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Ed Thompson

Ed Thompson, CPA, CFE
Ed Thompson, CPA, CFE, helps manufacturers, distributors and construction clients solve their biggest accounting and business headaches through audit and tax services. Having previously managed a family-owned business, Ed thoroughly enjoys seeing business owners succeed.

More About Ed

Ed Thompson, CPA, CFE, a partner in the firm, works with clients in the manufacturing, distribution and construction industries. He is director of the firm’s Manufacturing & Distribution Group and provides audit and tax services to manufacturers and distributors.

He lends a unique perspective to family-owned businesses. Prior to joining Gross Mendelsohn, he managed a family-owned distributorship of materials handling equipment. His responsibilities included sales and marketing, personnel and purchasing. Ed has seen it all with regard to family businesses and thoroughly enjoys helping owners of family businesses succeed.

Ed has also provided accounting services in connection with business interruption loss evaluations and calculations of the value of stolen or destroyed cash and inventory.


  • Bachelor of science degree in business administration with a concentration in finance, Towson University (1989)


  • American Institute of CPAs
  • Association of Certified Fraud Examiners
  • BKR International
  • Manufacturing CPAs
  • Maryland Association of CPAs
  • Regional Manufacturing Institute

Just For Fun

  • Ed much prefers pushing a lawn mower to playing golf on Saturday.
  • It’s safe to say that Ed has the cleanest cars in his neighborhood.