Eddie arrived to the consulting industry after finding a passion for both business development and helping people reach their dreams. A graduate of Strategy Leaders’ Students2Work Program, Eddie is currently a member of the company’s Executive Committee. As their Director of Consulting he works with a diverse group of business owners and their management teams, serving the company’s mission of putting client companies on track to grow revenue, profits and achieve sustainability.
Winner of the SUNY New Paltz and Hudson Valley Business Plan competitions, Eddie competed for NYS honors at SUNY Albany’s College of Nanoscale Engineering and Science. Eddie holds a Master’s in Business Degree from SUNY New Paltz, where he was also a cum laude graduate of the Bachelors of Science in Management program. He was inducted into the university’s Hall of Fame in 2013. He has received County, State and National acknowledgement, including Orange, Ulster and Dutchess County Certificates of Excellence, New York State Assembly Certificate of Merit, and Certificate of Special Congressional Recognition from Congressman Chris Gibson.
Eddie currently serves as a board advisor and chairs the Education Committee of the 800+ member Hudson Valley Young Professionals Organization, whose mission is to develop growth opportunities for the Hudson Valley’s next generation of leaders. Eddie is a member of the American Marketing Association where he has conducted workshops on operations, leadership, professional development and promotion. He is a member of the Latin Colors magazine which promotes Hispanic lifestyle & education in Connecticut. Eddie has also been a featured guest writer for industry magazines related to the state of the economy.
He’s given back to the community by mentoring students at SUNY New Paltz, as well as the United Way Business HOPE members. He helps organize events for the Emerging Leaders Alliance which is associated with the United Way. He has helped an international not-for-profit focused on women’s education, Educate2Envision, to expand by 500% over 2 years as they built schools in Central America. He currently serves on the Educate2Envision’s advisory board and is helping launch their entrepreneurial program to facilitate student engagement with launching and sustaining their own businesses. Eddie is also a member of various regional business associations in N.Y., C.T., & N.J.