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Accounting & Finance

Scranton, Pennsylvania, United States
November 07, 2018

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Michael J. Dolan, II

*** ******* ***, **** *******, PA, 18644 570-***-****

Financial Executive

15+ year's success in utilizing decisive leadership of multi-million dollar organizations.

Seasoned financial executive motivated to enhance operational growth, development, or maintenance of an organization by improving financial controls, tax functions and accounting procedures. Well versed in all operational aspects including payroll, human resources, management reporting, and legal matters. Skilled at leading successful teams and controlling profitable mergers and acquisitions.

Highlights of Expertise

Strategic Business Planning

Budget Development

Mergers & Acquisitions

Financial Oversight

Growth & Expansion Strategies

Process Redesign

Organizational Management

Contract Negotiations & Strategic Alliances

Professional Experience

New York Life, Scranton, PA

Financial Service Professional, Jan. 2018 – Present

New York Life Insurance Company, Inc. (NYL) is a Fortune 100, mutual insurance company and leader in its industry, providing insurance and financial products to its clients. Started in 1845 is carries the highest credit ratings issued by the top 4 credit rating agencies.

Obtained PA State Life and Health License to become an Agent

Obtained Federal & State, Series 6 and 63 Licenses within 30 days of triggering contract to earn the title of Financial Services Professional authorized to sell variable products and mutual funds.

SSL Energy Solutions, LLC, Seven Fields, PA

Controller, 2010 – May 2017

SSL Energy Solutions (SSLES) is a marketing, sales and project logistics company formed as a separate entity for its affiliate, Appalachian Lighting Systems, Inc. (ALSI) with the primary goal of generating sales. Worked as the Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer controlling all aspects of business involving: accounting, payroll, finance (including foreign exchange transactions), management reporting and legal matters.

Developed a project model that helped generate $11 Million in LED lighting products sales and service through the end of 2016.

Executed all accounting functions involving order entry, A/R, buying, A/P, G/L, Treasury & PP&E and developed and maintained business budgets/models.

Appalachian Lighting Systems, Inc, Ellwood City, PA

Controller, 2008 - 2015

Appalacian Lighting Systems (ALSI) is an innovative developer and manufacturer of LED lighting fixtures. Performed accounting and budgeting/modeling functions (as well as doing; order entry, A/R postings, buying, A/P processing and inventory and PP&E management).

Successfully engaged in several rounds of capital sourcing, including acquiring funds from shareholders, start-up institutions, banks, the Small Business Administration and a strategic partner.

Oversaw legal functions, administration of engineering, patenting matters and product certification in addition to accounting responsibilities.

Secured and managed several million dollars in capital and credit financing to support the operations of the business.

US Wind Force, LLC, Wexford, PA

Chief Financial Officer, 2001 - 2011

US Wind Force (USWF) was a wind farm project developer that had initiated 10 project companies. Primarily served as a USWF member and additionally held the position of Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer for each project company.

Coordinated budgeting, modeling, and accounting for the parent company and 10 wholly owned subsidiaries.

Handled up to $30 million in financing and investment for the company and its 10 project companies.

Oversaw 2 recapitalizations with strategic alliances.

US Foodservice, Inc, Wilkes-Barre, PA

Vice President of Operations Review

US Foodservice, Inc. (NYSE: UFS) was formed following the merger of Rykoff-Sexton, Inc. (NYSE: RYK) with JP Foodservice (NYSE: JPF). The role of VP of Operations Review was created to re-establish an internal audit department through recruitment and creating new policies and procedures. Reporting directly to the Corporate Chief Financial Officer and dotted line reporting to the Board of Directors.

Scheduled, reviewed, and conducted audits on a multiple year rotation of the company’s 42 divisions generating annual revenues of over $6 billion.

Established a records retention department at the corporate office which created formal policies and procedures for both Corporate and divisional operations.

Supported external auditors during annual audits to streamline their audit process and reduce costs.

Additional Experience

Corporate Director of Accounting • US Foodservice, Inc.

Controller • Roco, Inc


Bachelor of Arts in Economics,

Wilkes University, Wilkes-Barre, PA

Courses in Accounting & Tax,

Wilkes University, Wilkes-Barre, PA

Technical Proficiencies

QuickBooks Pro, IBM AS400, Microsoft Dynamics GP, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word


Councilman in West Wyoming, PA.

Licensed Private Pilot

Licensed Scuba Diver

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