Press Release: Houston

                                                    SolomonEdwards Appoints Rick Owen to Lead Houston Office

December 17th, 2015 - SolomonEdwards, a privately held professional services firm focused on strategy execution, is pleased to announce the appointment of industry veteran Rick Owen as Managing Partner of the Houston office.

Rick brings nearly 40 years of combined financial, executive and consultative experience establishing financial and operational processes, conducting full spectrum corporate finance and M&A activities and providing strategic thought and financial leadership. As a SolomonEdwards Partner, he will have responsibility for client service, operations and recruiting in the Houston market.

“Rick is a stellar leader and manager with an impressive network of contacts and consulting experience,” said Edward S. Baumstein, President and CEO. “Rick will collaborate with our existing leadership team in Houston to build upon the strong foundation and reputation that the Houston office enjoys today.”

Prior to joining SolomonEdwards, Rick served as CFO of an early stage venture in China. Additionally, he has been a successful partner and CFO at Yellowstone Capital Partners LLC, a venture capital and private equity firm. He began his career with Arthur Andersen, serving his last 6 years with the firm as Partner on numerous audit, registration and consulting engagements. Rick earned his B.B.A. from Baylor University.

SolomonEdwards entered the Houston market in 2007 and created the national banking practice a year later. With Rick’s specialized work experience in venture capital, private equity, accounting and finance, and litigation consulting, the firm expects to elevate existing relationships and build new opportunities in the Houston market.

About SolomonEdwards

SolomonEdwards is a national professional services firm focused on strategy execution. We create success for our clients by providing extensive experience, deep subject matter expertise and adaptability within ever-changing business dynamics. Through custom solutions we execute to solve clients’ critical business issues related to business transformation, accounting and finance, governance and regulatory compliance and mergers and acquisitions. Our strength lies in our ability to recruit, deploy and manage teams of specialized experts from our Business Consulting, Professional Search, and Interim Resources divisions who are singularly focused on driving results.