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Name Kathy
Phone 847-421-2738
Email Click here to email me!
Salary $76K - $100K
State Illinois
Willing to Relocation? Yes
Recent Positions Accounting Manager
Immaculate Conception Parish
Elmhurst, IL
(Church and School)

Controller
Loretto Hospital
Chicago, IL
(Medical Services)

Auditor
Laventhol & Horwath CPA firm
Chicago, IL
(Accounting & Tax services)

Key Accomplishments Strengthened internal controls over the cash management function of 14 bank accounts totaling $2M. Implemented an integrated software system for financial and database reporting. Coordinated the installation of an electronic online giving system.

Consistently obtained unqualified audit opinions & reduced audit fees through streamlined procedures. Prepared & presented 2 Certificates of Needs approved by the IL Health Facilities Planning Board. Successfully obtained advances on Medicaid funding

Completed client's audits on time and within fee range. Maintained and developed excellent client relationships. Specialized in hospital audits.

Education / Skills Bachelor of Science in Finance, majoring in Accounting
Certified Public Accountant, registered with the State of IL
Notary Public, commission expiring in 2016
Proficient in QuickBooks; MicroSoft Office Suite; ProSeries tax software

Name Dave
Phone 214-676-7847
Email Click here to email me!
Salary $151K - $175K
State Illinois
Willing to Relocation? No
Recent Positions Vice President Marketing
ADT / Defender Direct
Indianapolis
(Residential Home Security)

Vice President Marketing
CMA Communications
Dallas
(Cable TV, Internet, Phone)

Director Product Mgmt
AT&T (Ameritech)
Chicago
(Cable TV)

Key Accomplishments Directed internal marketing group driving more than 250,000 qualified leads annually across more than 20 channels including TV, radio, social media, SEO, SEM, direct response with a national spend of $70 million. Lead Staff of 10, with 2 direct reports. Increased monthly leads from 18,000 to 25,000 within 4 months, establishing company record. Increased sales close rate from 48% to 52%, adding $3.6 million in incremental sales annually. Generated additional $5.4 million in annual profits by re-energizing direct mail channel using bes

Introduced new products which ultimately delivered 48% of company gross margin. Consolidated 12 local offices to a single call center handling more than 350,000 calls annually. Quickly grew subscriber base by 1% within first 90 days. Rebranded company from dozens of independent and disjointed local names to unified, consistent and cohesive CMA brand which increased awareness, aligned with product portfolio, enhanced company morale and improved marketing efficiency for 10+ years. Developed high-speed internet product and marketing st

Negotiated and directed content / programming contract relationships for more than 120 channels of video programming. Managed team of 7 product managers. Grew video product contribution margin by greater than 21% within 24 months. Developed and re-launched video content programming strategy, reducing annual programming expense by $2 million (3%) while realizing more than $5 million in incremental revenue.

Education / Skills MBA Emory University. (Atlanta, GA). Concentration in marketing and statistics
BA Indiana University (Bloomington, IN) Telecommunications



Name Dennis
Phone 320-492-2414
Email Click here to email me!
Salary Negotiable
State Florida
Willing to Relocation? Yes
Recent Positions General Manager
Indepenent Telecom
Indiana
(Telecommunications)

VP Operations & CTO
St Cloud Wireless Holdings
ST Cloud, MN
(Wireless Svc & Products)

VP Sales
Harris Communications
Camarillo, CA
(Telcom Test Systems)

Key Accomplishments Implemented Operations re-engineering process to clearly define responsibilities, reducing overlapping efforts and lost time. Initiated cost analysis program - review all leases and contracts to ensure least cost to communications

Implemented inter-departmental ROI (Return on Investment) process for all major capital and operational expenditures for Board presentations and approvals. Directed the design, project planning, ROI justifications and build-out of start-up company

Established budget development & tracking process to control costs, cash flow and improve revenues Directed negotiations, implementation and administration of interconnection contracts. Established consistent and time-critical communications path

Transformed business unit focus from total direct sales to indirect/channel sales. Initiated business improvement processes for pre-sales support, new product/feature definition & business case development. Negotiated joint marketing & VAR agreements
Education / Skills Technical College Design Engineering, Johnson County Community College Management Certificate Program
Kansas University School of Business Advanced Management Development & Leadership, Harper College Leadership & HR
Sprint University of Excellence Engineering Economics & Emerging Technologies
St Cloud State University Entrepreneurial Center - Mini MBA Wilson Learning Competitive, Counselor & Strategic Sales

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.

Name Confidential
Phone 630.778.0587
Email Click here to email me!
Salary Negotiable
State Illinois
Willing to Relocation? No
Recent Positions Vice-President, Marketing
Grenzebach Glier and Associates
Chicago, IL
(Nonprofit fundraising)

Vice-President, Marketing
Affinity 4
Norfolk, VA
(Nonprofit fundraising)

Director of Marketing
Event 360, Inc.
Chicago, Il.
(Nonprofit fundraising )

Key Accomplishments Achieved 133% of lead generation goal while decreasing average cost/lead by 35%. Landed key new account resulting in 3-yr. contract worth $2M. Decreased external creative services expenditures by 18%. Managed all marketing functions for clients/corp.

Developed and secured $2M in new business with major telecommunications client. Led daily activities of account teams in the development and execution of all advertising, direct marketing and sales promotion plans.

Developed and tested 5 retention programs designed to increase member retention by 20% and deliver $40MM in additional revenue. Re-branded first products under the GE brand to Partnership Marketing Group clients.

Managed the overall marketing department and its duties, including creation of long-term marketing strategies, communications strategies and branding, competitive analysis, advertising, market research, and creative management.
Education / Skills University of Wisconsin - Madison. BA
Creative and highly motivated marketing professional with 20+ years of corporate and agency experience.
Expertise in strategic planning, creative execution and tactical implementation. Career encompasses consumer and b-b.


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