J. Edward Cilumbrello, Sr. CPA in Baltimore, MD

Our firm provides outstanding service to our clients because of our dedication to the three underlying principles of professionalism, responsiveness and quality.

Professionalism
Our firm is one of the leading firms in the area. By combining our expertise, experience and the energy of our staff, each client receives close personal and professional attention. Our high standards, service and specialized staff spell the difference between our outstanding performance, and other firms. We make sure that every client is served by the expertise of our whole firm.

Responsiveness
Our firm is responsive. Companies who choose our firm rely on competent advice and fast, accurate personnel. We provide total financial services to individuals, large and small businesses and other agencies. To see a listing of our services, please take a moment and look at our services page. Because we get new business from the people who know us best, client referrals have fueled our growth in the recent years. Through hard work, we have earned the respect of the business and financial communities. This respect illustrates our diverse talents, dedication and ability to respond quickly.

Quality
An accounting firm is known for the quality of its service. Our firm’s reputation reflects the high standards we demand of ourselves. Our primary goal as a trusted advisor is to be available to provide insightful advice to enable our clients to make informed financial decisions. We do not accept anything less from ourselves and this is what we deliver to you. We feel it is extremely important to continually professionally educate ourselves to improve our technical expertise, financial knowledge and service to our clients.

Our high service quality and “raving fan” clients are the result of our commitment to excellence.
We will answer all of your questions, as they impact both your tax and financial situations. We welcome you to contact us anytime.

Ed Cilumbrello
Certified Public Accountant
Ed Cilumbrello is the namesake of the firm and concentrates on helping people. This is what he enjoys most in public accounting. Ed focuses his attention on both business owners and individuals. He takes great pride in helping business owner strive in all economic conditions. Ed strongly believes that a well managed company will prosper in both a good times and in a bad economy. Ed began developing his extensive background in accounting and tax by bringing together his experiences in both corporate and public accounting.

Professional Experience
Ed began his business career with Sears Roebuck as a credit manager. After a successful stint at the Modawmin store, he was assigned to the Annapolis store. He returned to Baltimore and started with a local public accounting firm located downtown, Edmund D. Meyers & Co. He then followed several other members of the firm to Earl C. Rickerds & Associates in Towson. Here he was in charge of several clients and particpated in quite a few of the Baltimore Colts businesses including Johnny Unitas, Bobby Boyd and Andy Nelson. After stints at Johns Hopkins Hospital and Cummins-Wagner, Inc. where he gained a wealth of IT experience, Ed then returned to public accounting as director of managment conulting for Stegman & Company, a regional firm located downtown. The firm had many banks with mainframe computers as clients at that time and Ed set up some of the earliest computer auditing programs in the state. He also taught numerous data courses for various organizations.

He then went to help a family owned contracting business where he eventually became Vice President. As the years went on, Ed thought about starting his own firm and returning to public accounting. He did just that in 1994, working out of his home in White Marsh. He opened the present day office in 1996. Since that time, the firm has steadily grown.

Education
Ed graduated from Loyola College in Baltimore with a bachelor’s degree in accounting. He passed the CPA exam in 1976 and gave several presentations at a local community college. Ed works extensively with the Peachtree and QuickBooks accounting software and has been a QuickBooks ProAdvisor since the program begun. He has taught QuickBooks to small business owners and their employees.

Personal
Ed is married to Gloria, the office manager. They have been together for over 20 years. All of their children are grown. In addition to to the office, where you may find him 7 days a week, Ed enjoys competitive sailing. He belongs to a local club, where he keeps his sailboat and enjoys his summer there. Ed has been very active in this club for over 30 years, giving freely of his time, holding many positions over those years. He has also belonged to a local sailing club for over 40 years. Here he has been elected to many offices, including Fleet Captain and Commodore. He has also belonged to many community organizations over the years and has recently become involved in politics.

Address:
1414 Fuselage Ave Suite 2
Baltimore, MD, 21220
Email: ed@jeccpa.com
Phone: (410)391-3060
Fax: (410)391-2995

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