Ed Healy was born in Wichita, Kansas, and grew up in Durango, Colorado, graduating from Durango High School in 1970. He received his Bachelor of Arts degree in history from Duke University, graduating magna cum laude, in 1974. He received his Master of Business Administration and Juris Doctor degrees from the University of Kansas in 1979.
Mr. Healy has practiced primarily in the areas of business and corporate law, with an emphasis on the formation, sale, purchase, and merger of businesses. He has served on the Executive Committee of the Kansas Bar Association's Taxation Section, as well as the Corporation, Banking and Business Law Section. He is a member of the Wichita, Kansas, and American Bar Associations.
Mr. Healy has volunteered his time on behalf of a variety of educational, civic and community organizations, including Duke University, Center for Health and Wellness, Inc., Kansas University Endowment Association, Phi Gamma Delta Educational Foundation, Sedgwick County Zoological Society, Inc., Sedgwick County Zoological Foundation, Inc., Senior Services, Inc., and Wichita Collegiate School. He currently serves on the boards of the Ulrich Museum of Art, the Wichita Community Foundation, and the Kansas University Endowment Association.