Tuesday March 18, 2014
Cost cutting from financial analysis
Ed Flanagan, Professor, West Chester University
Ed is the Director of Expense Reduction Analysts (ERA) in Eastern Pennsylvania, Delaware, New Jersey and New York City. As an advisor and advocate, his focus is to build strong relationships and deliver comprehensive cost containment solutions for his Business Owner, CEO and CFO clients.
During his tenure with Expense Reduction Analysts, Ed has led reviews of over $12 million in expenses with an average cost savings of 24%.
Prior to joining ERA, Ed spent more than 30 years as an Auditor, Controller, and CFO of residential and commercial construction and development companies. Most recently, he was CFO for Philomeno & Solamone Builders and Area Controller for K. Hovnanian Companies.
Ed also has experience as a Consultant in the Non-Profit sector and is currently an Adjunct Professor of Accounting at West Chester University.
Ed’s formal education includes a B.S. in Accounting from Mount Saint Mary’s College in Maryland and a M.B.A. in Finance from LaSalle University. Ed is also a CPA.
Ed is actively involved in the Philadelphia and Eastern Montgomery County Chamber of Commerce.
Ed’s experience and education make him qualified to provide executive teams the top quality service and in-depth knowledge necessary to drive savings opportunities.