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Director of Operations

Change Management • Strategic Vision • Financial Control • Budget Administration • Margin Expansion Business Development • Internal Audit • Resource/Asset Allocation • Continual Process Improvement

I have nearly a decade of experience achieving amazing results in Operational Leadership and Finance. The combination of these two areas of expertise uniquely qualifies me to cost effectively lead your organization. Add to this my strategic Business Development experience, and your profits are maximized. I have consistently pursued innovative solutions to challenging problems, and have never sought to maintain the “status quo.”

I have built a reputation on my ability to transform struggling businesses into sustainable operations within short timeframes. I can quickly streamline processes and tighten up operations to allow you to focus on what you do best – stewarding your organization to long term success. Let’s have a conversation about how my abilities can positively impact your bottom line.

          •Energetic Leader & Operational Turnaround Expert

          •Tenaciously Solutions-Focused with Impressive Results

          •Contains Costs through Strong Financial Acumen

Key Skills:Exceptional at financial/budgetary analysis with a true passion for bottom line improvement · Maintains calm in a sea of chaos · Adept at performance management · Persuasively honest · Easily communicates with all levels · Skilled at negotiating · Quickly adapts in challenging environments · Unwavering commitment to excellence.

Work experience


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Business Manager

Bishop Ward High School

Currently responsible for $3.8M P&L, including $2.7M Payroll/HR and $1.1M in the personal management of 800+ vendors. Experience classifying capital assets up to $5M.

Catapulted current employer’s average discounted customer revenue 71% within 2 years, with a 15% increase in total customer base projected for FY2012. Eliminated 7% of discounts to existing base in FY2011.

Reversed a 4% loss of customer base with 5.7% of incremental revenue through smart business development practices.

Maintains a rigorous vendor management schedule to successfully administer daily operations; currently sustaining business at $500K less than last fiscal year. Additionally responsible for client service and daily client communication. Switched billing vendors to increase collection for 30% of customer base and boosted cash flow up to $150K with no additional vendor cost.

Shot revenue up by $187K last year through aggressive but tactful collections and stringent billing analyses. Able to manage 25% increase in key operational cost. Counterbalances include successfully collecting a full balance from a 9+ month past due customer.

Increased collection of quarterly A/R by 52% by collecting at 30+ days vs. 60+ days. In addition, automated billing to reduce processing from 8 days to 4 days. Developed novel way to overcome credit card transaction fees, skyrocketing reimbursements by 150%.

Slashed expenses by $100K of $1.1M operational budget by implementing financial best practices.

Succeeded in consistently making payroll during 3 –year tenure in a struggling organization that missed payroll 8 times within 24 payroll cycles with prior management.

Leads the efforts of 168 people, including 10 department heads and reports directly to the President.

Member of the high school baseball coaching staff that established the Kansas 4A record for consecutive wins at 45; also holds 2 state title rings and 3 regional championships.


Small Business Banking Underwriter/Compliance Analyst

Commerce Bancshares, Inc

Facilitated business loan decisions up to $750K, specializing in unsecured loan requests up to $100K.

Directed start-up business loan program, approving 20+ start-up companies with solid business plans. 

Updated department tools utilized for debt service coverage, collateral valuation, personal asset coverage, interest rate: life of loan calculation, blended rate calculation, business debt service coverage, forecast modeling / projections analysis, and sales/profit/loss trends analysis.

Listed in Who's Who of Young Professionals publication. 


Bank Examiner

Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City

Evaluation of $1MM Bank Holding Companies and State Member Community Banks to ascertain Safety and Soundness.  Assisted completion of formal examination reports and work paper documentation based on analysis of Uniform Bank Performance Report (UBPR). 

Assisted Bank and Holding Company staff regarding regulatory guidelines and procedures to effectively evaluate key compliance issues. 

District-wide Training Program Project: Created a manual for all new examiner trainees which was incorporated in the regional Federal Reserve Banks of Denver, Omaha and Oklahoma City.