Edward Steele is the founding partner of EAS Consulting Group, LLC. He serves as the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer where he provides overall policy direction for the company. He formed EAS as an independent company through acquisition in 2006. Mr. Steele had a distinguished 30 year career at FDA, beginning as a chemist in the New York District and later holding increasingly responsible positions at the Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition in Washington, D.C. Upon his retirement from FDA, he served as the vice president of AAC Consulting Group and Kendle International.