Work History

Work History
Nov 2004 - Present

Finance and IT Compliance Consultant

http://www.salollc.com

Engaged for implementation, management, auditing and testing of corporate controls in the areas of:

Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, Real Estate, Tax (FIN 48 - State/Local), Treasury (including FAS 123R), Inventory, Warehouse, Human Resources and Manufacturing, Payroll and Fixed Assets.

Successfully planned, organized and managed several full engagements – financial and information technology areas – initiated from analysis, implementation, training through testing, of internal controls from entity through departmental level.Prepared operational audit sampling for external audit partners and was corporate liaison for “C” level for each engagement.Assisted CEO, CFO and CIO’s in yearly attestations as to the viability of established controls to reduce and/or eliminate deficiencies prior to review by Audit partner.

Established policy and procedures where none existed to reduce weaknesses and deficiencies prior to year end audits.

Through efficiencies of time and personnel, reduced costs to client, by managing and working, hands-on, the full cycle establishment of compliance measures and audit preparation.

Aug 2002 - Nov 2004

Consultant

Independent Consultant

Independent consultant engaged in public sector for Sarbanes-Oxley Year 1 control implementation for both Information Technology and Finance.

Dec 1999 - Sep 2002

Sr. Manager Global Technology

·Direct management of voice, data, IP and video installation, repair and maintenance for Global

Information Technology division.

·Managed Technical staff for corporate installations, divestitures, consolidations and construction

 programs within  campus settings, globally.

·Divisional Relationship Management (DRM) and liaison to corporate departments of marketing,

sales, operations, manufacturing, real estate, and facilities to assure Global Technology Services

initiatives and goals were incorporated into each division.

·Responsible for Disaster Recovery Planning (DRP) implementation, testing and management for

assigned Business Unit facilities, globally.

·Managed and maintain Asset depreciation schedules for Network & Technology Services.

·Implemented and managed calendar of maintenance, code upgrades and testing for assigned

areas.Researched and negotiated lease agreements for off-site locations for housing backup data

services for disaster recovery emergency readiness.

·Managed coordination of corporate facility divestitures and closures, globally, including consideration

of personnel issues, Intellectual Property retrieval, and matters relating to the physical property.

·Initiated, directed and managed auctions for facilities, content and property.

·Created and managed analysis of metrics for monthly services provided for installation and

maintenance of telephone, data, and computer and video applications.

·Managed move, adds and change (MAC) process for personnel and equipment transitions within ADC

 corporate centers.

·Direct responsibility of annual department budgets for both capital and expense.

Apr 1996 - Dec 1999

Sr. Manager, Channel Markets - Government

·Managed sales and marketing activities for 14 state regions for government channel that was

 responsible for $345.7M in annual revenue.

·Developed and conducted training for field sales personnel for government marketing initiatives.

·Directed Corporate FCC 271 Mitigation Team, post divestiture of US West, for Qwest.

·Coordinated existing Partnership Relations with RBOC's and CLEC's within framework of contractual

 agreements.

·Directed the creation and implementation of advanced services into 2nd and 3rd tier communities,

 including ISDN, DSL, and XDSL.

Mar 1983 - Mar 1996

Director, Regional and General Manager

Broadband Industry

TRIAX MIDWEST ASSOCIATIES – Minneapolis, MN1993 – 1996

Midwest Regional Manager LEONARD COMMUNICATIONS – Minneapolis, MN1989 – 1993 Regional General Manager HAUSER COMMUNICATIONS, INC. – Minneapolis, MN1980 – 1989 Director of Operations

·Direct responsibility of day-to-day operations and activities of the Eastern and Midwest regions, per

company, that consisted of over 650 individual franchises for cable provision to communities.

·Direct and indirect staff management per position was 15 to 125, respectively.

·Full P&L responsibilities for capital, expense budgeting from $3.2M to over $11M.

·Designed, negotiated and managed capital construction, improvement and upgrades of broadband

 systems in excess of  $45 million within all positions.

·Managed Marketing/sales activities for campaigns and vendor-funded promotions.

