Ed Barbera, Founder/Managing Partner. With over 27 years of experience in acquiring operating companies, capital formation and/or developing, investing in and operating startup companies, Ed has been there, done that. He can deliver succinct, timely and valuable guidance to you and your team.
Some of his experience:
- Peat|Marwick|Mitchell (International Consultants): Senior Consultant
- Colorado Auto Auction (National Wholesale Company): General Manager-Operations, $50 million annual sales, 125 employees
- Altitude Wholesale Company (National Distribution Company): Founder/CEO/CFO/VP-Sales, $89 million annual sales, 50 employees
- Severn Wholesale (National Distribution Company):Owner/CEO/CFO, $27 million annual sales, 18 employees
- Zolo Technologies (International Manufacturer & Distributor): Founder/CEO, raised $77 million, 90 employees
- Quanta Aesthetic Lasers USA (National Aesthetic Laser Distributor): Founder/Chairman/CFO, Exclusive United States distribution of Quanta aesthetic products from Milan, Italy - Quanta S.P.A
- Accure Acne, Inc. Founder/President/CFO/Board Member. Unique acne solution in partnership with Massachusetts General Hospital
Ed has also served clients as an Independent Consultant in the areas of assessment of companies for independent investors, growth strategy, business model assessment, business planning, restructuring, growth financing, personnel, and operational issues. His efforts have helped companies change direction and improve profitability.
He has a passion for helping individuals as well as businesses. He received his Bachelor of Business Administration degree with a major in accounting from the University of Massachusetts Amherst, became a Certified Public Accountant and has been a member of the National and Colorado Societies of CPA’s. He is also a certified through the Professional Business Coaching Alliance (PBCA).
Ed is active in the community and with his church, was a member of Young Presidents Organization (YPO) and is currently a member of World Presidents Organization (WPO). He resides in Denver, Co with wife Andrea, and daughter Nicole.