As a manager, E.J. Reedy oversees grants and conducts academic and policy research for the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation in the field of entrepreneurship. He has been significantly involved in the coordination of the Foundation’s entrepreneurship and innovation data-related initiatives, including the Kauffman Firm Survey and the Foundation’s multi-year series of symposiums on data, as well as many web-related projects and initiatives. Reedy joined the Foundation in 2003. Prior to joining the Foundation, Reedy was a senior analyst at the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City and had extensive experience in non-profit management. Previously, he was financial director and executive co-director of the Center for Community Outreach at the University of Kansas in Lawrence