Ed Sternagle provides business management consulting services to small companies on a contract basis. Pursuing his passion to “help small companies grow”, Ed Sternagle stresses practical, strategic approaches to optimize day-to-day business management achieving more rapid revenue and profit growth. He has operated a highly successful private consulting practice for over 10 years.
Ed Sternagle was Senior Vice President of Corporate Services for Sullivan International, a science, engineering and advanced technology firm. In that capacity, he was responsible for all corporate support functions including marketing, finance, contract management, information technology, risk management, human resources, legal, corporate training, and quality control. He continues to serve as Corporate Secretary and Director of that company.
Ed Sternagle has actively consulted with the City of San Diego and other municipalities to help increase the efficiency and effectiveness of city government. He directed a consulting program that saved the City of San Diego over $150 million in less than 10 years. Ed Sternagle also has provided professional coaching services for CEOs to help grow their companies and to enhance their professional leadership skills.
Ed Sternagle completed an assignment as the Executive Director of UC Riverside Connect. In that capacity, he coached entrepreneurs and CEOs of start-up and early stage companies for over 3 years to “connect” with the resources they need to be successful. During that period Ed Sternagle built UC Riverside Connect to become a premier Inland Empire economic development organization.
Ed Sternagle has also represented Vistage (formerly TEC), an international organization of over 8000 CEOs in 14 different countries. Ed Sternagle acted as a Vistage Group Facilitator, coaching and mentoring CEOs in individual groups of 12-16 members. The Vistage mission is dedicated to increasing the effectiveness and enhancing the lives of CEOs.
During his career, Ed Sternagle has accumulated over 30 years of unique general business and technical management experience. He has started several high-tech businesses and has grown those to be successful, profitable companies. Ed Sternagle has also held key senior management positions at several technology companies including Computer Sciences Corporation, Xerox, Hand Held Products, Ticketron, and Mitchell International.
Ed Sternagle is the inventor of a U.S. Business Process Patent and has had overall program management responsibilities for major business systems in the aerospace, automotive, real estate, manufacturing, retail, and entertainment industries. He has been able to broadly apply practical organizational and business development concepts to help entrepreneurs start and grow high tech companies.
Ed Sternagle holds a degree in Business Administration.