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Los Alamitos, California, 90720, United States
Posted:
May 29, 2010

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******* N. ******

***** ********** **** - *** ********, California 90720

Messages & Cell: (562) ***-**** - E-mail: *********@*****.***

Senior Management Executive

Senior Executive in Finance, Operations, and General Management with 20+

years strategic and operational experience and a record of delivering

results. Proven leadership ability demonstrated at respected firms:

Citigroup, Bank of America, Merisel, Cheyenne Mountain Entertainment, and

Knowledge Relay. Expertise in building and expanding businesses through

exemplary leadership, clear and concise communications skills, efficient

and effective cost controls, and strategic negotiations. MBA.

CORE COMPETENCIES

Senior Management Executive - P&L Visionary Leader - Strategic

Plans/Implementation

Expertise in Growing and Improving Turned Around Ailing Company Sales &

Businesses Profits

Increase Shareholder Value Dramatically Transitioned Company to a More

Profitable Industry

EMPLOYMENT BACKGROUND / TRANSFERABLE ACCOMPLISHMENTS

President and Chief Executive Officer

Cheyenne Mountain Entertainment, Inc - Mesa, Arizona 2005-Present

Cheyenne Mountain Entertainment is an interactive entertainment company

focused on developing and publishing high quality family oriented video

games for the personal computer and other platforms.

Accomplishments:

. Assisted in the creation and growth of a startup interactive

entertainment company and grew the business to over 140 employees working

on 5 different interactive entertainment products.

. Arranged for acquisition of Operational Business Intelligence company

(Knowledge Relay) and served as CEO.

. Developed business plans, operating budgets, and executed on such plans.

. Provided strategic, operational and financial expertise to allow company

to become operational and successful.

. Provided due diligence and strategic analysis for several acquisition

opportunities in a variety of industries.

. Established private family run company to manage real estate investments

(Blue Spring Enterprises, LLC)

President and Chief Executive Officer

Merisel, Inc. - El Segundo, California 2001-2004

Publicly held, software licensing solution company, listed on NASDAQ.

Revenue: $98M. Employees: 51-110. Responsibilities: Strategy, sales,

marketing, information technology, human resources, finance, and

operations, including all aspects of the company's success and growth

involving working with outside analysts and investors, customers, vendors,

and other stakeholders. Managed seven direct and up to 110 total reports.

Accomplishments:

. Restructured and reorganized company operations, recruited for key

positions, and implemented a structured training program. As a result,

sales grew in three years from $12M to nearly $100M per year.

. Implemented solid financial controls, debt negotiations, better

management, and improved processes, which improved overall margins,

lowered costs, and turned around the company and achieved consistent

profitability.

. Reorganized purchasing processes, reduced administrative costs, improved

technology, and developed a better rapport with "Wall Street" and

shareholders, which increased stock price 600% from $1.00 to over $6.00.

. Analyzed, structured, and negotiated transactions with three related

businesses located in New York City that had substantially better profit

potential and transitioned the company into a more profitable industry.

Sought out strategic buyers and negotiated the sale of unprofitable

business units resulting in over $60M in gains for the company and

improved profitability.

Executive Vice President - CFO

Merisel, Inc. (Same Company, different business) - El Segundo, California

1993-2000

Publicly held, multi-national Fortune 500 distributor of micro-computer

hardware and software products. Revenue: $5B. Employees: 3,000.

Responsibilities: Financial strategy and distribution operations,

including: financial reporting, accounting, financial services, budgeting,

operating strategy, shipping, warehouse operations, and implementation of

strategy; Overall company budget included revenues of $5B, cost of sales of

$4B and other costs of $400M; Direct reports budgets totaled over $200M.

Managed 16 direct and 600 indirect reports. Promoted from VP - Treasurer,

to VP - Finance, to Senior VP - Finance, to Senior VP and CFO, to Executive

VP.

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EMPLOYMENT BACKGROUND / TRANSFERABLE ACCOMPLISHMENTS

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Accomplishments:

. Implemented an acquisition strategy with a team of professionals and grew

the business by over $1B through successful acquisitions of businesses in

different international markets.

. Assisted in the development and implementation of a new business model

for Sun Microsystems, created a new, highly profitable company, and grew

it from startup to over $1B in revenues in six years.

. Reorganized the Finance department, recruited key people, implemented

processes and controls, training, accountability, and state-of-the-art

business practices, which turned the group into a Top-Notch Financial

Team with no more surprises, superior financial systems and controls, and

great management information.

Vice President - Corporate Finance

Citigroup - Los Angeles, California (Headquartered in New York) 1989-

1993

One of the world's largest and most profitable financial institutions.

Revenue: $100B. Employees: 250,000. Responsibilities: Worked closely

with senior management at Fortune 500 clients to develop and implement

strategic and financial plans. Originated, structured, and negotiated

financing for corporate acquisitions and working capital growth. Worked

with team of 8-12 professionals.

Accomplishments:

. Underwrote senior and subordinated debt for retention and syndication.

. Administered a portfolio of clients actively involved in complex

financial transactions including debt restructuring, leverage buyouts,

and IPO's.

. Developed and maintained close working relationships with customers to

provide credit enhancement and cross-selling of corporate finance

services.

Founder, Director, Financial Advisor

American United Global, Inc. - Downey, California 1989-1992

Largest West Coast manufacturer of O-rings and rubber sealing devices.

Revenues: $100M. Employees: 200. Responsibilities: Negotiated and

arranged the leveraged buy out and company formation. Served as member of

the Board of Directors to provide strategic guidance and operational

management oversight. Provided financial expertise and directed the

development of financial controls, financial reporting and analysis,

accounting, and treasury functions for newly formed company.

Accomplishments:

. Negotiated and arranged the leveraged buy out and company formation.

. Built sales over three years from $30M to $100M.

. Prepared company for IPO (Initial Public Offering) and successfully

merged company with public shell.

Vice President - Corporate Banking

Bank of America - City of Commerce, California 1984-1989

One of the largest and most successful financial institutions in the world.

Revenues: $59B. Employees: 225,000. Responsibilities: Administered a

portfolio of assets and liabilities for corporate banking clients actively

involved in the capital markets. Originated, structured, and negotiated

financing for middle market corporations. Developed and maintained close

working relation ships with customers to provide credit enhancement and

cross-selling of ancillary banking services. Managed up to eight direct

and 12 total reports. Promoted from Commercial Banker, to Assistant Vice

President, to VP - Commercial Banking, to VP - Corporate Banking.

Accomplishments:

. Grew portfolio assets and profitability by over 21% each year.

. Recruited, motivated, and trained, seasoned group of banking

professionals.

COMPUTER SKILLS

Microsoft Windows, Office, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, Adobe, SAP,

Outlook, UNIX, and the Internet

EDUCATION

MBA Degree (Finance & Business) - Brigham Young University - Provo, Utah

Graduated with Honors: Top 10%, magna cum laude

BS Degree in Business Management - Brigham Young University - Provo, Utah

Graduated with Honors: Top Student, #1 in class, Outstanding Student Award



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