Dean Parsons is an operations and finance management executive with expertise in both a large and small company environment. He has demonstrated success in managing all aspects of P & L, budgeting, benefit analysis, M&A, vendor management, and administration.
DEAN K. PARSONS Tampa, FL 33626 Home 813-926-1820; Cell 813-407-1886 email@example.com VP/DIRECTOR OPERATIONS; VP/DIRECTOR FINANCE 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 costs. 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 methods. 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. Education 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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