PROFILE
Chief Financial and Operations Officer, board director, and corporate turnaround expert with over four decades of experience driving business transformation, restructuring financial operations, managing companies through Chapter 11 bankruptcy reorganizations and negotiating refinancing and debt-equity conversions with counter parties. Adept at developing customized models to drive growth and reduce costs for industrial manufacturing, logistics and business services companies. Expertise includes strategic planning, risk assessment and mitigation, private equity, M&A, divestitures, startups, public markets, SEC reporting, Sarbanes-Oxley and operations improvement. Dedicated to building effective relationships and providing support to investors, executive teams and boards of directors. 

EXPERIENCE

NJA CONSULTING LLC    2006 – PRESENT  
A management consulting firm, offering customized and flexible C-level, financial and operations expertise and interim executive management to mid-market clients in a wide variety of industries
Senior Management Consultant and Principal
Responsible for marketing and managing client consulting engagements, including strategic planning, operational assessment, financial planning, risk analysis, crisis management, supply chain development, quality reviews, procurement strategy, mergers and acquisitions and international market expansion

SOUTHERN NEW HAMPSHIRE UNIVERSITY    2016 – PRESENT 
Adjunct Professor
Member of the College of Online and Continuing Education. Adjunct professor in the MBA program working with graduate students in finance, entrepreneurship, economics, ethics, consulting and organizational leadership courses

ATLANTIC EXPRESS TRANSPORTATION GROUP    2003– 2006
A $400M transportation company and the fifth, largest, school bus operator in the U.S. with over 6000 vehicles, also providing pre-K/Medicaid and charter services, acquired by Durham School Services 
Chief Financial Officer
Recruited by the private equity owners to guide and manage the company through a Chapter 11 bankruptcy process and return the company to stability including reorganizing the company’s financial structure through refinancing, asset sales, and strategic cost reduction measures  

HPG INTERNATIONAL INC.    1994 – 2003
A $90M plastics manufacturer with customers in industrial, recreational and environmental markets
Chief Financial Officer and Chief Operating Officer, Board Member
Managed long term and day-to-day financial and operational activities, including sales, marketing, manufacturing, cost reduction, accounting, strategy, and M&A as a key member of the Executive Team

RHEOMETRICS,INC.    1990 - 1994
publically traded $30M high-tech materials testing instrumentation business
Chief Financial Officer and Chief Administrative Officer, Board Member
Directed the overall turnaround of the business’s financial state by managing assets, restructuring operations, negotiating M&A and managing overall risk assessment and mitigation

ABB POWER GENERATION    1985– 1990
A $700M provider of power and automation services for power generation plants and applications and the largest US division of the global $22B, ABB Group of companies
Chief Financial Officer and Chief Administrative Officer
Established and managed the finance and administrative functions of the power generation division, following the decentralization of the US business

PRIOR RESPONSIBILITYGroup Controller and Administrative Director  1970 – 1985 Pantasote, Inc., a $200M polymer manufacturing company, responsible for the company’s three largest business units 

Bachelor of Science, Accounting - 1970 Fordham University
Master of Business Administration, Finance -1976 Seton Hall University
Certified Management Accountant







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