Chief Financial Officer
As Chief Financial Officer, Ed Mannino is a hands-on, big-picture thinker who helps set and maintain a global financial vision for S3 that enhances its global growth and makes its customer and consultant services top priorities. He joined the company in 2009 as vice president for finance was named CFO in 2010.
Ed’s love for numbers began in high school when his bookkeeping teacher told him he had a high aptitude for accounting. From then on he was on a path to become a financial manager. Today’s he’s using his vast experience to bring a service-oriented approach to accounting and staffing operations at S3.
Since joining S3 Ed has integrated operational and financial systems to support the company’s 27 global branches. He developed and restructured banking relationships to provide financing for the company’s growth globally and fostered relationships with S3’s customers and supported contract negotiations. He also eliminated US debt, integrated operational and finance systems globally to support S3’s growth in Europe and restructured pricing from market-based to cost-based while providing the operational side with expertise in forming customer pricing strategies.
Ed has more than a quarter century experience within the staffing industry and nearly 40 years in the finance field. He has participated in the acquisition and integration of more than 10 staffing companies in the automotive, telecommunications and financial services markets. His experience includes contingent staffing, vendor management programs, specialized training and management recruitment.
He began his career at Price Waterhouse (now PWC) where his career was significantly molded by starting a small business department, which served diverse organizations that did not have a full internal financial staff. This position developed his “service-minded” approach to finance, which has served as the basis for all positions he’s held since.
Before coming to S3 Ed was vice president, financial services for MSX International. At MSX he had direct responsibility for North and South American operational and corporate financial functions, global internal and external financial reporting in more than 20 countries.
He also served as vice president and CFO of APX International and as corporate controller and then executive manager of finance, manufacturing and prototype group for Modern Engineering Service Company.
Ed also serves on the board of trustees of Detroit Cristo Rey High School.