Professional, performance-driven senior level finance and operations professional with 10+ years of experience. Strong organizational and analytical skills with proven proficiency at managing multiple tasks and creating solutions that improve business operations. Educational background includes Master of Business Administration (MBA) as well as Defense Acquisition Workforce Improvement Act (DAWIA) certification. Professional strengths include:
Financial Analysis & Reporting Accounting and Payroll Administration
Budget Controls & Administration Operations Management
Grant Management Human Resource Management
Borough of Beaver Beaver , PA Borough Manager / Treasurer
Serve as the senior manager of the borough responsible for overseeing all departments and carrying out all policies and services enacted by council.
In addition, serve as the Treasurer and Secretary directly responsible for all financial and administrative matters for the borough.
Oversee all operations of the administration office, highway department, water and sewer department, and parks and recreation to include appearance and maintenance of borough property and assets.
Manage all finance and accounting activities to include budget development and execution, internal controls, accounts payable and receivable, payroll, and audit.
Lead all contract and vendor negotiations to include scope of work and financial considerations as well as the collective bargaining negotiations for three bargaining units.
Serve as the Chief Administrative Officer for three pension plans.
Renegotiated the service plan saving the borough thousands of dollars annually in administrative fees.
Attend and participate in all borough council and committee meetings leading the discussion when necessary.
Actively reviewing and updating borough policies and procedures.
Currently leading change to process payroll in-house rather than utilizing/paying a third party vendor thus increasing efficiency and control.
Manage the daily operation of the business office including human resources, information technology, special events, open record request, and serving as liaison with borough residents.
Compile and submit all federal and state reporting requirements.
Software Engineering Institute, Carnegie Mellon University Pittsburgh , PA Operations Manager
Served as the daily representative for all issues, tasks and initiatives being worked by the Software Engineering Institute (SEI) Software Solutions Division ensuring continuous and effective communication between campus, SEI leadership, Technical Directors and appropriate personnel.
Led Software Solutions Division control and operation activities including financial, human resource, facilities, and information technology and acted as the primary liaison with other SEI organizations to perform and improve division operations.
Managed the development and execution of a multi-million dollar operations budget.
Monitored actual expenses versus planned activities in order to determine appropriate forecasts.
Coordinated operational policies for the Pittsburgh, PA, El Segundo, CA and Arlington, VA offices as well as ensured remote employees and independent consultants had the appropriate resources.
Monitored all division federally sponsored security clearances and worked with the security department to resolve matters accordingly.
Oversaw all confidential human resources matters to include salary equity reviews, performance evaluations, promotion packages, raises and bonuses.
Compiled and drafted senior-level memos, briefs, papers, and tasks on complex SEI and division matters.
Managed division administrators and administrative assistants to include work assignments and schedules, assigning special projects, performance reviews and salary reviews and adjustments.
Coventry Health Care, Inc Cranberry , PA Senior Financial Analyst
Provided direct support to the Vice President of eCommerce in the development and execution of a budget in excess of $60 million.
Provided management with definitive financial data and recommendations for use in short-term strategic planning/reporting and decision-making on major issues.
Coordinated with Vice Presidents and Directors in the development and implementation of annual budgets.
Analyzed monthly income statement for 7 departments within providing monthly variation analysis between actual and budget to ensure fiscal solvency and accountability.
Reviewed forecasts relevant to individual projects updating burn rates and identifying potential risks or opportunities.
Performed vendor management reviews evaluating financial reports and contractor data.
Coordinated with Program Managers/Project Managers and vendors in the development, review, and approval process of Statements of Work.
Worked with purchasing analyst and vendors in the procurement of the required services and equipment.
Booz Allen Hamilton Annapolis Junction , MD Senior Consultant
Hired to provide expert advice, assistance, direction, policy guidance and technical analysis of the Planning, Programming, Budgeting and Execution (PPBE) process to the National Security Agency (NSA).
