Mark P.S. Edward, CPA, CGMA, FCA

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Mark P.S. Edward
301.315.2150 x1453

About Mark

Mark Edward, CPA, FCA is a partner at Hertzbach in the Nonprofit Services Group and leads the Complete Financial Outsourcing Group. Mr. Edward has over 30 years of client service experience and was previously an Assurance Partner with a national public accounting firm. He has extensive experience in providing audit, outsourced accounting and consulting services to nonprofits and businesses including: financial and employee benefit audits; single audits; indirect cost rate proposals; audit and financial information presentations and consulting services; strategy, business processes and operations efficiency; internal control analysis.

Mr. Edward has acted as the CFO for clients, including an $80 million revenue international distribution company and a $60 million budget national nonprofit. Mr. Edward has authored and co-authored articles for the Association Trends and the Journal of Accountancy on Outsourcing issues. He was the founder and chair of his former firm’s national employee volunteer initiative. In 2008, Mark testified before a Maryland House Committee on CPA mobility legislation issues. Washington SmartCEO Magazine recognized Mr. Edward as a 2008 SmartCPA and a 2014 Power Player.

High Growth Businesses
Outsourced Accounting Solutions
Auditing and Accounting Compliance
Nonprofit Entities
Employee Benefit Plans

American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
Greater Washington Society of Certified Public Accountants (Current Board Director)
Maryland Association of Certified Public Accountants (Past Board Director)
Whitman-Walker Health (Current Board Director, Treasurer, Past Chair)
American Alliance of Museums (Current Board Director)
Museum of Science Fiction (Advisory Board Chair)
Maryland Chamber of Commerce (Past Board Director)
National Aquarium in Baltimore (Past Board Director)
Corporate Volunteer Council of Montgomery County (Past President)
Greater Bethesda-Chevy Chase Chamber of Commerce (Past VP Budget & Finance)
British American Business Association (Past Board Director)
Leadership Montgomery (2007)

2011- Present

Rockville, Maryland


National Accounting Firm
Bethesda, Maryland


Manufacturer/ Distributor
London, UK


Big 4 Accounting Firm
London, UK


University of East Anglia, England B.A., Economics/Economic & Social History,


Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales


Commonwealth of Virginia, Certified Public Accountant


State of Maryland, Certified Public Accountant


District of Columbia, Certified Public Accountant


AICPA, Chartered Global Management Accountant