Who are we?
Compass Small Business Solutions is an independently owned and operated office located in Atlanta, Georgia comprised of seasoned professionals with over forty years of business experience and education. We partner with Atlanta small businesses and their owners with the goal of increasing their profitability and efficiencies.
Our office, along with hundreds others nationwide, is a member of the National Society of Accountants. We are members of the National Association of Enrolled Agents and the National Association of Tax Professionals.
At Compass Small Business Solutions, we have numerous established client relationships throughout the Atlanta area and have considerable experience in support services for many industries. Our experience includes:
o Real estate
o Food Service
o Home Improvement/Remodeling
Edwin H. Bishop, Jr., MBA, EA (Ned)
Ned began his Compass practice in the Buckhead area of Atlanta in May, 1996. His 40-year business career includes twenty years of consulting for small businesses and income-property ownership entities as well as time as a banker and real estate development and management executive. Ned earned his Bachelor degree in economics and business administration from Vanderbilt University and his Master in Business Administration degree in finance from Georgia State University.
Ned brings to the table extensive experience with both large and small enterprises, having worked throughout his career with companies ranging in size from a multi-billion dollar financial services company to tiny start-up businesses in several industries. He has a thorough understanding of the fundamentals of business with special areas of interest in organization structure and operating efficiency. He is also an advocate and former teacher of Quality Management. Rounding out his qualifications, Ned's marketing skills are demonstrated by his experience developing and selling real estate valued in excess of $300 million.
Many business and professional organizations have recognized Ned for his achievements with numerous awards. He is particularly proud of his role as an integral part of the team whose accomplishments resulted in the chairman of a former employer being named Professional Builder of the Year under the headline of sophisticated management.
Ned is Vice President of the Georgia Association of Enrolled Agents and President of it's Atlanta Chapter.