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Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 (555) 432-1000,
Executive Profile

Results focused executive with consistent track record of achieving strategic and financial goals. Over 34 years experience in the communications industry (Verizon/Bell Atlantic/Nynex/New EnglandTelephone - 1975-2009). Strong leadership skills with proven ability to build and motivate organizations to deliver results. Influential thought leader with ability to translate ideas and concepts into action.

Skill Highlights
  • Strategic Planning
  • Business Planning
  • Capital Management and resource allocation
  • Financial management
  • Corporate governance
  • Process reengineering
Professional Experience
to | , ,

to Senior Vice President - Strategic and Business Planning Bickford Senior Living | Seattle, WA,

Responsible for all Strategic and Business Planning processes for Verizon Telecommunication Company, a $30B business.  At point for planning and management of an $8B capital budget, development of business cases for new services and major infrastructure initiatives, as well as, the overall governance process for the company.

  • Led the development of the five-year Strategic Plan and the one-year Business Plan for Telecom.
  • Created all departmental/line of business revenue, expense, and profit targets.
  • Produced comprehensive financial plans for major capital construction projects, such as, FiOS which is an overbuild network for the delivery of data, voice and video services via fiber to residential communities across the nationwide footprint, Developed plans on where to build based upon cost, expected penetration and ROI. FiOS has grown to $6B in annual revenue
  • Developed and implemented a governance process for President of Telecom to enable proactive management of revenue and expense.
  • Consistently delivered the capital budget on target.
  • Led financial review of all video franchise and content acquisition deals, $1B in annual expense.
to Senior Vice President - Finance Weber Shandwick | Fort Collins, CO,

Reported to the Chief Financial Officer of Verizon Telecommunications Company as the CFO for Network Operations, Engineering, Real Estate, Fleet and Corporate Sourcing. Responsible for managing $20B in expense and $7.5 in capital.

  • Led a team of 15 direct reports in all aspects of financial analysis required to support an organization of 80K employees.
  • Allocated capital and expense resources and reviewed all business cases for IT and capital projects
  • Developed and tracked organizational budgets, financial and operational metrics for the President of Network Services and his reporting VPs
  • Consistently successful in problem solving and reallocation of resources to achieve expense and capital targets
  • Delivered expense under budget to achieve income targets.
to Vice President - Retail Finance Thrivent Financial For Lutherans | City, STATE,

Responsible for financial management, analysis and planning for all Retail markets. This business unit encompassed Verizon's portfolio of voice, data and video products for mass market customers, residential and and small business. The segment contributed $25B in annual revenue with a Marketing budget of $600M.

  • Directed the development of product line revenue and unit forecasts for all retail products
  • Developed financials for new product and service offerings and conducted analysis of all price changes
  • Managed organizational expense budgets and partnered with marketing executives to fund competitive response initiatives and changing marketplace priorities.
  • Consistently delivered revenue and expense goals
  • Led the development of sales targets and the sales compensation plans for all retail channels
  • Drove the development of a single mechanized sales compensation system to streamline the entire process of payment of commissions across all channels
  • Worked on a team to drive merger integration efforts between bell Atlantic and GTE; identified revenue and expense synergies and developed plans to realize the savings and revenue growth opportunities
to Vice President - Business Finance Verizon/Bell Atlantic | City, STATE,

CFO for General Business Markets Group. This segment served small and medium business customers and the Public Communications segment with 3.4M customers and annualized revenue of over $6B. Responsible for financial management and assurance for the revenue, expense and capital allocated to the Group

  • Managed the downsizing of the payphone business while maintaining margins.
  • Drove plans to increase business revenue with new services and products and lower expenses through sales channel optimization
to VP Marketing - Planning and Finance Bell Atlantic | City, STATE,

Reported to Senior VP of Marketing, responsible for directing financial planning and management for NYNEX's retail and wholesale marketing organizations.

  • Directed resource allocation and marketing initiative prioritization across all markets
  • Coordinated policy formulation for regulatory filings with the FCC and state agencies.
  • Oversaw revenue and expense management to deliver targets.
  • Worked on merger integration, both due diligence and the identification of revenue and expense synergies, in preparation for the Bell Atlantic and NYNEX merger
to VP Business Marketing NYNEX | City, STATE,

Responsible for the strategic plan for NYNEX Business Markets

  • Coordinated plans to grow division revenue withe deployment of complex network products for large business customers
to Executive Director - Marketing Process Reengineering NYNEX | , ,

Led a team to asses Marketing strengths and weakness and develop process changes for greater financial discipline and improved go-to-market capabilities. This comprehensive reengineering project created new processes, defined the systems required to support these processes and developed the supporting organizational structure.

to Other NYNEX and New England Telephone Positions | City, STATE,
  • Part of CEO appointed task force to develop 10 year "Vision and Strategy" for NYNEX; designed model to quantify the value of strategic alternatives
  • Division Manager - Directed the development of an FCC ordered service which enabled other carriers to interconnect with the NYNEX network by collocating their equipment.
  • Director - Business Planning and governance
  • Director - Wholesale Market Manager
  • Director - Switched Access product manager - acted as an expert witness in various regulatory hearings
  • Director - Toll service product management - designed new toll services and acted as an expert witness before regulatory commissions
  • A succession of positions of increasing responsibility in Marketing and Regulatory departments

to Research Analyst NYNEX | , ,

Performed economic analysis for expert witness testimony in the gas and electric utility industries

Trustee Experience

Wilkes University Board of Trustee

  • private, co-ed comprehensive university located in Northeastern Pennsylvania - undergraduate enrollment of 2000 students
  • Member of Finance and Trustee Development Committees
  • Campaign Steering Committee member - Team Raised $35M capital for a new science building
  • President of the Alumni Board of Directors - Developed strategic plan to engage alumni and increase giving.
Expected in Bachelor of Arts | Economics Wilkes University, Wilkes Barre, Pa GPA:
Expected in | Graduate courses in Economics Northeastern University, Boston, MA GPA:
Expected in | Executive Management Program in Business MIT - Sloan School, Cambridge, Ma GPA:

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School Attended
  • Wilkes University
  • Northeastern University
  • MIT - Sloan School
Job Titles Held:
  • Senior Vice President - Strategic and Business Planning
  • Senior Vice President - Finance
  • Vice President - Retail Finance
  • Vice President - Business Finance
  • VP Marketing - Planning and Finance
  • VP Business Marketing
  • Executive Director - Marketing Process Reengineering
  • Other NYNEX and New England Telephone Positions
  • Research Analyst
  • Bachelor of Arts

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