Having been involved in the financial, materials, operational and general management arena for over twenty years, I have actively demonstrated abilities in leadership and motivation as well as outstanding technical and interpersonal skills. Extensive hands on experience in the areas of materials management, logistics, distribution, information systems development and operations, management reporting and consulting make me a strong contributor to any management team. Having designed, developed and led public seminars and numerous client projects in Business and Manufacturing Process Re-Engineering combined with extensive background and expertise in these areas allows me to bring, to an employer, a highly talented and knowledge based asset.
Summary: Having been involved in the financial, materials, operational and general management arena for over twenty years, I have actively demonstrated abilities in leadership and motivation as well as outstanding technical and interpersonal skills. Extensive hands on experience in the areas of materials management, logistics, distribution, information systems development and operations, management reporting and consulting make me a strong contributor to any management team. Having designed, developed and led public seminars and numerous client projects in Business and Manufacturing Process Re-Engineering combined with extensive background and expertise in these areas allows me to bring, to an employer, a highly talented and knowledge based asset.
Experience: ••••• & Associates, Inc. – Principle/Senior Consultant/Project Manager•••••6/••••• - 9/••••• & •••••/••••• - Present Client based projects in the areas of materials management and process development and improvement at clients in several industries. Designer, developer and implementer of several client based projects on the design, implementation and usage of Activity Based Costing and Manufacturing and Business Process Re-Engineering systems in a broad range of industries including Service, Automotive, Pharmaceutical, Medical, Government Contracting and Electronics. Developed and led public seminars in the areas of Activity Based Costing and Business Process Re-Engineering to a broad range of industries and clients. Consulted in the areas of information technology, software development and usage, finance and accounting system development, cost system development and implementation and business process redesign. Worked directly with clients in and on projects revolving around product costing, general ledger reporting, cost justification, plant and facilities management and operations and played key roles for clients in the areas of operational, financial and accounting management. Traveling extensively worldwide to provide hands on, on sight, client solutions were included in the duties.
Motion Design Group, Inc. – Partner/Logistics Design/Implementer•••••9/••••• – •••••/••••• Client based projects in the areas of process and materials flow development, implementation and enhancements utilizing lean manufacturing concepts. Project goals met during engagements include reductions in inventory in excess of •••••%, cost savings of $5 million in process and material movement costs, and re-design of several warehousing and inventory control points. Areas of specific hands on work included distribution systems design and warehouse configuration to meet shipping and manufacturing storage objectives while reducing overall logistics costs. Project focuses included implementation of single piece and repetitive manufacturing concepts and reduction of thru put time for manufacturing processes. Other projects included inventory reduction and plant and warehouse re-design, start up and administration.
Spectrum Computer Services, Inc. – Partner/Vice President -Finance•••••1/••••• - 5/••••• Primarily responsible for the administrative, financial and reporting function’s design, development and enhancements for this start up business. The business, starting with just one employee, grew to over ••••• computer programmer/analysts with revenues in excess of $5 million. Responsible for the design and development of internal and external reporting, employee relations, benefits programs, financing, taxation, budget and key client marketing. Played lead roles in the development of corporate strategic planning, long term financing options, employee recruitment, and sales/marketing.
Haworth, Inc. - Sr. Financial Analyst•••••5/••••• - 6/••••• As a Sr. Financial Analyst, I was responsible for the financial and accounting activities of a Strategic Business Unit involved in the design, manufacture and marketing of steel office furniture. Directed the activities of several accounting and cost personnel as well as the coordination of consolidation of the entire enterprise’s financial reporting. Developed cost usage patterns and moved the SBU to a timely and informative cost reporting system using ABC techniques. Played key roles in the development of outsourcing, purchasing, risk and investment analyst for the SBU and the overall corporation. Was heavily involved and led in the financial analysis of several large projects (in excess of $••••• million) including the start up of off site vendors and new facilities development.
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Motorola, Inc., GEG - Sr. Financial Analyst•••••7/••••• - 5/••••• Lead finance and accounting person for Communications Division and later for group of five divisions (GEG). Led and directed the activities of accounting personnel devoted to divisional or group accounting activities. Designed, developed, collected, analyzed, presented and defended financial reports and presentations made to several levels of management on topics from operational reviews to specific contract and/or client issues. Participated and provided accounting and financial leadership on several projects involving the DOD, DCAA, and various foreign governments. Directly involved with the design and development of the system used to collect actual direct product costs and the collection and distribution of overhead costs to individual products using ABC concepts.
Honeywell, Inc., OED - Sr. Staff Accountant - Military Products•••••6/••••• - 7/••••• Starting as a Staff Accountant, I assisted in the design and implementation of a contract cost accounting system for government contracts. Over a two year period was promoted to Analyst and ultimately Sr. Staff. Responsible for entire accounting and financial reporting processes for the Military Products group. Actively participated in changes to accounting practices that were focused on the allocation of overhead costs and disclosure to the US government. Participated in the company executive training program. Played roles on product development and contractor education projects.
Education & Certifications: BS – Business Administration/Accounting – Chadwick University MBA – Business Administration – Chadwick University