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Name Raymond
Phone 224-595-3903
Email Click here to email me!
Salary Negotiable
State Illinois
Willing to Relocation? No
Recent Positions CAO/COO
Glencar Underwritin Managers
Itasca, IL
(P&C Insurance )

Sr. VP
Zurich North America
Schaumburg IL
(P&C Insurance)

Chief Administrat Officer
Acceptance Insurance Companies
Omaha NE
(P&C and Crop Insurance)

Key Accomplishments Glencar - One of the founding partners for a start-up managing general underwriters focused on P&C Commercial Lines Program business in the US. I handle all non-financial back-office responsibilities including IT, HR, contracts, processes, planning.

Brought strong/innovative leadership to the position in assimilating acquired operations; re-engineering workflows. and installing measures, metrics, controls and reporting Cut annual IT net expenses by $750K

Restored business growth in key underwriting units and improved customer satisfaction through elimination of nine-month backlogs, 10% increase in staff productivity Cut expenses $800K over 3 years without impairing customer services

Increased operations unit productivity 20% through leadership development and revamped pay-for-performance structure. Implemented change mgmnt. Assumed a leading role in development of strategic plan aimed at increasing profits by $22M over 5 years
Education / Skills MBA - Finance, DePaul University, Chicago Bachelor of Arts, Loyola University, Chicago
Strategic Analysis and Planning Multi-site Management IT and Operations Turnarounds Project Management - 6 Sigma
Process Re-engineering Business Systems Development Controls and Reporting Cost, Data and Transaction Management
Organization Development Recruitment and Training Underwriting Mngmt with Full P and L Accountability

Name Gary
Phone 630-373-3572
Email Click here to email me!
Salary $175K +
State New Jersey
Willing to Relocation? Yes
Recent Positions CFO
St. George Logistics
Newark, NJ
(Warehouse / Logistics)

Interim CFO
Double Eagle Advisors
Chicago, IL
(Interim CFO Services )

President & CEO, also CFO
Creditors Interchange LLC
Buffalo, NY
(Collection Agency)

Key Accomplishments Improved internal business practices, reduced complaints (60%), and enhanced BBB rating from F to A.

Increased EBITDA margin 80% in 2010 from 2008 during period of declining revenue by reducing labor and operating costs in excess of $4 million.

Negotiated positive outcome of two New York Attorney General investigations and inquiries with no loss of clients or brand image, avoiding costs of $700,000.

Negotiated with reluctant insurance carriers recouping legal fees and costs of $250,000 for Attorney General investigations.
Education / Skills Private Equity | Air Transportation | Manufacturing | Merchandising | Distribution | Retail Store Operations |
Transportation | Logistics |Call Center Management | Process Manufacturing | Debt Collection | Pubic Accounting |
Deal Sourcing & Analysis | Financial Services | Business Services
B.S. in Accounting - University of Illinois

Name Confidential
Phone 269-823-4791
Email Click here to email me!
Salary Negotiable
State Michigan
Willing to Relocation? Yes
Recent Positions President
Best Metal Products Company
Grand Rapids, Michigan
(Hydraulic Cylinders)

President
FEMA Corporation
Portage, Michigan
(Hydraulic Servo Valves)

President
Dimplex Thermal Systems
Kalamazoo, MI
(Chillers and Coolers)

Key Accomplishments Effectively managed a turnaround including ERP implementation. Established a strong culture of continuous improvement combined with solid financial results. Implemented an solid engineering based strategy to standardize a custom commodity product.

Managed the 2008 downturn while effectively maintaining a solid profit level and no debt; emerged with growth opportunities. Solid P+L experience including years of double digit growth and profit levels.

Lead a organization with 8 years of 100% on-time deliveries and <100ppm quality levels. During this period, received Supplier of the Year from John Deere AG 3 different years over a decade.

Developed a strategy and implemented a vertical integration of CNC machining. This initiative occurred from 2007-2009. It reached cash flow neutral in just 14 months. A key benefit was increased organizational knowledge of design for machining.
Education / Skills BSME from Clarkson University, MBA from University of Notre Dame Registered licensed Professional Engineer
Experienced in difficult P+L situations including turn-arounds. Managed AP> AR challenges back to solid ratios.
Experienced in inventory management and supplier development. Net working capital reductions and inventory turns.
Well versed in Engineering and technical products. Managed several product development cycles and launches successfully

Name Confidential
Phone 920-602-0500
Email Click here to email me!
Salary Negotiable
State Wisconsin
Willing to Relocation? No
Recent Positions Design Eng Manager
Miniature Precision Components, Inc.
Walworth, WI
(Injection Molded parts)

Dir - Product Development
Waukesha Engine Dresser
Waukesha, WI
(Natural Gas Engines)

Sr. Mgr. of Engineering
Giddings & Lewis
Fond du Lac, WI
(Machine Tools)

Key Accomplishments •As Change Agent, Developed strategy and implemented technology based five year growth plan involving R&D, new product development, Strategic Supplier Development and Quality Assurance. Result: Steps to meet 50% increase in revenues in three years

Introduced Design for Six Sigma. Result: Educated engineers and others in this methodology and quantified product performance parameters leading to data- based knowledge capture for excellence in design, quality and reliability.

Reduced Business and Compliance risk. Result: Resolved reliability issues with $10,000,000 of warranty costs, reduced business risk in technology export clearing 30,000 parts, and improved market share certifying all product families for CE mark.

Led project team in forming global strategic supplier alliance for engine filters with $4,000,000 annual spend. Result: Presented savings of $400,000 per year. Championed, mentored and coached more than 10 Six Sigma teams. Result: $16 m savings.
Education / Skills Education:Master of Business Administration (Honors), Univ of Wisconsin, Oshkosh;MSME, UW, Madison; BSME, Univ of Madra
Formally Trained in Dresser Global Strategic Supplier Selection Process; Instructor in Project Management, Demand Flow.
Certified Six Sigma Black Belt – DMAIC & DFSS, Milwaukee School of Engineering, 2006 Operational Excellence: Lean
Multi-industry Management experience with problem prevention focus; Change Agent, Leader, Mentor, Coach.

Name Ansley Steven
Phone 630-234-1044
Email Click here to email me!
Salary $101K - $125K
State Illinois
Willing to Relocation? No
Recent Positions Vice President
Philip Crosby Associates
Winter Park, FL
(Management Consulting)

General Manager
ServiceMaster
Downers Grove, IL
(Energy Management)

Vice President
Philip Crosby Associates
Winter Park, IL
(Management Consulting)

Key Accomplishments Delivered $21 million in sales, surpassing targets by 60% Turned around West Coast growing by 7X exceeding goals by 56% and generating $1.7 million by second year Ignited consulting revenues by 60% and increased client revenues 20:1

Conducted energy audits, prepared feasibilities, and presentedresults to executives at targeted accounts including furniture manufactures and chemical companies. Negotiated and secured a $4.5 million contract

Exceeded all objectives for goal attainment by 80%. Ranked in top ten sales executives amoung 75 account executives. Sold over $6 million in consulting contracts. Grew west region by 16 fold in twelve months

Education / Skills Masters Program, Business Northern Illinois University, Dekalb, IL
BA Social Science, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO
Presentations: Cuture: Is it the key to Change Creating the Reliable Organization Escape the Reactive Prison


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