Ed is Pine Hill’s Chief Operating Officer. As COO, Ed is focused on leading firm-wide client service execution and operational alignment in support of Pine Hill’s strategic vision to be the leading advisory solutions provider to financial leaders. Before taking on the firm’s COO role in 2017, Ed led Pine Hill’s SEC/IPO and Financial Reporting practice, where his team was responsible for consulting on a wide array of capital market activities, complex SEC matters and other areas relating to technical accounting and financial reporting. Ed currently serves on Pine Hill’s leadership team and provides oversight for the firm’s business planning and human resource allocation processes.
Ed is a seasoned finance executive and technical accounting expert. He has 27 years of significant SEC experience, as both a registrant and an advisor for numerous clients, assisting them through all phases of SEC compliance from public offerings, registration statements, interim and annual financial reporting, and SEC comment letter resolution. Prior to joining Pine Hill in 2011, Ed spent over 7 years in various roles of increasing responsibility at Endo International, most recently as Vice President, Controller and Chief Accounting Officer. In these roles, he was involved in several large acquisitions and has deep experience in buy/sell side financial due diligence, pre- and post-merger integration, accounting operations management and procurement for the life sciences sector. Before his tenure at Endo, Ed was an Audit Senior Manager for 13 years at EY in their Philadelphia office.
Ed holds a B.S. in Accounting from St. Joseph’s University. He is a Certified Public Accountant in Pennsylvania and is a member of the American and Pennsylvania Institutes of Certified Public Accountants. Ed enjoys spending time with his family and attending sporting events. Ed can often be spotted on the banks of the Schuylkill cheering on his son and the St. Joseph’s Prep crew team.