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Atkinson, NH
200,000 plus bonus
March 08, 2019

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Bruce Desmarais

** ****** **.

Atkinson, NH

Phone: 603-***-****




Hooksett, NH

New England’s largest design-build construction management firm


4/08 – 11/18

$200+ million in revenue

185 Employees


1/01 – 4/08

$95 million in revenue

130 Employees


7/91 -1/01

$34 million in revenue

75 Employees

Brox Industries

Dracut, MA

1/81 - 12/90

Road, site and paving contractor; Owned and operated several asphalt and crushing plants

Contracts Admin

Assistant Controller


Accounting Clerk


Microsoft Office

Sage 300 - Accounting

Procore - Project Management

Ascentis, - HR suite

HH2 – Timecards


Current President CFMA of NH

Past Board Member National Kidney Foundation of NH

Past President Timberline Lacrosse Boosters


Johnson & Wales University

Major: Accounting

Minor: Data Processing


Seasoned Executive directing all aspects of Financial, Human Resources, Risk Management and IT of 200+ million dollar company.

Strengths: Analysis, strategic planning and decision making. Developing, implementing and managing budgetary processes, working capital management, financial reporting, internal controls & subcontracting controls, risk management, and contract negotiation. Developing and managing banking and bonding relationships, legal, contracts administration. Selection & oversight of software implementations in Accounting, HR and Project Management.

Financial Management

Hire & manage 16 employees in Accounting, Administration, IT, HR and Risk Management departments

Review, prepare and analyze monthly P&L, bonding reports and annual projections for ownership

Oversee financial and 401k audits

Review and sign joint check agreements, credit applications and non-job contracts and agreements

Review and sign all A/P and Subcontractor checks

Review subcontractor pre-qualifications and set financial limits.

Purchase and Implement new software

Wage reporting

Bonus calculations, Annual review process.

Year-end planning

Banking and Cash Management

Manage banking relationship for multiple companies

Negotiate secured line of credit

Forecast cash flows

Review tenant leases and cash flows

Review daily cash management balances

Authorize line of credit draws


Trustee for plan

Investment committee chairperson

Reviewed and influenced investment and platform recommendations

Approve and sign loan request and all other documents

Human Resources

Hire, manage and guide HR Manager and HR Generalist

Influence and guide daily decision making on HR issues

Quarterly Review of Health Insurance claims and cost ratios

Sign all pertinent documents Health Insurance, 401K and all other benefits

Monitor and review event planning, clothing purchases and other non-insurance benefits and plans

Stay current on law changes and benefit trends

Review compliance reporting

Strategic review and purchase of all health insurance plans

Impact the decision making on strategic wellness plans


Hire and manage IT Director, Network Administrator and IT Specialist

Influence the purchasing and installing of software and hardware

Strategic decision maker of the IT direction

Managed outsourced IT needs

Maintained relationship with software providers

Legal-Risk Management-Insurance

Legal/Risk Management

Hire and manage In-House General Counsel and Insurance Specialist

Review and manage outstanding claims, legal actions and other issues

Monitor and influence strategic positions on all accidents whether workers compensation, property damage or subcontractor injuries to determine course of action

Meet quarterly with the field safety department

Meet periodically with insurance brokers and carriers to review coverages and plan strategy for renewal

Semi-annual carrier meeting to go over claims

Annual bond carrier meeting

Keep current on issues that may affect insurance coverage and cost

Other Titles Held

Stebbins Enterprises Inc. (Parent Company) – SR VP & CFO, Treasurer

Stebbins Enterprises Business Trust – Asst. Treasurer

Stebbins Commercial Properties Inc. – Treasurer

Schleicher & Stebbins Hotels, LLC (Hotel Developer) – CFO

Colwen Hotels LLC (Hotel Management) – CFO (2002-2010)

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