Functional Skills

Business Planning
Business Unit Strategy
Market Analysis / Research
Financial Modeling
Process Design / Re-engineering

Software Skills

Microsoft Excel
Microsoft Access
Microsoft Project
Microsoft Visio
Microsoft PowerPoint
Dynamics
Quickbooks
Crystal reports
SQL

Certifications

CPACertified Public Accountant

Sector Experience

Manufacturing
Real Estate
Agriculture
26
years

Years of Experience

1/20

Member Since

Experience

 
 
Management Consulting
Self-employed - Independent Consultant
01/2011 - Present
Independent business consulting helping clients to leverage insights provided by data to solve business problems serving in a variety of roles.

Remote fractional controller; forensic accounting consultant for two property litigation projects and EEOC complaint; marketing research and financial planner for e-commerce startup; consultant for major university to analyze data and work with various stakeholders to develop new business processes; business consultant for millwork manufacturers

 
Start-Up
Timber Mountain, Inc. - Co-Founder/President/CFO
10/2000 - 01/2014
CFO for millwork mfg startup that supplied cabinetry to residential home builders and remodelers in the Atlanta metro area. Managed accounting staff, HR, AR/AP, cash, monthly close, reporting, and tax compliance; spearheaded marketing, business development; drove product and business process development.

Reorganized company in 2009 to close mfg ops and to partner with non-competing manufacturers to utilize excess capacity; created and executed implementation plan to transition operations

 
Operations
Insidesign, Inc. - Business Development Manager
10/2009 - 12/2010
Reorganized and managed business development, sales, design, design engineering, and installation functions for cabinetry division of Insidesign, which resulted in a 43% increase in revenue from 2009 to 2010 during a declining housing market.

Transitioned luxury kitchen and bath product line customer base from Timber Mountain, Inc. to Insidesign during GuildCraft LLC reorganization and developed Insidesign as sales channel for GuildCraft LLC custom built-in product line.

 
Accounting
Dixon Hughes Goodman LLP - Senior Consultant
01/2000 - 10/2000
Managed engagement to manually integrate agricultural processing application, Systematic Agricultural Management (SAM), with MS Dynamics GP for pecan processor in El Paso, TX. Developed manual business processes to properly record inventory transactions; served as interim controller; conducted search for and trained permanent controller.

 
Accounting
Amtico International, Inc. - Controller
06/1998 - 12/1999
Led team of four as US Divisional controller for $150 million resilient flooring manufacturer based in UK. Directed and performed activities relate to cost accounting, AP, AR/Collections, HR/Payroll, commissions/bonuses, month end close, financial reporting, tax compliance, internal control review, and financial business partnering.

 
Accounting
Dixon Hughes Goodman LLP - Senior Accountant
01/1996 - 06/1998
Intern promoted to senior accountant in tax and auditing departments working primarily with industrial equipment manufacturers and agricultural processors;