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Michael Koontz 7259 Winfield Drive, Lewis Center, OH 43035 pmkoontz@yahoo.

com Home 740-657-8349 Cell 704-953-9911 ________________________________________ Finance and Operations Executive Financial and Operational Management - Strategic Planning - Systems and Controls ________________________________________ Highly accomplished Executive with background in Restaurants, Entertainment, and Retail. Experienced in overall operational and financial management, multi-unit operations, information systems, human resource management, and strategic plann ing. Proven record of identifying opportunities and the development and executi on of strategic plans and programs to improve productivity and profitability of large diverse organizations. ________________________________________ Professional Experience MCK Enterprises, LLC - Columbus, OH Owner and Managing Member 2006 - Present MCK Enterprises, LLC is the owner and operator of Shane's Rib Shack in the Polar is area of Central Ohio. Paramount Parks Inc. - Charlotte, NC CFO - Senior Vice President Finance and Information Systems 2002 - 2006 In January of 2006, CBS's Board of Directors elected to sell Paramount Parks in auction. The sale was successfully completed to Cedar Fair, LLP for $1.243 bill ion in cash on June 30, 2006. Prior to June 30, 2006, Paramount Parks was a divi sion of CBS, Inc. and owned and operated 5 of the top regional theme parks in th e US and Canada, an attraction in Las Vegas, and a park in California. Total at tendance of the parks and attractions exceeded 12 million a year with over $450 million in revenues. Full responsibility for the entire financial aspects of the company and its park s. This responsibility included p&l, balance sheet, and cash flow management, b udgeting, internal controls, financial reporting and analysis, Sarbanes-Oxley co mpliance, SEC reporting, annual capital project planning, long-range financial a nd strategic planning, information systems, and human resources. Key Achievements: * Key member of management team responsible for coordinating the sale of Paramou nt Parks for CBS to Cedar Fair, LLP for $1.243 billion, the highest EBITDA multi ple in recent amusement park sale transactions. Responsibilities included coord inating all financial aspects of the sale process and due diligence with CBS, Ci tigroup (broker), and the bidders, which included six large private equity firms and one strategic bidder. * Developed and implemented key business strategies that resulted in Paramount P arks achieving record levels of performance in Revenue and EBITDA in 2005. * Improved levels of communication and credibility with our reporting relationsh ips at Paramount Studio in California, and Viacom, Nickelodeon, and CBS in New Y ork. * Developed weekly management reporting that enabled key executives at the parks and at corporate to identify trends and opportunities to improve financial perf ormance of the company. * Drove the design and implementation of new ticketing and access control system s that further enhanced controls and real time park performance reporting. Paramount Parks Inc. - Charlotte, NC Vice President - Finance 2001 - 2002 Reported to the SVP Finance of Paramount Parks.

Full responsibility for coordinating the financial activities of the corporate o ffice as well as coordinating budgeting, estimates, financial reporting, capital planning, and other business issues with the parks and our parent company (Para mount Studios and Viacom). Key Achievements: * Improved internal financial reporting processes and key management reporting p rocesses. * Improved capital project tracking systems that eliminated overruns in approved capital spending. * Improved the overall monthly and quarterly cash flow reporting and estimating processes. Paramount's Kings Island - Cincinnati, OH Vice President - Finance and Administration 1999 - 2001 Reported to the EVP - General Manager of one of the largest regional theme parks in the world with over 3 million in attendance and $100 million in revenues. Responsibilities included financial reporting, budgeting, monthy and quarterly e stimates, forecasting and modeling of attendance and revenues, expense controls, capital project management, and information systems. Worked closely with other key executives of the park and Paramount Parks Corporate in developing key busi ness strategies. Key Achievements: * Developed a weekly forecasting model to more accurately predict trends in atte ndance, per capita spending and overall profitability of the park. * Partnered with key management of the park to successfully open the first Hallo ween event for Paramount's Kings Island. * Worked closely with the Resale operations group to improve their profitability and overall business acumen. * Managed the financial aspects of the single largest capital investment in the history of the park ($25 million coaster). Express, Inc. (division of Limited Brands) - Columbus, OH Director of Store Support and Finance 1995 - 1999 Reported to the Chief Financial Officer and the EVP - National Sales Manager of a 700+ specialty store retail chain with over $1 billion in sales. Responsibilities included Store Control, Sales Audit, Inventory Control, Payroll , and Store Communications. Focused on improving the productivity and performan ce of accounting operation areas and on strategic planning of the business in th e areas of real estate, sales planning, expense controls, and store productivity . Key Achievements: * Lead the Profit Improvement Team which generated over $20 million in annual gr oss margin and expense savings opportunities. * Developed Real Estate Strategy models to identify underperforming store locati ons, remodel candidates, and downsizing candidates. * Improved Store Payroll productivity by changing the control methodology and by implementing additional reporting on store and associate level productivity. * Partnered with EVP - National Sales Manager to develop programs to drive impro ved sales performance and associate productivity. Store Controller 1990 - 1995 Reported to the Chief Financial Officer with indirect reporting to the EVP - Nat ional Sales Manager of a 700+ specialty store retail chain with over $1 billion in sales.

Responsibilities included Store Control, Store Communications, and Communication s Support. Also part of the management team that started the Express Men's divi sion and the Bath and Body Works store concept. Key Achievements: * Designed and implemented a Target Shrink program which reduced inventory loss from 3% to a sustained average of 1.5% in less than 2 years. * Coordinated a cross-functional team that wrote the Store Policies and Procedur es and Training Manuals for Express, Structure, and Bath & Body Works. * Developed and implemented Labor Scheduling and Time and Attendance programs. * Sourced and implemented an automated POS Store Help Desk package. * Recipient of several Outstanding Contributor and Key Contributor Awards Assistant Store Controller 1988 - 1990 Reported to the Store Controller of Express, a 300+ specialty store retail chain with over $500 million in sales. Responsibilities included budgeting and analyzing store expenses on a monthly ba sis. Prepared analyses for senior executives on sales performance, expense cont rol, and profitability at total company, region, district, and store levels. Heck's Inc. - Charleston, WV Vice President - Internal Audit 1986 - 1988 Assistant Controller 1985 - 1986 Public Accounting Experience: Gray, Gibbons, and Mays CPA's - Charleston, WV 1983 - 1985 Main Hurdman CPA's - Charleston, WV 1981 - 1983 Education Bachelor of Science in Business Administration (Accounting) - West Virginia Stat e University - 1980 Professional Certifications Certified Public Accountant (CPA) - West Virginia - 1984