Vice President Finance Operations in Tampa FL Resume Dean Parsons by DeanParsons


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									                                           DEAN K. PARSONS
                                           Tampa, FL 33626
                                 Home 813-926-1820; Cell 813-407-1886


Operations and finance management executive with expertise in both a large and small company
environment. Demonstrated success in managing all aspects of P & L, budgeting, benefit analysis, M&A,
vendor management, and administration.

                                        Professional Experience

GoSolutions, St. Petersburg, FL                                                               2008-2010
Vice President Service and Operations, General Manager

      Recruited to eliminate the CFO and CEO positions of a $6M telecommunications subsidiary of
       parent company VillageEDOCS.
      Increased annual bottom line profit of over 12% by renegotiating contracts, employing cost
       containment controls, redistributing workload, and leveraging existing staff competencies to
       eliminate the need for new headcount and the learning-curve intricacies associated.
      Directed the due diligence of the corporate financial team, including negotiation and execution of
       acquisition/merger of a key technology business unit.
      Created business operations policies and procedures to realign offshore development resources in
       the areas of HR practices, business process management and development delivery; significantly
       improving team productivity and overall software development cycles.
      Initiated and managed SOX Compliance initiatives, selecting appropriate consultant support,
       managing internal resources and implementing policies/procedures and actions to significantly
       improve the company’s overall compliance rating.

Getronics Corporation, Boston, MA/Tampa, FL                                                   2000-2007
Vice President, Service Operations, (2004-2007)

      Promoted to Senior US Operational Executive from Financial Executive for this $3B world leader in
       information technology services and solutions; directing field operations staff of 1,000 and
       managing a $63M expense budget.
      Directed the restructuring and management of mission critical services/maintenance for hardware
       and project related services , eliminating over 150 positions within 15 months without sacrificing
       service levels in a response load of over 350,000 incidents annually.
      Provided hands-on leadership and presence as the key executive interface for problem-solving
       issues with suppliers, manufacturers, and major clients.
      Created a more effective and productive workforce environment through changing compensation
       structure and reengineering the service delivery model; both of which resulted in the lowering of
       operating expenses by more than 20%, and the reduction of overtime expenditures by 50% to
       achieve an annual savings of $3.5M.
Division Finance Director (2000-2004)

      Recruited as Senior Finance Executive overseeing operating group contributing $300M in annual
       revenue. Restructured staff to streamline processes eliminate duplication, and lower overhead
      As direct report to CFO North America, led the activities of 40 finance professionals in balance
       sheet and financial statement creation/review, forecasting, budget analysis, financial data research
       and interpretation, goal setting and financial reporting.
      Key executive contributor playing a pivotal role in modeling, pricing and negotiating two of the
       largest client transactions signed in company’s history, with each in excess of $150M.
      Devised and negotiated credit and price protection arrangements with a major logistics
       vendor/provider to reach a saving of over $1M.

                                        Prior Professional Experience

   UNISYS Corporation
   Extensive tenure includes several financial leadership roles of progressively larger scope and
   accountabilities in support of large operations in this $5B service and information technology company.

   Global Supply Chain Finance Director          Regional Northeast Finance Director
   Service Pricing Manager                       Financial Planning & Analysis Manager

      Successful business unit ownership and management of P & L in excess of $250M, managing all
       staff and operations for the preparation and dissemination of budgets, forecasting, financial
       planning and reporting.
      Restructured finance operations by implementing more effective and timely reporting and analysis,
       consolidating accounting processes and eliminating duplicate functions; reallocating headcount and
       their costs to more effective use in other departments/divisions.
      Significantly lowered supply chain inventory 35%, a $160M reduction, while maintaining
       responsibility for $460M spare parts inventory globally.
      Conceived a new service pricing strategy, providing a significant competitive advantage for Unisys
       in the field-service market space. Implementation of this new pricing model created an immediate
       increase in sales performance, eventually prompting competitors to adopt similar price-to-market
      Earned Top Performers Club award designation for generating $7M profit through the creation and
       implementation of programs/processes that successfully accomplished stronger accounting
       practices company wide.


MBA, Magna Cum Laude, La Salle Univ., Philadelphia, PA
B.S.-Accounting and Finance, Ohio State University, Columbus, OH

Dean K. Parsons                                                                                          2

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