Edward J. Ogorzaly

Senior Advisor

  • Executive with 30 years of experience leading management and financial strategic planning with “hands on” development of people, processes, and systems to maximize organic growth through creative sales & marketing programs.
  • Deep experience in managing buy-side acquisitions including evaluation, due diligence, and integration. As President of a large retail concern he led five acquisitions and integrations in seven years providing over $104 million in revenue growth.
  • Most recently served as CEO of a private equity owned designer and manufacturer of a custom athletic apparel and decal catalog company. Previously spent over 18 years as President and CFO of a large direct art supply retailer, distributor and manufacture, co-leading revenue growth of 560% to $320 million and EBITDA improvement of 10x.
  • Filled CEO and CFO roles with start up and re-organized companies in consumer goods and distribution involving major big box retailers, as well as operated in a dual role of VP N. America Finance and Worldwide Corporate Manager for a $1 billion global life science sector manufacturer and distributor of cameras, geo, bio, and microsystems. During this time of 200% growth, he co-led M&A, managed integrations, and was responsible for private and public reporting on 65 companies in 23 countries.
  • He is a CPA and member of the AICPA. Currently consulting for a large consumer goods retailer.  Previously served as an Advisor and Board Member of six different companies while leading Finance and Site/Build Committees.