Summary

Growth-oriented operations professional with excellent financial skills. CEO Business Partner with full P&L responsibility in diverse industries. Track record of delivering profits and growing businesses. More than 20 years experience successfully managing organizations and interim management assignments as CEO, COO and/or CFO for publicly held and privately owned companies in the manufacturing, distribution and service sectors. Particularly skilled in the quick assessment of operational predicaments and implementing accurate solutions.

Work History

Work History
Mar 2009 - Present

Chief Financial Officer

The Newpoint Companies
The Newpoint Companies have experience in all areas of natural gas treating and gas processing. This experience allows us to offer producers solutions for their natural gas processing needs. Our experience includes equipment installation with startup support and training. Newpoint also provides contract gas treating services in which we furnish all equipment and operations that is required to meet sales gas specifications including gas plants.
Jan 2002 - Present

Controller

CEO Netweavers, Inc.
Served the organization over the past 8 years in several capacities including Programs Chair in 2002 and 2003, Directory Publisher in 2003 and 2004, and Controller since the Fall of 2005. CEO Netweavers is an organization of CEOs and trusted service providers, sharing experiences, skills and relationships to help each other and their communities without expecting anything in return. Our organization consists of almost 200 employed and in- transition CEOs and COOs along with over 150 Netweaver Partner professional service advisors. All share the Netweaver philosophy of Servant Leadership. Chapters are currently in Dallas/Ft. Worth, Houston, and Atlanta.
Jun 2008 - Mar 2009

VP & CFO

Wenaas USA, Inc.
Wenaas USA supplies high-quality professional wear and personal protective equipment for the oil and gas industry. We serve our customers from locations all over Europe and in the United States. We aim to cover the professional wear and personal protective equipment needs of our customers with our wide range of products, assortments and customized solutions.
Jul 2006 - Apr 2008

Director of Operations

Fruit of the Earth, Inc.
A privately-held international liquid-filled consumer products company. Primarily manufacturing skin care products such as aloe vera juices, lotions, creams, hair care, and sunscreens. Customers include household names in mass merchandising and drug chains.
May 2005 - Mar 2007

Consultant

Executive Smarts LLC
Executive Smarts' Professionals serve a range of assignments for client companies that lack the internal resources or experience for specific business requirements, including filling interim management positions.
May 2005 - Jul 2006

Consultant

AutoRealty LLC
AutoRealty® is a nationally recognized software developer focusing on automation tools for real estate contract forms with 28,000 licensed Realtor® users.
Jul 2004 - May 2005

Chief Financial Officer

Superclick, Inc.
An international Internet Protocol integrator for the Hospitality industry.
Aug 1992 - May 2004

Chief Operating Officer

Gombey Holdings, Inc.
An international management services firm providing interim executive and consulting services to troubled companies. Services included crisis and turnaround management, and interim senior executive management in the US, Canada, and Mexico. Development of strategic plans, implemention of cost containment, business reorganizations, and bringing to market new products. Evaluating business viability for major commercial banks and asset based lenders such as Fleet Capital, JP Morgan Chase, Wells Fargo, First Financial, and others.
2003 - 2003

CRO, acting COO

Able Door Manufacturing
Steel garage door manufacturing company making commercial and residential garage doors with facilities in Texas, Oklahoma, Georgia, and California.
May 2000 - Mar 2002

General Manager

Fruit of the Earth, Inc.
Privately held high-growth international liquid-filled consumer products company with sales of $80 million. Products distributed to major retailers such as Wal-Mart, Target, CVS, Walgreens, Kroger, and into 40 countries on six continents. Managed more than 200 manufacturing and operations employees.
Dec 1999 - May 2000

Consultant

Worldwide Flight Services
Worldwide Flight Services is a leader throughout the Aviation Community over 120 of the world's airports. Since the company’s founding in 1983, WFS has established itself as a leader throughout the Aviation Community by providing a broad array of quality and reliable Ground Services. WFS has flourished in scope and presence and now services over 107 of the world’s major airports.
Aug 1990 - Nov 1992

General Manager

Fruit of the Earth, Inc.
Privately held high-growth international liquid-filled consumer products company with sales of $80 million. Products distributed to major retailers such as Wal-Mart, Target, CVS, Walgreens, Kroger, and into 40 countries on six continents. Managed more than 200 manufacturing and operations employees.
Aug 1987 - Aug 1990

Regional Executive

Michael Fox Company
An international asset recovery company. (Subsequently rolled into DoveBid.) Purchases entire companies, idle plants, and excess machinery from Fortune 500 owners for auction or sale as entireties.
Jul 1985 - Aug 1987

Chief Financial Officer/Executive Vice President

The Wax Man Inc.
Publicly-held manufacturer, distributor, and retailer for commercial automobile aftermarket appearance products and services. Licensed in 35 states with full-service outlets in 7 states.

Education

Education
1971 - 1972

Undergraduate Pilot Training

USAF, Williams AFB, AZ
1968 - 1971

BBA

University of Oklahoma
1966 - 1969

Business

University of Science & Arts of Oklahoma