Management professional with unique experience applying organizational development, leadership training, and communications skills to improve productivity, increase efficiency, enhance quality, and strengthen financial results. More than twenty years in managerial and leadership roles. Combine strong analysis, organization, planning, and consensus building abilities with effective problem resolution, negotiation, and relationship management skills. Outstanding accomplishments in financial and operational management across diverse industries, reinvigorating organizational infrastructure, technologies, processes, and financial measurement and reporting systems. Adept at both oral and written communication and interacting effectively with individuals of all career levels. Extremely successful in facilitating cooperative relationships among employees and management.


• Operations and Financial Management • Cash Flow Optimization• Financial Reporting and Analysis• Cost Accounting • Policy and Procedures Development• Budgeting and Financial Modeling • Contract Review and Negotiation• Trend Analysis and Projections• Inventory and Cost Management• Strategic Planning, Execution, and Management• Business / Enterprise Turnarounds• Corporate Finance• Asset Based Lending and Factoring

Work History

Work History
Jun 2007 - Aug 2008

Director of Finance and Administration

Entertainment, information services and communications solutions provider, primarily serving the healthcare industry with annual revenues exceeding $33 million.

Member of senior executive team with full responsibility for strategic planning and leadership of all financial functions including sales and spending trends, financial statement production and distribution, preparation of operating and capital budgets, and tax planning.Directed day-to-day operations including human resources, building administration, legal and inventory control.Instrumental in determining the future direction and vision of the firm.

·Transformed inaccurate financial accounts with sporadic analysis and reporting into highly efficient operation, producing full monthly management package including budget variance analysis and KPI summary.

·Developed, generated and distributed daily, weekly and monthly financial management reporting.

·Evaluated financial, administrative, office, personnel and operational procedures and conditions.

·Created and reconciled quarterly and annual reports for senior management and Board of Directors.

·Managed internal and external audit process enabling audited financials and tax returns to be produced for the 2006 and 2007 calendar years.

·Produced complete financial reporting package for investor’s due diligence.

·Implemented the flexibility required to meet the needs of the company.

Oct 2005 - May 2007


Tache USA Inc.

Importer/manufacturer of fine diamonds and jewelry with locations in New York and India, supplying the middle market retail trade with revenues exceeding $100 million.

Provided senior financial management including financial analysis and reporting, cash management, accounts receivable, accounts payable, payroll, and billing. Managed daily operations including inventory control, vault management, building services, and security.Interact internally with company executives, production managers, sales managers, customer service managers and sales team.

·Participated on the executive team, including development of the mission statement, business plan, financial statements, capital budgeting analysis, and policies and procedures of the business.

·Created and presented weekly/monthly financial management reports to president and CFO.

·Managed the asset based lending facility through effective cash flow, sales and inventory analysis.

·Assessed and restructured accounts receivable, accounts payable, building services and security departments resulting in over $200,000 in annual savings.

·Managed the inventory process for over $40 million of diamond jewelry.Recovering over $500,000.

·Supervised, directed, and supported a staff of 19.

Jan 2001 - Sep 2005

Controller and Operations Manager

Pechter's Baking Group, LLC

$55 million manufacturer, retailer and co-packer of find baked goods, serving the institutional and restaurant trade.

Directed all administrative and financial functions including financial analysis, project reporting, cash management, financial statement production, preparation of budgets marketing, purchasing, accounts receivable, accounts payable, payroll, billing, distribution, and human resources.

·Evaluated financial conditions and initiated on-going communications and negotiations with bank officers, private lenders, and vendors to keep the corporation in operation, avoiding foreclosure and bankruptcy proceedings.

·Assessed office efficiency and streamlined duties to increase productivity.

·Established corporate policies and procedures for general accounting, financial reporting, cash management, payroll and year-end analysis.

·Brought the corporation onto more solid financial ground, re-establishing open credit accounts with vendors.

·Provided instrumental growth; grew revenues $35 million to $50 million.

·Negotiated revised collective bargaining agreements with three major unions.

·Created more supportive team environment.

·Reduced labor, increased productivity and improved product quality.

Aug 1994 - Jan 2001

Finance and Operations Manager

Pan Gregorian Enterprises

A restaurant industry buying cooperative, serving the tri-state area with over 400 member establishments.

Recruited to develop and implement comprehensive system of fiscal management, financial accountability, and informative management reporting.

·Supervised all functions of operations including financial analysis and reporting, cash management, accounting procedures, member relations, vendor relations, data processing, professional relations and staff.

·Created more effective information tracking systems with decreased processing time and increased overall revenue realization.

·Directed the development, negotiation and execution of new vendor programs.

·Reviewed monthly, quarterly and annual reporting to Federal and State agencies.

·Maintained timely, ongoing communication with President and Board on policy-related issues, fiscal progress and general administration of organization.

·Evaluated, installed and maintained improved network solution, hardware and customized software.

Jun 1984 - Aug 1994

Cost Control Consultant

Lever Brothers Company

Personal and cleaning products division of a leading multi-billion international consumer products manufacturer.

Managed all budgeting, accounting, and cost aspects of technical and engineering departments at multiple national locations.

·Designed, implemented and maintained information tracking systems for the control of major capital projects.

·Produced cost control structures and initial departmental budgets on project start up.

·Analyzed and identified budget variances, recommended corrective actions.

·Supervised and coordinated activities of project accountants and departmental staff.

·Designed and instituted manpower planning and budgeting system resulting in significant cost savings.

·Created and administered cost control training for all project management teams.