Edward Boksan


Post-Secondary Institutions

Pennsylvania State University

Freedom High School

Graduation Year



New York Life Insurance Company


Ed graduated from Freedom High School in 1986 and from Penn State University in 1990 with a B.A. in Economics. Since 1993 Ed has worked as a Financial Services Professional with New York Life. He holds the professional designations of Chartered Life Underwriter (CLU) and Chartered Financial Consultant (ChFC) from The American College in King of Prussia, Pennsylvania. He is a member of NAIFA, serves on the ArtsQuest Musikfest Committee and serves as treasurer of the The Foundation for the Bethlehem Area School District. Ed and his wife Karen (Barnsess, Freedom '85) live in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, along with their Black Lab, Cali. Their daughter Jana (Freedom '17) gradutated from UCLA in 2021 and now works in Los Angeles. Ed and Karen are members of the Cathedral Church of the Nativity, Bethlehem. Ed's hobbies include photography, reading biographies of the Founding Fathers, following the Phillies and Eagles, attending Penn State football games and visiting California.