A highly motivated and results driven C-level executive with an extensive track record of accomplishments in world-class companies including General Electric (GE), US Bancorp (USB) and Scantron Corporation (Private/Harland Clarke Holdings). Has demonstrated operational leadership experience working with Sales, Marketing, Product Management, Product Development, Manufacturing, Human Resources, Legal and IT. Exhibits a proven aptitude for implementing innovative strategies that support top line growth and significantly improve working capital, enhance organizational efficiency and generate savings which contribute to business profitability.
Possesses strong collaborative and advisory leadership skills through industry experience in mid- to large-sized software, information technology, manufacturing, professional services, banking and financial services entities with revenues and assets ranging from $100 million to greater than $1 billion. Has developed broad-based finance and accounting skills with expertise in budgeting, forecasting, financial reporting and analysis, short and long range strategic planning, capital investment, M&A buy and sell-side activity, business integration and development, pricing, working capital and cash flow management, business turn around and SOX compliance. Leverages excellent interpersonal communication abilities to recruit, develop and retain top talent, creating strong teams that are results driven and confident in providing sound advice and counsel to all levels of management.
- MBA, Business Administration, Marquette University, 1993
- Bachelor of Business Administration, Finance, Iowa State University, 1984
Academic Work ExperienceProfessor of Practice in Finance and Espeland International FellowIowa State University Ivy College of Business2019 -Espeland International Fellow and Lecturer in FinanceIowa State University Ivy College of Business2017 - 2019
Professional Work ExperienceIndependent Business Consultant/Advisor2016 -Senior Vice President/CFOScantron Corporation2009 - 2016Senior Vice President of FinanceUS Bancorp2004 - 2009Vice President of FinanceUS Bancorp2001 - 2004Finance Director Consumer BankingUS Bancorp2000 - 2001Entry to Executive Level Positions in FinanceGeneral Electric (GE)1987 - 2000
- Finance & Accounting
- Software & Technology
- Banking & Financial Services
- Strategic Planning
- Capital Planning & Investment
- Mergers & Acquisitions
- Financial Planning & Analysis
- Business Analytics
- Business Integration
- Employee Development