Ed Whipple

Ed Whipple

Managing Consultant, Industrial, Finance & Accounting


Ed Whipple currently serves as Managing Consultant with Futurestep’s North American Industrial Search practice, where he focuses primarily in leading and executing mid-management and C-level executive search assignments within Audit, Tax, General Accounting, FP&A and Treasury.

Based in the Atlanta office and a member of the firm’s Industrial Services and Finance & Accounting CoE, he works closely with candidates and clients in industries such as: energy, industrial manufacturing, oil & gas, retail, distribution, food manufacturing, aviation, chemicals, consulting, and electronic/device manufacturing. His list of clients served range from development stage, Private Equity, mid-size small public and private companies, and the Fortune 500.

Prior to joining Futurestep, Mr. Whipple worked for a boutique search firm, where he executed searches across a wide range of industries with an emphasis on Accounting and Finance management positions.

Earlier in his career, Mr. Whipple worked in the management development program for a Fortune 100 financial services company.

Mr. Whipple received his B.A. from Virginia Tech University, earning a double major in Finance and Management respectively.