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Name Confidential
Phone 847.749.3150
Email Click here to email me!
Salary $126K - $150K
State Illinois
Willing to Relocation? No
Recent Positions PMO/PMP/Six Sigma
Confidential
IL
(Manged Care Organization)

Sr. Principal Consultant
The Fennimore Group
IL
(Professional services)

Communications Director
HRPM Fusion

(Professional Education)

Key Accomplishments PMP & Lean Six Sigma Black Belt Health Care with 18+ years of experience serving in leadership roles in Information Technology, Health Care and Health Information Technology. Lean Six Sigma Black Belt in progress.

Established and managed the Project Management Office and governance activities and project standards for a $140M State MMIS implementation. Center for Excellent – Project Governance Contributor. Alpha Bet Gamma, Bloomsbury Honor Society

Orchestrated turnaround of a $5 million ERP implementation Project for a major University. Delivered on time and within budget and achieved: 4% lift in retention of at-risk students; Elevation of student services and student/staff contact

Delivered IT Audit/ Remediation services and COSO/CoBit controls analytics for industry leaders including Chicago Tribune Entertainment Companies, HSBC, Allstate, BP/Amoco and Telular. SOX compliant PMO Governance experience.
Education / Skills Villanova University Green Belt. University of Phoenix: MHA\-Informatics 3.88 Northwestern College: AAS/HIT 3.94
DePaul University Graduate Certifications: Executive Systems Artificial Intelligence
DePaul University Baccalaureate - Sociology/Mathematics
DePaul University Undergraduate Certification: Computer Science

Name William
Phone 925-997-0004
Email Click here to email me!
Salary $151K - $175K
State California
Willing to Relocation? Yes
Recent Positions Director of Operations
Manex Consulting
San Ramon, CA
(Consulting Services)

General Manager
Wesgo Metals
Hayward, CA
(Braze Alloys)

Managing Director
National Electrical Carbon Products
Fostoria, OH
(Carbon and Graphite produ)

Key Accomplishments P & L responsibility for two facilities with combined sales in excess of $10 million. Improved work force flexibility, reduced manufacturing costs and reduced published lead times by 50% on standard products by introducing Lean Man / Kanban practice

P & L responsibility for this $25 million firm. Increased sales by over $2.5 million with Asian and European by negotiated new sales. Grew sales by 8% year on year while reducing overall costs 5%. Achieved "Governor's Excellence in Export Award.

Improved plant financial performance by 69%, reduced lead-time to customers by 50% and improved on time delivery to customers by 85% company wide by introducing Lean Manufacturing Concepts to Bretford. Negotiated three local union contracts

Increased production by 5% to over 10 million bottles per month by introducing Lean Manufacturing Concepts into operations. Improved OEE from 53% to 70% in three months by implementing operator driven quality programs to reduce waste
Education / Skills MBA University of Detroit. Emphasis on Marketing
BSE Michigan State Uninversity. Chapter President of Value Engineering Society
ISO 9000 (1997, 1994); Lean Manufacturing (1999, 2000); Supply Chain Management Seminar IBM AS 400 (2000): Process Maps
PMI Certified 2016, Lean Bronze Certified / Facilitator, , 6 Sigma Master Black Belt

Name James
Phone 630-728-2300
Email Click here to email me!
Salary Negotiable
State Illinois
Willing to Relocation? Yes
Recent Positions Principal
The Sparks Group
Oak Park, Illinois
(Marketing strategy)

Managing Director,
Discover Card Financial Services
Riverwoods, Illinois
(Credit card strategy)

Director National Accts
Discover Card
Riverwoods, Illinois
(Credit card sales)

Key Accomplishments Created a comprehensive marketing plan for three boutique law firms including social media, traditional media, community events and public relations, generating market awareness and a 10% increase in visibility. Served as credit card industry subject matter expert for the top three international management consulting firms

Increased merchant acceptance of Discover Card from 72% to 85% within 24 month period. Managed and negotiated sales with seven portfolio companies generating $950 million. Persuaded 38 global companies to connect their international locations.

Managed national accounts that focused on increasing profitability of top 500 merchants in six industry groups. Staff of 65, six direct reports, generating $38 billion in revenue with $4.5 billion in profit annually

Engineered and implemented new client relationship management system, strengthening client relationships and increasing retention rate to 98%.
Education / Skills Master of Business Administration – The University of Chicago, Booth School of Business
Bachelor of Science, Advertising/Marketing – University of Illinois – Urbana-Champaign
Adjunct Professor of Marketing – College of Management & Business NACTE (National Council for Accreditation of Teacher
Winner 2015 Illini ComeBack Alumni Winner of 2013 Chicago Startup Weekend EDU.

Name Confidential
Phone 847-989-7068
Email Click here to email me!
Salary $151K - $175K
State Illinois
Willing to Relocation? No
Recent Positions Account Executive
Hewitt Associates
Linconshire, Illinois
(HR Outsourcing)

Service Delivery Manager
Hewitt Associates
Lincolnshire, Illinois
(HR Outsourcing)

IDG Manager
Hewitt Associates
Lincolnshire, Illinois
(HR Outsourcing)

Key Accomplishments Chosen to manage a major consumer-oriented account, worth $55 million in contract revenue, to improve key metrics. Quickly established credibility with top client executives. Facilitated the orientation of the client to outsourced services in India.

Oversaw a team of 200 professionals and a $15 million fiscal cost budget. Stabilized delivery after a difficult burn-in period and brought client to being a positive reference. Surpassed an aggressive cost budget by over 6% and improved margin by 11%

Selected by executives to create and oversee all leadership functions for a global delivery group which developed and maintained benefits solutions for twelve clients. Deployed expertise in critical path planning, budgeting, pricing and scope control

Led a client team of 40 multi-talented employees in tracking all financial/quality metrics, budgeting, and cost/revenue controls. Improved financial results from 80% to 122% profitability. Created environment for internal growth & career pathing.
Education / Skills DePaul University, Chicago, IL - 2004 M.B.A. in Finance
Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN - 1995 B.S. in Industrial Management



Name Arthur
Phone 847-507-6747
Email Click here to email me!
Salary $175K +
State Illinois
Willing to Relocation? Yes
Recent Positions CIO - Interim
McShane Companies / Fifty-Nine Group
Palatine, IL
(Construction)

Chief Operating Officer
IPC
Bannockburn IL
(Trade Association)

Chief Information Officer
IPC
Bannockburn IL
(Trade Association)

Key Accomplishments Realigned department and job functions to improve efficiency and support associations vision, mission and values. Supported implementation of collaboration software tool and process improving time to market for standards development.

Implemented global VOIP communication tools improving process and reducing communication costs.

Engineered turnaround of IT’s performance and service levels which transformed IT into a strategic business partner. Reorganized staff which increased efficiency and output and improved team morale, communication and achievable goal setting.

Developed and implemented 3 year Information Technology strategic plan. Implemented cost savings of $200K while improving service offerings. Implemented technology standardization and support plan for 4 Asian offices which reduced costs.
Education / Skills Association Management, Global Systems Implementations, Continuous Improvement, Growth Strategies
Strategic Planning, Leadership & Team Development, Performance Improvements, Project Management, Change Management
Excels in implementing programs that enhance operational performance.
Ensures strategic alignment and bolsters employee performance.

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