Professional Summary

Chris comes to the B2E program as an accomplished Business/Financial Analyst skilled in operational efficiencies and revenue growth who has also owned and ran 2 businesses. Chris brings professional experience in the areas of business process improvement, data analysis, budget planning, forecast, root cause analysis and in-depth research. Chris is excited to utilize his current skills along with his training form the Barriers to Entry program to help him kickstart a new career in IT.

Skills

  • Methodologies: Agile, Waterfall
  • Soft Skills: Independent, Reliable, Analytical, Adaptable, Excellent Oral and Written Communication
  • Relevant Experience: Data Analysis, Budget Planning, Forecasting, Process Improvement, Financial Analysis
  • Software: Microsoft Office Suite, SharePoint, Hyperion Essbase, Lotus 123, Document Direct, STAMP (PeopleSoft Product) and Oracle

Education & Training

  • York Solutions’ Barriers to Entry Program – Concentration: Project Management (in process)
  • Oklahoma City University- Masters of Business Administration, Emphasis Finance
  • Northeastern State University- Bachelors of Business Administration, Finance

Professional Experience Highlights

President/General Manager/Owner

  • Managed the operational process and instrument in revenue growth.
  • Develop relationships with Insurance Adjusters, Van Lines, hotels and restaurants.
  • Create and manage work flow schedules for 2 employees.

President/General Manager

  • Managed the operational process and instrument in revenue growth.
  • Create financial models to gauge business. Monthly, Quarterly Annual Budgets.
  • Develop relationships with Insurance Adjusters, Van Lines, hotels and restaurants.
  • Create and manage work flow schedules for 4 employees.
  • Directed staffing areas of painting, repairing and refinishing of furniture.

Financial and Business Analyst 2

  • Worked to develop a cost savings database for clients.
  • Implemented modifications to the current Admin and Rebate program.
  • Maintain annual budgets and monthly forecasts.
  • Provide in-depth Cost of Goods analysis for clients.
  • Increase revenue by developing client relationship through cost savings.
  • 1 Direct report.

Financial Analyst 2

  • Managed $56 million Operations budget for six different groups.
  • Monitored and maintained capital projects
  • Managed monthly budgeting and forecast projections.
  • Provided in-depth analysis of declining check volumes.
  • Manage the monthly budgeting and forecasting process for six business lines.
  • Financial Liaison for Project Management Office.
  • Managed project recovery and reconciled recoverable expenses.
  • Train team member on new software and newly implemented processes.

Financial Analyst

  • Develop monthly performance scorecards for the Mobile Installation Group.
  • Automated the monthly scorecard process and contributing cost savings.
  • Monitor, evaluate and make recommendation for cost centers improvements.
  • Provide monthly bonus criteria for District and Regional Managers.
  • Managed $30 Million Budget for Services Division to include capital projects.
  • Provided in-depth analysis with acquisition support.