Coordinated with client subject matter experts in the development of their budget to reflect valid requirements and creditable cost estimates and identified impacts to cost, schedules, and performance at various funding levels.
Audited budget forecasts for 32 business units ensuring cost estimates were complete and traceable and validated efforts and outputs were in line with clients' mission.
Developed comprehensive reports and presentations for senior management highlighting program schedules, risks and dependencies and advised on mitigation plans based on potential Congressional decision documents.
Provided surge support for closing contract to include analyzing current financial practices and developing and implementing new standardized data collection tools and work processes for follow-on contract.
Analyzed contract execution to include subcontractor cost estimates, authorized funding, and actual costs for all labor and material purchases and calculated financial trends and forecasts.
National Security Agency NSA Fort Meade Buckley , MD CO Budget Analyst / Manpower Management Analyst
Recruited to support the Directorate of Finance in preparing and analyzing budgets, creating accounting reports and monitoring expenditure controls in accordance with the Planning, Programming, Budgeting, and Execution (PPBE) process.
Directed the preparation and presentation of the President's Budget to include resource justification, component overview, and the statement of compliance.
Synchronized the construction of the Congressional Justification Book (CJB) and the Program Objectives Memorandum (POM)/Budget Estimate Submission (BES) for completeness, accuracy and conformance with procedures and regulations.
Provided advice and technical assistance with cost analysis, fiscal allocation and budget preparation for activities in support of National Defense Strategies.
Performed cost-benefit analyses to compare funding profiles, review financial requests and explore alternative financing combinations for Information Assurance and Signals Intelligence programs.
Conducted program management reviews ensuring spend plans meet internal and external commitment, obligation and outlay goals.
Provided objective data and advice for use in managing, justifying, and defending Agency manpower programs and budget to include redistribution or addition/reduction of manpower and related resources.
Maintained continuity between the Agency's systems/databases for program and budget development and manpower management.
John Hopkins University Baltimore , MD Financial Analyst
Analyzed financial information to produce forecasts of business, industry and economic conditions for all levels of management throughout the business unit.
Aided in the development and budgeting of 5 accounts annually valued at $1.5 to 9 million.
Prepared and evaluated financial plan, budgets, cash flow projections and cash burn rates for Financial Administrator, Program Mangers and field staff.
Examined and routed vendor accounts payable, petty cash requests and consultant invoices.
Probed monthly summary reports for department budgeting and accounting to maintain revenues and expenses.
Monitored domestic and international travel expense reports reviewing accuracy and expediting reimbursements.
United States Marine Corps El Toro , CA Human Resources/Personnel Chief
Assisted with audit, research and provided corrective action for over 1800 personnel records.
Received mission capable grade on bi-annual administrative and analysis team inspection.
Orchestrated and executed the compensation and personnel data input for approximately 1800 Marines.
Performed audits on service records and earning statements.
Researched and corrected personnel pay.
Analyzed feedback documents generated by Headquarters in order to execute Permanent Change of Station (PCS) orders, retirements and discharges, and to disentangle erroneous data entry.
University of Pittsburgh Pittsburgh , PA Master's : Project Management Project Management
University of Baltimore Baltimore , MD Master of Business Administration (MBA)
Towson University Towson , MD BS : Business Administration / Finance Business Administration / Finance
Orange County Community College Middletown , NY AAS : Computer Information Systems Computer Information Systems
Member, American Management Association
Member, United States Naval Institute
Certified, Defense Acquisition Workforce Improvement Act (DAWIA) Level 1 - Business, Cost Estimating and Financial Management
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Security Clearance Top Secret-Sensitive Compartmented Information (TS/SCI) with full Scope Polygraph (Inactive) Awards & Achievements Joint Meritorious Unit Award Special Achievement Award 2 Time Off Award Navy & Marine Corps Achievement Medal Certificate of Commendation Navy & Marine Corps Good Conduct Medal 2 Meritorious Mast 2 Letters of Appreciation USAF Air Education and Training Command Top Graduate