouth College and a JD from the University of Nebraska College of Law. In his free time, Ted is involved in many community organizations, including serving on the boards of multiple charitable organizations.
Ted’s community involvement includes the Abide Network, Business Ethics Alliance, CFA Society Nebraska, CFA Institute, College of St. Mary’s, Duchesne Academy of the Sacred Heart, Dundee Presbyterian Church, Gretchen Swanson Center for Nutrition, Investment Council of America, Nebraska Bar Association, and Nebraska Humane Society.