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Vice President, M&A

McGraw Hill Education

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Senior executive possessing strong leadership, communication, and team building skills, who has played a key role in approximately 90 acquisitions and divestitures having an aggregate value of over $3 billion. A highly analytical and experienced “closer” with excellent creative, entrepreneurial, and organizational skills who has a driving passion for success and a proven record as the “go to” person in an organization.
CFO;
Startups;
Management Planning and Execution;
Strategic Planning;
Debt Planning and Reporting;
Finance/Financial Management;
Extensive Budget Creation;
Accounting;
System Implementations;
Policy/Procedure Creation and Internal Controls;
Risk Management;
Mergers, Acquisitions, Divestitures;
Due Diligence;
Transition Planning;
Post Closing Integration;
Reengineering/Restructuring.

 

Experience

COO : BizBash Media - [2012-07 to 2013-05]

Operations & Finance : Paperlex - [2011-11 to Current]
A tech startup disrupting the legal industry. Paperlex is an online contract management system for businesses who routinely use standard form agreements. Our platform empowers the user to control the entire workflow of a contract from creation through signing, through filing. Paperlex allows for full version control and full searchability across all documents, thereby reducing both legal and administrative costs.

Founder & President : Price Advisory Services - [2009-03 to 2012-07]
Providing financial, mergers & acquisitions, integration, startup, and accounting advisory services to companies, while attending graduate school full-time 2009-2011. Projects include: Interim CFO to a PE-backed portfolio company; strategy projects; product placement; implementation of MSD Great Plains accounting system; M&A services; startup services.

SVP & CFO : Commonwealth Business Media - [2001-07 to 2009-03]

Various : Primedia - [1993-10 to 2001-07]
CFO Internet Operations- Primedia Magazine Group-2001 Director, Acquisition Analysis- Corporate M&A Group 1997-2001 Manager, Budgeting & Planning- Channel One Network 1995-1997 Internal Auditor- Corporate Group 1993-1995

Senior Auditor : Deloitte - [1990-09 to 1993-10]

 

Education

MBA, General Management : S.C. Johnson Graduate School of Management (at Cornell University ) - [2009 to 2011]

BS, Accounting : SUNY at Binghamton - [1986 to 1990]