Agency COO-for-Hire

In addition to my team leadership and delivery expertise, I also have deep expertise in project-cost accounting and agency operations. As Managing Director of agencyQ, I directed finance, client delivery and operations during a period of 200% growth ($2M to $6M) over a 4-year period while achieving a 100% improvement in operating profit margins. As COO of Tahzoo, I directed finance, client delivery and operations during a period of 100% growth ($5M to $10M) over a 1-year period while achieving a 37.5% increase in gross profit margins. As Director of Operations at RP3, I installed a project management practice and achieved a 55% increase in gross profit margins over a 1-year period of 9% revenue growth ($5.7M to $6.2M).

I have 10+ years of experience managing agency Finance Departments and 7+ years of experience managing agency Human Resources Departments. In the areas of both Finance and Human Resources, I have led the development and implementation of business process improvements to streamline operations, drive efficiency, lower costs and meet regulatory compliance. I led agencyQ and Tahzoo through formal accounting reviews and I have extensive experience presenting agency financials to institutional investors, bank officials and venture capitalists.

I have extensive experience with enterprise project management (EPM) and team collaboration tools. At Omnicom, I administered Microsoft Project Server for Omnicom’s Consolidated Data Services. At agencyQ, I directed the strategy and implementation of Computer Associates Clarity EPM solution. At agencyQ, Tahzoo and RP3, I administered QuickBooks for agency financial tracking. I led JIRA implementations at Tahzoo, SapientNitro and RP3. I have also directed the strategy and implementation of many other team collaboration tools, including Basecamp, InVision, Trello, Harvest, 10000ft, Slack, Asana, Confluence, Adobe Creative Cloud, Box.net, ProjectPlace, LiquidPlanner, SugarCRM, Microsoft Dynamics, and G-Suite.