Ed Banayat is a Program Officer and is the State Director for the U.S. Territories and Freely Associated States, the Pacific Northwest and Texas.
Originally from Elk Grove, CA, he was the Chapter President of the Elk Grove High School JSA Chapter. He has worn many hats in his professional career, from matching funds auditing for presidential campaigns, working as a Marketing Director for Kaplan, Inc. to small business consulting. Prior to JSA, he was the President/CEO of the Millbrae Chamber of Commerce.
Ed received his B.A. in Political Science from UC Santa Barbara and an MBA from Notre Dame de Namur University. He likes to travel and enjoy the outdoors with his two dogs Parker and Juneau.