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Name Edward
Phone 708-308-3977
Email Click here to email me!
Salary $126K - $150K
State Illinois
Willing to Relocation? Yes
Recent Positions Credit Manager, National
US Foodservice
Rosemont, IL
(Food distributor)

Regional Credit Manager
Ryerson
Chicago, IL
(Metal Distributor)

Credit Manager
Allscripts Healthcare
Chicago, IL
(Medical technology)

Key Accomplishments Leadership: Spearheaded turnaround strategies for troubled credit departments: Strategies included creatiom of policy throughout the Credit, Collections, and Sales functions, aggressive "clean up" of receivables, risk management and customer service

Risk Management: Lead financial modeling team to construct scorecards and cash flow metrics. Models enabled analysts to assign credit lines while simultaneously reducing risk 50% faster than previous methods.

Sales: Continuously worked with sales and upper management to develop leads, maintain profitability, and strengthen existing customer relations. Negotiations with fledging business resulted in $10 million in annual sales.

Process Improvement: Worked with Sales, IT and Finance to improve the auto release rate of sales orders; improved release rate from 15% to 78% within a 6 month period.
Education / Skills MBA, Finance - Lewis University
BA, Clinical Psychology - Governors State University
Additional certification in financial analysis, customer service and credit law from Dun and Bradstreet
Computer background includes: Microsoft Office, Mac O/S, PeopleSoft, SAP, CARMS, JD Edwards and IBM AS400 software

Name William
Phone 847-910-3169
Email Click here to email me!
Salary $175K +
State Illinois
Willing to Relocation? Yes
Recent Positions President & CEO
ADS Logistics
Homewood, IL
(Logistics services)

Vice President
IRMCO
Evanston, IL
(Metal forming lubricants)

President & COO
Belmont Steel Corp
Evanston, IL
(Steel service center)

Key Accomplishments Quickly assembled new management team at private equity-owned firm, tripled EBITDA within 6 months, recognized as one of the safest companies in the industry, and prevented customer defections even as the automotive and steel recession deepened.

Commercialized a newly patented product - selling into new market segments. Easily transferred team building, leadership, operations management, and marketing skills into a new industry.

I have led or been a key operative in five turn-around situations. Have developed expertise as a fact-based decision-maker who focuses on the Key Success Actions needed to achieve the fastest and most sustainable improvement.

Excellent strategic planning and implementation skills. Co-author of a scenario planning study that outlined the evolution of the industry for the next 20 years. Led a very large scale market segmentation study.
Education / Skills MBA - University of Chicago Bachelor, Industrial & Systems Engineering - Georgia Tech
Proven leadership skills: manufacturing, processing, distribution, logistics, transportation, & supply chain functions.
Experienced leader in turn-around situations at public, privately held, and private equity-owned companies.
Team builder able to implement sustainable continuous improvement. Uses lean operations, six sigma, and Toyota methods.

Name James
Phone 630-742-5756
Email Click here to email me!
Salary Negotiable
State Illinois
Willing to Relocation? No
Recent Positions Director of Technology
Graphic Solutions International
Burr Ridge, Illinois
(Printed Electronics/RFID)

Senior Consultant
Pro-Team Consulting
Palatine, Illinois
(RFID Strategic Asset Mgt )

Manager Product Marketing
Motorola - Broadband Communications Systems
Schiller Park, Illinois
(Digital Satellite STBs)

Key Accomplishments Introduced new technologies and materials into a graphics firm and helped allow 55% revenue growth over 3 years. These were printed batteries, electroluminescent lamps, RFID antennas, and other circuitry.

Produced an RFID receiver system that reduced costs by 90% and improved read performance by 80%.

Transformed a design engineering group from 52 weeks late to within schedule within 6 months. Former products rarely met specifications - after transformation, all products met or exceeded specifications.

Help grow a microcircuits operation from $1.2 Million to about $25 Million in less than 4 years.
Education / Skills MBA, University of Chicago (Marketing, Strategic Planning, Labor Relations)
BS in Business, Elmhurst College (Accounting, Marketing)
BSEE, Marquette University (Electronics, Computers)
List of Publications and Seminars delivered upon request.

Name Lloyd
Phone 708-562-5192
Email Click here to email me!
Salary Negotiable
State Illinois
Willing to Relocation? Yes
Recent Positions Director, Client Services
VCPI/Extendicare
Milwaukee, WI
(IT Outsourcing )

Director, Engineering
VCPI/Extendicare
Milwaukee, WI
(IT Outsourcing)

First Vice President(CIO)
The Balcor Company
Chicago Area
(Real Estate Property Mgmt)

Key Accomplishments VCPI-Director,Client Services- Responsible for 60 Clients,$17 million book of business. •Retained $750,000 in annual revenue by rebuilding relationships with "at risk" and problem accounts. •Achieved 30 to 40% improvement in client survey scores.

VCPI-Director, Engineering and Production Services •Installed ITIL Incident, Problem and Change Management disciplines reducing critical system outages by 40%. •Rebuilt management and technical staff; reduced external consulting fees by $250K.

The Balcor Company-First VP, MIS •Created strategic plan for replacement of core financial and operational systems, reducing staff by 33% and labor expenses by $1.6 annually. •Merged systems from acquired company, saving $1.7 million annually.

CIO Consulting-Sr. Consultant •Retained to evaluate CIO Magazine Enterprise Value Award finalists. •Facilitated "Process-Design" initiative for multi-year, multi-million dollar social survey projects for national not-for-profit organization.
Education / Skills MBA, University of Chicago




Name Thomas
Phone 630-915-3830
Email Click here to email me!
Salary Negotiable
State Illinois
Willing to Relocation? No
Recent Positions Sr. Project Manager /BA
Sapphire Technologies
San Francisco
(Charles Schwab Clarity)

Principal Consultant
TAK Digital Services
Naperville, Ill.
(Consulting)

Project Manager
IBM Global Services
Oakbrook, Ill.
(Web Infrastructure )

Key Accomplishments Assisted client Charles Schwab with 2nd roll out of CA Clarity PPM tool to over 2000 STech (IT) resources, where projects, issues, risks, MPR, & time against tasks. Redesigned the Sharepoint tool for the team and started using Raven flow.

PM for developing a pilot application which provided proof of pickup or delivery of packages to customers, including signature capture. Uutilized DB2e to synchronize data from handheld PC’s providing real-time updating of various mainframes.

Successfully coordinated and facilitated conference calls with site executives and technical web infrastructure technicians in the US. My primary focus was to ensure that any infrastructure changes implemented did not affect hosted customers.

Successfully directed and managed a staff of 38 personnel including computer operations, technical support, LAN/WAN, customer service/help desk, print shop / mailroom and production services. Staff provided POS support for 350+ grocery coop stores.
Education / Skills Attended Clarity Navigation, Project Manager training on how to set up projects, book resources, and manage daily tasks.
Self study class on MS Share Point administration. Hands on training for the Raven flow tool documenting requirements.
Hands-on classes in using IBM Rational Software Development Platform.
On-Demand Business Boot Camp given by Avnet covering DB2, Tivoli, Web Sphere & Lotus Products.

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