The FENG Pittsburgh, PA Chapter
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About the Pittsburgh, PA Chapter
The chapter in Pittsburgh with 357 professionals with more than half on the Alumni list (meaning -- employed or they have landed and are with a new employer).
Our objective is to support each other, share leads and discuss general intelligence about the market. If you are available we'd love to have you attend.
- Angel Couoh
- Angel is a bilingual English-Spanish business analyst. He started his career as an auditor and consultant at Ernst and Young while attending college in Mexico. After graduating, he worked as an Internal Auditor at Univasa, currently Bachoco, the largest poultry company in Mexico; 2 years later he moved to the controller’s office as Assistant Controller in charge of corporate accounting and financial analysis; then he was promoted as Assistant to the Director of Production where he planned the whole production cycle of 65+ million poultry units. Angel moved to the United States to learn English and for better opportunities. He worked at PNC bank where he performed audits to the payroll and the benefits departments. A couple of years later he moved to General Nutrition Corporation (GNC) where he managed the International Credit Department. During his career at GNC, Angel pursued his master’s degree in Public Management at Carnegie Mellon University. His business mindset, ability to build relationships, and analytical skills facilitated him to develop strong relationships with clients, identify customers’ needs, provide effective solutions, and increase sales volume while enforcing credit policies and mitigating risk exposure. He helped GNC to expand its footprint in international markets, from 15 countries in 2000 to 55 countries in 2018.
Angel is also involved in his community. He is an active member of Toastmaster Club 847 in Pittsburgh. He also served as a Board Member and Treasurer at Casa San Jose in 2014 and 2015 and at The Hispanic Center in 2006 and 2007; both organizations in Pittsburgh, PA. Now Angel accepted to help run the FENG Pittsburgh chapter.
- Ed Wesolek
- Ed was most recently Managing Director and Executive Manager for Financial Planning and Analysis for BNY Mellon. He spent over 21 years there, and is currently in transition looking for his next opportunity. Ed's most recent responsibilities were Global Process Owner for FPA where he was responsible for continuous process improvement and key Finance lead on many Finance automation and standardization projects and initiatives. Previous to this assignment, Ed was Managing Director and Manager for Planning Analytics where he was primarily responsible for the annual budget and quarterly forecast process for BNY Mellon. Previously to this role he was Global Controller/CFO for General Services and Corporate Real Estate. Ed joined the predecessor of BNY Mellon, Mellon Financial, in 1996 as Controller for Mellon Leasing Corporation.
Ed has a MBA from Duquesne University and his bachelors degree from Robert Morris University, both in Pittsburgh, PA. He is active in the community as vice chairman of the Shaler Township Civil Service Commission as well as captain of an adult league ice hockey team. He is also a certified open water scuba instructor for both PADI and SSI and has held adjunct faculty positions at DeVry University and Keller Graduate School of Management. Ed and his wife Betty live in the North Hills area of Pittsburgh. They have two grown daughters - Stephanie (Jason) and Sarah as well Alexander their 2 year old grandson.