About the company
Advixio Management, LLC is a USA-based consultancy specializing in helping entrepreneurs, investors, and business leaders grow their wealth.
brings more than 25 years of tax compliance, turnaround management, financial and executive management experience to bear for his clients, and has managed a broad range of financial roles — from tax consulting, leading and managing accounting and finance teams, audit preparation and defense, systems management and design, bookkeeping and tax preparation, risk management, underwriting and modeling functions of a large consumer credit debt buyer to equity structured finance commitments, as well as overseeing multiple audits for PCI DSS compliance and SAS 70 certification.
Ed provides tax, legal, and turnaround consulting services as a partner in Centerbridge Law Group, PLLC, a tax resolution, turn-around focused law firm, and serves as the CEO of a private equity-based digital marketing company. He also serves as an adjunct professor of business – teaching graduate and undergraduate courses in finance, economics, and law.
Ed is the co-Founder of Clarity Energy Consulting, LLC and related companies. Clarity Energy Consulting delivers strategic comprehensive supply and demands energy risk management solutions. The Clarity team provides bottom-line focused results for under-served mid-market sectors across industry verticals. Ed focuses on structured finance, sales, general management, legal, and compliance consulting services for Clarity and its clients.
Ed worked with small and mid-sized businesses, providing consulting on financial operations and transactions structuring with CFO Selections in Bellevue, Washington.
Before CFO Selections, Ed was president and chief operating officer of G2 Web Services, a private equity portfolio company. As the head of G2 Web Services, he was responsible for managing the company’s performance and corporate strategy. Barton oversaw all facets of the G2 business, including sales, marketing, finance, technology, and the delivery of exemplary client service and support. Before becoming president, Ed led G2’s finance, legal, and human resources teams as vice president of finance. In that capacity, he worked on multi-national tax and accounting issues, state and local tax audit defense, advanced financial modeling, banking relationships, purchase accounting, and tax and compliance reporting.
Ed has also served as CFO and then as president and chief executive officer at private-equity backed B-Line, LLC, a leading purchaser of consumer bankrupt accounts. At B-Line, he oversaw the underwriting and purchase of more than $45 billion worth of bankruptcy receivables, grew their client base of top-tier U.S. banks by 65 percent, and managed the development of an integrated, multivariate risk-scoring model for underwriting loan portfolios. Additionally, as CFO, he led multiple rounds of private equity investment in the company and secured nearly \$1 billion in structured financing with lenders around the globe.
As a chief financial officer at private-equity-backed Lone Star Steakhouse, he restructured corporate finances to successfully help lead the company through the 2008 financial crisis, including multi-site sale-leaseback transactions, development and evaluation of profitability metrics for four-wall restaurant performance, and inventory controls, and standard costing models.
Before moving to Seattle, he held several financial consulting roles, including multi-state tax preparation, professional services financial management, and project management and process design. Ed also served as an Army engineer officer, which sparked his passion for operational efficiency.
Ed earned a Juris Doctor from Northwestern California University, a Master in Business Administration from Syracuse University Martin Whitman School of Management, a Bachelor of Business Administration in finance & business economics from the University of Notre Dame, and a Master Certificate in Six Sigma Villanova University. He also earned an LL.M. with Merit in Economic Regulation from the University of London and is currently pursuing a Doctorate. in Leadership Studies from Marshall University.
An attorney licensed to practice in the States of California and Washington and the Federal Courts in the Southern District of California, the United States Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals, the United States Tax Court, and the United States Supreme Court. Ed is a Certified Public Accountant in Washington State and Florida, a Chartered Financial Analyst since 1998, and is a Chartered Financial Analyst Institute member and is an Enrolled Agent admitted to practice before the Internal Revenue Service. Ed is also a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, the American Bar Association, the Turnaround Management Association, and the American Bankruptcy Institute. For additional admissions, certifications, and memberships, please click here.