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Summary

As a self-starting, creative, entrepreneurial business professional with a broad base of business and technology experience, I have a proven ability to consistently solve complex problems and deliver successful solutions in fast paced, growth oriented companies. My experience and competency includes; business intelligence solutions, development of online applications, analysis tools & calculators, accounting, financial analysis, solution based sales support, and management consulting services.

BS Accounting
22+ years Accounting/Finance experience
19 years in IT industry
Former CPA - Colorado (in process of re-certification)
Pursuing Certified Management Accountant designation
Pursuing Microsoft Certified Data Scientist designation

Business Competencies:

  • Financial/Business Modeling and Analysis
  • Business Intelligence, Data Visualization, Data Science
  • Executive Leadership, Team Management
  • IT Investment Analysis
  • Business Case Preparation and Presentation
  • Business Development
  • Consulting Services
  • IT Solution Sales
  • Financial Statement Preparation and Review
  • Social Media Content Development
  • Planning, Budgeting and Forecasting
  • Development and Delivery of Financial Training Courses
  • Strategic Planning

Technology Competencies:

  • Power BI, Power Pivot, Tableau, SQL
  • Online Tool and Calculator Development
  • Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Access, and VBA
  • Various accounting and ERP packages
  • SalesForce and MS Dynamics CRM
  • Website design and development, Squarespace, WordPress, Drupal, HTML, JavaScript

Experience

Direcror of Business Intelligence and Analytics
Advanced Systems Group
Aril 2014 - Present
Thornton, CO

  • Designed and implemented highly valued business intelligence solutions for use by internal executives and sales force.
  • Designed and implemented highly valued business intelligence/analysis solutions and for use by external customers.
  • Development and delivery of financial training courses for clients and for internal sales training
  • Significant influence on many large sales transactions by working with sales teams and clients to build comprehensive business cases including both the business/financial and technology benefits of solutions
  • Development and delivery of consulting services offerings involving assessments of; the business value of information technology investments, business continuity planning, data center moves, and data storage infrastructure re-engineering

Director of Financial Analysis and Consulting
STA
March 2008 - March 2014
Denver, CO

  • Financial and accounting tasks including: financial statement preparation and analysis, budget preparation, business plan modeling, capital budgeting analysis, ratio analysis, trend analysis, forecasting, and budget variance analysis.
  • Creation of a cloud based SaaS platform used to provide powerful business/financial analysis tools, educational content, and online calculators to IT managers and business analysts
  • Development and delivery of financial training courses for clients and for internal sales training
  • Data analysis services providing business intelligence to sales, marketing and project management functions
  • Development and delivery of consulting services offerings involving assessments of; the business value of information technology investments, business continuity planning, data center moves, and data storage infrastructure re-engineering
  • Significant influence on many large sales transactions by working with sales teams and clients to build comprehensive business cases including both the business/financial and technology benefits of solutions
  • Provide pre-sales support for professional services engagements to deliver incremental consulting revenues to the business
  • Professional advancement from Sr. Consultant to Director of Business Analysis and Consulting

Solutions Consultant
EMC
Oct 2000 - Feb 2007
Denver, CO

  • Business case pre-sales support for large information technology hardware, software and professional services transactions.
  • Significant influence on many large sales transactions by working with sales teams and clients to build comprehensive business cases including both the business/financial and technology benefits of solutions
  • Plan and deliver professional services consulting engagements involving assessments of; the business value of information technology investments and data storage infrastructure re-engineering
  • Professional advancement from Sr. Consultant to Managing Consultant

Director of Finance / CPA
EarthWeb
1997 - 2000
Boulder, CO

  • Directed all aspects of finance and accounting including; reporting, budgeting, forecasting, external audit, working capital management, banking and professional services relationships, financial analysis, and strategic planning.
  • Retained as a key management team member after acquisition of Micro House International by EarthWeb
  • Key member of management team driving triple digit annual revenue growth while improving gross margin from 60% to over 75%
  • Key member of team that negotiated purchase of IT Publishing Company which added $4 million in annual revenue
  • Analyze existing product viability, new product introductions and process outsourcing
  • Increased staff management responsibility from four to ten members
  • Assumed responsibility for product fulfillment operation and improved same day shipping from 85% to 95%
  • Decreased DSO from 95 days to 45 days by instituting improved collection procedures
  • Reduced monthly closing and reporting from 20 to 5 days while improving the quality of information

CFO / CPA
MicroHouse International, Inc.
1995 - 1997
Boulder, CO

  • Managed accounting and finance functions for three companies; including; consolidated reporting, budgeting, working capital management, banking relationships, and cost accounting.
  • Designed and implemented policies, procedures and processes in areas of; product fulfillment, sales forecasting, budgeting, purchasing, inventory control, working capital management, and cash management.
  • Team leader on system conversion from entry level accounting system to an integrated G/L, A/P, A/R, inventory, order processing and sales management system.
  • Streamlined internal processes to minimize departmental costs while the company grew at a double digit annual rate
  • Planned and managed spin-off of three companies from original entity to allow for improved focus on software vs. content businesses. Managed external legal and audit relationships to accomplish the spin-offs, which facilitated the sales of the content business to EarthWeb.