Has had extensive strategic oversight and day-to-day financial and operational responsibilities in a vast array of businesses. (Listed in alphabetical order.)

10% Productions (Hollywood, CA) Wholesale, Retail and Direct Consumer Products

Chief Financial Officer & General Manager

  • Took company from $100K in sales to $2 million

  • Oversaw the acquisition out of Bankruptcy of Alluvial Entertainment

  • Managed merger of staff

  • Integrated new product lines

  • Launched Internet strategy that generates millions per year in sales today

  • Developed business plan and corporate strategy to effect privately held company to evolve to investor based company

  • Managed investor relations and funding of business plan

CEOS (W. Hollywood, CA) Consulting 

  • Founded company that provides a diverse client base with innovative corporate strategies

  • Operational and financial reviews that reduce costs, improve efficiency and grow businesses

  • Services include company re-engineering via finance, budgeting, forecasting, modeling, operations, technology

  • Strategic business planning and implementation.

Expo Promotions, Inc. (Las Vegas, NV; San Diego, CA; Tijuana, Mexico) Promotional Products, Wholesale, Retail and Direct Consumer

  • Comprehensive operational, system and financial analysis

  • Strategic recommendations and implementation that yielded a $1 million benefit to the bottom line in less than 1 year

  • Technology integration and oversight of database development

 

Foothill Transit Zone (Pasadena, CA) Transit authority for San Gabriel Valley, CA

  • Extensive financial analysis and forecasting

  • Evaluation of software system integration for financial and operational efficiencies

  • Technology integration of new systems that delivered a multi-million dollar savings within 1 year

 

Las Vegas Casino (Budapest, Hungary) Gaming

  • U.S. liaison for first western style gaming institution in country

  • Managed legal, financial and operational issues from U.S. perspective

  • Integration with U.S. corporate parent

National Medical Enterprises, Inc. (Santa Monica, CA) Health Care

  • Payroll reporting for multi-state hospital network

  • Hands on design, development implementation of technology solution for tracking vacation and sick time for corporate division

  • Assisted in transition to new corporate parent, Tenet Healthcare

 

NPA, Inc. (W Los Angeles, CA) Promotions & Marketing

  • Financial & Operations analysis and strategic recommendations for 2 divisions and parent company

  • Merger & Acquisition analysis on 3 separate potential targets

  • Top to bottom systems analysis and design of new tracking system

  • Capital valuation analysis

  • Day-to-day operational and financial oversight

 

Penguin’s Palm Springs, Inc. (Palm Springs, CA) A retail food establishment

  • Co-owner

  • Effected business acquisition

  • Handled all financial and operational activities for the entity, including reporting and day-to-day sales analysis, forecasts and trends

  • Supervised staff

  • Insured store earned and retained "A" health rating

  • Vendor Management including placing all orders to insure freshness of product with appropriate availability without stockpiling

  • Teamed with business broker to effect sale

Vromans Bookstores (Pasadena, CA) Retail Bookstore (multiple locations)

Accounts Payable Manager

  • Managed all day to day accounts payable functions

  • Hands on support for Accounts Receivable & Sales Reporting

  • Systems Management

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