Cell: 903-***-**** email@example.com Sulphur Springs TX 75483 CEO / CFO /COO:
Leadership and Management: Averted a 100 million direct loss by convincing shareholders not to join a group that went public. Developed business strategies including process improvement to grow companies from 27 to 60 million in 7 years with a profit increase of 400% and another company from 6 million to 100 million in 11 years with excellent bottom line results. A respected dedicated fair leader with 40 years leadership and financial experience. International hands on Senior Executive with success spanning leadership, including cross functional leadership, business development and project management to enhancing the profitability of businesses. Will translate vision into bottom line results. Led many mergers and acquisitions with creative financing to achieve our strategy. Played an integral part in developing strategies with sales teams to increase revenue and increase profits in many areas. A perfectionist that strives for the financial stability in an organization by improving cash flow. Strategically planned and budgeted for improvements in every sphere of the organization and held managers responsible to achieve those results.
Finance: Track record in startups, joint ventures, mergers and acquisitions, consolidations and experience in all facets of finance and auditing in the Printing, Graphic Arts, education, franchising, construction, property development, manufacturing, pharmaceuticals, contracts, wholesale and retail. Experience with all types of accounting for public and private companies. Internal and external auditing. Handled many international companies and trusts. Negotiated various types of loans and finances for companies including intricate tax favorable loans. Implemented new financial and production software systems. Innovative Problem Solver and Entrepreneur: Who leverages creative management to generate cost effective change. A lateral thinker who thinks out of the box. MBA and CPA Equivalent
PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE CEO and PRESIDENT 2009 - Present
I POP Displays and Kosakura is a Point of Purchase Display Manufacturer, fulfillment and supply chain as well as a Store Interior Buildout Company. Managed this high-end Point of Purchase display company where we were the first to produce interactive electronic displays in 2009 for Best Buy, Walmart, The Home Depot, Lowes and GameStop etc. Produced excellent quality work. Relocated the company from California to Texas and have finally decided to close the factory as online sales is booming and retail sales declining, resulting in clients wanting to produce cheaper and poor-quality displays from China to display their products. Managed staff between 55 and 110 depending on orders.
CFO 2002 - 2009
Primary Color is a multi-product Graphics Arts Company specializing in Pre-press, Sheetfed printing, Large Format Printing, Digital Printing, Marketing Automation and Fulfillment. (Annual consolidated Revenue $60 million). Worked with the entire sales team of 33 and shareholders in tripling the size of the company in seven years. Managed the entire financial and operations of this business, which included implementing Hagen and prior to that the Lawson accounting and production systems. This is an intricate model that included a just in time production, sales and financial system with a standard estimating and costing system in two locations. Managed and directed the entire company from a financial and directive point of view. Directly managed staff of 21 and reported directly to the President and shareholders. The CFO role would often overlap with the CEO responsibilities by directing the VP sales and Operations. Played an integral part in start ups and acquisitions. Dealt with intricate M & A and purchased two Properties with creative financing.
CFO / V P Finance and Operations 2000- 2002
Futurekids Worldwide Headquarters (Worldwide Annual Revenue $ 50 million.) Managed the entire financial and operations of this business, which included regional franchisors in 71 countries worldwide and USA franchisees. Contract accounting at its highest level. Mergers, acquisitions, and due diligences, budgets and consolidations. Sales increased by 100% due to acquisitions and real growth. Implemented the Lawson accounting system. Managed a staff of 15and reported directly to the CEO. Business closed as a result of 9/11/2001
CFO / CEO and Partner 1989 -
The R & N Group of Companies (Annual Revenue and asset base of $100 million equivalent). One of 5 partners and the CFO for 42 various companies, partnerships and trusts and CEO for four. This included construction, production, property development, advertising, restaurants, theatre hotels etc. Owned various percentages in Equity. Worked extensively with banks, Lawyers and accountants on negotiating long term and short term loans. Checked and did due diligences for each and every project. Directly Controlled a staff of 15 and indirectly assisted in the management with the 500 staff. Left to emigrate to the USA
CFO and Internal Auditor 1985 - 1989
D & H Industrial Holdings LTD
Public reporting integrated with complex standard cost accounting system. Financial year-ends were completed in two weeks. Entire accounting sphere for six plants. Assisted by six on site assistant controllers. Left to join company with equity. Controller 1981 – 1985
Sintered Metal Components (Pty) Ltd
Manufactured powder metallurgical components for the motor Industry. Dealt with the full range of accounting as well as Import and export control. KPMG 1977 – 1981
Conducted audits over the full spectrum of large and small audits over the full spectrum of businesses with experience in over 200 different industries.