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Aug 2009Present


5M Med, Inc

The 5M LifeGuard System is a monitoring system without peer in today’s consumer and medical markets. The product, known as “LifeGuard”, consists of a small wrist worn device that monitors the user’s key vital signs (blood oxygen level/change in blood pressure/core body temperature/pulse rate/and heart arrhythmias) around the clock, and does not interfere with his or her normal activities. LifeGuard continuously analyzes the user’s vital signs and when it determines the user needs medical assistance, it calls 911 or interfaces with a monitoring system or a care facility’s nursing station computer system.LifeGuard can detect sudden cardiac arrest 10 -15 minutes before its onset and will call for help immediately. Normally a person has six to eight minutes before hypoxia (lack of oxygen) causes permanent brain damage; LifeGuard gives the user an additional 10 -15 minutes, significantly increasing the chances of survival and minimizing conditions that may result from myocardial infarction.

Jan 2006Aug 2009


North Texas Deli's, LLC
Created small business partnership responsible for opening three Baker Brothers American Deli stores in Dallas, Texas.
Jun 2004Jan 2007


Responsible for managing the operations and financials of XQZ, LP, a privately held partnership designed to create, promote and sell innovative plastics products utilizing a patented in mold labeling system.
Sep 1989Jun 2004

VP Finance

Business Lead - Executive Management Reporting System Special Projects - Interim CFO Tricare Integration Lead Regional Finance Officer West Central Region - 15 states Regional Finance Officer Greater NY and NE Region - 7 States Director - Treasury Dept with CCM Mergers and Acquisitions
Nov 1986Sep 1989


Responsible for the daily financial operations of five Citicorp domestic subsidiaries, as well as the reporting of over forty international subsidiaries, working in conjunction with other Citicorp offices in the United States and throughout the world.

Daily financial operations included:financial reporting and analysis, cash management, management profit reporting, taxes, legal / regulatory reporting, foreign exchange rate reporting, and budgets.

Sep 1985Oct 1986


Rudolph Palitz & Co

Performed audits, compilations and reviews of financial statements for a large variety of clients includingmanufacturing firms, real estate management/development companies and retailers. Prepared federal and state corporate and personal income tax returns.




Microsoft Products



Trap and Skeet Shooting


Home Improvement


I am a financial professional with over 25 years' experience in accounting, banking and insurance industries. Since my early retirement from Aetna Inc., I have kept busy with a variety of personal projects and independent business ventures and I’m looking for a new challenge. When you review my resume, you will see I build Aetna the best management reporting system in the insurance industry. If you Google: David Oster Computerworld, you can read an article about the system I build. I am known for my ability to bring complex projects to fruition, and for the capacity to reduce business costs. I can increase a company's profit margin by strategic process analysis, and cost analysis. I've helped companies maximize ROI, making them more successful; in current economic times, I can make the difference in a company's profitability.


Jun 1991Present

Certified Cash Manager

Association for Financial Professionals
Oct 1995Apr 1991

Certified Public Account