Edie Hand is a businesswoman, speaker, media personality, filmmaker, and mom. She has authored, co-authored, or assisted in the development of more than 20 books. Her personal titles include inspirational books, cookbooks, and novellas. Edie has starred in national commercials, daytime television soaps, and has hosted numerous radio and television shows nationwide. She is also a long standing member of the Alliance for Women in Media, the Alabama Broadcasters Association, a member of the Nashville Women in Film & Television, and Faith in Film organizations.
Edie’s family heritage is rich in song writing, acting, and music from the Hood-Hacker Presley family and her legendary cousin, Elvis Presley. Edie and her son Linc Hand formed Hand ‘N Hand Entertainment, Inc. to develop films, music projects, and television programming. Their initial project was the documentary, The Last Ride, based on her novella, The Last Christmas Ride.
Currently, a sought after keynote speaker, she shares the stories of faith and hope that reflect the message of her novellas. She was the CEO of Hand N’ Hand Advertising and created award-winning national campaigns, in addition, the business world knows Edie for her many acts of generosity and as a lady that knows how to pay life forward. A particular joy for Edie is the founding of the Edie Hand Foundation, which helps to benefit The Children’s Hospital of Alabama, St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital in Memphis, TN, and assists with education and supplies for orphans in Asia through the Ramini Kids Foundation.
Edie is an alumnus of the University of North Alabama and maintains offices in Birmingham, Alabama, Nashville, TN; and Burbank, CA.