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Herb Edwards


Herbert, a native Philadelphian is an innovative results-driven management consultant

with significant experience in death care, hospitality/food service, entertainment,
sports, sustainable energy and management consulting. He is currently a Client
Manager for CSR. In this role, he leverages business consulting experience in helping
organizations to improve overall operations by offering assistance in a variety of
areas, including human capital management, profit engineering, operational
effectiveness, customer relations, change management, business administration, and
technology management. He collaborates with key business partners to identify
opportunities for improvement with a goal of achieving cost savings while developing
innovative solutions to increase revenue. Herbert has also been a member of
leadership teams of startup and early stage companies.
Prior to CSR, Herbert was Senior Vice President of Administration for Gourmet
Services, Inc. (GSI). During his time with GSI, he was responsible for providing
leadership on special projects and strategic initiatives as well as directing all of the
administrative functions of the corporation.
Before the Gourmet Companies, Herbert was a human resource management
executive with Fortune 500 corporations and a management consultant with global
consultancies. As a consultant, he sold and delivered professional services to Fortune
Global 500 and Fortune 1000 organizations.
From 1993-1996, Herbert was a member of the Atlanta Committee for the Olympic
Games, where he held a leadership position in the development and implementation
of the human resource management programs for the Games of the XXVI Olympiad.
Herbert served as a corporate representative to the United States Council for
International Business, member of the United States delegation to the International
Labour Organization and as a member of the Atlanta delegation to the World Union of
Olympic Cities.
Herbert began his career as a law clerk at the United States Department of Justice
and later as assistant to the founder, CEO and president of GSI.
Herbert received his Juris Doctor (JD) from Howard University, Master of Business
Administration (MBA) from Clark Atlanta University as well as a Bachelor of Arts in
Sociology, Magna Cum Laude from Lincoln University, PA.