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Name Jack
Phone 630-739-2780
Email Click here to email me!
Salary Negotiable
State Illinois
Willing to Relocation? No
Recent Positions Distance Education Mgr
Follett
River Grove, IL
(College Textbook Dist.)

Distribution Ops Manager
Keebler
Alsip, IL
(Cookie/Cracker Dist.)

Receiving Manager
Innotrac
Bolingbrook, IL
(Internet Order Shipping)

Key Accomplishments Cost reduction and customer service improvement in all positions through process improvement, improved efficiencies, and staff enhancement. Selected at Keebler as SAP trainer and managed pilot location roll out.

Received numerous annual awards at Keebler for exceeding overall operational performance goals.



Education / Skills BS, Business Administration Supply Chain Mgt, P&L, Budgeting, Process&System Implementation, OSHA/Safety/ISO Training




Name Marcus
Phone 847-373-5540
Email Click here to email me!
Salary $126K - $150K
State Illinois
Willing to Relocation? Yes
Recent Positions Mgr, Fin. Planning & An.
Cabot Microelectronics
Aurora, IL
(Chemicals - semicond. mfg)

Dir. Operations Analysis
Brunswick Corporation, Life Fitness Division
Franklin Park, IL
(Fitness equipment mfg)

Dir. Fin. Planning & An.
Brunswick Corporation, Life Fitness Division
Franklin Park, IL
(Fitness equipment mfg)

Key Accomplishments Chief finance resource for the COO and VPs of mfg and supply chain. Led analysis of major capital projects and budgeting activities. Identified potential annual cost savings of over $20 million through relocation of mfg to Mexico.

Sole finance member on a team that increased annual gross margin by $3 million through expanding a Hungarian manufacturing facility to accommodate moving a product line from the U.S.

Led the executive team in the creation of the strategic plan. Key contributor to complex financial modeling and valuation activities for several acquisitions and alliances. Enabled $5 million in sales over three years by launching a new product line.

Managed the company-wide budgeting process, monthly sales and margins analysis, and quarterly financial forecasts. Supervised the sales revenue closing process, financial roll-up in the Oracle ERP, and completion of quarterly tax schedules.
Education / Skills MBA, Corporate Finance, University of Michigan
BA, Liberal Arts/Education, Michigan State University



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 John
Phone 847-223-5341
Email Click here to email me!
Salary Negotiable
State Illinois
Willing to Relocation? No
Recent Positions Operations Manager
tekservePOS
Hoffman Estates Illinois
(POS/IT Install and Repair)

Maintenance Manager
CARDINAL HEALTH
Woodstock Illinois
(Pharma packaging)

Service Center Manager
SYMBOL TECHNOLOGIES INC
Arlington Heights, Illino
(Bar Code Scanners)

Key Accomplishments Developed work force standards and a performance tracking system that improved repair productivity 46% while saving $280,000 in annual salary expense.

Reduced line changeover times, saving $180,000 annually in labor while increasing available production capacity by 600 hours.

Led Kaizen event resulting in a savings of $46,000 in annual labor expenses and $140,000 in annual printing expenses.

Developed work cells which increased repair productivity 30%, allowing for 9,000 additional repairs annually while saving $108,000 in annual salary expense.
Education / Skills MBA, Lake Forest Graduate School of Management, Lake Forest IL, 2002
Attended Kaizen Leader training as well as Project Sponsor training.
AAS, Electronic Systems Technology Community College of the Air Force, Maxwell AFB Al, 1985


Name Edward
Phone 708-308-3977
Email Click here to email me!
Salary $126K - $150K
State Illinois
Willing to Relocation? Yes
Recent Positions Credit Manager, National
US Foodservice
Rosemont, IL
(Food distributor)

Regional Credit Manager
Ryerson
Chicago, IL
(Metal Distributor)

Credit Manager
Allscripts Healthcare
Chicago, IL
(Medical technology)

Key Accomplishments Leadership: Spearheaded turnaround strategies for troubled credit departments: Strategies included creatiom of policy throughout the Credit, Collections, and Sales functions, aggressive "clean up" of receivables, risk management and customer service

Risk Management: Lead financial modeling team to construct scorecards and cash flow metrics. Models enabled analysts to assign credit lines while simultaneously reducing risk 50% faster than previous methods.

Sales: Continuously worked with sales and upper management to develop leads, maintain profitability, and strengthen existing customer relations. Negotiations with fledging business resulted in $10 million in annual sales.

Process Improvement: Worked with Sales, IT and Finance to improve the auto release rate of sales orders; improved release rate from 15% to 78% within a 6 month period.
Education / Skills MBA, Finance - Lewis University
BA, Clinical Psychology - Governors State University
Additional certification in financial analysis, customer service and credit law from Dun and Bradstreet
Computer background includes: Microsoft Office, Mac O/S, PeopleSoft, SAP, CARMS, JD Edwards and IBM AS400 software

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