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David W.

Hanks 7413 Six Forks Road, #235 Raleigh, North Carolina 27615 919-928-5126 FINANCE EXECUTIVE Finance professional with over 15 years of progressive experience and demonstrat ed success in diverse leadership roles within Fortune 60 companies and the U.S. military, including finance, operations, distribution, consulting, and engineeri ng capacities. Highly-motivated and ethical individual with proven leadership a bilities, the quantitative skills to generate results, and a record of guiding o rganizations through growth and change. MBA from a Top-15 program. Specific ar eas of expertise include: Financial Management Customer Facing Product Training Project Management Risk Management Operations Management Budgeting and Forecasting Capital Budgeting Productivity Enhancement Cost Reduction Contract Management Pricing Support Leadership Development Financial Analysis Instructor and Lecturer EXPERIENCE VICE PRESIDENT FreshPoint, Dallas, TX July 2008 - Present The leader of fresh produce distribution in North America and a $4 billion divis ion of SYSCO, a $37 billion foodservice distributor. Led numerous initiatives to improve financial reporting and operational efficien cies, motivating cross-functional teams of other executives and managers to redu ce expenses and improve customer margins. Guided operating company to achieve be tter communication, accountability, and discipline. In finance and operations e xecutive functions, collaborated to direct a start-up division that comprised ov er 25 percent of operating company profits on over $20 million in annual revenue s within first 2 years. * Implemented weekly Profit and Loss (P&L) reporting for two divisions. * Developed comprehensive financial analyses to company President, including cos t structure, productivity metrics, and financial control performance. * Led an operations team responsible for over 90 associates, guiding efforts to increase productivity by over 50 percent. Success in coaching management team, e liminating waste, and developing an employee incentive plan reduced labor costs by 20 percent and improved quality by 60 percent.

* Created resources to improve the quality and timeliness of data to help manage rs make better decisions in purchasing, pricing, labor costs, overtime reduction , and production scheduling. * Oversaw the efforts of a team of senior managers and executives to reduce erro rs, increasing annual operating profits by over $500,000, and providing untold s avings in customer satisfaction, sales growth, margin improvement, and accounts held. * Spearheaded a bonus program for executives and managers tied to performance-ba sed objectives, providing weekly analysis to better motivate leaders to focus on important drivers and resulting in an 18 percent annual increase in operating i ncome. PROJECT LEADER, Flight Test Engineer Wyle Laboratories, Lexington Park, MD December 2003 - July 2008 A $500 million firm providing engineering services, testing, and life sciences r esearch to government, commercial, and industrial customers, including NASA and biotechnology companies. Provided project management and business planning to implement new systems in a complex, technical environment through requirements definition, design, and prod uct testing. Interfaced with customers daily, identifying user needs and cultiva ting client relationships to create solutions and develop future consulting work . * Improved product performance through system design and testing, developing tes t procedures for both laboratory and real-world environments. * Reduced program risk, cut time to product introduction, and saved client resou rces by identifying product deficiencies and prioritizing necessary improvements based on budgetary constraints. * Coordinated the design and testing efforts of cross-functional team members, i ncluding engineers, software programmers, product contractors, and procurement o fficials. * Discovered and documented over 40 percent of the total system deficiencies tha t required correction before release on a $46 million hardware and software upgr ade program. * Designed and implemented curricula to train users on new systems, leading a te am to provide numerous training and lecture sessions on cutting-edge technologie s. ASSISTANT OPERATIONS OFFICER, PROJECT MANAGER, TACTICS INSTRUCTOR United States Navy May 1995 - December 2003 Formulated logistics plans and directed movement of aircraft, 150 personnel, and equipment to meet operational commitments. Led team to develop complex training plans for five aviation organizations and 125 officers. Spearheaded curriculum development to prepare officers in advanced training for rapidly changing global strategic environment. * Performed resource analysis to administer a $500,000 annual budget for flight operations.

* Oversaw creation of a Carrier team, leading the project from concept through i mplementation. * Managed IT support for over 1,200 people and eight Naval organizations. * Performed risk assessment and negotiated agreements with government and contra ctor agencies to implement a classified computer network. * Ranked #1 of twenty Naval officers in yearly squadron evaluations. EDUCATION Kelley School of Business, Indiana University, Bloomington/Indianapolis, IN Kelley Direct Program MBA, Concentration in Finance, 3.8 GPA, August 2006 University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS B.A., Human Biology, 3.6 GPA, May 1995, with honors