Ed Detwiler began his career in engineering, sales, and product management in the healthcare industry. Eventually his business grew to include buying and selling machinery and technical equipment and re-manufacturing existing equipment for upgrades. Over time, he became known for his expertise in medical and scientific equipment valuation, so rather than remain in the re-manufacturing business, Ed decided to become an Accredited Senior Appraiser (ASA), Machinery and Equipment, and is still a proud member of the ASA.
In addition, he became a Commercial Arbitrator with The American Arbitration Association, and has worked primarily in Alternative Dispute Resolution on issues in which a hospital, lease company, lender, medical group, or other party may dispute the value of their equipment in a lease, sale or transfer situation, or if a third party is needed in any negotiation.
He and his company employees maintain the highest ethical standards, and have the reputation of being independent, objective, and professional, as they work to value medical and scientific equipment in markets worldwide. The company does not buy, sell, or accept commissions, as that would impair the objectivity of its services.
As time went by, Mr. Detwiler's willingness to share his knowledge prompted frequent phone calls from other professionals including attorneys, IRS agents, lenders, and even other appraisers who were looking for information and advice about medical equipment and the state of technology. As a result, Mr. Detwiler decided to turn his expertise into a true consulting and appraisal firm. Thus, Edward G. Detwiler & Associates, Ltd. was created.