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									                                          TAMMI P. GUIDRY
                                          New York NY 10005
                                  212-217-0190  tguidry4@hotmail.com

Top-performing VP of strategy with over 13 years of developing and executing strategic
recommendations for optimizing business growth. Creative, solutions-driven Senior Management
Consultant and Executive with outstanding analytical, communication and problem-solving skills. Proven
track record of strategy development and execution, mergers and acquisitions, business process
reengineering, systems development, project management, business development, talent management
and customer relationship management. Keen ability to organize complementary projects into programs
and manage these accordingly, and effectively prioritize, manage and complete assignments in a high-
pressure environment.

        Financial Analysis  M&A  Change Management  Consulting  International Business 
  Joint Ventures  Project Management  Restructuring  Strategic Planning & Strategy Development 
Team Leadership  Process Improvement  Training & Development  Start Ups & Turnarounds  Talent
 Management  Performance Management  Portfolio Management  Needs Assessment  IT Strategy 
Software Development  Technical Writing  Deployment & Migrations  Business Development  Client
 Relations  Negotiations  Market Analysis  Presentations  Cost Reduction  Operations Management

PXA Partners, New York, New York

Consultant  4/2011 – present
Consulted for a team of dedicated and seasoned professionals with a mission to assist and acquire
companies facing strategic, operational or ownership challenges. Used a highly analytical approach to
develop actionable recommendations designed to improve performance, assist management teams and
set the firms on a path to building a platform for growth.

 Led development and launch of a newly acquired food brand portfolio company based in the Pacific
 Advised a $100MM+ sales retailer on a top-to-bottom strategic operational and management
   restructuring plan.


Senior Business Analyst / IT Business Specialist  5/2007 – 10/2010
Delivered IT and business-sponsored strategic initiatives and led integration efforts associated with
current and future acquisitions as well as other Moody large-scale business changes. Developed and
executed integration strategies and post-closure integration plans for acquisition targets. Facilitated
technology due diligence on potential acquisition targets through participation on cross-functional teams
and technology assessments. Managed major IT transformation projects and strategic initiatives that
delivered significant top-line and bottom-line results. Represented the company's interests in pre and post
integration acquisition work.

 Led strategic planning and integration efforts for large-scale business efforts such as IT and business
   alignment efforts, re-organizations, acquisitions, regulatory and compliance actions and a divestiture,
   making IT a value center and competitive differentiator.
 Managed major transformation projects and strategic initiatives that improved Moody’s processes,
   technologies, productivity and alignment to business unit objectives.
 Facilitated IT governance, risk management, and executive decision-making by creating and
   supporting Moody’s IT Executive Steering Council as well as developing presentation materials such
   as Balanced Scorecards for senior management and the Board of Directors.
 Developed a Career Path Framework and Mentoring Program designed to improve low morale and
   high employee attrition.

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   Developed and documented integration strategies and plans for acquisition related activities including
    due diligence, planning, integration, and continuous improvement in a Corporate Acquisitions


Director - Corporate Operations  9/2005 – 5/2007
Promoted to a global, corporate-wide role to manage IT projects or program level initiatives that are very
high-profile, complex, large & long-term.
Provided oversight and/or management of issues, risk/mitigation, deliverables, and the implementation of
operational efficiencies throughout the project lifecycle for very large and complex projects; within agreed
upon budgets (approx $10M+) and schedules. Managed multiple project teams and stakeholders with
conflicting priorities. Projects were of broad scope, interdependent, high risk, high impact, cross
functional, of significant magnitude and long implementation time frames.

    Developed business cases and a data center strategy that aligned domestic business strategies
       with the global IT strategy, mitigated business risks, and resulted in a 6% reduction in costs.
    Led strategic initiatives staffed by cross-functional teams that reduced 2006 global IT hardware
       and software spending by $120M.
    Performed due diligence and provided analytical support on a Financial Transformation Program
       which included the implementation of a $300+ Million global ERP software application.
    Identified savings opportunities exceeding $12 Million and developed recommendations to
       redesign processes, better leverage technologies and enhance management control in the AIG
       Global Sourcing unit.

Consultant, AIG Management Consulting Group  9/2004 – 9/2005
Worked as a member of the AIG Management Consulting Group managing project teams and/or AIG
MCG members on multiple complex projects and programs important to the execution of corporate
business strategies and company objectives. Led team to decision-making in a timely manner in order to
deliver project as to agreed scope, schedule and within budget.

