Edward A. Thompson graduated from the University of Florida in March of 1981 with a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology. In May of 1984 he graduated from Emory University as a Master of Theology, and started his first career as a Methodist Minister in Florida. In June of 2008 he completed a second Master’s in Computer Information Systems from Nova Southeastern University’s online Master’s program. In March of 1988 Edward started work at Delta Airlines, where he was taught mainframe programming from scratch, and discovered that he had a knack for programming. Since then he has been a Software Engineer and Senior Architect for Delta, MasterCard, Premier (a health care company), Wachovia Securities, and now Captech Ventures. He currently enjoys working as a contractor in the software development field. He loves to read, enjoys woodworking, and as an offering at the altar of geekdom, he also programs for fun. Most of his time is spent enhancing Evidentia and interacting with the online genealogy community.