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Name Confidential
Phone 815-210-9809
Email Click here to email me!
Salary $175K +
State Illinois
Willing to Relocation? Yes
Recent Positions CFO / VP of Finance
Crane Composites
Joliet, Il
(Manufacturing plastics)

Manager FP&A
Alcoa
Rosement, Il
(Manufacturer Aluminum)

Manager FP&A
Cabot Microelectronics
Aurora, Il
(Semiconductor Materials)

Key Accomplishments * Provided the financial leadership that increased operating profit 60% from $23 to $37 million during a six year period of recovering revenues.

* Strategically led corporate wide continuous improvement initiative, including lean and six sigma projects, saving $5 million annually in manufacturing costs. * Led non-manufacturing continuous improvement initiative saving $2 million in 36 months.

* Identified and implemented restructuring initiatives, reducing headcount, consolidated three manufacturing facilities, and closed distribution centers, resulting in $13 million of annual savings within 12 months.

* Led initiatives to reduce working capital from $12.5 million to $2.5 million.
Education / Skills Bachelor of Engineering (Chemical)
Chartered Accountant (CPA equivalent) - England and Wales
Six Sigma Green
Kaizen Tool Champion

Name Confidential
Phone 630-724-0773
Email Click here to email me!
Salary Negotiable
State Illinois
Willing to Relocation? No
Recent Positions Account Executive
The Weiland Financial Group Inc.
Bannockburn, IL
(Software Company)

Key Accomplishments A proven track record in sales and business development with over ten years experience in achieving sales goals that helps businesses grow. Responsible for the full-cycle in sales, business development, and account management including: client prospecting, product demonstrations, executive management presentations, implementation planning, consulting and training services, contract negotiations, and post-sale account management. Achieved over quota in multiple positions, developed product pricing models, and improved upon current sales processe

Exceeded quota by 53% in 2007 by focusing on key accounts and maximizing the size of the sale. Contributed in achieving a 200% increase in company sales by increasing the size of each sale and the number of products sold for 2007. Developed the SaaS application-pricing model for company in concurrence with the management team.



Education / Skills Keller Graduate School of Management M.B.A. concentration in marketing
San Francisco State University B.S. in Business Administration concentration in Finance
Trained in Miller Heinman Strategic Selling, Solutions Selling, SPIN Selling and Dale Carnegie techniques.


Name Pete
Phone 630-841-7733
Email Click here to email me!
Salary $126K - $150K
State Illinois
Willing to Relocation? No
Recent Positions Director of Tax
Ulta Salon, Cosmetics & Fragrance, Inc.
Romeoville, Illinois
(Retail beauty products)

Tax Consultant
Various Fortune 500 companies
U.S, Norway, England
(SOX, Tax, ACTG)

Sarbanes-Oxley Consultant
Shell Oil
Oslo, Norway
(Downstream Oil )

Key Accomplishments Reduced federal and state income taxes by $6 million through accounting method changes and cost segregation. Reduced federal and state income tax by $400,000 through prior period filings. Implemented first-time federal and state income tax credits and incentives of $100,000. Sheltered company from an estimated $1 million in penalties related to noncompliance in tip reporting. Implemented an internal tracking system to facilitate company compliance of tip reporting for 4,000 employees. Restructured legal entities to shelter aga

Conducted and supervised Sarbanes-Oxley 404 compliance audits for Fortune 500 businesses. This entailed project management, identification of key controls, control gaps and recommendations to improve weaknesses.

Top producer at law firm specializing in tax consulting services for small businesses owners nationwide. Wealth management services, i.e. trusts, estate planning, etc.

Successfully represented corporate clients in Internal Revenue Service audits . Abated assessments and deficiencies in excess of $250,000 levied against corporate clients.
Education / Skills Nineteen years of tax planning, compliance and research in both public accounting and consulting environments.
Eight years of financial and operational auditing in both public accounting and private industry envronments.
Four years of public relations experience. And nine years of teaching experience at Chicago area universities.
MBA in Finance, Dominican University Courses toward MSA (Accounting) B.S. Journalism. CPA Illinois

Name Jim
Phone 609-815-4923
Email Click here to email me!
Salary $175K +
State Pennsylvania
Willing to Relocation? No
Recent Positions CFO
Confluence Watersports
South Carolina
(Consumer Products/Manuf.)

Cheif Financial Officer
Lenox Inc.
New Jersey
(Consumer Products)

SVP Supply Chain
Lenox Inc.
New Jersey
(Consumer Products)

Key Accomplishments In partnership with a private equity investor, developed and executed blueprint for the turnaroud of a $70 million consumer product manufacturer. Implemented lean tools and reduced transportation cost by 40%.

Led a team of senior executives in developing and implementing a strategic plan for a $500 million, multi-channel, branded, consumer products business. Spearheaded the sale of the business through an auction process in partnership with Goldman Sachs.

Restructured the business including the consolidation of two headquarter facilities, downsized of the retail division, closed factories, and reduced administrative staff. This resulted in both improved profitability and favorable cash flow.

Centralized the supply chain operations of a $500 consumer products Company. Outsourced domestic manufacturing. Using continuous improvement techniques was able to simultaneously reduce cost, and inventory while improving quality and in-stock levels
Education / Skills BS Accounting Drexel University 1983 BS Finance Drexel University 1983
CPA Commonwealth of Pennsylvania 1985



Name Ralph
Phone 708-932-6233
Email Click here to email me!
Salary $175K +
State Illinois
Willing to Relocation? Yes
Recent Positions VP Finance - CFO
Endeavor Information Services/Ex Libris
Des Plaines, Illinois
(Global Software Developer)

VP Finance
Broadwind Energy
Naperville, IL
(Wind Energy Component Mfr)

CFO - Automotive Group
Sears Holdings Corporation
Hoffman Estates, IL
(Service & Parts Retailer)

Key Accomplishments Strategic Leadership. Led efforts to design, develop and implement strategic and operational plans that drives transformation change, nuturing customer and supplier relationships. Customer centric and operations focused CFO.

Financial Acumen. Significant experience in building, developing, staffing, managing and professionalizing all aspects of core finance organization capabilities. Proven track record in implementing financial and operational systems.

Business Controls. Managed multiple efforts that successfully built sound business systems, processes, models, analyses & evaluations. Directed & supported financial & operational activities that incorporated lean mfg concepts & continuous imprvmnt.

Senior financial executive with strategic vision, clear focus on operations, efficiency, persistence, attention to detail, analytical skills, and sets high standards. Private Equity & Venture Capital experienced.
Education / Skills MBA, Finance & Marketing, DePaul Univ., Kelstadt Graduate School of Business, 1981
BS, Accounting, DePaul Univ., 1978
CPA, Illinois, 1980 CMA, Illinois, 1982 Six Sigma Green Belt Trained SAP Trained
Highly effective partner to the CEO with unquestioned business integrity, ethics and values.

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