Ed Schroeder is a Army veteran. He graduated from Marymount University. He was Chief of National Support Services for Computer Science Corporation, Advanced Business Systems Division. He was Editor-In-Chief of Treasure Quest magazine. After having a heart attack he looked for medical alert wristbands. The ones available were made of metal and were like jewelry, they were also expensive. He saw the need for an inexpensive, light weight, medical alert wristband and started MCI wristbands.