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Occupation: Executive Manager Industry: Accounting & Auditing
Country: United States City: Edina
State: Minnesota ZIP: 55424

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                                                                     WILLIAM J.  P.   

Arden Avenue ..

Edina, MN   


A senior finance executive with a proven track record of driving growth in top line revenues and operating profits through financial leadership.  By leveraging my experience in capital markets and M&A, I have developed and executed organic and inorganic growth strategies through corporate finance activities which have included raising in excess of $ M of equity capital and completing over M&A transactions.  A strategic and creative thinker with strong leadership skills with significant experience in working with the Boards of Directors, related committees and major stakeholders.

                             PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE  

TRICORD PARTNERS, LLC, Mpls. and Atlanta  – Present


Tricord is a strategic consulting firm providing strategic business, M&A and financial consulting to the pharmacy and healthcare industry.  Clients include independent longterm care, retail and specialty pharmacies to develop their business and IT strategy, assist them with setting financial objectives, capital structure, buyside and sellside M&A activities.  Have also provided strategic consulting to technology providers to the industry around claims processing and adjudication and pharmacy benefit management solutions. 

AVOTUS CORPORATION, Toronto, ON and Murray Hill, NJ  –

Chief Financial Officer

The Company is a technologylead business process outsourcer providing services to large global enterprises to manage their telecom spend.  These services allows enterprises to maximize their telecom spend on a realtime basis.  Revenues are generated through a combination of software license, professional services and longterm managed service agreements.  The Company has approximately direct and indirect resources in Canada, US and India.

  • Implemented strategy to change cost structure by moving parts of the delivery and support organization to rd parties in more cost effective geographies.  Achieved EBITDA profitability within months of starting after years of losses by reducing costs by $ M through outsourcing and restructuring initiatives.
  • Implemented second phase of outsourcing by building a captive offshore entity to expand the scope of internal business processes to be outsourced and ensure quality and deliver resource capacilty. 
  • Raised $. million additional equity capital with commitments for up to $ million and $ million of new senior bank financing as a result of initiatives to restructure the Company.
  • Worked extensively with sales and legal to assist in closing new sales opportunities including the largest customer win in the Company’s history with a contract value of $. million.
  • Started, developed and invested in captive IT outsourcing firm based in India to support outsourcing and restructuring initiatives for this technologyenabled business process company.  Grew firm to offshore resources in India.
  • Built F&A shared services operations in India to reduce internal costs and provide global support.

    EXIGEN, LTD, San Francisco, CA                                                                                                          

    Chief Financial Officer 

    Company develops software solutions delivering improvements for industryspecific business processes resulting in lowering overall costs, risk and time to market. Solutions leverage existing IT infrastructure to automate and streamline operations and enabling business processes for Communications, Financial Services, Insurance, Media and Public Sector enterprises.  Revenues are generated through a combination of software license, professional services and longterm managed service agreements.  The Company has approximately , direct and indirect resources in Eastern Europe to provide offshore development and delivery capabilities.

  • Directly manage all aspects of short and long range financial planning and played an integral role in the growth of the organization from $ million to $ million in less than years.  The run rate was approaching $ million.
  • Establish and maintain relationships with VC investors working with Lightspeed Venture Partners, Focus Investors and Investor Growth Capital; successfully procuring over $ million in venture capital funding. 

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          EXPERIENCE Continued 

  • Work extensively with the Board of Directors to develop and implement policies and procedures on corporate governess for the board and related committees.
  • Utilize knowledge of legal issues and tax structures to establish and implement financial models to take advantage of lower tax rates in foreign countries with the goal of achieving a corporate tax rate under %.
  • Travel among corporate offices in the United States, Canada, Europe and Australia to promote strategic development, acquisitions and establish outsourcing contracts and joint ventures.
  • Managed key acquisitions to build out managed service and offshore delivery capabilities, which included development of financing, negotiations of contracts and integration into current company structure.
  • Developed and negotiated strategic joint venture, which is the foundation of the company’s business model, with major music labels to establish a new company to process IPrelated transactions.  Negotiated customer agreements that will result in guaranteed revenue of $ million to the joint venture over years and helped establish the business plan and corporate governance for gotomarket strategy to attract additional new customers.
  • Successfully negotiated large software development agreements including a $ million development contract with the joint venture and a $ million development agreement with EDS.  Also negotiated a $ million managed service agreement with the joint venture to provide delivery of the solution as a service.
  • Built F&A shared services operations in Latvia to reduce internal costs and provide global support.

    INTERNATIONAL THINKLINK, INC., San Francisco, CA                                                               

    Chief Financial Officer and Vice President of Business Development 

  • Oversaw all aspects of fiscal management for this internet startup communications service provider with unified messaging and voiceenhanced services provided on a highly reliable and scalable centralized service platform utilizing independent VoIP network providers and the PSTN.
  • Worked directly with outside investors which included Mayfield and Softbank; Microsoft successfully acquired the assets.

    BROADQUEST, INC., San Jose, CA                                                                                                       

    Chief Financial Officer  

  • Worked with company officers to lead the company through first rounds of venture capital financing from premier Silicon Valley VC firms.
  • Conducted strategic corporate planning and financing including the development of year financial plans and business models; directed valuation efforts and negotiations for the latest round of financing.
  • Negotiated sale and transition of the business in which the company was targeted as a strategic acquisition; venture investors received a positive ROI and negotiated compensation/equity packages for all employees.
  • Assumed key role in business development initiating relationships with a major integrator to provide integration services and be an indirect sales channel. 

    IRWIN L.  JACOBS GROUP, Minneapolis, MN 

    IMR Fund, l.p., Minneapolis, MN                                                                                                             

    Investment Analyst 

  • Managed special projects and performed due diligence for this $ million acquisition fund investing in undervalued companies and business operations offering opportunities for enhanced appreciation. 

    Jacobs Trading Company, Minneapolis, MN

    Chief Financial Officer 

  • Member of management team which reengineered core business concept of this $ million consumer goods remanufacturer / wholesaler which led organization to profitability.
  • Successfully restructured overhead and streamlined member workforce; identified and eliminated unprofitable business segments and unsupported capital expenditures.
  • Developed internal controls, reporting and measurement systems which resulted in significant reductions in expenditures and improved short and longrange planning capabilities. 

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          EXPERIENCE Continued 

  • Evaluated profitability and performance of wholesale and retail divisions; planned and directed the closure of unsuccessful outlets and streamlined operations of remaining stores.
  • Established financial models and objectives for inventory turns, determined capital requirements and formulated buying plans resulting in increased return on inventory investment.

    The Bekins Company, Chicago, IL

    General Manager Western Region 

  • Managed daytoday operations for this moving, storage and distribution company while positioning operations form companyowned distribution centers to third party service providers.
  • Performed comprehensive analyses of diverse operating division to segregate and identify profitable segments and critical areas of underperformance and loss.
  • Collaborated in the acquisition and complete turnaround of this nationwide company from near bankruptcy to achieve it’s highest profits in over years and positioning company for an exit strategy.

    CVN COMPANIES, INC., Minneapolis, MN

    Assistant Treasurer

  • A $ million direct marketer of consumer products – Irwin L. Jacobs was a principal shareholder

    ARTHUR ANDERSEN & CO., Minneapolis, MN 

    An international "big six" accounting firm 


              Certified Public Accountant CPA, State of Minnesota 


          UNIVERSITY OF ST.  THOMAS, St. Paul, MN

          B.A. in Accounting

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