 Managed the turn-around of a distressed DBG implementation project that resulted in improved
   system performance, productivity and employee morale.
 Conducted a comprehensive IT review of an AIG entity that resulted in significant organizational
   change and the reduction of 2005 costs by $30M.
 Evaluated strategies, products, and processes as a part of a business unit cost reduction effort and
   advised senior AIG management of several cost savings opportunities. The opportunities identified
   yielded $23M in savings and $5M in revenues.
 Reviewed AIG business cases in excess of $5M to ensure that business and financial assumptions
   were valid and optimized the use of AIG capital.
 Developed a change management program to facilitate and streamline the implementation of
   strategic global initiatives.


Senior Strategy Consultant / Project Manager  9/2001 – 9/2004
Promoted to Senior Strategy Consultant / Project Manager on the ibm.com team. At the time, ibm.com
was the largest and most complex information and commerce website in the world.

Managed issue resolution, risk identification and mitigation, change and dependency management,

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schedule, deliverables and budgets for large projects sponsored by ibm.com. Encouraged the active use
of a strong risk management framework with the project teams and stakeholders. Actively managed
stakeholder’s expectations, resource alignment, and possible conflicting priorities across projects. Led
scope definition and communication sessions. Utilized negotiation skill sets to drive project team and
Executives to make decisions in a timely manner.

 Developed customized strategy and technology solutions to meet client and customer requirements,
   and delivered strategic and tactical projects on time and under budget.
 Managed the worldwide implementation of three new systems across multi-disciplined teams,
   business units and geographies that increased profitability by $40M and obliterated redundant and
   inefficient finance systems.
 Streamlined the unit’s business case development process, wrote detailed reports, and provided
   quantitative and qualitative research to support business cases in excess of $10M to meet need for a
   formal governance process for approving large scale investments.
 Facilitated the adoption of new strategies, technologies and processes internally through extensive
   analysis, consensus building and the development of appropriate deployment plans to drive website’s
   evolution to an e-commerce portal.
 Led a team directly responsible for a 10% increase in customer satisfaction and $6M increase in web
   revenue without cannibalizing other sales channels.
 Structured, negotiated, and closed technology licensing and content acquisition deals worth $16M in
   order to gain access to proprietary content and technologies.

Account Manager / Internet Project Manager, Center for IBM e-business Innovation 
4/2000 – 9/2001
Promoted to Account Manager for the IBM Center for e-business Innovation in New York City. This was a
new business entity for IBM and was created to capitalize on the demand for commercial websites in the
US from financial services firms and other businesses based in the NYC metropolitan area.
Developed business partner and senior level customer relationships for e-commerce solutions. Managed
a large and diverse group of designers, architects, analysts and programmers on several broad-scale
internet/multimedia solutions through the entire project lifecycle process including analysis, funding,
requirements gathering, design, quality assurance testing, implementation, and training.

 Managed the expectations of current and prospective clients. Also performed extensive business
   process and requirements analyses for several global firms in the banking, insurance, distribution and
   telecommunications industries, which resulted in commercial websites.
 Developed and tracked project plans, and managed budgets and work schedules for several Internet
 Produced functional and technical design specifications documents for Internet solutions.
 Designed databases and infrastructure to enhance project management and opportunity

Management Consultant, IBM Consulting Group  8/1997 – 4/2000
Consulted on multiple internal and external complex projects with budgets approximately $500K-$10M.
Managed the successful delivery of strategy and IT project solutions to business customers and internal
sponsors, by leading or staffing the project team. Created overall project plans, issue and risk mitigation
plans and resource plans. Facilitated project estimation and planning sessions, issue resolution, risk
mitigation, change management and process definition where there was ambiguity. Provided
comprehensive written and verbal communication status reports for key finances, risks, and deliverables.

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 Consulted on several strategic internal engagements for the major IBM brands, divisions and
   geographies to enhance internal strategic planning, identify growth opportunities, and reduce costs.
 Performed due diligence and financial analysis, participated in the M&A deal execution, and prepared
   presentation and valuation materials for seven software and services companies targeted for
   acquisition. Presented promising opportunities to senior management.
 Led the financial analysis and market due diligence of potential commercial partner and acquisitions
   for clients in the Financial Services practice. Also created pro-forma statements and used models to
   perform sensitivity analysis and forecast clients’ financial performance.
 Developed and managed organizational change and knowledge management strategies for five
   newly acquired companies in the IBM portfolio. Also developed and implemented e-business
   strategies for three global firms in the banking industry.
 Created intellectual capital including models for deal and company valuations, checklists,
   communications plans, and deployment plans to support the acquisition process.
 Compiled a global portfolio management methodology designed to identify under-performing products
   and lines of business and facilitate their divestiture.

                   Masters of Business Administration in Finance and Strategy
                     Fuqua School of Business, Duke University, Durham, NC

                         Bachelor of Engineering in Electrical Engineering
                State University of New York Maritime College, Ft. Schuyler, Bronx, NY

                         Candidate for Chartered Financial Analyst Level 2

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