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  • Developed strategic direction and objectives of financial accounting, planning, analysis, budgeting and reporting processes, including supporting information systems;
  • Ensured corporate accounting books and records meet regulatory, statutory, and tax requirements (i.e., Conglomerate expertise in U.S. GAAP, FASB, EITFs, SOPs, SEC Guidance, Fiducia Reporting);
  • Provided direction and oversight in the development, implementation, and communication of accounting policies/procedures, ensuring control processes and systems exist to monitor compliance;
  • Directed and aligned IT function to support business needs and managed auditor relationships;
  • Managed the reporting, cash flow, forecasting and month-end functions for the business, including the development and preparation of annual business operating plans and forecasts.

Executive Director, Corporate Finance, Americas Region


Key responsibilities included the development and timely execution of risk based financial audits supporting the Siemens AG Audit Committee and Executive Management. 

Key successes included:

  • Financial audit oversight for Americas region (~$30 Billion Business with 100K Employees);
  • Extensive US GAAP experience in handling complex accounting matters and business deals for large multi-national public companies (i.e., IFRS, FASBs, FINs, SOPs, SAB, EITFs);
  • As a champion in financial reporting transparency, governance, risk and control, spearheaded the development and implementation of US Audit Committee Guidelines and Procedures;
  • Developed a high performance team that is talented, committed, adoptive, innovative and supportive to an ever-changing business environment;
  • Leader in deployment and sustainability of regional audit strategies, practices and procedures for the implementation and compliance of Sarbanes-Oxley Act requirements;
  • Developed a Six Sigma Project with respect to our people, processes and product, which resulted on the highest possible score under an Independent Peer Review and the IIA;
  • Supported strategic transactions and compliance investigations, including acquisitions and divestitures primarily on behalf of Siemens Groups and Companies.

Vice President, Audit, Compliance and Risk Management Services

AT&T, Inc.

Accountable to Executive Management and the Audit Committee to provide independent, objective assurance and consulting services designed to add value and improve the Organization’s operations. Overall, an integral part of the executive team in helping the Organization accomplish its objectives by bringing a systematic, disciplined approach to evaluate and improve the effectiveness of risk management, controls, and governance processes.

Key Successes include:

  • Developing and Executing Annual Audit Plans;
  • Best Practices in Sustainability on Compliance Initiatives;
  • Spearheading Enterprise Risk Management Processes;
  • Strategical Support for Corporate Governance Programs.


Executive Program


City University of New York


New York University


Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA)

Information Security & Control Association - ISACA

Certified Public Accountant (CPA)

New York State Department of Education - Board of Accountacy

Leadership Results




  • Finance & Accounting: • Demonstrated history of driving businesses to improved performance through financial leadership • Accountable for the overall internal and external reporting process.  Highly seasoned in finance, accounting, audit, investigations and technology management • Winning accomplishments in heading finance, budgeting, accounting and audit organizations for telecommunications, electrical engineering, financial and manufacturing operations.
  • Corporate Governance & Audit: • Executive audit experience in supporting operating functions so that people, policies, practices and technology implemented meet the organization's short and long-term business objectives • Champion for ensuring effectiveness of Disclosures, Reporting, Compliance, Ethics and Risk Management Programs • Partner to Executive Management and Board of Directors on SEC filings, regulatory compliance and related fiduciary duties.   


  • Strategic executive partner driven to: • seek fast-growth, high-performance business challenges   • anticipate opportunities and set challenging entrepreneurial goals • promote innovation and visionary ideas • consider change as an opportunity • Set stretched goals for self and others. 

  • Guide and coach people in a manner that: creates and empowers high performing, self directed and synergetic teams • communicates clear direction: strategic intentions and objectives • develops and coaches staff • creates a motivating, challenging climate that fosters necessary teamwork.


  • Spanish - Fluent, Portuguese - Conversant; Extensive International Experience (LATAM, EU, APAC) 

International Experience

  • Extensive Management & International Experience
  • Industrial Business Practice Expert for Latin America 

Foreign Languages

  • Spanish, fluent;
  • Portuguese, Conversant;