P&L Responsibility/Credit Management Leadership/Strategic Planning /Resolve Dysfunctional Systems/ Develop Synergistic Teams/Improve Profits & Processes
Fortune 500 Senior Financial Manager and Mentor. I have been fortunate to enjoy a management career that has included key credit and management positions with AirBP, View-Master Ideal Group, Pope and Talbot, Inc. Boise Cascade Corporation, Harry and David, Jackson and Perkins, Ferguson Enterprises and NACM-Oregon, Inc. Career Track: Professional growth through such positions as Accountant, Credit Manager, Director of Credit, Consultant, Chairman Board of Directors for Non Profit organization. I have mentored many successful Credit Professionals.
Corporate Experience/Non Profit Leadership/Joint Ventures: Over the past 20 years, I have been utilizing management expertise assisting organizations manage their balance sheets by maximizing cash flow and minimizing losses. I have a track record of facilitating increased sales, reduction of costs, and streamlining operations in a wide range of situations.
Proven Record-Across All Major Corporate Functions:I am skilled in all areas of senior management, including developing operations throughout the Northwest. Involved in Marketing, Production and Inventory Control, Logistics, Credit and Financial Management and Human Resources. I have P&L experience and have consistently exceededcompany objectives managing significant accounts receivable portfolios.
B.B.A. Accounting, Boise State University, Certified Credit Executive, National Association of Credit Management Graduate School of Credit and Financial Management, Dartmouth College, Graduated with Highest Distinction.
Selected Achievements and Skills
Enhanced shareholder value by improving balance sheet. Director of Credit at View-Master Ideal Group,Managed receivable portfolio project clean up enabling company sale. Completed 6 months ahead of schedule.
Built strong technical alliances at Pope & Talbot, Inc.Pioneered Faxing of invoices and marketing documents using state of the art communications servers.Changed way an entire industry invoiced their customers. Within two months of implementation, Willamette Industries, Weyerhauser and Canfor followed suit.
Reorganized and revitalized NACM-Oregon, Inc., 98 year old nonprofit. As Chairman and acting Presidenthired new President, refinanced Banfield Plaza office complex, modernized all IT systems,transitioning retirement benefits from fixed pension to 401(k) professional provider, opened satellite offices in Eugene, OR and Boise, ID.
Succeeded in declining market at AirBP Aviation ServicesManaged collection of $7,650,000 of working capital that was slated for write off to bad debt. Cash flow and Income Statement reflected results beyond expectations.
Provided technical leadership at Harry and David, Jackson and Perkins. Business Lead for conversion project migrating 408,000 customers to Y2K compliant Credit Card System. Managed a team of 22 professionals resulting in on time and on budget implementation.
Skills: Exceptionally strong written and verbal communications skills. Highly personable and capable of working with all levels of management and staff. Proficient in solving problems, designing and implementing policies and procedures. Expert level skills in MS-Office Suite and MS-Access. Hands-on executive, with the experience to assist in your success in these difficult economic times.