Mr. Lasak has 35 years of senior executive experience as a Chief Financial Officer (CFO), Chief Operating Officer (COO), and Treasurer and six years as a financial consultant to family-owned businesses and government agencies.
Throughout his diversified career, Mr. Lasak has been recognized as a strategic-thinking businessman who is accomplished at optimizing cash flows, balance sheets, business processes, and value strategies. He has the skill set and experience to connect-the-dots between financial statements, top-line revenue strategies, operational effectiveness, and performance management.
In 2014, Mr. Lasak founded strategic Business Solutions to provide fractional CFO, COO, Treasurer services to family-owned companies. His mission was to share his 35 years of business experience with those who could not afford these positions.
Ed also participates in ownership boards and provides advisory services to business owners. He has the credentials and experience to operate as an outside board member for ESOP Companies meeting the high expectations of ESOP Trustees.
In all engagements, Ed is focused on increasing shareholder value and reducing operating risk. He collaborates and develops strategic plans incorporating his eight developed value-building drivers. As a CFO, he can prepare company valuations and is well versed in the latest valuation methodologies. He specializes in family businesses and develops exit strategies that meet their desire and family security.
Ed continues to be an active and influential member of the community. For 18 years, he has served as a member and as a past Chairman of Inland Action, Inc. He has served on Community Boards with Inland Empire Risk Management Association, the Riverside Philharmonic, The Unforgettables, American Society of Appraisers, and he Inland Empire Industry Advisor for California Society of CPAs.