Alethea Pratt

Alethea Pratt

Prior Professional Experience

Becton Dickinson Immunodiagnostics, Manager, Information Systems

Woodward, Ryan, Sharp & Davis, Actuarial Programmer/Project Manager

Lederle Laboratories (acquired by Wyeth), Production Control Chemist/Programmer

Becton Dickinson Immunodiagnostics, (B-D), Quality Assurance Chemist

Professional Experience

Pension & Health Fund

· 2009- currentSenior Executive

NATIONAL AUDUBON SOCIETY

National non-profit conservation organization, publisher of award winning Audubon Magazine. 400,000 subscribers and 700+ employees in 100 US locations, 500 affiliated organizations.

· 2001-2008Senior Vice President

THE CHURCH PENSION GROUP

$6.7 billion pension fund, Medical trust, AM Best rated Life, Property, Casualty, Liability, and Publishing Company

· 1996-2000 Senior Vice President / Chief Information Officer

· 1996-1996Interim Executive

BUTLER INTERNATIONAL

$750 million publicly held leveraged buyout, international Business Service Corporation serving major industries: Aviation, Telecom, Aeronautical, Chemical, Transportation, Package Delivery, Financial, and Technology.

· 1988-1995 Vice President / Chief Information Officer

SONY OF AMERICA

$2 billion U.S. consumer-electronics business. Leading manufacturer of audio, video, communications, and information technology products for the consumer and professional markets.

· 1985-1988 Manager, Sales & Marketing Systems

SENIOR EXECUTIVE

Demonstrated ability to grow businesses and expertly manage operations

Mining for opportunities and transforming organizations for long term growth and profitability is my expertise. Whether challenged to create a new revenue stream to support a highly leveraged company or charged to transform business processes to support and sustain a new business model, I have consistently delivered results that have substantially increased productivity and profitability. 

Expertise

                                    ·Sales and Profit Improvement          ·Operational Execution

                                    ·Cost Containment                          ·Business Revitalization

                                    ·Customer Focus                            ·CRM

                                                                      ·Process & Technology

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Contact

If my unique and varied experience and accomplishments are of interest, please contact me at abpratt@abpratt.com

Results

·Restored and increased profitability of signature product by 20% within one year.

·Established new business ventures which generated $1.8M of technology consulting services.

·Turned around $7M key client who had exercised 30 day contract termination clause. Saved relationship and client awarded us an additional $5 million contract.

·Led right sizing effort which delivered 25% operating budget reduction and $2M annual savings.

·Revamped revenue model which led to doubling the endowment in 3 years and $400K in operating savings.

·Re-branded web-site and introduced integrated e-marketing and commerce tools which resulted in 50% annual increase in revenue for past 3 years.

·Reduced commission payments from 90 days to 24 hours and increased commission accuracy from

60% to 99%.

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Associations

Chair Ex-officio, Computer School Advisory Board, SUNY Potsdam

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