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Patrick Druken 81 Gibbs Avenue Newport, Rhode Island 02840 Home: 401-846-3736 Cell: 401-662

-3674 Email: Accountant Large Corporation * Small Business * Financial Support Accounting * Financial Statement Reporting * Taxation * Profitability/Continuous Profit Improvement * Financial Systems Implementation * Advanced Computer netwo rk, hardware & software expertise * Staff Mentoring * Facility Management Work Experience Eighty-One Gibbs, Newport, RI * 1976 to Present Accountant/Owner Seasonal Part-time Tax Practice Professional tax preparation, client write-up, payroll administration and financ ial consulting for select clientele. Maintained private seasonal tax practice with over 90% client retention rate as a secondary part-time occupation. Demonstrated extensive knowledge of accounting, tax regulations and software ap plications. Safety-Kleen Systems, Inc., Cranston, RI * 2007 to 2009 General Manager Managed one of the companys Top 5 volume branches for Safety-Kleen in the US (ou t of 162 locations) responsible for all departments, financial performance, empl oyees, with $10M in sales. Key employee in the transition and migration of acqu ired companys information systems, financial information, payroll and compliance issues to Safety-Kleens model. Identified as First Point of Contact for the RI Department of Environmental Management, Environmental Protection Agency and all media inquiries. Trained staff in excess of 180 hours of corporate training fo r Environmental Health and Safety Communication, Standard Operating Procedures a nd Business Operating Guidelines. Directed facility operations to 100% compli ance for federal & state regulatory policy and procedures. Cycle Solve Corp / United Oil Recovery, Inc., Cranston, RI * 1998 - 2007 Controller/General Manager Held dual role of Controller and General Manager for the company managing $10M i n sales and 55 employees attaining double digit profitability for 10 consecutive years. Managed multi-business industrial facility as landlord, oversaw multi-million d ollar facility improvement in role of construction manager and executed/renewed lease/sublet agreements between tenants. Initiated bottom line profit improvement programs, implemented unified computer ized purchasing program across four subsidiaries and provided professional leade rship to administrative, sales and operations for RI operations. Performed research and implementation of industry specific advanced computerize d record keeping information systems relative to hazardous waste management, OSH A compliance, safety training and emergency response resulting in system impleme ntation and training. Company acquired by Safety-Kleen Systems, Inc. in December, 2007. Waste Management (Safeway System) of Rhode Island, Inc., Newport, RI * 1980 to 1 998

Controller-General Manager Key employee in financial growth of company towards Waste Management acquisition . Managed the fiscal operations of three global environmental service sites emb racing 65 employees, $12M in sales to double digit profitability for 18 consecut ive years. . Managed construction of multi-million dollar service and administrative facilit y establishing facility as premier transfer and recycling facility in RI. Achieved numerous corporate awards for bottom line financial achievements, envi ronmental excellence and human resource development. Selected as premier division to pilot nationwide PIP (Process Improvement Progr am). Other Work Experience Orlando & Turcotte, Certified Public Accountants, Middletown, RI * 1978 to 1980 Public Accounting - Tax Accountant Equitable Life Assurance, Inc., Newport, RI * 1976 to 1978 District Manager

Education Providence College, Providence, Rhode Island * 1972 to May 1976 Bachelor of Science, Accounting Bryant University, North Smithfield, Rhode Island * 1981 to 1984 Continuing education courses towards a Master of Science in Finance/Taxation Training and Certifications 40 hours OSHA certification, Annual Hazwoper certification Waste Management Advanced Management Training, Oakbrook, Illinois 1990 to 1998 o Completed approximately 100 hours per year of corporate instruction in Advance d Management Training, Environmental Management, Human Resources, and Customer S ales. Corporate Trainer - 2008 o Responsible for the training of staff and facility workers in excess of 180 ho urs of classroom instruction in Safety-Kleens policy and procedures. Skills Accounting/Taxation, Currently used/33 years Environmental Management, Currently used/28 years Human Resources, Currently used/28 years Manager, Currently used/32 years years Health & Safety, Currently used/28 Operations, Currently used/28 years Facility Management, Currently used/19 years