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Chief Financial Officer

Revere, Massachusetts, United States
October 13, 2016

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Anthony D’Amore CFO/COO 781-***-**** Revere, MA 02151

Accomplished executive with over 20 years of experience directing teams to exceed financial and organizational objectives. Solid track record of complete due diligence related to regulatory compliance, financial reporting, strategic planning, and long-term goal attainment. Expert communicator with talent for guiding the acquisition process from research to negotiation to deal close. Detail-orientated leader with aptitude for identifying opportunities for improvement and developing efficient action plans to resolve issues.

Strategic Planning & Forecasting

Acquisitions & Negotiations

Revenue & Profit Growth

Financial Reporting & Analysis

Relationship Building

Budget & Cost Control

Start-Up Industry

Staff Training & Leadership

Problem Resolution

Experience & Notable Contributions

ADVANCED MEDIA CORP. Quincy, MA 2014 – 2016

Chief Financial Officer / Chief Operating Officer

Recruited to improve struggling firm’s revenue and direct progress towards company’s acquisition. Researched and initiated negotiations with potential suitors for acquisition. Developed and implemented policy, procedures, and best practices to turnaround declining revenue and streamline operations.

Key Accomplishments:

Identified best suitor for Advanced’s acquisition that closed in 2016

Grew revenue and reduced expenses dramatically within first year

Shifted from negative to positive cash flow within first 6 months of appointment

Performed deep analysis to determine closure of underperforming Arizona Plant resulting in significant cost savings for the organization

Boosted return on spend through strategic control of PPC budget

JAZD MARKETS, INC. Andover, MA 2009 – 2014

Chief Financial Officer

Directed business positioning, restructuring efforts, financial improvements, and ultimately the successful acquisition of the business. Reported to BOD with firm financial information, annual budget, and expenditures. Streamlined operations of accounting, finance, and treasury functions including payroll, AR/AP, and human resources. Built quality team through interviews, onboarding, and training.

Key Accomplishments:

Completed start-up to acquisition life-cycle in less than 6 years

Grew company from 6 to over 50 employees during tenure

Established key partnerships with publishing companies to build awareness, drive traffic, and increase revenue

Steered progress towards goals and budgets by implementing tracking systems and financial metrics

Spearheaded efforts to identify company, negotiate terms, and solidify the acquisition of JAZD in partnership with firm’s CEO

ARNOLD WORLDWIDE Boston, MA 2001 – 2009

Controller 2003 – 2009

Oversaw a team of 6 direct reports and 28 indirect reports in actives related to general ledger and accounts payable/receivable. Managed a system to support the accounting team.

Key Accomplishments:

Ensured compliance with Sarbanes Oxley through close collaboration with compliance staff

Transitioned financial functions to a web-based framework resulting in significantly enhanced productivity

Revenue Manager 2001 – 2003

Reported to senior leadership for all activity surrounding client revenue recognition on a monthly basis. Performed comprehensive revenue analysis including quarterly journal entries, revenue journal reconciliation to system reports, and backlog tracking.

Key Accomplishments:

Managed the revenue reporting for 8 regional offices across North American and Canada

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Additional experience as Budget Manager and Staff Accountant for Arnold Worldwide.

Education & Training

Master of Business Administration in Business


Bachelor of Science in Accounting


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