Ed Malloy

Executive Director
Grow Fairfield Economic Development Association

Ed Malloy has taken the position of Executive Director after a long career in business and local government. Ed was President of Danaher Oil Company from 1994-2022 and was one of the founding members of the Fairfield Entrepreneurs Association. He served as a city-councilman from 1992 – 2000 and as Mayor of Fairfield from 2002 – 2020. During his time as mayor, Ed served on the FEDA Board as ex-officio. His experience in business and government along with his deep community ties, were a perfect fit for the role of Executive Director where he hopes to continue developing the Fairfield Community into one of the best rural small cities in America.

Serving as the Chief Administrative Officer for Grow Fairfield, Ed is charged with administrative oversight; policy and program development; new and existing business growth and retention; membership relations; and local, regional, state, and federal governmental relations and policy advocacy.