Assisted a chemical company, using both process and make-to-order manufacturing, in the
planning, design, acquisition and implementation of a new technology platform. Interviewed
candidates for the Information Systems Manager position, with recommendation for hire.
Performed a strategic technology assessment for a security card (Visa & MasterCard)
manufacturer, encompassing hardware, software communication and human resource
requirements. Assisted the Human Resources Manager in the search and hire of a new
Following its divestiture from a large conglomerate, assumed a temporary management
role in the turnover process of a cement manufacturer. Assisted the new ownership team in
developing the staffing, planning, control and reporting functions, as well as facilities
Assisted a construction company in the implementation of financial and project
management software (Oracle GL, Primavera).
Directed a large bakery operation in the conversion to financial software running on a
personal computer-based local area network.
Designed and installed an on-line, real time order entry system used nationwide by a
major chemical manufacturer. Various functions performed included order entry, credit
checking, on-hand inventory verification, shipment reporting, invoice and bill-of-lading
generation, and all appropriate journal entries as required.
Designed and installed a manufacturing data base system used by plant managers
nationwide. Applications included payroll, accounts payable, general ledger, bill-of-
material, standard costing, work orders (make sheet), on-hand inventory verification,
perpetual inventory, and physical inventory processing by class or type.
Conducted short interval scheduling surveys in the assembly operation of a large farm
Evaluated and installed financial software packages such as: general ledger,
consolidation, accounts payable, accounts receivable, fixed assets and payroll.
Developed a strategic systems plan for a manufacturer of circuit breakers.
Managed a project to plan, implement and manage a local area network (LAN) for a
European engineering firm. In addition, assisted in the design and implementation of a
customized data base for project scheduling.
Assisted in a capacity planning study of the data center of a large industrial
Assisted a small but rapidly growing spectral technology manufacturer and service
provider in the evaluation and selection of financial and manufacturing software (Impact
Assisted a large computer recovery services corporation in the implementation of Oracle
Financial software packages.
Assisted a large computer services corporation in the planning, evaluation and
selection of LAN-based accounting software packages (MAS-90).
Performed an operational diagnostic study for a manufacturer of personal computers to
determine reasons for inventory shortages.
Conducted an operations analysis for an electronics distributor with service centers
Performed an operations analysis of a privately held investment management and trust
company. Analysis led to the development of a long term strategic plan for information
services, and the design of a portfolio data base.
Evaluated the data processing requirements of a small life and health insurance company
and wrote the Request For Proposal (RFP), which was sent to hardware and software vendors.
Conducted a strategic planning study for the President of a small property and casualty
Designed a proposed local area network (LAN) for the parent company of a property and
casualty insurance company.
Assessed the technology requirements and plans of a legal and financial publishing
Managed five application consultants and six users in the implementation
of Oracle Financials for a privately held telecommunications company.
Defined the user and system requirements for a centralized accounting
and management reporting system to be used by a large hydro-electric and nuclear power
utility. Developed an implementation plan to be included in the general design document.
Managed a project team charged with developing the detail design
document for the implementation of a purchasing system for a privately held electric
Managed the implementation of an Accounting Consolidation and Financial
Reporting system using package software (Consco) for a major communications holding
company. Activities included job-stream construction, user training, accounting and
Performed an operational analysis for a communications company involved
in paging and mobile telephones. In addition, conducted a performance review of the major
financial systems in use.
Designed, coded and tested a management reporting package that provided
financial and operational results on a monthly basis to the Board of Directors and
Executive Management of a major communications holding company.
Performed an enterprise wide analysis and evaluation of the information
systems requirements of a newly merged beverage distribution business. Provided
alternative options and recommended a preferred strategy to be followed in structuring
technology for the new organization.
Designed an e-commerce type web site, allowing product searches and
inquiries by customers for a beverage distributor (wines & spirits).
Designed and implemented a PC based system to control inventory located
in an off-site public warehouse.
Designed accounting and maintenance inventory systems for a medium sized
Developed the methodology to dispatch drivers which improved driver
Performed an evaluation of tank car cleaning methods which reduced
Designed and installed a billing and accounts receivable system which
reduced the total of outstanding receivables by sixty per cent.
Evaluated and/or installed the following financial software: general
ledger, billing, accounts receivable, and fixed assets.
Evaluated the Year 2000 (Y2K) plans of a major international footwear
retailer. Reviewed the information systems of the international trade department,
and developed a strategic architecture design. Developed a method to distinguish
between Store and Distribution Center chargebacks for concealed shortages.
Conducted a major systems and operational review for a 35 store
Designed and installed a centralized receiving operation for hard goods
at a new warehouse and distribution center.
Evaluated Point-of-Sale equipment prior to selection by a major
Actively managed two departments of 37 people while automating the
manual retail accounting systems of a major east coast department store.
Compiled and published the following operating statements for a major
east coast retailer: Open-to-Buy (semi-monthly), Departmental Operating Statement
(monthly, 112 departments), Stock Ledger (monthly), Stock in Transit, Daily Flash Sales,
Daily Markdown Report and Daily Operating Summary.
Managed the installation of a new financial system for a University and
hospital health care group.
Conducted an assessment of the information technology needs of a
national medical billing management company, which specialized in hospital, physician and
faculty practice billing and receivables management.
Performed operational diagnostic reviews of two nursing homes, an acute
care center and an intermediate care/ residential facility. These studies included
Materials Management (Purchasing and Inventory), Charge Control (Medical/ Surgical
Supplies, Ancillary Services), Business Office (Admissions, Billing, Cash Management,
Payroll and Staffing) and Data Processing requirements.
Installed a General Ledger system for a 12 hospital health care group.
Analyzed and evaluated the procedures
used to monitor and report awarded grants for the National Institutes of Health,
Office of Extramural Research. Designed new reporting techniques and
recommended new work processes and procedures to improve the quality and
timeliness of grant reporting.
Conducted an organizational assessment of the management and business processes
for the National Institutes of Health, Office of Extramural Research. Surveyed
the management and staff using on-line, interactive tools, which included
Virtual CEO and the Harrison Assessment. Documented and redesigned business
processes to ease the workload and increase operational efficiency and
Performed a process analysis for the Office of the Secretary of Health of
of Delaware. The review, and subsequent redesign of the workflow, resulted in an 80%
decrease in paper movement, and introduced the office to advanced technologies, such as
document imaging and collaboration software.
Conducted a division-wide process review for a the Management Services
Division of Delaware's Department of Health and Social Services, which is responsible for
the control and enforcement of the state's welfare and entitlements programs.
Redesigned the organizational format to streamline the flow of work, and recommended new
technologies to enhance the results.
Developed and RFP for a large county government to identify vendors capable of
implementing a wide area network (WAN) across the county facilities.
Coordinated vendor responses, submitted an assessment report regarding the
quality of the proposals, and sat on the selection committee. After the
vendor was chosen, negotiated the final agreement and oversaw the front-end
process of implementation.
Managed an operational review and assessment of a county government's information
technology function, and delivered a strategic technology plan for future use.
Conducted an operations review and work flow process analysis of the
administrative function of a children's social services agency. Developed a re-engineered
model to reduce paper and work processes.
Reviewed and analyzed the business and financial operation of a large
east coast university.
Assisted a Public Broadcasting station in the planning, evaluation and
selection of LAN-based accounting and project management software packages.
Designed a billing and payables system for an east coast agricultural
Developed an automation plan for an historical museum and library.
Developed a financial chart of accounts for a national membership and
Conducted an operations review and analysis of the administrative
functions of a major Roman Catholic Archdiocese.