Ed is one of the founding partners of The Alliance Group and focuses on executive search and practice management. He serves clients within the government contracting, technology, hospitality, life sciences, and not-for-profit industries. Ed has an established track record of placing financial executives with both for-profit and non-profit clients and helping public accounting professionals transition to opportunities in corporate. Prior to Alliance Ed was the practice director for the DC metro area operations of a national executive search and interim staffing company. He built the practice from ground up to a 20 person, $13M business with multiple service lines and locations. Ed has over 20 years experience leading nationally recognized sales organizations. He is a former CPA who worked as a Controller for a health care company, and an Auditor with Ernst & Young. Ed, his wife, and their three children live in Maryland.