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ASH Advisory is a management consulting firm, concentrating on corporate advisory, capital formation and organizational development. Ed Mc Guinn is leading the development and delivery of corporate advisory and related services to enhance the effectiveness of organizations, their strategic processes and their people. Ed brings over 35 years of experience in executive management with companies across several industry areas. Ed’s experience spans the management of public and private companies in financial services, business services and internet marketing at the Chairman, CEO and divisional senior management level.

Most recently, Ed was Chairman and CEO of MRU Holdings, Inc. (MyRichUncle.com) a public educational finance company targeted to undergraduate and graduate students. It was the first company to utilize a direct to consumer strategy utilizing a unique origination and underwriting system. Prior to that, Ed was the Chairman and CEO of eLOT Inc. (formerly Executone) a public company whose primary focus was the development of telephony services, e-commerce and integrated network management systems for industrial, consumer, and governmental services. Ed also has been CEO to two financial services startups focusing on electronic fixed income trading and decision management software.

Additionally, Ed was head of the equity capital markets and corporate finance divisions for Mabon Securities and Rodman & Renshaw; both were investment banking boutiques specializing in capital market services and corporate advisory (princ. in consumer services, specialty financial services, health care and technology). He was also a Senior Managing Director and a member of Lehman Brothers Capital Markets Operating Committee. While at Lehman Brothers, Ed was responsible for developing Lehman’s global presence in domestic and international fixed income sales, trading and research.

A boutique M&A advisory and organizational development firm focused on the financial services industry.