Chief Financial Officer
Bill Gibson joined Edwards in January 2015 as Chief Financial Officer. He is responsible for managing all financial affairs of the company. In addition to managing the daily tasks of accounting operations, Bill works with company leadership to understand the profitability of all existing contracts, ensures access to sufficient working capital as the company grows, and enhances the company’s financial reporting, as well as budgeting and forecasting processes.
Prior to joining Edwards, Bill served as Chief Financial Officer of Applied Network Solutions. He is credited with coordinating the review of the company’s financial system and implementing effective internal controls designed to proactively improve financial system performance. In November 2013, the government completed its review and issued its opinion, clearing the way for Applied Network Solutions to prime cost plus contracts. During his time at Applied Network Solutions, Bill also implemented a formal monthly reporting package that included varied analyses to plan, project profitability and indirect rates, as well as traditional financial statements.
Prior to joining Applied Network Solutions, he served as Chief Financial Officer for Maricom Systems. Under his financial leadership, Maricom’s staff increased from 35 to more than 250 employees and revenues grew 800%. Bill is credited with maintaining tight controls over the company’s balance sheet, ensuring access to sufficient working capital, while minimizing the need for long term debt.
Bill is a Certified Public Accountant, a member of the Maryland Association of Certified Public Accountants, and holds a Bachelor’s of Science Degree from Towson University.