Seasoned and accomplished business veteran works with individuals, groups or businesses on getting started or getting unstuck, next level leaps and growth spurts, and turnaround or struggling situations using a rare blend of left brain logic and right brain creativity. Builds solid foundations and efficiencies that create an ongoing vitality no matter the circumstances, while restoring humanity. Choose from advising/coaching, consulting, speaking and authoring. • Practical experience in more than 23 industries working with entrepreneurs to Fortune 100 companies offering both services and/or products in the B2B or B2C space. • Served in front line roles to programmer and systems analyst to end user and executive VP and President roles offering a multi-faceted view and know-how. • Very versed in all aspects of business with a specialty in financials, forecasting, strategy, sales, marketing, and operational efficiencies, as well as compensation plans. • Certified Wellness Coach and Design Psychology Coach
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- MBA from one of India's premier institutes : Indian Institute of Foreign Trade ( class of 2004 ) - 8+ years of work-experience in Marketing& Sales : Strategic consultant to IMImobile (leading mobile VAS provider, listed in UK) to formulate business plan for new revenue streams in Indian Education & Health sectors : 6.5 years in Telecom with the 3rd largest telco in India: Idea Cellular – Product Marketing experience in 3G, Mobile Broadband, Revenue Enhancement, Value Added Services (VAS),Roaming and PCO : 2 years in FMCG industry at AgroTech Foods (ex-ITC, now Conagra) in Sales & Marketing(Brand and Product management ) - Consistent high performance : Early promotion to Deputy General Manager at Idea Cellular : Selected for the prestigious Aditya Birla group’s ‘Talent Pool’ programme at Idea Cellular : Part of a handpicked core team to launch and drive 3G at idea cellular : Rated high performer in all years of appraisal : Pre Placement Offer with AgroTech Foods after summer internship - Academic Excellence : State topper in XII, Head Girl in school, Top ten in college & MBA
I have a varied background having worked in travel, corporate finance and recruitment. Currently I am undertaking general business projects to build up a portfolio of consultancy work. Key Skills • Accomplished and experienced operations manager with over 8 years direct management experience. • System process development and implementation experience for internal and external clients. • Entrepreneurial spirit driven to develop business plans and strategically define target market opportunities. • Excellent people management skills having recruited and managed over 100 staff in previous roles. • Business development and contract pitching experience in multiple industries. • Strong financial manager responsible for working with individual project budgets in excess of £250k and annual budgets of £5million using financial indicators for reporting, procurement and budgeting decisions. • Highly computer literate; comfortable using a range of software packages including Office and Adobe.
Extensive experience in Operations Management & Business Development and Improvement developed managing IT Service companies. Responsible for designing and implementing company policy and procedures, Sales, Team Leadership & resource Allocation. Over 10 years experience providing technical support for business and home users utilising onsite and remote access for desktop and server operating systems, networks and peripheral devices. Combined with freelance experience in web design and development utilising HTML5/CSS3/PHP.
Jeff Berman knows what business owners need to do in order to get to the things they want to do. Through years of experience in operations and management with everything from multi-billion dollar conglomerates to scrappy startups, Jeff has developed and mastered the tools of accounting, operations, human resources, information systems and business development. Jeff honed his skills in the entertainment industry, working with top agents and executives at The William Morris Agency, NBC Universal and Sony Pictures Television. In 2005, he relocated to Las Vegas, Nevada to serve as the General Manager of Athletes’ Performance, an elite performance training facility for professional athletes, where he served as General Manager and Director of Business Development for the professional basketball division. “Building trust is the most important part of what I do,” says Jeff, known to clients and colleagues as an accessible, strategic thinker and, more importantly, a confidante. “Operate.LA allows me to give you CFO and COO-level services with consultant-style flexibility, and frees up your time to focus on the big picture of your company.” Born and raised in the Boston, Massachusetts area, Berman majored in Communications and Marketing at Syracuse University and earned his Master of Business Administration Degree from the Graziadio School of Business and Management at Pepperdine University.
