Don Wood

Don Wood

Summary

Areas of expertise include Financial & Economic Analysis, Commercial & Government Contract Negotiation, Regulatory Affairs, Government Advocacy, Legislative and Expert Testimony, Technical Writing, Oral Presentation.Diverse industry experience includes telecommunications and other technology-driven industries; local, state, and federal government; professional services.

·Business professional with more than 20 years of experience navigating the barriers and competitive changes that arise when government intersects with commerce.

·A strong, highly dependable professional known by clients, industry partners, the legal community, and others for impeccable project management, high-quality deliverables, and consistently successful outcomes.

·A multi-dimensional problem solver who is known for strategic and creative thinking with an ability to lead technical and non-technical professionals in highly complex environments by bringing problems, issues, and opportunities into sharp focus and executing a measurable business result (95% business outcome success rate).

·Recognized as a straight-shooter with a calm, unflappable style who coalesces individuals and teams with unaligned interests, then guides diverse (and often conflicting) agendas to achieve clearly defined goals.

·Excellent read of people and situations, a professional who listens and uncovers the core needs of individuals and organizations to ensure all objectives are met.Trained commercial mediator registered with Georgia Office of Dispute Resolution.

·Gifted writer with a mastery of taking complex technical, legal and business data and translating it into a compelling and winning business case.

·Compelling oral presenter who has represented clients and provided expert testimony on economic, financial, and regulatory compliance issues before the regulatory agencies of forty-two states, the District of Columbia, and Puerto Rico; the Federal Communications Commission; state, federal, and overseas courts; alternative dispute resolution tribunals; state legislative committees; committees of the United States Congress.

Work History

Work History

Staff Manager, Service Cost

Manager of Regulatory Analysis, Southeast Division.

Manager, Corporate Economic Analysis and Regulatory Affairs

Regional Director

FTI Consulting
Feb 1993 - Present

Principal

Wood & Wood Consulting, Inc.

Education

Education
1987

MBA

College of William and Mary
1985

BBA