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.
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.
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.
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.
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
Reported to Senior VP of Marketing, responsible for directing financial planning and management for NYNEX's retail and wholesale marketing organizations.
Responsible for the strategic plan for NYNEX Business Markets
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.
Performed economic analysis for expert witness testimony in the gas and electric utility industries
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