Ed Anderson

Trusted Partner, Global Finance & Operations


Ed Anderson is a global finance and operations leader with more than 35 years of executive experience leading finance, human resources, information technology, facilities, and auditing for large NGOs. He served as Senior Vice President of Global Support Services & Chief Financial Officer of Compassion International  for 38 years. He received his Bachelor’s degree in accounting from Towson State University and Masters of Business from the University of Colorado, and has been a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) since 1983.

In his role with Compassion, Ed provided complete oversight of all financial operations from 1980—2018, a time in which their total income grew from $10 million to $980 million. At the time of his retirement in May 2018, he led 700 staff in 26 countries.

Having sat on various boards of directors, he has a mature understanding of the nonprofit marketplace and enjoys acting as a consultant for organizations on strategy and mission, board of director development, facilities planning, and financial systems support.

Anderson Consulting is in Colorado Springs, Colorado and can be reached at [email protected] or at ‭+1 (719) 291-6576‬.