FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
ED SMITH JOINS BERKSHIRE HATHAWAY HOMESERVICES
GEORGIA PROPERTIES AS CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER
ATLANTA, GA (MAY 1, 2018) – Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Georgia Properties today announced that Ed Smith has joined the company as Chief Financial Officer.
Ed is an accomplished financial executive leading the financial operations of Fortune 500 companies down to small businesses with a specialization in transformation and optimizing processes & systems into workable solutions that help achieve corporate objectives. In his new role, Ed Smith will report directly to Dan Forsman, President & CEO.
“Our company has grown substantially and we needed to add a seasoned finance executive so I could focus more on growth initiatives,”
said Dan Forsman, President & CEO of Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Georgia Properties. “When I met Ed, I knew quickly that he would be a great fit. I look forward to working together to build this organization into something really special.”
Ed was recruited to MCI post WorldCom bankruptcy to help lead the company out of bankruptcy by reengineering all Revenue and Accounts Receivable systems and procedures and leading over 550 accounting professionals in one of the largest bankruptcies and restatements in US history. With strong and proven technical skills, Ed targets productivity and process improvements demanding that controls, reliability and information availability remain at the forefront. Prior to joining Berkshire Hathaway Home Services Ed spent 7 years as the CFO of a small Atlanta telecommunications Company serving his last year there as acting Co-CEO.
Ed has a well-balanced 35 plus year financial career including Accounting, Billing and Commissions Operations, Business and Capital Planning, Contract Management and SEC reporting. He holds a Master of Accountancy (MAcc) degree from the University of Georgia and is a Certified Public Accountant.
About BERKSHIRE HATHAWAY HOMESERVICES GEORGIA PROPERTIES
Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Georgia Properties has over 1,650 associates and 26 locations across the Greater Metro Atlanta and North Georgia area. Led by president and CEO, Dan Forsman, the organization offers a full suite of real estate services including residential real estate, luxury real estate, new homes services, condo/ high-rise services, commercial real estate, corporate relocation, property management, mortgage lending, title and settlement services, home warranties and insurance. ® Equal Housing Opportunity. Visit http://www.BHHSGA.com.
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