Summary

An Internal Audit / Finance Executive who builds and leads cohesive productive teams and works collaboratively with various disciplines and functions to drive compliance, ethics, best practices and maximize shareholder value.

* Reduced Sarbanes Oxley costs $900K and remediated five material weaknesses by collaborating with all levels of an organization to determine root causes and recommend appropriate short and long-term solutions. * Doubled revenue to $40 million and turned around a business region from a $7 million loss to breakeven within three years by partnering Accounting, IT, HR and Distribution with Sales and Marketing.* Improved cash flow $200K by implementing robust controls within inventory and receivables management.* Annually saved $13.5 million by directing and performing audits within manufacturing, warehousing, distribution, forecasting, inventory control and purchasing.* Identified $10 million in cost reductions by performing financial due diligence on three acquisitions. Integrated "back office" operations and standardized internal controls.

Work History

Work History
Jun 2010 - Present

Consultant

Resources Global Professionals
Jun 2006 - Mar 2009

Director, Internal Audit

Thermadyne
Oct 2003 - Jun 2006

Independent Consultant

Various Fortune 500 Companies
Sep 2000 - Oct 2003

Regional CFO

Amway Italy
Jul 1998 - Sep 2000

Manager, Internal Audit

Amway Corporation
Mar 1993 - Nov 1997

Director, Internal Audit

The Estee Lauder Companies
Oct 1989 - Mar 1993

Manager, Internal Audit

Crystal Brands Incorporated
Mar 1988 - Oct 1989

Manager, Financial / Operational Planning

Warnaco Canada
Nov 1987 - Mar 1988

Manager, Internal Audit

Warnaco, Inc.
Jun 1984 - Nov 1987

Corporate Auditor

Ames Department Stores, Inc.
Jan 1981 - Jun 1984

Staff Auditor

First National Supermarkets, Inc.
May 1979 - Jan 1981

Accountant

Scully & Wolf CPAs

Education

Education
Sep 1975 - May 1979

BS

University of Connecticut