Saint Charles, IL firstname.lastname@example.org
A financial professional with extensive experience delivering business-critical results. Effective at evaluatingorganizational effectiveness and urgently initiating process changes that reduce costs and improve performance.Proven manager of projects with excellent strategic vision, team orientation and people skills. Passionate aboutsolving difficult financial and operational problems with a focus on building long-term company value.
PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCERICK KASPER CONSULTING, Saint Charles, IL 2011
Financial and business consulting, including voluntary services to non-profit organization.
REED BUSINESS INFORMATION (RBI), US Magazine Operations, Oak Brook, IL 1994 - 2010VP
Email and Data Operations
Internal partner in development of corporate strategy for “THINK” unified audience database
, a criticaltechnology for meeting customer needs as publishing model shifted to digital channels.Successfully managed confidential shutdown of remaining RBI US publishing operation, reporting to CEOand COO; meeting statutory requirements for termination of 450 staff, notification and settlements forcustomers and vendors and disposition of business records and documents across nine offices.
VP and General Manager, DM2 Direct Marketing Division
2005)Responsible for list rental management, database product development/ fulfillment, and content licensing acrossmore than 90 RBI and non-RBI business units. Managed cost budget of more than $16 million and staff of 50.Member of senior leadership committee and company representative at the DMA and ABM.Radically changed culture, invested in sales and products, and upgraded essential operational processesduring first five years. Managed revenue growth from $16 to $33 million.Managed portfolio churn risks by changing business model from restricted internal re-marketer to anindependent model, allowing expansion into new markets and non-owned list owners, capturing $3.6million of revenue.Planned and implemented development of the industry leading DecisionMaker family of premium priceddatabase rental products, creating significant competitive advantage and earning 35% share of revenues.US business unit leader in RBI employee opinion survey results, reflecting strength of organizationalculture, talent acquisition and staff development practices.