Edward H. Pendergast Managing Director

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Ed Pendergast has been a Managing Director of Dunn Rush & Co. since the firm's inception in 2009. Ed works across a number of industries helping owner-managers increase their company’s value. He has done this throughout his career as an investment banker, CPA, corporate financial consultant, business valuator, CEO, Director, arbitrator and mediator, and a faculty member for the National Association of Corporate Directors’ (NACD) Board Advisory Services. Ed has been an advocate for emerging businesses with a special emphasis on working with closely held and family businesses.

For more than 25 years, Ed has served as President of Pendergast & Company, a Corporate Financial Consulting firm which has advised a wide variety of companies on corporate financial strategies. Prior to that, he was a founding partner in a regional accounting firm, National Director of Planning for a national accounting firm and CEO of yet another regional accounting firm.

Ed has been President of the Massachusetts Society of CPA’s, the Smaller Business Association of New England and the New England Chapter of NACD. He was Vice Chair of the Greater Boston Chamber of Commerce. Ed serves and has served on numerous public, private and nonprofit boards. For two companies, as Chairman, he became interim CEO to bridge the gap left by departing CEO’s.

Ed is a graduate of Harvard Business School’s Owner President Management Program and holds a M.S. in Taxation and a B.S. in Accounting from Bentley University. He is a Certified Public Accountant and a Registered Investment Banking Representative (Series 62, 63, 79).

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