Insightful global leader with a keen ability to organize and motivate effective teams, develop and implement processes, and make critical decisions across functions and cultures to effect change and realize strategic growth. 

Professional Experience

Work History


Aug 2004 - Present
  • Research, analyze, and invest in a diverse range of assets and business opportunities

Global Product Line Manager - Subsea Chokes

Apr 2012 - Sep 2014
FMC Technologies Inc - Houston, TX
  • Set the PL vision and strategy, which hinged on developing trust with all stakeholders via SQDC success
  • Directed technical sales, commercial, operations and engineering mid-managers to ensure alignment and realize our team's strategic objectives and targets.
    • Remained off EPC XT critical paths - zero LDs
    • Less than 5% unplanned turnover during tenure
  • Owned the product line P&L, which generated a 40% revenue CAGR and turned the first quarterly and annual profits (2014) via sales growth and OH/COGS leverage
    • 2014 Est:  Rev $15m / EBITDA $3m
  • Focused internal/external marketing to increase global brand recognition and product acceptance; growing market share by 80%.

Delivery Manager (Expatriate) - Subsea Connections

Nov 2009 - Mar 2012
FMC Technologies Inc - Norway
  • Directed operations - planning, procurement/suppliers, and quality assurance - within a matrix organization
  • Managed 50% unit delivery growth of a $120m product line with <15% leveraged headcount adds during a functional to operational management transition
  • Led the executive in-sourcing initiative to establish FMC Singapore as the preferred global connections supplier
  • Drove the implementation of primavera scheduling and improved planning

Business Analyst - Business Development & Technology

Feb 2007 - Oct 2009
FMC Technologies Inc - Houston, TX
  • Teamed with global technology executive management to form five-year product strategies and execution plans
  • Developed and implemented financial controls to adhere to the $50mm global R&D budget and strategy - eliminating previous 5%+ overruns (CFO Award Nom.)
  • Created, implemented and executed the following:
    • C-Suite R&D Monthly Reporting Process (MPR)
    • New Product Development Stage Gate Process
    • Electronic Project Justification (Approval Process) 
  • Analyzed potential acquisitions for strategic fit with FMC's vision via data collection and financial modeling

Project Controller - International Projects

Aug 2004 - Feb 2007
FMC Technologies Inc - Houston, TX
  • Teamed with engineers, project managers, and sales to develop $10-$300m project budgets and forecasts, mitigate project risks, and exploit opportunities.
  • Managed Western Region (WR) FOREX hedging
  • Reported Monthly Performance (MPR) to WR Executives



Decision-Making & Problem-Solving

Capacity to internally, quickly run risk vs. reward and decision tree analyses considering all available information and stake-holders while limiting risk of commitment escalation.  Also adept at identifying and addressing root issues vs. urgent symptoms. 

General Management

Versed at defining and executing visions & strategies across finance, operations, sales/marketing, engineering, and administration functions; with the ability to focus on the development of both individual employees and teams.


Excellent written, verbal, and presentation skills proven to influence and motivate subordinates, peers and management.


Microsoft Office "Advanced"

SAP "Super-User" - Finance & Project Management



  • Berlitz Program Level 3 - Limited Business Proficiency, Non-Fluent


  • Secondary Education & Private Tutor - Limited Business Proficiency, Non-Fluent



Volunteer Experience

SEARCH Homeless Services:  Outreach Program Volunteer 

Goodwill Industries:  Second Chance Program Mentor