Who is Ed Collins?
A Native Rhode Islander, Ed Collins, Jr. was raised in Cranston. Seeking to fulfill his dreams to serve his country and see the world, Ed joined the United States Air Force. Ed traveled through Europe, enriching his life through unique experiences and meeting people from around the globe.
Upon his return, he launched his career in the mortgage industry, accepting a position at Advanced Financial Services. During the next thirteen years Ed worked his way up to a team leader position.
In 2002, sensing a need to build a business on gaining professional relationships for life; Ed accepted a position as Sr. Loan officer with seacoast mortgage. Focus and determination allowed Ed to achieve the prize of top originator, six of his near seven years at seacoast. His achievements brought promotion to branch manager in 2003, with an opening of a branch in West Warwick. A further promotion to regional sales manager was given with branch openings in Wakefield and ultimately Narragansett.
He serves as the vice-president of the BNI Exchange chapter in Wakefield and has been a member for more than ten years. He also served on the board of the South County habitat for humanity, as well as a deacon of Christian Hill Community Church.
Ed believes his decision to join the province mortgage team has propelled him further in his goal: to provide for his family and offer his clients the very best of service he’s developed during the last twenty-four years in the mortgage industry.
ED's FUN FACTS:
Grandpa: Ed has recently became a grandfather to Little Parker and Logan Collins.
Two Wheels: A few years ago, Ed rode coast to coast with his son on a motorcycle trip!
Foster Care: Ed & his wife Gina have hosted foster children at their home for 15 years!
Deacon: Ed is a deacon & volunteer at his church in Rhode Island.
Weekends: Ed enjoys spending weekends with family & friends and working on projects in the yard and around the house.