Staff Accountant January 2014 to CurrentBechtel Corporation － Reston Gaithersburg Baltimore, VA MDEstablished and led the global information management organization which includes records and information management, document and data management, knowledge management, business intelligence analytics, global collaboration solutions, program management office and communications. Responsible for global financial management, procurement and contracts for the Information Systems and Technology organization. ❑ Project & Application Portfolio Management. Established a team and process to provide governance and analysis of the global application portfolio and the IT project portfolio. ❑ Software Development & Quality Assurance. Directed global teams of software developers on major development projects to support the core engineering, procurement and construction functions. Helped establish a mobile development team to deliver mobile solutions to the company's highly distributed and field based work force. Established and led the global software application portfolio and product teams, software development, software quality assurance and application support organizations or a $37.9b global engineering, procurement and construction company. Scope included software portfolio management, alignment of software initiatives with company priorities and oversight of software development projects and support on a global basis. Responsible for global financial management of the Information Systems and Technology organization. ❑ Project & Application Portfolio Management. Established a team and process to provide governance and analysis of the global application portfolio and the IT project portfolio. ❑ Software Development & Quality Assurance. Directed global teams of software developers on major development projects to support the core engineering, procurement and construction functions. Helped establish a mobile development team to deliver mobile solutions to the company's highly distributed and field based work force. ❑ Vendor Management. Established a Vendor Management Office to advise the business on solution selection, security assessment and commercial terms negotiations for large software and software as a service engagements. ❑ Technology Business Management. Directed the financial planning efforts, cost control and financial/operational reporting efforts for the global information technology organizations. ❑ Global Software Support. Managed 7X24 Global Help Desk and Application Support teams providing multi-tiered support to our projects and major offices around the world. ❑ Governance. Implemented a governance framework to provide alignment of IT to business and ensure appropriate and effective internal controls were in place to manage a global IT organization. ❑ Cost Management. Managed and oversaw ~ $250m of annual capital and operating cost centers. Successfully directed efforts to reduce cost per unit of output by 33%. of Bechtel Corporation and progressed through various supervisory and manager positions during tenure with Bechtel. Selected to work with Coopers and Lybrand on enterprise wide business process reengineering programs. Promoted to Financial Systems Manager responsible for business implementation of Oracle Financial Systems and centralized accounting operations for all domestic offices. ❑ Financial Management. Managed regional office accounting staff of 30 employees responsible for client billing, accounts receivable, accounts payable and employee expense accounting. ❑ I/T Integrations. As Manager of Financial Systems I was responsible for the business process design and assisted in the implementation of Oracle Financials and FileNet workflow technology used to support the newly created domestic financial transaction processing center. ❑ Business Process Re-engineering. Seconded to Coopers & Lybrand to evaluate organizational structures and functional work processes. Designed work process improvement plans and cost reduction initiatives for business development, engineering administration, finance and automation technology groups. Total saving generated from all studies exceeded $10m per year. Staff accountant for regional public accounting firm. Responsibilities included monthly compilation and review services for a wide range of small to mid-sized businesses and non-profit organizations. Supported large client audit engagements and preparation of annual audited financial statements and management reports. Prepared annual business and high net worth individual federal and state income tax returns.
Senior Vice President - Chief Financial Officer January 1999 to January 2004Digex, Incorporated － Laurel, MDVice President and Controller of a $200 million international managed services provider of enterprise hosting and advanced I/T services. Established the accounting and finance organization and implemented an internal control framework for a public company that was spun off from Intermedia Communications. Named interim CFO in January 2002 and promoted to SVP and CFO in June, 2002. Throughout this intense period, my responsibilities grew to encompass all facets of finance, accounting, treasury management, business operations, product and customer profitability, facilities management, and financial information systems. ❑ Financial Management. Responsible for building and developing the accounting and finance organization and processes for a newly spun off public company. ❑ Financing. Directed the financial planning efforts and due diligence support for the secondary offering that raised over $500m in equity. Raised over $2m in funding from the State of Maryland through the Sunny Day Fund program. Managed the establishment of a number of Letter of Credit facilities and leasing programs to support the capital needs of the business. ❑ Cost Management. Implemented cost reduction programs Same thing as above, you may not need both of these "in order"s to generate positive cash from operations in order to eliminate the need for external funding. ❑ Improved Cash Flow. Directed a number of working capital programs to improve cash flows to sustain business. ❑ Tax Planning and Compliance. Coordinated the establishment of an international entity structure ensuring efficient tax and compliance structure. Directed efforts to save the company $1.5 million in annual personal property taxes through assessment valuations and appeals processes. ❑ IT Integration. Directed the implementation of the PeopleSoft Enterprise Resource Planning system and the Portal Infranet Billing Platform. Coordinated various integration initiatives with the sales force automation and customer relationship management system into the back-office applications.
Director of Business Operations January 1998 to January 1999GTE Internetworking － Cambridge, MAFollowing the acquisition of Genuity by GTE Internetworking, I was hired to manage the Financial Planning and Analysis organization for the finance team of the Business Services division. After completion of the 1999 business plan, I was promoted to Director of Business Operations reporting directly to the President of the BSS division. Responsibilities include directing and coordinating the annual financial planning process with sales, operations, engineering and product development groups. ❑ Budget & Forecasting. Managed the annual budgeting program for a division of GTE Internetworking, which included 7 lines of business within the Business Services Division. ❑ Business Planning. Developed the 5-year financial model and business plan for the emerging business involving IP Telephony. ❑ Facilities Management. Responsible for relocating the Business Services Division staff from Cambridge, MA to Burlington, MA on time and within budget. ❑ Cost Containment. Worked closely with engineering and operations organizations to ensure appropriate staffing and cost levels were maintained to support the respective product lines.
Director of Finance and Controller January 1996 to January 1998GENUITY, Incorporated － Phoenix, AZDirector of Finance and Controller for a technology venture funded by Bechtel Enterprises. Responsible for establishing the finance and accounting processes, organization and control framework for one of the first managed hosting companies. ❑ Financial Management. Responsibilities include financial and operations reporting, internal controls, management of cash accounting activities, revenue accounting, sales commission accounting, general accounting activities and interfacing with outside financial organizations. ❑ Strategic Planning. Developed the 5-year financial forecast and business plan for GENUITY used to obtain $25 million in parent equity funding for venture. ❑ Merger & Acquisitions. Provided financial accounting support for the strategic acquisition of another regional Internet Service Provider. Supported the due diligence efforts during the GTE acquisition of Genuity and managed various integration activities post acquisition. ❑ Facilities Management. Directed the construction and build out of data center facilities in multiple cities throughout the US. Responsible for ensuring facilities were brought on line on time and within the allotted capital budget limits. ❑ Human Resources. Coordinated hiring, salary structure, benefits structure and equity participation program for the company. ❑ I/T Integrations. Implemented Platinum Financial Accounting Software system and the FRx reporting system. Directed the development of integration the Onyx CRM system to the back office accounting systems. Sr. Manager Financial Systems and Accounting
BA : Economics, 1984University of Maryland❑ BA, Economics, University of Maryland, 1984
BS : Accounting, 1986University of Maryland❑ BS, Accounting, University of Maryland, 1986
MS : Computer ScienceHood College❑ MS, Computer Science, Hood College (enrolled)