Ed Cao

Vice President

Ed has spent his career building and advising companies in the consumer and technology industries.

Prior to joining Cove Hill, Ed served in financial and operational roles at PillPack, a venture-funded online pharmacy startup. At PillPack, Ed partnered with the management team on several key initiatives, including the launch of a new business line in October 2017 and the sale of the company to Amazon in September 2018.

Before PillPack, Ed led corporate development at Smashburger, a fast-casual burger concept. Prior to Smashburger, Ed started his career as an analyst in the consumer & retail investment banking group at Jefferies & Company.

Outside of the office, Ed enjoys playing golf and rooting for his beloved Baltimore Orioles, despite a lack of positive results from either activity.

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Ed graduated from the University of Virginia with a B.S. in Commerce, and from Harvard Business School with an MBA.