Place 4 Councilmember
Term End Date: November 2020
Cedric Edwards joined the firm of Edward Jones Investments in March of 2000 as a financial advisor, opening the firm’s first branch office in Schertz Texas and has been instrumental in establishing a strong Edward Jones presence. Cedric established numerous Edward Jones offices located throughout San Antonio and the surrounding areas. Since joining the firm Cedric has served as a recruitment leader, mentor, financial advisor field trainer, and diversity specialist. He is actively involved in the firm’s inclusion initiative for minority financial advisors.
He earned his A.S. Degree from St. Philips College while serving in the United States Air Force and earned his A.A.M.S. (Accredited Asset Management Specialist) designation from the College for Financial Planning in Denver, Colorado.
Before joining Edward Jones, Cedric was employed by the FedEx Corporation in Florida and Texas. He is the past chairman of the Randolph Metrocomm Chamber of Commerce, the Past founding chairman of the Schertz Cibolo Universal City Education foundation, and the Founding President of the Schertz Cibolo Lions Club. He sits on the board of directors of the Forgotten Child Foundation, the Dr. J.R. Bowie Foundation, and the Roy Maas Youth Alternatives.
Cedric is a City Councilman in Schertz Texas, San Antonio’s largest suburb. Elected in May 2010, he serves as a member of the finance review committee for the city.
Edwards resides, relaxes, and reinvests his time and efforts in Schertz and the surrounding area. He enjoys the outdoors, watching youth sports, traveling, and reading such authors as Maya Angelou, John Grisham, David Baldacci, Tom Clancy, John Maxwell, Myles Munroe, Max Lucado, Jim Collins, Dale Carnegie, and Randy Frazee. He is an active member of Journey Fellowship Church.
His motto is “find a great place you want to live with a sense of community pride and with great people that value your advice and personal commitment to community service and you’ll find happiness. Well he’s in Schertz so, mission accomplished!