Transition Partners Group

Our Special Backgrounds 

TPG Partners are experienced leaders of industry who grew up in the same operational ranks as the client base we serve.


  • Partners have been CEO’s, COO’s, and Directors.

  • Our experience spans large Fortune 100 corporations and mid-size to small entrepreneurial businesses.

  • A unique blend of business and HR experience throughout their career.

Partner Biographies

Edward McBride is the Founding Partner of Transition Partners Group.

Prior to creating TPG, Ed held a number of executive positions in Fortune 500 firms including Johnson & Johnson, Richardson-Vicks, Henkel KGaA, IMS Health, McGraw-Hill, Standard & Poor’s, Reed Elsevier and His experience spans multiple disciplines including M&A, Marketing, Business Development, Finance, Manufacturing and Operations. Ed is also the co-founder of Change Management Associates, Inc., a retained search firm. 

Ed holds a Bachelor of Science degree in History and Education from West Chester University and attended West Chester University’s graduate school where he studied political science.

Terry Mulligan is the Managing Partner of Transition Partners Group.

Terry’s unique background is built on over 25 years of practical operational experience in varied executive leadership roles; as COO of a mid-size business ($500MM with over 600 employees), in senior leadership positions in a Fortune 100 company and leadership roles in entrepreneurial companies. Terry has uniquely navigated vastly different cultural settings, business models, leadership styles, and business dynamics in his seasoned and successful career.

Throughout his extensive career across large, small, and mid-size businesses, Terry became a sought out resource in the area of organizational and career development. He was chosen repeatedly to tackle challenging organizational “fix it” situations across diverse cultures, was involved in numerous large scale re-organizations and location closures. He also led Career Development and Mentoring for the Finance function of Kraft where he developed several creative coaching techniques and innovative tools to dig deep into the individual employee’s situation to determine the best approach forward. Terry’s passion and ability to connect with all levels of leadership, quickly pinpointing differences in styles, personalities and career stages, result in compelling ways to tackle development opportunities.

Terry is an MBA from St. Joseph’s University and is a graduate from the Center for Creative Leadership program.