Strategic Corporate Governance * SEC Reporting & Compliance* Mergers & Acquisitions * Corporate Finance/Public Offerings * National Association of Corporate Directors (NACD) Governance Fellow * Certified Public Accountant * Certified Information Technology Professional Board of Directors level executive with more than twenty years of success providing advice to businesses on critical strategic, operational and financial matters. Trusted adviser to senior executives. Communicates effectively with all levels of stakeholder inside and outside the boardroom. Acknowledged expert on risk management, fraud risk, audit committee responsibilities, Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, Dodd-Frank compliance, banking relationships, taxation, SOX and GAAP. Transforms organizations within high pressure environments. Drives operational improvements by building upon the strengths of sales, marketing, operations and financial teams. Leads successful financing and refinancing campaigns in environments where growth and accountability are paramount. Extensive qualifications in the following competencies: P&L Optimization * Human Capital (Talent) Development * Risk Management * Financial & Strategic Planning * Rapid Business Strategy Development * Information Technology Governance * Operational Improvement & Organizational Change * Direction, Re-engineering of Mission Focus.
06/2013 to 11/2014
BOARD DIRECTORStrategic Design Group of New York, Inc - private co – New York, NY Strategic planning
01/2013 to Current
01/2007 to 11/2014
BOARD DIRECTORMarlboro Industries, Inc - private co – Englishtown, NJ
Designer and manufacturer of temperature management products and automatic test.
equipment (ATE)/interface solutions used by semiconductor/integrated circuit.
BUSINESS/GOVERNANCE ADVISORY COMMITTEE
FLY TIME MEDIA - New Jersey.
Start up enterprize organization and funding search development.
BOARD DIRECTORAtlas Bank (NY) - Community bank in – Brooklyn, NY
Independent Board member, Governance Committee and Audit Committee member and.
Adviser to Information Technology Committee.
Newport Board Group LLC – New Jersey New York
Newport Board Group LLC is a partnership of board directors and senior executive.
leaders with deep knowledge of business strategy, operations and capital markets.
Help middle market and emerging growth companies navigate transitions and.
improve their performance.
BOARD DIRECTORHidden Ridge Associates
MANAGING PARTNER OF AUDIT DIVISION and CHIEF QUALITY OFFICER
and CHIEF INFORMATION OFFICERAmper Investment Bank
Amper, Politziner & Mattia LLP, Certified Public Accountants (now EisnerAmper.
LLP) - 20th largest CPA firm in US, headquartered in New Jersey.
Led and directed $60 million division with full P&L accountability.
Provided audit services to companies with $1 million to $1 billion in revenues.
Board level involvement with pharmaceutical, high-tech, bio-tech, communications, media, internet, services, distribution, light manufacturing and insurance companies.
Created dynamic management processes to identify risk and develop personnel.
Organized forward looking Information Technology function and managed it with innovative approaches.
As Chief Quality Officer, drove growth from 50 to 675 professionals through human capital development.
Created and implemented Quality Control processes for Audit/SEC Practice which grew from $4 million to $60 million.
Developed and administered $3 million IT budget and negotiated multi-million dollar communications contracts.
Improved gross profit by 5% by successfully creating and driving paperless project.
Increased profit from select customers by 10% through creation and implementation of computer assisted audit techniques.
Reduced health and liability insurance premiums by 20% via plan redesign and tenacious negotiations.
BOARD DIRECTORRothman Institute of Entrepreneurship, Fairleigh Dickinson University – Madison, NJ
Chief Financial OfficerNJ
Senior ManagerApollo Technologies Inc – New Jersey
KPMG - New Jersey.
MBA: FinanceFairleigh Dickinson University - Madison, NJ Finance
Bachelor of Science: AccountingSaint Peter's University - Jersey City, NJ Accounting
NACD - Washington DC Strategic Thinking Skills series of twenty four lectures
Drexel University - Philadelphia, PA
Director's Professionalism: NACD - Washington, DC Leadership Conference: NACD - Washington, DC Financial Executives International, New Jersey Chapter, past Board Director ; American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, Member; New Jersey Society of Certified Public Accountants Member, Peer Review Executive Committee-past member Association for Corporate Growth, Member of Marketing Committee
budget, business strategy, capital markets, contracts, CPA, driving, gross profit, Information Technology, insurance, market, Mentor, negotiations, personnel, processes, profit, Quality, Quality Control, Strategic planning, Strategic Thinking, test