·Negotiated vendor pricing for programming, materials and services.

·Maintained and directed company positions with legal councils for communities and states on daily

 basis.

·Director of the largest Operations department within Hauser Communications, Inc.

·Administered and managed due-diligence for acquisitions and divestitures of four systems in

 Minnesota (2), Virginia and Maryland.

Education

Education

BS Management

Warren National University

Skills

Skills

Finance and IT Consultantcy

Managed consultancy projects for compliance of SEC, FDA, SAS 70 and HIPPA regulatory audit implementations and testing. Have performed numerous independent implementations, testing and revisions of Sarbanes-Oxley complaince prgrams for both public and private entities. 

IT Infrastructure and Applications Management

Have managed information technology departments for domestic and global companies that incorporated the following: Data, Video, Wireless, IP, Voice. Responsibilities included contract negotiations, maintenance and management for acquisition, installation and day-to-day operations. 

Operations Management

Regional and General Management of independent entities within the Broadband industry. Managed both epense and capital budgets in excess of $5M per year and projects in excess of $10M each.

Professional Overview

Professional Proficiencies: Business Operations Management, Financial analysis, IT management, Compliance and Audit analysis in relation to - Business Operations – Director, Regional/General management of private and public companies with direct responsibility of budget, human resources, government relations and internal and external communications, management of business analysis for cost reductions, operational efficiencies and productivity increases. Finance/IT Analysis, Compliance & Audit – Management, analysis and audit of federal compliance control processes in Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, Real Estate, Tax (FIN 48 - State/Local), Treasury (including FAS 123R), Inventory, Warehouse, Human Resources and Manufacturing, Payroll and Fixed Assets. Researched and proposed corporate Insurance renewal (domestic and international), along with analysis of GAAP controls for financial area. Entity Level compliance analysis (Corporate Governance) – Charters, Policy and Standards with controls. Managed and implemented risk assessments for financial and IT areas.   Information Technology Management - Application, hardware and software. Implementation and testing of all components – Logical Access, Change Management, Application Review, BI and DRP, Data Back-up and Recovery, 3rd Party Vendor Management (SAS 70 Type I and Type II).  Performed analysis for and management of voice, data, IP, data centers, mobile, video, hardware, applications, software and peripherals from purchase, implementation, maintenance to retirement and replacement.

Business Management Proficiencies

Skills: Microsoft Suite (Word, Excel, PPT, Visio, MS Project) Great Plains, SAP, Oracle, MAPICS, Clarity, JDE/JDEW Merger & Acquisitions, Divestitures Business Process Management, Budgeting, Vendor Management Disaster Recovery Planning, Data Backup and Recovery Planning, Implementation and Management Change Management Implementation, Business Interruption Planning, Penetration/Vulnerability Management Government Relations, Public Relations

Business Operations Management

·Business Operations Management Managed day-to-day operations at the Regional/General Management and Director levels of broadband and communications entities, both private and public. Responsible for P/L, GL, and budgets (both capital and expense) sales, marketing and personnel for a region of 625 franchises in 6 states. Direct accountability for public and government relations (local, state and federal) of company in areas of compliance with FAA, SEC and local/state telecommunications regulators and business investors. Managed and directed business analysis for expansion and acquisition of additional franchises and the growth of revenues through better economical management of expenses and investments.

SEC (Sarbanes-Oxley) Compliance

SEC (Sarbanes-Oxley), FDA and HIPAA Internal Controls Successfully planned, organized and managed several full engagements – financial and informatiion technology areas – initiated from analysis, implementation, training through testing, of internal controls from entity through departmental level. Prepared operational audit sampling for external audit partners and was corporate liaison for “C” level for each engagement. Assisted CEO, CFO and CIO’s in yearly attestations as to the viability of established controls to reduce and/or eliminate deficiencies prior to review by Audit partner. Established policy and procedures where none existed to reduce weaknesses and deficiencies prior to year end audits. Through efficiencies of time and personnel, reduced costs to client, by managing and working, hands-on, the full cycle establishment of compliance measures and audit preparation.