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. Coming in 2020, Edie will be the voice on radio and podcast for “Women of True Grit” on Our American Stories ( APR) with Lee Habeeb.
Edie’s family heritage is rich in songwriting, 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.
Edie Hand is also partnering with Mark Sims, President of Sims Productions, LLC and together they are developing historical film projects centered on Birmingham, Alabama. The first production in development is a film based on the book, Rising Road, by Sharon Davies. Additionally, a historical documentary about the artist, Steve Skipper, was developed with Fig Tree Media Group. More information on current and future projects are available at www.birminghamhistorical.com.
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 her creation of the Edie Hand Foundation, which helps to benefit The Children’s Hospital of Alabama and St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital in Memphis, TN.
Edie is an alumnus of the University of North Alabama and maintains offices in Birmingham, Alabama, Nashville, TN; and Burbank, CA.