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Forensic Accounting Financial General Business Consulting Expert Witness

Provides Opinion & Testimony In:

Forensic Accounting, Financial Business, General Business, Finance, Banking, Economic Damage Or Loss, Wage Loss, Financial Analysis,

Expert Witness No. 1215

Pennsylvania

Provides consulting and expert services for attorneys and their clients involving issues of accounting, banking, finance, economic damage or loss, wage and benefit loss review, business loss of profits review, financial projections, feasibility studies, due diligence related to the purchase or sale of a company, investigating and documenting improper financial activities by management, business plans, general business and management issues.  Temporary interim management services are available during a management change or re-structuring.  General business and financial consulting services are also available.

Professional Background Summary

Over 30 years of demonstrated management experience in various general and financial management positions (VP of Finance, GM of Finance, Corporate Secretary, Controller and Accounting Manager).

Successfully took a corporation through the due diligence and purchase negotiation process for International owners to a stock sale to a Texas corporation at the end of 2002.

Assumed majority of responsibilities in the absence of a CEO.

Responsibilities included all financial, budgeting, systems, tax, legal, payroll, accounts payable, audits, inventory, credit & collections, union/labor negotiation, raw material purchasing, banking, insurance, and human resource functions.

Successfully relocated and started-up a manufacturing facility from PA to NC.With 2 employers, evaluated and implemented computer systems, along with documentation, training and on-going support.

Strong background with computer system software and hardware.

Professional Experience

2003 – Present, Consultant, Privately owned Company

Financial and general business consulting, and forensic accounting as an expert witness.

Performed financial and document review and expert report, for a corporation involved in a lawsuit against a major financial institution related to a loss of financing and the resulting financial impact.
Performed a financial and general business due diligence review for a restaurant / lodge resort in preparation for the sale of the lodge.  In addition, provided management consulting services for the day-to-day operations.  Provided computer system hardware, software and network consulting services, including configuration, selection and installation.

1997 to 2003, General Manager of Finance

A $20-$30 million high volume metals manufacturing company serving welded wire reinforcement mesh to the concrete construction industry (precast, cast-in-place and distributors).  Sold to MMI Products.

1986 to 1997, VicePresident – Finance administrator and corporation secretary

$50+ million company with employment in excess of 500 employees manufacturing both wood & steel frame modular housing, general contracting, and developing retail housing developments in the New York city & PA areas.  Territory included NE U.S., along with internationally.

1986, King Fifth Wheel Company, Subsidiary of TI, England

At the 3 locations, responsibilities included financial, systems, tax, legal, payroll, banking, and insurance functions.

Controller, Aerospace Division (1983 – 1986), Mountaintop, PA
Manufacturer of aircraft engine parts utilizing high temp alloys, employing 150 employees, and selling internationally.

Controller, Commercial Products Division (1979 – 1983), Marshville, NC
Relocated from PA.  Manufactured rolled rings, structural segments, & aircraft engine parts.

Accounting Manager,Commercial Products Division (1973 – 1979), Feasterville, PA
Manufactured steel rings & structural segments used in construction, fabrication & capital equipment businesses.

1970 to 1973, Accounting Manager, Studio One Corporation, Holmes, PA

Education

LaSalle University, Philadelphia, Pa. B.S. Degree in Accounting, Minor in Law (’72)

University of North Carolina at Charlotte, Several courses towards an MBA (’83)

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