Highly effective CFO with 7+ years of experience, skilled in leadership and finance. Seeking to improve finances at Execulink Community Services. At CentuFund, helped raise revenue from $3 million to $22 million through carrying out 6 acquisitions and redesigning operational flows. Worked with cross-functional teams to improve accounts collections by 28%.
June 2012–May 2019
Increased company revenue from $3 million to $22 million per year through 6 targeted acquisitions and spearheading a lean management system across the business.
Worked closely with cross-functional teams to reverse a downward trend in past-due account collections with better automated outreach.
Researched and secured a $2M line of credit. Used resulting free cash flows to generate an additional $10M per year in revenue.
Raised sales by 160% by analyzing existing programs and redesigning marketing and advertising spending plans.
Jan 2010–May 2012
Assisted in a project to raise revenues by $1M per year. Analyzed product offerings and refocused the business on higher-profit business areas.
Increased profit margin from 10% to 23% in 15 months by shifting away from commodities and into new product development.
2005–2009 Haas School of Business
Masters in Business Administration
Pursued a passion for corporate accounting classes.
Created a small business student project with $90,000 in annual revenue.
Hard skills: Developing financial strategies, creating budgets, strategy planning
Soft skills: Interpersonal skills, leadership, communication, problem solving
Volunteer CFO, Heppleblue Montessori School. Increased funding by 35%.
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