Ed is President and Founder of Olejniczak Advisors. He is responsible for managing financial institution engagements and oversees the continual development of the firm’s financial services consulting practice. Ed is a licensed CPA in the state of Michigan.
Professional Experience:
  • Provides financial and business consulting services to financial entities including:
    • Community and Regional Banks
    • Credit Unions and Credit Union Service Organizations
    • De Novo Financial Institutions
    • Mortgage Companies and Specialty Lenders
    • Broker Dealers and Investment Advisors
    • Banking Buy-Side Investment entities comprised of Family Offices, Private Equity/Hedge Funds, Structured Finance Companies, and High Net Worth Individuals
  • Extensive experience in providing services that support financial institutions in the areas of valuations (tangible and intangible assets), forensic services, mergers and acquisitions, business improvement and profit enhancement.
  • Advises clients through due diligence matters, balance sheet restructuring, regulatory compliance and other strategic and operational issues.
  • Prior to launching Olejniczak Advisors, Ed was the leader of consulting services for the Financial Services Industry Group at UHY Advisors, Inc. Other past experience includes working for boutique advisory/investment banking firms focused on financial institutions and a large publicly-traded company where he was responsible for SEC research, reporting and capital market and treasury functions. Ed started his career as an auditor for Ernst & Young LLP-Detroit.
  • Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting from the University of Michigan
  • Master of Business Administration in Finance from Wayne State University
Professional Memberships Include:
  • Member - Michigan Association of Certified Public Accountants
  • Past-Chairman - Michigan Association of Certified Public Accountants Financial Institutions Task Force
  • Member - Michigan Bankers Association
  • Member – Michigan Traveling Circus
  • Member – Community Bankers of Michigan
  • Co-authored a whitepaper entitled: “Measuring Customer & Product Profitability at Regional and Community Banks” in Journal of Performance Management (Association for Management Information in Financial Services) 2008