David M. Blidy
LinkedIn Profile: linkedin.com/in/david-blidy-21112319
Strategic and hands on Executive with over 25 years of progressive accounting, auditing, and financial management experience. Expertise in performing, managing and directing all financial aspects of business. This includes providing personal active participation and support to meet specific deadlines and provide management with information to develop and enhance planned business decisions. In addition, provide confidential financial project reviews.
Core competencies include:
Budgeting & Forecasting
Strategic Planning & Analysis
Audit & Control
Financial Accounting Services and Financial Consultant 2007 to Current
Danro Corporation Financial Consultant 2007-2017
Multiple LLC entities included:
Personal investments LLC, Aviation LLC, Construction LLC, Collection Cars LLC, Private Foundation LLC, and other Startup related LLC’s in addition to special adhoc projects.
Responsibilities: Clients (active and previous):
Controller Functions Danro Corporation (and related entities **)
Monthly financial reporting Service Master Franchise
Month-end transaction processing Smith Plumbing LLC
Budgeting/Cashflow planning /Analysis Ax Auto Sales LLC
Outside audit / Project facilitation Maricopa Ready Mix LLC
Best Practices Consulting Phoenix Paver Mfg. Co. LLC
Business Consultant 1994 to 2007
Review distressed businesses in the US and Canada. Services would include traveling to client's business and review their operation and related financial information. As a result, improving the overall quality and profitability of operations by identifying, correcting, and modifying business processes that impact revenue generation (i.e. cashflow issues, cost controls, margin slippage, and inventory turnover issues). Types of businesses included, Construction contractors, Service Industries, Restaurants, Transportation companies, and other small business start-ups.
Medical Imaging Systems, Inc - Chief Financial Officer
(Early MRI and Medical Scanning equipment service company)
Turned around this company from profitability shrinkage and cash shortages by totally restructuring the financial reporting system to achieve improved analysis of a decline in revenue streams and to renegotiate contracts to eliminate non-profitable revenue streams.
Uniforms To You and Company – Controller / Treasurer
A private company that designs, manufactures, and sells professional uniforms. (sold to Cintas Corp)
Implemented the first in house accounting system and lead a task force to upgrade their mainframe computer system to improve overall performance.
Managed controlled growth of Revenue from $25mil to $110mil in under four years.
Acted as general contractor for the redesign, construction and relocation of the Corporate Office from a 48,000 sq ft location to a 180,000 sq ft location in addition to my daily responsibilities as Controller and Treasurer.
Waste Management Inc – Senior Internal Auditor
A public waste, recycling, and landfill company.
Conducted and directed compliance audits throughout the U.S. for this fortune 100 company. (85% travel)
Participated and supervised several internal audit projects in South America.
Peat, Marwick, Mitchell & Co (Big 8 Accounting Firm) – Tax Internship program
Firm selects only one person per year (out of entire class) to join their Internship program. (two years)
B.B.A. Public Accounting
Loyola University of Chicago
Windows Operating Systems, Microsoft Office Suite: Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Access.
QuickBooks and other proprietary accounting & Inventory Software