Ed Brady

Partner
Consumer Products, Environmental Sustainability, Financial Services, Professional Services, Real Estate
“Great moments are born from great opportunities.” (Herb Brooks)

About Ed

Ed is a global human capital and business operations executive with extensive experience building, transforming and leading proactive human resources functions in complex and dynamic private and public organizations.  He has successfully guided executive teams in formulating talent management initiatives aligned to strategic business objectives.  As a C-suite executive and as a management consultant he has partnered with leadership teams to drive operational excellence in organizations undergoing turnaround, rapid growth and transitional business cycles.

Client Results

  • Advised executive leadership team for leading S&P 500 healthcare REIT on organizational and talent strategy for successful execution of the spin-off of a segment of the investment portfolio, resulting in the creation of a $4B sector-focused public REIT.
  • Transitioned a $110M PE-backed boutique professional services firm from an expensive and limited value-add PEO model to internal management of benefits and HRIS.  In the process, reduced US benefits expense by 12%, delivering savings of $700K in first year, and enhancing service levels and employee satisfaction
  • Partnered with private equity firm to conduct human capital due diligence on $500M acquisition target.  Focused on organizational model, employment contracts and compensation structure, benefits and systems across to drive post-acquisition integration.

Areas of
Engagement

  • People / Human Capital
  • Leadership
  • Succession Planning
  • Buy Side Acquisition Prep
  • Firm Strategy & Positioning
  • Restructure and Turnaround
  • Board and Governance

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