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Name Paul
Phone 224-764-1016
Email Click here to email me!
Salary Negotiable
State Illinois
Willing to Relocation? No
Recent Positions Sr. Comm Mgr. Capital Eq
RR Donnelley & Sons
Downers Grove, IL
(Commercial Printing)

Mfg Mgr - Personalization
RR Donnelley & Sons
Wheeling, IL
(Direct Mail)

Gen Mgr- Cap Gds Procurmn
RR Donnelley & Sons
Lisle, IL
(Commercial Printing)

Key Accomplishments Developed strategies for procurement of Web Offset Printing Equipment worldwide. Established a national program for Procurement of Forklifts and Automated Guided Vehicles.

Responsible for the operation of a 75-person Finishing department. Establish, develop and manage a 12 person Data Preparation group for inkjet imaging direct mail pieces on press. Lead a 3 person IT department. Reporting to the VP & Division Director

Directed the purchase of over $250 million annually in capital goods and construction. Coached a team of 28 and administered an annual expense budget of 1.3 million. Reporting to the Sr. VP, Purchasing.

Education / Skills Northwestern University Kellogg Graduate School of Management Evanston & Chicago, Illinois Master of Business Adm.
University of Illinois, Champaign, Illinois Bachelor of Science, Industrial Engineering



Name James
Phone 847-707-4806
Email Click here to email me!
Salary Negotiable
State Illinois
Willing to Relocation? Yes
Recent Positions Dir of Inv'ty & Planning
Pearson Education
Chicago, Illinois
(Publishing)

Directory of Inventory
Houghton Mifflin Company
Boston, Massachusetts
(Publishing)

Assistant Controller
Houghton Mifflin Company
Boston, Massachusetts
(Publishing)

Key Accomplishments * Improved inventory turnover ratio by more than 20% almost every year resulting in more than $30 million less spending on inventory per year.

* Established regular sales and operations planning meetings with regional sales offices to validate and improve forecasting function resulting in significantly less customer service issues

* Reduced costs incurred to bring new product to market by working with marketing and sales team during strategic planning stage of product life cycle. * Initiated cost savings in the manufacturing process of customized products by reporting to management the true cost of customization of product offerings.

* Initiated supply chain improvements in the areas of manufacturers performance, warehouse throughput and assembly operations improving service level performance.
Education / Skills Northeastern University, Boston, Massachusetts MBA, Concentration in Finance 1986
Merrimack College, North Andover, Massachusetts BSBA, Major in Accounting 1976
Certified Public Accountant 1987


Name Robert
Phone 708-494-2461
Email Click here to email me!
Salary $101K - $125K
State Illinois
Willing to Relocation? No
Recent Positions Controller
Weinstein Wholesale Meats Inc
Forest Park, Il
(Wholesale meat distributo)

CFO
Faip North America Inc
Elk Grove, Il
(Pressure washers and hose)

Controller
Gordon Kapes Inc
Skokie, Il
(Telecomm & audio control )

Key Accomplishments Managed $5M to $10M A/R portfolio. Held A/R over 21 days to 8.5% and over 30 days to 1%. Achieved DSO of 18.25 days. Formalized credit application process and performed credit research and analysis to approve set up of new customers and assign credit limits. Approved sales orders outside prescribed credit thresholds. Established and managed credit hold function; instituted credit insurance over portfolio; enhanced credit management systems features to control A/R and restrict sales outside established parameters.

Converted GL from Peachtree to in-house ERP system. Created company’s first ever monthly financial statements. Reduced monthly closing time to 11 days. Created reporting of borrowing base, covenant reporting, and credit reporting. Converted payroll to online reporting. Automated loan borrowing transactions and had bank assign us to dedicated customer service. Held shrink on $5M inventory to under $10k. Slashed A/R write offs from $350k in 2010 to $0 in 6 months

Key team member that implemented 2 systems conversions to MAS 500 for 2 entities. Selected and implemented new banking relationships. Reduced line of credit borrowing from $9M to under $5M. Implemented spending controls. Managed multiple bank audits. Reduced inventory levels from $18M to $9M. Eliminated need for leased warehousing space. Developed business plan for acquisition. Performed due diligence reviews of acquisition targets. Led acquisition financial integration

Launched finished goods inventory count program resulting in 25% improvement in inventory record accuracy. Reduced inventory shrink loss 30%. Improved inventory record accuracy to 90% from under 30% via improving inventory part number, bill of materials, and production work order processes. Directed inventory planning team. Reduced time to take physical inventory counts for 2 main businesses by 33% saving $10k. Designed daily one-page summary report that informed customer service of future production dates and quantities enabling accur
Education / Skills masters project management from Keller BBA accounting from Loyola Green belt six sigma




Name Scott
Phone 847-724-3149
Email Click here to email me!
Salary $126K - $150K
State Illinois
Willing to Relocation? No
Recent Positions Director - System Leader
Vestas Nacelles America GP&SC
Chicago, IL
(Wind Turbines)

Supply Chain Manager
Rexnord - Seal Division
Wheeling, IL
(Aerospace Seals)

NT'L DIR. OF PROCUREMENT
VIAD CORPORATION, EXHIBITGROUP GILTSPUR
Roselle, IL
(Exhibits, Kiosks)

Key Accomplishments Achieved over $4 Million of annual a savings for wind turbine commodities, and over $1.5 Million of savings in 2 years for trade show exhibit commodities.

Set-up Oracle supply chain systems, improving stocked item delivery performance from 46% to 90%.

Spearheaded MRP Systems, resulting in reduction of inventory from $22 million to $7 million, expense reduction of $750,000, and improved delivery performance from 50% to 90%.

Experienced in Global Business, including Brazsil Japan, Europe, Australia, Mexico, and China. Served as Acting General Manager during transition of company ownership
Education / Skills MBA, University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa
BS, Industrial Engineering, Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa
APICS Certified (CFPIM) Six Sigma Greenbelt Certified
Lean Production and Supply Chain Management, Forecasting, Purchasing, Logistics, and Cycle Time Reduction

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.

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