Senior Business Consultant resume example with 20+ years of experience

(555) 432-1000,
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105
Professional Summary

High-achieving Contract & Purchasing Manager well-versed in evaluating current business conditions and devising forward-thinking plans to bring about needed change and keep companies agile in changing marketplaces. Proven government and commercial contracting and purchasing expertise with in-depth knowledge of business standards, competitors and HR procedures. Enterprising and hardworking with excellent follow-through. Determined and responsible with more than 25 years of success boosting efficiency and streamlining procedures for contract and purchasing groups. Focused on smoothly overseeing financial, personnel and operational facets. Effectively balance targets with resources and optimize long-term success. Accomplished Attorney offering 15-year record of supporting clients in legal matters. Communicates clearly and effectively with clients, opposing counsel, jurors and judges. Adept at developing lasting professional relationships. Professional Attorney offering expert legal counsel and representation. Skilled in fostering positive and trusting client relationships. Well-established knowledge of Contract, Construction, Civil and Criminal law and 15 years of experience in litigation and legal drafting. Committed and creative Attorney with specialty in Contract law. Highly skilled in oral argument and legal research, leading to successful litigation of 1200 cases. Expertise in mediation, arbitration and settlement negotiation. Dedicated attorney with an extensive background in litigation and legal research. Expertise in case analysis, strategic planning and negotiations. Attorney adept at predicting arguments of opposing council and addressing important concerns or questions. Proven courtroom success trying Civil, Criminal, Contract and Construction cases. Over 15 years of experience in [Type] law. Multi-talented [Job Title] consistently rewarded for success in planning and operational improvements. Experience in policy development and staff management procedures positively impacting overall morale and productivity.

  • Efficient researcher
  • Corporate law
  • Legal writing
  • Case analysis
  • Civil law
  • Environmental laws and litigation
  • Document filing
  • Criminal defense
  • Commercial litigation experience
  • Dispute arbitration
  • Oral debate
  • Discovery Processes
  • Corporate And Business Legal Issues
Seattle University School of Law Seattle, WA, Expected in J.D. : Business & Managerial Economics - GPA :
The Evergreen State College Olympia, WA, Expected in Bachelor of Arts : Business & Economics - GPA :
Work History
Aetna Inc. - Senior Business Consultant
Kenner, LA, 01/2020 - Current
  • Investigated contract and purchasing processes to devise strategic initiatives improving operational structures, policies and management systems.
  • Coordinated contract and purchasing team activities to smooth implementation of contract and purchasing life cycle policy updates.
  • Evaluated suppliers by assessing quality, timeliness and compliance of deliveries to maintain tight cost controls and maximize business operational efficiency.
  • Devised, deployed and monitored processes to boost long-term business success and increase profit levels 1,400%.
  • Organized and oversaw solid business portfolio bringing in 1,400% of profit objective in 1 year.
Progressive - Managing Attorney
Mansfield, OH, 06/2003 - 12/2018
  • Engaged in complex civil and criminal litigation under statutes relating to contract disputes, construction, cannabis and purchasing.
  • Interviewed and selected jurors in voir dire based on assessment of personality, competency and fair mindedness.
  • Assessed cases for probable outcomes by researching black letter law and other legal authority, comparing fact patterns to those of precedential cases.
Apex Systems - Contract Manager
Tucson, AZ, 12/1994 - 03/1996
  • Implemented policies to reduce cost and eliminate waste.
  • Decreased material expenses by 28% by managing tracking and supply.
  • Coordinated logistics for $65 million per year operations.
  • Managed, supervised and controlled execution of contracts ranging from $5,000 to $5 million.
Apex Systems - Contract Manager
Vista, CA, 03/1985 - 10/1987
  • Implemented policies to reduce cost and eliminate waste.
  • Managed, supervised and controlled execution of contracts ranging from $75K to $500 million.
  • Monitored contracts' performance to detect non-compliance with terms and deficient returns and organize proactive resolutions.
  • Analyzed new laws and regulations to identify required changes and proactively adjust systems.

· Directed a year-long procurement ISO effort leading to successful ISO 9000 certification which secured additional customer opportunities using new processes and tools.

· Renegotiated key contracts with annual cost savings of $10M on average (against target of $4M).

· Created contract templates, processes and tools for the new company and provided on-going team training for 50 employees which improved performance, quality and established best practices.

· Identified issues with a major supplier during insolvency. Developed and managed a plan to maintain supply of product while meeting all inventory needs with zero impact to customer sales.

· Led conflict and alternate dispute resolution efforts resulting in lower litigation expenses.

· Proactively advised management on wide range of legal and financial issues, reducing outside counsel costs by 45%.

· Revised funding policies and procedures. Advised management on corporate regulatory and compliance matters.

· Developed Project Performance Tracking Tools that increased quarterly evaluation scores from average 79% to 99.5%;

· Increased Project Profits by 1,400% (fourteen hundred) or from $100,000 to $1.4 million;

· Developed Standard Operating Procedures that improved relationship between Customer and Company;

· Developed new lines of communication that improved working relationship with Customer and Team;

· Awarded President’s Awards for Customer Satisfaction and Total Quality Management;

· Awarded Washington State’s Quality Award for Performance Excellence (the first awarded to a large business); and

· Awarded the Malcolm Baldridge National Quality Award for Performance Excellence (the Nation’s Highest Presidential Honor for Performance Excellence).

By clicking Customize This Resume, you agree to our Terms of Use and Privacy Policy

Your data is safe with us

Any information uploaded, such as a resume, or input by the user is owned solely by the user, not LiveCareer. For further information, please visit our Terms of Use.

Resume Overview

School Attended

  • Seattle University School of Law
  • The Evergreen State College

Job Titles Held:

  • Senior Business Consultant
  • Managing Attorney
  • Contract Manager
  • Contract Manager


  • J.D.
  • Bachelor of Arts

By clicking Customize This Resume, you agree to our Terms of Use and Privacy Policy

*As seen in:As seen in: