Ed Norman

Director of Management Advisory / Senior Designer


    Graduating from Iowa State University in 1972 with a degree in Foodservice Management, Ed started his career path as a food production manager. He would spend 17 years in foodservice distribution, working his way up from salesperson to District Sales Manager and Healthcare Manager. In 1998 Ed would begin his full-time consulting career when he founded MVP Services Group, where he would remain until merging with Clevenger Associates in March of 2017. Ed is a past president of the Foodservice Consultants Society International (F.C.S.I.) Educational Foundation, past chair of F.C.S.I.-Americas Division and past president of F.C.S.I.-International. Ed is also a co-author of a college textbook, Design & Equipment for Restaurants and Foodservice (4th Edition, ISBN #978-1-118-29774-2).


  • Bishop Buffets / General Manager
  • MVP Services / President


  • AutoCAD
  • Design & Documentation
  • Design Development and Construction Documents
  • Food Facilities Design & Layout
  • Project Management
  • Revit
  • School Foodservice planning
  • Specifications

Areas of Expertise

  • Business / Industry
  • Education: K-12
  • Restaurants