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Name Confidential
Phone 312-953-0308
Email Click here to email me!
Salary $175K +
State Illinois
Willing to Relocation? No
Recent Positions Sr VP Finance
Preferred Hotel Group, Inc
Chicago, IL
(global services)

Sr Manager
KPMG
Chicago, IL
(audit)

CFO
International Foodservice Manufactuers Association
Chicago, IL
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Key Accomplishments Driving bottom line results as the chief financial officer by making operations more profitable, improving global cash flow, and increasing technology ROI.

Expertise in acquisition negotiation, financial forecasting, cost management, and international tax compliance and business registration.

Using my positive can do attitude and systematic approach to improve bottom line results, I can: Understand the details of the business and their importance in executing overall strategy. Implement new technology systems that solve multiple problems

Education / Skills The University of Texas at Austin - 1983 Bachelor of Business Administration Accounting




Name Thomas
Phone 847-808-9878
Email Click here to email me!
Salary Negotiable
State Illinois
Willing to Relocation? Yes
Recent Positions Sales Management Consult
Current Project: Glacial Energy
Chicago, Illinois
(Retail Supply-Electricity)

President
Glunz & Jensen (K & F International)
Granger, Indiana
(Manufacturing)

CEO
K & F International
Granger, Indiana
(Manufacturing)

Key Accomplishments Integrated product offerings from manufacturers based in the U.S., Denmark, and Slovakia, and streamlined distribution networks resulting in an immediate 30% annual sales increase for fiscal year ’07.

Developed a business plan and strategy to export products from the U.S. to new customers in Asia and S.E. Asia. This resulted in a 40% sales increase and record profits. Personally set-up distribution networks in Asia and S.E. Asia by hands-on interaction, industry networking and extensive travel to those regions.

Established team-building practices and cell-based assembly which helped in attaining a 60% improvement in on-time delivery.

Created a more recognizable and known organization through specific media and marketing efforts. These included direct mail, video programs, industry newsletters, press releases, re-designed literature and hands-on networking via trade shows and conferences.
Education / Skills Indiana University, B.S. Business Management
University of Notre Dame, Certification in Executive Business Management
Rochester Institute of Technology, Certificate in Graphic Arts
Barnes and Thornburg, Indianapolis, Employment & Business Law - 3 to 4 Sessions per year

Name Gary
Phone 630-624-4748
Email Click here to email me!
Salary $76K - $100K
State Illinois
Willing to Relocation? Yes
Recent Positions Mngr, Bus Unit Controller
Sears
Hoffman Estates, IL
(Major Retailer)

Snr Financial Analyst 3
Experian
Schaumburg, IL
(Direct marketing services)

Senior Accountant
Rigby / Reed Elsevier PLC
Crystal Lake, IL
(Educational publishing )

Key Accomplishments Sears - Uncovered $1.5mm in mis-expensed bad debt, and recovered amount to benefit Online P&L, helping to achieve bonus targets for 2009. Corrected over accrual of inventory reserve $3mm, helping achieve bonus targets for 2010.

Sears - assisted Full-Line Marketing management in achieving / beating budgets for 2006 - 2008, while cutting $46mm of expenses over that period, a 5% runrate savings. Managed cost allocation system of Adverting expenses for 800+ full line stores.

Experian - assisted SVP & VP's of I.T. in setting $40mm annual expense budgets and $15mm in capital budgets, and achieving / beating those budgets for 8 consecutive years. Saved $2mm in runrate expense by strategically choosing purchase over lease.

Rigby - submitted monthly full P&L, Balance Sheet, and Cashflow set to U.K. corporate using Hyperion. Created a report to enable affirmed A/R collection calls, which prior had not been possible. Supervised 4 professionals over Sales/Commissions/AR.
Education / Skills Northern Illinois University, B.S. Accounting 1981 Certified Public Accountant, State of Illinois 1983
Hardware - IBM desktop / laptop 30 years, 10-key 30 years, IBM mainframes 5 years, high-speed Oce laser printers 5 years
Software- MS Excel 2007 highly skilled, MS Word 2007 skilled, MS Powerpoint skilled, Oracle Financials highly skilled,
Peoplesoft GL 5 years, essbase 5 years, Hyperion 2 years, Lawson GL 2 years, Proseries 20 years, Quickbooks 20 years.

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