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Project Manager Director

Orlando, Florida, 32809, United States
December 02, 2011
Contact Info:

Amy Bible Graham

**** **** ***** ** ~ Orlando, FL 32809 ~ (561) ***-**** ~


Strategic Healthcare Executive with Finance and Billing experience who has demonstrated a consistent pattern of execution and achievement. High Potential MBA with over 15 years experience in accounting and finance for healthcare organizations. A leader with excellent communication and project management skills, including managing multiple projects simultaneously; with demonstrated ability to manage deliverables.


med fusion – Dallas, TX (September 2011 – Present)

Contract Project Manager

• Developed Budgets and Forecast models in Great Plains and FRx

• Project Manager of laboratory diagnostic billing implementations

AmeriPath, Inc.

(a division of Quest Diagnostics) – Orlando, FL (August 1997 –August 2011)

Director of Revenue Services – Orlando AP (October 2008 –August 2011)

• Six Sigma Green Belt Certified

• Direct Responsibility for $28M in AR

• Received 2009 Revenue Services Performance Achievement Award

o Most Improved AR>90 Days Performance Within AmeriPath AP

• Continued AR>90 Success with over 10% Reduction in 2010.

• Worked with Regional Sales team to develop collection policies for clients and customers

• Reduced Bad Debt Expenses for 2009 and 2010

• Managed staff of 80 employees located in Orlando and Ft Myers FL

• Project Manager for Billing IT Conversions in Orlando and Ft Myers Florida

• Monitored all compliance activities for Florida billing centers

Director of Billing – Corporate Billing (January 2008 – October 2008)

• Director of the corporate department responsible for maintaining and updating the billing systems used by the AmeriPath billing centers

• Oversaw the activities related to three phases of the Centricity Billing System implementation and Legacy System Shut Down

• Administrative advocate to the IT Clearinghouse for all AmeriPath billing centers. Conducted biweekly meetings, escalated issues within the Clearinghouse

• Member of the AmeriPath Enterprise System Committee

• Managed staff of 100 employees located in Orlando FL and Dallas, TX

VP Finance & Billing – East Region (August 2006 – January 2008)

• Direct financial activities for $200M Revenue Region

• Oversight of $75M in AR

• Managed staff of 100 employees located in 3 states

• Transitioned billing activities from Ft. Lauderdale to Orlando, activities included establishing severance packages, selecting, designing and overseeing build out, developing new staffing model and hiring employees

• Responsible for $10M budget

• Project Manager on Billing IT implementation in Indianapolis and Orlando.

• Cash Collections increased 10% in 12 month period

Director Finance – East Region (September 2005 – August 2006)

• Direct financial activities for $200M Revenue Region

• Supervise preparation of monthly financial statements

• Perform trend analysis of Revenue and Expense items to ensure maximum operating profits

Director Finance – East Region (cont.)

• Develop new accounting office including hiring, training and managing financial accounting staff

• Coordinate preparation of annual budget for region

• Interact with Physicians, Administrators and Staff on financial matters

Director Finance – West Region (January 2004 – September 2005)

• Direct financial activities for $50M Revenue Region

• Supervise preparation of monthly financial statements

• Perform trend analysis of Revenue and Expense items to ensure maximum operating profits

• Hire, train and manage financial accounting staff

• Coordinate preparation of annual budget for region

• Assist with pro-forma analysis of potential acquisitions

Director Financial Planning (July 2003 –January 2004)

• Perform strategic analysis of AmeriPath Inc and all of it’s subsidiaries to determine long and short term goals for the organization

Manager Financial Planning & Analysis (June 2000 –July 2003)

• Direct activities of the Annual Budgeting cycle. Including: establishing timelines, coordinating regional budgeting activities to establish financial goals consistent with the corporate goals and presentation of the final budget to the Board of Directors for approval. Annual Budget ~$500 million Revenue, ~$120million Operating Income

• Direct New Acquisition transitions process for the finance and accounting departments. This process includes: notifying all appropriate parties of pending acquisitions prior to closing date, due diligence site visit post acquisition, preparation of opening Balance Sheet and initial general ledger purchase entry, integration/orientation visit at corporate office

• Prepare quarterly financial results for Board of Directors

• Forecast, calculate, monitor and track all contingent note payments to selling shareholders for the organization

Senior Financial Analyst (August 1997 –June 2000)

• Responsible for monthly consolidation and download process, including adjusting journal entries, eliminations, reclass entries, top-sided entries, monthly tax provision and EBITDA

• Completed schedules used in preparing SEC reports (including 10-K, 10-Q’s, etc.) including preparation of MD&A discussion, footnotes, litigation and business updates

• Worked closely with external auditors in their review of quarterly and year-end financials. Completion of flux analysis, client assistance and disclosure checklists, representation letters and legal letter updates.

• Coordinated preparation of management letter comment responses and summary of audit adjustments.

• Assisted in the preparation of quarterly bank covenant calculations and acquisition pro-formas

CSR America Business Services Center – West Palm Beach, FL (April 1996 – August 1997)

Team Member

• Participated in implementation of SAP software - Accounts Payable and Materials Management

• Identified ways to improve processes while increasing the level of service the internal and external customers received

CSR Rinker Aggregate Division – West Palm Beach, FL (June 1995 – April 1996)

Operational Accountant

• Completed the month end closing process for the Aggregate Division and PRECON pipe plant

• Assisted with the Forecast and Budget preparation

• Participated in the Aggregate Accounting Natural Work Team

Columbia Hospital – West Palm Beach, FL (September 1990 – June 1995)


• Coordinated general ledger closing for the 250-bed Hospital, 3 Surgical Centers, 1 Home Health Agency, and 2 Medical Office Buildings – involving monthly variance analysis and development of annual operating budget

• Completed Hospital portion of the Medicare Cost Report

• Assisted in compiling Pro Formas for new hospital services

Humana Women’s Hospital – Tampa, FL (January 1989 – September 1990)

Financial Management Specialist

• Supervised the Data Processing and Purchasing Departments


J4 Leaders – Orlando FL. (June 2011 – Current)

Board Member

Women Unlimited LEAD Graduate – April 2011

• Received Leadership in Mentoring Award

Synergy Women’s Network – Orlando FL. (January 2009 – Current)


• Finance Executive for Non-Profit Organization

• Report results to Board of Directors


Six Sigma Green Belt Certification – September 2010

M.B.A. – May 2003

Palm Beach Atlantic University West Palm Beach, FL

• Member, Sigma Beta Delta International Honor Society

B.S. in Accounting – December 1988

University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, AL


• Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Publisher, Visio, Project)

• Cognos Planning

• IDX/Flowcast/Centricity

• Great Plains