Edward Morton Edward A. Morton, of Naples, has served as a Principal and Managing Director of the investment firm Wasmer & Schroeder & Co. since 2007. He retired in 2006 after 34 years of service, as the CEO of the NCH Healthcare System, a diversified healthcare holding company. He is a Florida native and was raised in Islamorada. He holds a bachelor’s degree from the University of Notre Dame, a Master of Business Administration from the University of Miami and a Master’s of Health Science from Florida Gulf Coast University (FGCU). He is a past Vice Chairman of the Board of Trustees of FGCU and past Chairman of the FGCU Foundation. He has served and currently sits on the board of a number of civic-minded boards serving the citizens of Southwest Florida.