Kenneth Folberg

Work History

Work History

Interim Finance Executive

http://www.resourcesglobal.com

$800 million global professional services company

5/01 – 7/04: Contract Interim Chief Financial Officer and Controller

Served clients such as Waste Management, Roundy’s, Inc., Constellation Energy and WPC Brands, Inc. in the capacity of Interim Finance Executive for terms of 4 to 24 months. Served each client on a contract basis to assist with significant changes in these organizations. Worked as an integral part of each company’s management team.

  • Interim Finance Director - Integrated the finance operations of an acquired $600+ million company into its new parent company.
  • Interim CFO – created and executed ownership exit strategy for a manufacturer.
  • Interim CFO – led post-acquisition integration of new subsidiary.Designed and implemented Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX) processes.
Jul 2008 - Jun 2009

VP of Finance, Chief Financial Officer & Corporate Secretary

ARI Network Services, Inc.

$20 million business-to-business software development and technology company

  • Maintained operating profitability during very difficult economic times.
  • Initiated innovative pricing program, producing dramatic turnaround in sales.
  • Created a forward-looking management reporting dashboard.
  • Reduced time to close to 6 days from 6 weeks.
  • Executed and integrated 3 strategic acquisitions, adding 33% to annual revenue.
Jul 2004 - Jul 2008

Global Finance Program Director

Manpower, Inc.

$20 billion global employment staffing and services company

  • Responsible for directing global business process and technology initiatives.
  • Planned, evaluated and executed technology-driven business transformations in 14 countries in Europe, Asia and the Americas, including shared services, resulting in improved reporting, efficiency and control.
  • Designed and implemented global project methodology.
Oct 1999 - Dec 2001

Founder & President

Katygifts Home & Garden Decor
  • Created an import, wholesale, retail and e-commerce distribution company.
  • Gained start-up experience. Built team across multiple locations.
Apr 1990 - Sep 1999

VP - & Corporate Controller, Logistics & Labor Relations

Piggly Wiggly Midwest (fka Fresh Brands, Inc.)

$600 million wholesaler and 112-store supermarket operator

  • Led accounting services, distribution operations and human resources.
  • Created export operations resulting in nearly $1 million in annual revenue.
  • Supervised and prepared complete SEC filings and tax returns.
  • Chief labor negotiator for agreements with 22 Teamster & UFCW bargaining units.
  • Negotiated unprecedented joint credit agreement with two major regional banks.
  • Redesigned coupon processes, reducing accounts receivable by $2.5 million.
  • Deployed technology and process changes resulting in efficiency gains yielding annual savings of over $2 million and reducing storage needs by 30%.
  • Converted unused storage capacity to revenue-producing public storage.
  • As General Manager of a 78 unit contract carrier subsidiary, converted transportation cost center into an entity producing over $200,000 in annual incremental operating profit.
Jun 1986 - Apr 1990

Senior Accountant and Consultant

http://www.deloitte.com

$27 billion global audit and consulting firm

  • Designed and mapped business process flows and inventory systems.
  • Significant audit clients included manufacturers, defense contractors, distributors, construction contractors, real estate companies and retailers.
  • Performed M&A due diligence, operating plans and forecasts.
Mar 1979 - Mar 1985

Computer Operations Supervisor

http://www.af.mil
  • Supervised various computer operation centers.
  • U.S. Air Force Space Command Airman of the Year.
  • Served in Texas, California, Nebraska and England.

Education

Education

Skills

Skills

Investor Relations

Debt Funding & Management

Extensive experience working with banks and other financial institutions to acquire funding for working capital and other general corporate purposes.

Mergers & Acquisitions

Highly experienced in the entire life cycle of acquisitions including targeting, modeling, negotiations, LOI, due diligence and integration.

Sarbanes-Oxley Compliance

Corporate Taxes

SEC Filings

Six Sigma Green Belt

Profile

Kenneth S. Folberg

Certified Public Accountant

1387 Keup Road, Grafton, Wisconsin53024

Phone:262.388.9726, E-mail: kfolberg@gmail.com

Career Summary

Energetic executive with international experience as a finance, operations, accounting, administrative and information technology leader with a proven track record of leading significant, successful business transformations.

Significant Industry Experience:

Technology, manufacturing, distribution, professional services, transportation, retail/wholesale, employment staffing, import/export, government contracting and consumer products.

