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Littleton, Colorado, 80122, United States
June 11, 2019

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Proven Corporate Controller Helping Companies Translate Their Business Goals to Reality


Pattern Energy Group – San Francisco, CA. Current

Accounting Consultant

Working to assist international renewable energy company with accounting system conversion to Microsoft Dynamics 365. Was as able to bring construction & job cost perspective to a company with no past job cost experience.

Helping to define structure of projects module, setup system parameters, develop terminology and reporting setup on new software.

Performing system testing of individual modules and functional accounting tasks, able to eliminate backlog of reports.

Developed new company forms, documents and accounting procedures manual for job cost accounting system.

Created system training materials and Power Point presentations for accounting staff training.

Training accounting staff on new system and procedures, while working as technical support to answer questions.

M&B Construction Services – Centennial, CO. 2017-2018

Corporate Controller

Controller for a diverse construction management firm.

Generate monthly financial reporting packages for four entities.

Worked to train inexperienced project accounting staff, took over supervision of three project controllers.

Worked with management to create new systems to assist in reporting project performance and forecast future performance.

Successfully worked with company owners to manage very tight cash and loan situation and to collect billings more quickly.

Responsible for cash management of extremely tight liquidity, vendor communication, and past due receivables collection.

Managed banking transactions and outside tax accountant relationships.

Supervised a staff of four, taught job cost accounting and forecasting to inexperienced staff.

Nelson Pipeline Constructors, LLC. – Centennial, CO. 2016 – 2017

Corporate Controller

Controller/CFO for a regional pipeline and civil construction firm.

Took over a failed systems conversion and completed the conversion within four months.

Generated monthly financial reporting packages for two entities for internal management and outside lenders.

Hired and trained all new accounting staff, took over supervision of three project controllers and three project assistants.

Teamed with operations management and project managers to maintain project performance, review and forecast future performance.

Partnered with company owners to maintain compliance with loan covenants in a highly leveraged, tight liquidity situation.

Responsible for daily cash management, vendor communication, and past due receivables collection.

Managed banking relations, insurance, and CPA relationships. Worked with outside auditors through taxes and annual audit.

Supervised a staff of nine.

Catamount Constructors, Inc. – Lakewood, CO. 2006 - 2016

Corporate Controller

Controller for a large and rapidly growing CM/GC construction firm. Currently doing business in over 40 states with a volume of 270 million annually. Also responsible for 6 other entities involved in real estate development and residential construction.

Over saw rapid growth of company from $135M to 330M and conversion from employee leasing to an internal HR department.

Generated monthly financial reporting packages for all entities. Refined monthly reporting packages to assist management.

Created and maintained multiple joint ventures involved in construction for several governmental entities.

Teamed with project managers and project assistants to maintain project performance, review and forecasting.

Supervised human resources, payroll, sales and use tax returns, cash disbursements, property taxes, and fixed asset tracking.

Responsible for cash management, investment, and past due receivables collection.

Managed banking, insurance, and CPA relationships. Worked with outside auditors, tax consultants and others.

Supervised a staff of five.

NetVersant – Denver, CO. 2001 - 2006

Regional Controller

Responsible for accounting functions for three communication solution provider companies with multiple branches. Currently doing business in 19 states with a volume of 20 million annually. Part of a national solutions provider with 20 companies and revenues of $250 million annually.

Relieved sales tax backlog, brought project accounting current, and reconciled company books. Took on an additional company and 16 additional states to assist in standardizing company procedures.

Created weekly financial reporting package that was adopted company wide. Reported weekly to parent company president, regional president and others to give detailed update of project status and financial results.

Partnered with operations managers to maintain project performance and resolve various issues.

Responsible for all payrolls, sales and use tax returns, property taxes, and inventory within my region.

Supervised a staff of five.

APH Service Company, Inc & A&H Service Company, Inc. 1999 - 2001

Regional Controller – Encompass Services Corporation

Responsible for all admin and accounting functions for two multi-lines HVAC, Plumbing and Electrical companies. Currently doing business with a volume of 18 million.

Reduced accounting staff and corrected errors in accounting systems. Reconciled and cleaned up both company books. Reduced month end closing cycle from ten working days to six working days. Increased accuracy and reliability of financial statements.

Assisted company presidents in hiring and training of new managers and technicians.

Worked for two divisions within the parent company and with various corporate contacts to ensure compliance with corporate.

Supervised two staffs with eleven employees.

Also acted as company manager during absence of company president.

Enterprise International, Inc. 1998 - 1999


Responsible for all admin and accounting functions for six disaster recovery and construction companies.

Built accounting staff and accounting systems. Relieved six-month financial backlog and reconciled company books.

Guided all six companies through audit and due diligence in order to expedite the sale of the companies. Worked with outside auditors and company management to provide schedules and forecasts and other due diligence items for foreign purchasers.

Manager for company’s 401K plan, health insurance, property, casualty and workers compensation insurance plans. Responsible for all payrolls, sales and use tax returns, property taxes, inventory and fixed assets.

Responsible for cash management and banking relations.

Supervised a staff of twelve.

Colorado Real Estate and Investment Co. 1994 - 1998

Controller/MIS Director

Responsible for accounting functions for a six state real estate/property management company with 40 partnerships.

Brought multiyear backlog current including bank reconciliation’s current. Reduced error rate on data entry by 50%.

Brought MIS function in-house, reducing backlog of programming tasks while reducing overall cost. Automated home office and properties, reducing mail and Fed Ex expenses by 25% using PC’s and E-mail.

Supervised a staff of eighteen.

CRSS Constructors, Inc 1987 - 1994

Assistant Controller/Financial Analyst

Responsible for daily and periodical accounting for five International Design, Engineering, and Construction Companies with operating revenues of approximately 750 Million.

Heavily involved with financial analysis, forecasting, and joint venture accounting.

Helped design and implement a Purchase Order tracking system, and directed two system conversions.

Assisted MIS dept. in designing various programs for PC based project accounting systems.

Supervised staff of sixteen accounting personnel.



Englewood, Colorado

Masters in Business Administration

GPA 3.86


Durango, Colorado

Bachelor Degree - Accounting


Extensive background in job cost accounting, budgeting, forecasting and financial analysis.

PC skills include Windows, Adobe, Excel, Word, Power Point, Microsoft Project, Viewpoint, Sage 100 Contractor, Textura, Timberline, Oracle Financials, and other programs.

Experienced with ADP payroll, 401k and ESOP Plan setup and administration.

Accounting for multiple legal entities including foreign corporations.

Knowledge of DCAA Auditing Standards.

MEMBERSHIPS National Association of Accountants, Construction Financial Managers Association

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