Riley T. Drake, CPA MBA

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					Riley T. Drake, CPA MBA
 Phone: (714) 234-9512

 Industry Experience                                Professional Experience
    •   Marketing and Trade Show Services
    •   Linguist and Technical Staffing             As a CFO for Lease
    •   Government Services Contracting                 •    Directed the finance/accounting functions of several Orange
    •   Aerospace Engineering Services                  County client companies (up to $30M) on a part-time contractual
    •   Commercial Satellite Communications             basis.
    •   Asset Rentals                                   •    Participate in board meetings as part of executive management
                                                        teams, and furnish related presentations and reports.
 Categories of Expertise                                •    Responsibilities include providing strategic advice to CEO's and
     Corporate Management                               business owners, financial reporting, audit preparation, analysis,
     •   Executive and Board Reporting                  cost accounting, budgeting, forecasting, commercial/government
     •   Banking & Legal Relationships                  cost proposal support, and management of accounting/IT/HR staff.
     •   Securing and Managing Credit Lines             •    Establish working capital lines of credit, facilitate cost-cutting
     •   Process Documentation                          and downsizing, and contract for outsource of IT, HR and other
     •   Managing Personnel                             services.
     •   Downsize/Outsource Strategy and                •    Design and implement processes and procedures, accounting
         Implementation                                 systems and intranet reporting tools, develop executive forecasting
     •   Human Resources & IT Management                models, build and recommend database/ system solutions, and
                                                        provide financial advice to executives, owners and directors.
     Accounting and Finance
     •   Cash Management and Optimization           As a Chief Financial Officer
     •   Indirect Rates and Cost Proposals              •   Lead the finance department as CFO and VP of Finance for 200-
     •   Intercompany Accounting                        employee linguistic services organization during a 300% growth
     •   Project Accounting                             phase, which included establishment of a working capital line of
     •   Organization Budgeting                         credit and an accounting system implementation.
     •   Month-end and year-end close                   •   Lead the finance department of national equity-backed trade
     •   Management Reporting / Variance Analysis       show and marketing services organization, including financial
     •   Fixed Assets and Deprecation                   reporting, cost accounting, financial systems and related
     •   Post-Conversion Reconciliations                implementations.
     •   Account Reconciliation and Analysis            •   Participated in bi-monthly board meetings as part of executive
                                                        management team, and furnished related presentations and reports.
     Special & Technical Skills                         •   Designed and built financial modeling tools to forecast sales,
     •   Financial Modeling and Firm Valuations         cash flows, and proforma financial statements.
     •   International Operations                       •   Established working capital lines of credit, and contracted for
     •   Domestic and International Taxation            outsource of IT and HR services.
     •   Foreign Currency Contracts and Trade           •   Reviewed client/vendor contracts, and worked with legal to
     •   Compensation/Commission Plan                   ensure optimal structuring of all contractual relationships to
         Development                                    minimize legal risks.
     •   System Conversion / Integration
     •   Historical Financial Statements and        As a Controller
         Proformas                                      •    Oversaw accounting functions of international satellite
     •   DCAA & FAR Compliance                          communications and engineering company during growth phase
                                                        averaging 100% annually.
 Software Experience                                    •    Responsibilities included domestic and international tax, GAAP
     Deltek, Creative Manager Pro, Workamajig,          reporting, internal cost budgeting / management, procurement, GL,
     Quickbooks, Peachtree, MS Project, Excel,          A/P and A/R.
     Word, Powerpoint, MS Access, multiple custom       •    Monitored the development of long-term service contracts in
     software and software-integration systems          terms of profitability and resource optimization, and supported sales
     designed, built, implemented and maintained        team in preparation of contract proposals.
                                                        •    Served as point of contact to professional firms in support of
 Education                                              annual audits, tax, and securities, and as contact to DCAA regarding
    MBA, Cal State University at Fullerton              FAR compliance.
    BA Accountancy, National University                 •    Built desktop financial tools used company-wide to manage
                                                        cash, revenue, costs and manpower, and implemented web-based
 Certification and License                              cost reporting.
     California Certified Public Accountant