Professional Experience

ARI Network Services, Inc. (OTC: ARIS.OB) - Milwaukee, WI

$20 million business-to-business software development and technology company

7/08 – 6/09:Vice President of Finance, Chief Financial Officer and Corporate Secretary

  • Maintained operating profitability during very difficult economic times.
  • Initiated innovative pricing program, producing dramatic turnaround in sales.
  • Created a forward-looking management reporting dashboard.
  • Reduced time to close to 6 days from 6 weeks.
  • Executed and integrated 3 strategic acquisitions, adding 33% to annual revenue.

Manpower, Inc. (NYSE: MAN)- Milwaukee, WI

$20 billion global employment staffing and services company

7/04 – 7/08:Global Finance Program Director

  • Responsible for directing global business process and technology initiatives.
  • Planned, evaluated and executed technology-driven business transformations in 14 countries in Europe, Asia and the Americas, including shared services, resulting in improved reporting, efficiency and control.
  • Designed and implemented global project methodology.

Resources Global, Inc. (Nasdaq: RECN) - Milwaukee, WI

$800 million global professional services company

5/01 – 7/04: Contract Interim Chief Financial Officer and Controller

Served clients such as Waste Management, Roundy’s, Inc., Constellation Energy and WPC Brands, Inc. in the capacity of Interim Finance Executive for terms of 4 to 24 months. Served each client on a contract basis to assist with significant changes in these organizations. Worked as an integral part of each company’s management team.

  • Interim Finance Director - Integrated the finance operations of an acquired $600+ million company into its new parent company.
  • Interim CFO – created and executed ownership exit strategy for a manufacturer.
  • Interim CFO – led post-acquisition integration of new subsidiary.Designed and implemented Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX) processes.

KatyGifts Home and Garden Decor, LLC. - Cedarburg, WI

10/99 – 12/01 Founder and President

  • Created an import, wholesale, retail and e-commerce distribution company.
  • Gained start-up experience. Built team across multiple locations.

Piggly Wiggly Midwest (fka Nasdaq: SAVO) - Sheboygan, WI

$600 million wholesaler and 112-store supermarket operator

4/90 - 9/99 Vice President - Corporate Controller, Logistics and Labor Relations

  • Led accounting services, distribution operations and human resources.
  • Created export operations resulting in nearly $1 million in annual revenue.
  • Supervised and prepared complete SEC filings and tax returns.
  • Chief labor negotiator for agreements with 22 Teamster & UFCW bargaining units.
  • Negotiated unprecedented joint credit agreement with two major regional banks.
  • Redesigned coupon processes, reducing accounts receivable by $2.5 million.
  • Deployed technology and process changes resulting in efficiency gains yielding annual savings of over $2 million and reducing storage needs by 30%.
  • Converted unused storage capacity to revenue-producing public storage.
  • As General Manager of a 78 unit contract carrier subsidiary, converted transportation cost center into an entity producing over $200,000 in annual incremental operating profit.

Deloitte & Touche, LLP- Los Angeles, CA and Milwaukee, WI

$27 billion global audit and consulting firm

6/86 – 4/90 Senior Accountant and Consultant

  • Designed and mapped business process flows and inventory systems.
  • Significant audit clients included manufacturers, defense contractors, distributors, construction contractors, real estate companies and retailers.
  • Performed M&A due diligence, operating plans and forecasts.

United States Air Force - U.S. and U.K.

3/79 – 3/85 Computer Operations Supervisor

  • Supervised various computer operation centers.
  • U.S. Air Force Space Command Airman of the Year.

Education

University of Maryland, University College

Master of Science – International Management

University of Southern California

Bachelor of Science – Accounting

Marquette University

MBA studies

Professional Credentials

  • Certified Public Accountant
  • Member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
  • Six Sigma Green Belt trained

Personal

  • Treasurer, Mequon Library Board for 5 years
  • Ice hockey team captain since 1996
  • Head Coach for U-19 hockey and softball teams for 4 years
  • Private Pilot and Captain, U.S. Civil Air Patrol
  • Available for worldwide relocation and/or significant travel

Summary

Energetic executive with international experience as a finance, operations, accounting, administrative and information technology leader with a proven track record of leading significant, successful business transformations.

Objective

Seeking a position as Chief Financial Officer, Corporate Controller and/or Vice President of Finance in any commercial entity.

Interest

  • Treasurer, Mequon Library Board for 5 years
  • Ice hockey team captain since 1996
  • Head Coach for U-19 hockey and softball teams for 4 years
  • Private Pilot
  • Captain, U.S. Civil Air Patrol

Certifications

Certifications
Apr 1990 - Present

Certified Public Accountant

State of Wisconsin

Top Secret/SCI

NSA/USAF