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Name Cynthia
Phone
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Salary Negotiable
State Illinois
Willing to Relocation? No
Recent Positions Program Manager
Allstate Insurance
Northbrook, IL
(Financial Services/IT)

Manager
Allstate Insurance
Northbrook, IL
(Financial Services/IT)

Senior Project Manager
Allstate Insurance
Northbrook, IL
(Financial Services/IT)

Key Accomplishments Formed and program managed virtual team for $2.5M Program connecting Allstate Roadside Services with primary insurance platform, enabling cross selling. Delivered in 4 weeks, aligning with significant marketing campaign.

Ensured transition of Allstate Roadside Services acquisition from GE, serving 12 million customers. Served as liaison through migration into Allstate Data Centers and integration of more than 50 resources.

Built cross functional technology team of 30 to mitigate weekly customer outages and stabilize web based Consumer Channel. Closed application and configuration gaps, improving system integration points.

Program managed the transformation of legacy IT service management platform. Focused on enterprise awareness and adoption of Change, Incident, Problem, and Configuration processes utilized by more than 5000 users across the enterprise.
Education / Skills Masters in Business Administration (MBA) - Finance emphasis
Bachelors of Science (BS) in Computer Science - Business emphasis
Managing global programs & resources, providing efficiencies, bridging technology & business, driving change
Building morale, improving internal relationships, leading through ambiguity, crafting executive communications

Name Michael
Phone 630-888-5192
Email Click here to email me!
Salary Negotiable
State Illinois
Willing to Relocation? No
Recent Positions Controller
Independent Recycling Services
Chicago, Il
(Recycling and Solid Waste)

Controller
Lakeshore Recycling Systems
Chicago
(Recycling & Waste Hauling)

Chief Financial Officer
United Scrap Metal
Cicero, Il
(Scrap Metal Processor)

Key Accomplishments Strategic Planning-prepared and implemented financial and operating plan for a $100 million service organization. The company is made up of 7 markets. Plan developed for each market and consolidated for overall company

Business Reengineering-Installed fully intergrated billing, customer service, routing and dispatch system resulting in reduced O/H of $250,000K/year and improved customer satisfaction.

Process Improvement-developed a Weekly & Monthly review package that allowed Managers to analyze their operations resulting in reducing line labor costs of $450K/year

Fiscal Management-negotiated reduced loans rates with financial institutions reulting in reducing Interest costs by $125K/year
Education / Skills Master Business Administration from DePaul University Major in Accounting Graduated
Bachelor Business Administration from Western Illinois University Major in Finance Graduated



Name Steven
Phone
Email Click here to email me!
Salary Negotiable
State Illinois
Willing to Relocation? Yes
Recent Positions Consultant
Sagin LLC
Chicago, IL
(Management Consulting)

Project Manager
James Hardie Building Products
Peru, IL
(Manufacturing)

Director of Engineering
Corey Steel Company
Cicero, IL
(Steel)

Key Accomplishments Seasoned operations professional with solid engineering background and best-practices business and project management experience, with full accountability for meeting budgetary and schedule constraints in union and non-union settings.

Provide project management, operations, maintenance and business process consulting, risk assessment and interim management services for renewable energy, industrial, food and hospitality sectors.

Engineered and managed capital projects to upgrade power infrastructure including switchgear, transformers, substations, power factor (VAR) compensation, power quality, SCADA system, and smart grid systems for 24 / 7 / 365 industrial facilities.

Key abilities include project management from conception to commissioning, asset reliability, maintenance management systems, technical training, risk assessment, manufacturing operations, engineering management, smart grid and renewable energy.
Education / Skills J.L. KELLOGG SCHOOL OF MANAGEMENT, NORTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY Master of Business Administration
UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS at URBANA-CHAMPAIGN Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering
Project management, engineering management, smart grid, power generation, renewable energy,smart grid, asset reliability
Particular strengths in heavy industrials, energy, metals, paper, packaging & hospitality sectors.

Name David
Phone 480-584-6133
Email Click here to email me!
Salary Negotiable
State Arizona
Willing to Relocation? Yes
Recent Positions President
Intercast & Forge
Australia
(Automotive OEM/rail parts)

Chief Operating Officer
Intercast & Forge
Australia
(Automotive OEM/rail parts)

Division Director
GNB/Exide Technologies
Lombard, Illinois
(Standby power systems)

Key Accomplishments Expanded multi site responsibility to further develop and expand areas of Manufacturing Operations Excellence. Direct reports include positions of Chief Financial Officer, Operations, Sales and Marketing, and Manager of Product Development.

Recruited to lead iron foundry turnaround/improvement plan. Focus operations on improving customer service, quality, profitability, and growth.  Initiated training/development for Black and Green Belts.  Reduced scrap 50%  Reduced labor 30%

Doubled manufacturing capability Improved throughput 48%, accelerated cycle times 36%, and enhan Reduced Dock-to-Dock times of 54%. Achieved ISO 9002 and 14000 certification. ced product performance 15%. Reduced Work In Process 44%.

Reduced recordable injuries at smelter operation 50% for three consecutive years. Increased first time yields of smelting furnace operations 58%. Successfully converted plant to 24/7 operations
Education / Skills Bachelor of Science-Finance, School of Business, Portland State University, Portland, Oregon
Plant P&L Responsibility Quality & Performance Improvement International Experience
Manufacturing Lean Leader Manufacturing & Facilities Engineering Multi-Site Manufacturing Operations
Union Contract Negotiations Environmental / Health & Safety Compliance

Name Don
Phone 843-384-0459
Email Click here to email me!
Salary Negotiable
State North Carolina
Willing to Relocation? Yes
Recent Positions Vice President
American Buildings Company
Eufaula, AL
(Pre-engineered Steel)

Key Accomplishments Directed business operations realignment to deliver quality, on-time products during and after emergence from bankruptcy. Achieved a $7M cost reduction and a $3M quality savings in one year. Reestablished service relationships and grew sales. Aligned engineering and manufacturing capacities and lead forecast/shipment turnaround. Led R&D, system development and new business ventures. Managed P&L from negative $6M to positive $11M.

Led operations, management services for private equity for legal, real estate, and industrial clients for M&A's, organizational, management and operations and systems refinance. Assumed leadership roles for turnarounds and financial (P&L) and oper



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