JAMES B. EDGE Jr, MBA, CPA-ABV
Mr. Edge is the founder of Cornerstone Valuation’s predecessor company, Cornerstone Financial Management, and was actively involved in financial and investment activities for over twenty years. He has extensive experience in managing companies on an interim basis and was involved in the acquisition and disposition of several companies. Mr. Edge has performed valuations for company split-ups, mergers, estate and gift tax purposes, partner admissions, and family planning purposes and he has qualified as an expert witness in Virginia. Mr. Edge’s professional background encompasses careers in the banking, real estate, and accounting fields. He earned a Bachelors of Science degree from Hampden-Sydney College and a Master in Business Administration from Rutgers University. He also held a Virginia real estate broker’s license and earned the CCIM designation (Certified Commercial-Investment Member) awarded by the National Association of Realtors. While an officer with United Virginia Bank (now SunTrust) and then with Peat Marwick (now KPMG), he began and completed the three-year Stonier Graduate School of Banking program. Mr. Edge has been awarded the Accredited in Business Valuation (ABV) designation by the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA). Mr. Edge retired from active practice at the end of 2022 but remains an informal advisor to Cornerstone Valuation.