Meet Our Team
We have assembled an experienced group of professionals that excel in many areas of business and corporate operations. Please take a moment to let us introduce a little about who we are.
Roger A. Edwards, CPA
Roger Edwards is a Managing Director of Gem City Business Solutions and serves as the Chief Commercialization Officer of Aptima Ventures, a wholly owned subsidiary of Aptima, Inc. Mr. Edwards previously served as the VP of the Accelerant Venture Capital Fund, an Initiative of the Dayton Development Coalition, working closely with regional entrepreneurs, providing both the business and technical guidance needed to assist with developing and commercializing new solutions within a variety of different markets. Mr. Edwards began his career with Huffy Corporation within their internal audit department, and then joined Ernst & Young leading audit and review engagements for some of the largest publicly and privately owned companies in the Dayton, Cincinnati, Columbus, Ohio areas. Mr. Edwards later served as a Senior Director of Product Management and Software Development for Reynolds & Reynolds, a Fortune 1000 Technology based company headquartered in Dayton, Ohio. In 2005, Mr. Edwards joined a local CPA firm and led the Business Advisory Services line of the firm over a period of several years. Mr. Edwards has over 30 years of professional experience and specializes in general business and private equity, as well as managing new solution commercialization. Mr. Edwards is a Certified Public Accountant within the State of Ohio, and holds a dual major in Accountancy and Finance from Wright State University.
Linda G. Terrill, CFE, CVA
Linda Terrill is a Managing Director of Gem City Business Solutions. Ms. Terrill has over 25 years of professional experience within private and public accounting, forensic accounting, valuation services, as well as general business and private equity. Ms. Terrill began her career as a Senior Auditor at Ernst & Young, LLP serving clients throughout Ohio, including nonprofit entities, Fortune 500 and other SEC registrants and small businesses. Ms. Terrill has experience in many industries including nonprofit, governmental, investments, healthcare, manufacturing, construction, and education. Ms. Terrill later served as an Internal Audit and Compliance Manager for a local investment advisory firm, and then consulted for a local business advisory firm where she specialized in both business and technology consulting services. Ms. Terrill specializes in providing financial and operations management for clients of the firm, as well as forensic accounting, valuation services and subject matter expertise to both business and domestic litigation cases. Ms. Terrill is a Certified Fraud Examiner and a Certified Valuation Analyst within the State of Ohio, and holds a major in Accountancy from the University of Dayton.
Accounting and Finance, Manager