Areas of Specialization
- Financial services industry: securities broker-dealers, investment partnerships, hedge funds, and investment advisors.
- Family owned businesses: professional services, retail, wholesale, and distributive
- Accounting and attestation practitioner
Ed began his career in the Washington DC area where he participated in the accounting and auditing of local, regional, and national organizations. He then served as a Partner-in-Charge of audit services for CPA firms in Pittsburgh until 1989. Currently, Ed served as the Partner-in-Charge of Lally & Co’s Accounting / Auditing services, and directed the Firm’s Financial Services Industry Team.
Ed’s primary focus and responsibility in the firm is as an Accounting and Attestation practitioner. His practice includes a wide variety of client industries, and a diverse range of audit, tax, and consulting services. Ed specializes in financial services industry relationships and management (securities broker-dealers, investment partnerships, hedge funds, and investment advisers). Ed also has extensive experience in Internal Accounting Control systems and procedures, and Compliance requirements and issues in various regulatory environments.
In 1976, Ed received his Bachelor of Arts from Edinboro University of Pennsylvania. In 1979, he received his Bachelor of Science in Business Administration and Accounting from Southeastern University. In 1983, he earned his A.A.S. from Northern Virginia Community College, and his Master of Science in Accounting from Grove City College is 2001. He received accreditation as a Certified Public Accountant in the states of Virginia in 1984, and Pennsylvania in 1990.