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Ed Applegate

Managing Director

As a Managing Director based in Washington DC, Ed Applegate is responsible for client service, specializing in Transition Executive Management, Separation Services, and Capital Markets.

Riveron provides a great platform for me to deeply serve clients with challenges that truly value the solutions and hard work our team provides.
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Ed brings more than 30 years of experience in accounting and financial reporting, complex financial transactions, financial and IT governance, auditing and business consulting. Ed is passionate about collaborating with team members to provide solutions to client’s complicated problems.

Prior to joining Riveron, Ed served as a managing director in accounting, transaction and risk services at MorganFranklin Consulting for more than nine years. There he led and grew the commercial and federal risk management services practice and advised on numerous large debt and equity transactions.  He started his career with Ernst & Young LLP where he was a certified public accountant in the State of Pennsylvania.

Ed is a native of Pittsburgh and has been in the D.C. market for 15 years. He lives in northern Virginia with his wife and three kids, where he enjoys golf, skiing, hockey and wine tasting.

Education and Certifications

  • Bachelor of Science in Accounting, The Black School of Business at Pennsylvania State University