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W. Cecil Adkins 1303 Fourth Ave.

Chambersburg, PA 17202 Home (717) 264-9023 Cell (717) 503-7461 SUMMARY An experienced MBA ready to bring leadership and knowledge with a track record o f increasing profit, instituting cost savings ideas, managing personnel, and usi ng automation. ACCOMPLISHMENTS Reduced bad debts by 99.6% (from $242,000 to $1,000), increased our Dun and Brad street PAYDEX rating by 15% in first year, sales increased by 200% while profits increased by 500%, saved 54% and 35% on commercial insurance, recovered $120,00 0 in back taxes, cut 25% and 30% off benefits costs, shaved 40% and 20% off acco unting fees, reduced Workers Comp Experience Rating from 1.53 to .79, implemente d profit sharing, prepared Business Plan, established new process to increase en rollment, computerized accounting records, corrected 279 pages of errors on new accounting system, merged finances from all departments into a single computeriz ed accounting system, and standardized procedures. EXPERIENCE 1997 to Present Vice President of Finance PAC Industries, Inc., Harrisburg, PA Distributors of Commercial Equipment * Prepare operating budgets, monthly, quarterly, and annual reports per GAAP. * Manage accounting functions, i.e. payroll, accounts receivable and payable. * Secured low interest state financing. * Prepare and present initial Business, Retrenchment, Succession, and Marketing Plans. * Negotiate commercial and health insurance coverage. * Administer health insurance including explaining PPO, POS, HMO, indemnity, copay, HRA, HSA, balance billing, and deductibles. * Establish and maintain banking relationships. * Perform personnel functions including workers compensation for 52 employees, r esolving insurance issues, and explaining benefits information in understandable terms. * Directly supervise administrative functions of 1 professional and 3 clerical e mployees. * Resolve computer software and hardware problems. 1993 to 1996 Vice President for Financial Affairs Wilson College, Chambersburg, PA Education * Collaborated in preparing operating budgets and FASB reports. * Negotiated commercial and health insurance coverage and tax-exempt financing. * Processed personnel actions, Workers' Compensation, recognition programs, perf ormance evaluations, employee management relations, staffing, and Personnel Reco rd maintenance. Interviewed, hired, counseled all employees in Finance. * Indirectly supervised 62 employees while administering Physical Plant, Securit y, Mailroom, Accounting, Payroll, Accounts Payable and Receivable, Purchasing, C onferences, Computer Services, and the Bookstore. * Served as representative to the Board of Trustees.

* Established numerous banking relationships. 1988 to 1993 Comptroller Univ. of Massachusetts Dartmouth, No. Dartmouth, MA Education * Assisted faculty and staff to read and understand financial reports. * Prepared year-end reports under GASB rules. * Wrote and distributed Procedures Manual for handling receipts, payments, and i nformation. * Assisted in resolving financial issues (40% budget cut). * Supervised and provided oversight to Payroll and Accounts Payable / Receivable (36 employees). * Served on State Comptroller's task force. 1987 to 1988 Controller Kentucky State University, Frankfort, KY Education * Supervised Accounts Payable/Receivable and Financial Aid. * Resolved accounting discrepancies from previous administration. * Prepared Indirect Cost Proposal. 1979 to 1987 Assistant to the Controller Oberlin College, Oberlin, OH Education * Supervised Payroll and Accounts Payable; assisted in budgeting. * Task leader for three software implementation teams. * Received Supervisor of the Year award. EDUCATION * MBA, 3.80 GPA, Marketing concentration, Barrington University, Des Moines, IA; 1997. * BSBA-Major: Accounting, Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, OH. COMPUTER SKILLS Computer literate: Used financial packages in a PC environment, on a VAX, an IBM , and an AS400 client server system. Experienced in Microsoft Office and Lotus. COMMUNITY SERVICE * Treasurer of Chambersburg Area Advanced Life Support Systems. * Treasurer of Chambersburg Little League Auxiliary, Cub Scouts, and a two local churches. * Manager and Coach of Little League and soccer teams. * Twice a member of Who's Who in Business Leaders.