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									                                        MADLYN V. POWELL

                                          Abington, PA 19001                                                              Mobile: 215-514-1800

Finance and Accounting Professional highly successful at delivering critical financial and accounting
leadership, performing budgeting, forecasting and strategic planning, financial analysis, and improving
financial integrity and stability. Qualifications include:
 Financial Analysis and Reporting                  Marketing Analysis
 Forecasting and Budgeting                         Mergers, Acquisitions and Divestitures
 Strategic and Financial Planning                  System Analysis and Implementation
 Implementation of Start-Up Companies              New Product Development / Product Line Expansions

                                       PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
MVP Consulting, Philadelphia, PA
CFO, Director of Finance, Controller                                                            2005-Present
Provide strategic planning, financial analysis, and fiscal management support to internet start-up companies,
communication firms, high technology, business service and manufacturing companies.

Financial Reporting/Accounting
 Developed income statements, balance sheets and cash flows for financial models.
 Developed business plans, prepared financial statements, and performed competitive intelligence.
 Prepared monthly forecasts, annual budgets and 5 year strategic plans.
 Implemented Accounting and Financial infrastructure for a start-up healthcare company.
 Prepared monthly financial forecasts to provide better visibility, cash flow management and liquidity.
 Performed forecast variance analysis to improve forecasting and business oversight.
 Developed and implemented operating and financial policies, procedures and controls.
 Management of accounts receivable and accounts payable.
 Completed monthly accounting closes.
 Worked with auditors, accounting firms and bankers.
 Worked with insurance agents to provide adequate coverage and risk management.

 Prepared presentations for investment bankers and potential investors to secure funding.
 Designed and prepared monthly financial reporting packages for management and the Board of

Systems Conversion/Implementation
 Researched and selected payroll/time management systems to enable comprehensive management of
   payroll, related taxes and benefits.
 Selected and implemented @task project management system to improve cash flow and track project
 Researched and implemented financial system conversion from DOS system to QuickBooks to enable
   timely and accurate financial statements.
 Established infrastructure to transition a family owned business to a business owned and operated by
   financial investors.

L-3 COMMUNICATIONS, Philadelphia, PA                                                              2002-2005
Director of Finance
Developed operating budgets, strategic plans, and forecasts for nine manufacturing divisions ($250 million in
revenue) under the parent company (L-3 Communications). Facilitated the integration of newly acquired
 Aided in the turn around of struggling divisions by analyzing their cost structure and operating issues.
 Consolidated budgets, forecasts and actuals for nine operating divisions.
 Prepared presentations for corporate review process.
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Healthy Exchange, Newark, DE                                                                      2000-2002
Developed and implemented a three year financial plan for a healthcare start-up – including corporate
income statements, balance sheets, and cash flow analyses – and devised a blueprint for scaling down an
under performing Internet segment. Directed all facets of financial planning, analysis, accounting, corporate
treasury, and cash flow management.
 Developed financial plan for company that was to grow to $85 million in revenue and $42 million in profit.
 Prepared presentations and held meetings with potential investors.

GE CAPITAL, Devon, PA                                                                                2000
Director of Business Development
Aggressively cultivated new business opportunities and directed internal processes in closing deals.
Structured contract terms, worked with financial models to measure economic parameters, and
communicated with prospective acquisition candidates to explore financial synergies and acquisition
possibilities. GE closed this office as part of major restructuring.
 Single-handedly delivered more than $106 million in new business through relationship management
    with acquisition candidates who had previously refused to negotiate deals with GE Capital.

MVP Consulting                                                                                   1998-2000
Developed business and financial plans for Internet start-up companies.

CHILTON COMPANY (division of Capital Cities/ABC), Radnor, PA                                     1990-1998
Director of Finance
Developed strategic plans, directed accounting, performed marketing analyses, and devised operating
budgets and forecasts for 24 operating divisions under the parent company (Capital Cities/ABC). Identified
merger/acquisition candidates and structured all negotiation/contract terms.
 Responsible for annual budget process for 24 companies.
 Laid the groundwork for future Latin America expansions by directing acquisition of a $25 million
   Mexican publishing company. Coordinated seamless assimilation of accounting and financial systems.
 Added more than $10 million in annual revenues by launching a division’s international presence.
   Positioned segment for future growth by identifying a competitive strategic opportunity and orchestrating
   all aspects of an Israel joint venture.
 Devised business plans and secured capital funding.

                                        OTHER RELATED EXPERIENCE
Kraft Foods, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania                                                          1987-1989
Manager of Marketing Analysis
Directed market analysis of new product introductions, product line extensions, and product eliminations for
a $75 million division of a Fortune 100 company.

Bristol-Myers Squibb Company, Princeton, NJ                                                       1983-1986
Senior Financial Analyst
Developed, reviewed, and implemented financial and marketing plans for a $2 billion international
pharmaceutical company. Performed sensitivity analysis for sales forecasting and pricing initiatives.

CPA Candidate                                                                   2011 expected completion
Wharton School of Business, Philadelphia, PA,                        Accounting/Finance Certificate, 2004
Temple University Business School, Philadelphia, PA,                 MBA, Finance (Minor: Marketing), 1980
Villanova University, Villanova, PA                                                    B.S., Biology 1978

                                    Professional Associations
The Wharton Alumni Club of Philadelphia, VP of Programming
The Wharton Alumni Club of Philadelphia, member of the Finance Committee

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