Edward H. Parry, CPA, is Chief Financial Officer of WRB Enterprises.
Ed brings more than 30 years of executive financial management experience in a variety of industries since beginning and advancing his career in public accounting with Grant Thornton. Prior to joining WRB Enterprises, Ed served as CFO at Diagnostic Outpatient Centers. His experience in finance, management, and operations led to the successful financial restructuring of the organization, allowing the company to respond to significant regulatory and competitive changes in the marketplace.
Ed also cofounded CompServ Inc., a systems integration company that sold IT solutions and services representing IBM, HP, EMC, and Cisco, with sales volume reaching $56 million. As Executive VP and CFO and later President, Ed was responsible for all financial and operational systems and procedures before guiding the company through a successful sale in June 2008. Previously, Ed served the Bullard Group as Executive VP, overseeing centralized finance and operations for an extensive portfolio of diverse companies involving real estate development, property management, and commercial construction.
Ed also participated in the start-up of several businesses in the medical and restaurant industries, including the Durango Steakhouse chain. In 1986, Ed was CFO and elected to the Board of Directors and appointed Secretary/Treasurer of Larry’s Ice Cream—a manufacturer of premium ice cream products distributed through 77 franchises. Ed was instrumental in the company’s initial public offering, responsible for SEC reporting requirements, tax and audit preparation, budgeting and long-range corporate planning. Ed is a graduate of Florida State University.