Founder of Fingerpaint
ED MITZEN is the founder of Fingerpaint, a health and wellness agency based in Saratoga Springs, New York, employing more than 350 people. Ed attributes the success of Fingerpaint to the “people-first” approach that prioritizes the well-being of his employees and the community above all. Together with his company and his family, Ed has contributed to numerous philanthropic organizations, including purchasing a bloodmobile for the American Red Cross and financing a homeless shelter for Shelters of Saratoga. Prior to Fingerpaint, Ed founded Palio Communications and CHS, two successful health and wellness companies that he later sold. He began his career in marketing with Cardinal Health. He holds a bachelor’s degree from Syracuse University and an MBA in marketing and entrepreneurship from the University of Rochester.