Hello! I earned an MBA from a top 15 business school and have been doing Consulting and Business Development for about 10 years. In a lot of ways, I'm a business generalist and can do just about everything related to business. And if I can't...I'll figure it out :) I'm currently developing an entrepreneurial endeavor and looking for contract work to bring in income.
As an IT business executive, I've participated in the different development stages of a number of businesses in Argentina and throughout Latam. I'm used to designing and managing the diverse business areas of new IT-based business ventures: from sales, product development, channel management and financial management. I consider my main strenghts to be the knowledge about the IT market and IT applicability in business settings, strong communication and interpersonnal skills, which I love to mix together with a passion for designing and managing the business strategy.
LETS DISCUSS ... - How do you know when your business is ready for a CFO with high standards? - How can your business retain a strong financial professional that drives company-wide value without the cost of a full-time CFO? - What can Kirk do for you as your CFO? CFO SUCCESS Services ... ACCELERATE REVENUE AND PROFIT - Use planning and execution tools to achieve your requirements; tools include streamlined strategic business plan based on your marketplace, holistic budgeting to give you a full view, cash forecasting to close gaps, examining alternatives & preparing scenarios to identify breakthroughs, reducing cost, and scrubbing results monthly; monthly scrubs include sales, operations, financial statements, and key performance indicators; this allows you and your team to focus on what matters. GAIN OPERATIONAL COMPETITIVE ADVANTAGES - Take a fresh look at how you can increase service levels and support scale while reducing cost. Areas of focus include executive collaboration, planning & execution methods, program/project management, finance and accounting, human resources, technology productivity services, and facilities. DELEGATE ACCOUNTING OVERSIGHT - Ensure that billing, collections, vendor payments, taxes, banking, compliance, and payroll are performing at world class levels to maximizing effectiveness and cash generation. This allows you to be more active in the marketplace selling, nurturing client relationships, and leading talent. CAREER OVERVIEW ... Kirk W. McLaren, CFO, MBA, CTP, CPA, is an accomplished and dedicated finance executive with 18 year’s experience leading finance and accounting operations to achieve revenue acceleration and EBITDA profit growth, transforming organizations to plan and execute strategically, and making a positive difference in the community while raising colleagues to higher performance. His teams consistently score high on employee surveys and achieve world class productivity. Kirk held senior positions to the CFO level at various companies in mental health, education, and technology industries. Recently he guided the financial development of DC oldest health and social service organization and the development of the world’s largest creator of leadership and life success programs for high-achieving students. Mr. McLaren won the SmartCEO Magazine SmartCPA Award for his contributions. In addition to a rewarding finance career, Kirk served in the U.S. Army as a Behavioral Scientist during the first Gulf War and is a finance lecture at Georgetown University. CEO Magazine SmartCPA Award Winner. CALL NOW FOR A PRIVATE CONSULTATION. RESULTS GUARANTEED.
I am an Operations Manager and Product Developer with 12 years of direct experience in the Apparel, Footwear, and Accessory industries. I specialize in costs, deadlines, and fulfillment. I work both domestically and abroad to hit key growth and costing targets. I travel between factories and boardrooms, bringing key initiatives to life with a lot of time coordinating teams over phone and video calls. I have a niche specialty in mass customization, which involves factory direct shipping of single unit orders. As a project lead, my scopes for large companies have also included software rollouts and corporate-level reporting development. Specialties: Footwear, Backpack, and Accessory products Product Development Mass Customization & Lean Manufacturing International and Domestic Product Sourcing Operational Factory Reporting & Online Ecommerce Reporting
Dynamic banking professional with 5 years experience in Operations Management, Client Relationship Management, Investment Management and Team Management. ACADEMIC CREDENTIALS Certificate in Financial Engineering and Risk Management (CFERM), National Institute of Securities Markets (NISM), 2013 Post Graduate Diploma in Banking and Finance, Manipal University, 2010 Bachelor of Management Studies (BMS), Mumbai University, 2008