Meredith L. Carter
President and CEO
As President and CEO of Edge, Meredith Carter leads the strategic direction of the company as well as oversees the business development, credit and operations processes of the business. She is also the Chief Legal Officer for Edge. An alumna of Villanova University School of Law and the University of Delaware, Meredith spent the first seven years of her career as a lawyer in private practice at the Delaware-based law firm Connolly Bove Lodge & Hutz LLP as a corporate litigator then transactional lawyer. Later in her tenure at the Firm, she pivoted to help it design and execute its first-ever coordinated business development plan as the Firm’s head of business development, leading a national team of professionals. Next, Meredith left the world of private practice to help launch, grow and later sell a litigation funding business focused on patent litigation and complex commercial litigation, Upon the sale of that business, Meredith was recruited by the family office backer of Edge (formerly Edge Capital, LLC) to grow its asset-based lending portfolio, originally as Managing Director of BD and Corporate Counsel for the firm. Shortly thereafter, she was promoted to President and CEO and has led the Company on its rapid growth path over the last five years. Meredith is a Trustee of the Overbrook School for the Blind and held multiple Board and Management positions for the Junior League of Philadelphia over a ten year period. While she was in private practice, Meredith served as a guardian ad litem to represent the best interests of children in proceedings in the Delaware Family Court .