Experienced Board Director and Public company Chief Financial Officer whose company has produced above market shareholder returns by increasing stock price and dividends through earnings growth and yield compression. Proven track record of implementing effective financial controls and operational improvements, deploying growth capital, executing mergers and acquisitions, managing a portfolio of operating businesses, optimizing capital structure and performing capital markets activities and investor relations. Extensive Board of Directors experience, SEC-qualified financial expert with audit and accounting background and National Association of Corporate Directors Board Leadership Fellow.