The Hackett Group (previously Answerthink), New York                                   1994 - 2004

The Hackett Group, a global strategic business advisory and operations improvement consulting firm, is a leader in best practice advisory, business benchmarking, and transformation consulting services including strategy and operations, working capital management, and globalization advice 

Senior Director/Practice Director

Responsible for benchmark facilitation and delivery; management and implementation of operational improvement/optimization projects;  managed consulting staff; led internal alliances with the Finance and HR Transformation practices and externally with technology vendors.

  • Managed consulting teams and led key strategy and implementations projects at Citigroup Private Bank, Burger King and Alliance Bernstein. Projects included optimizing the Annual Planning process, M&A integration strategy, Corporate Scorecards, Business Performance Management, Business Intelligence and Data Warehouse and ERP implementations of SAP and Oracle.
  • Supported finance transformations of multiple M&A integration projects including Cadbury’s acquisition of Dr Pepper and “day one” reporting for Verizon after the merger of Bell Atlantic & GTE. 
  • As Practice Director of erstwhile Legacy Technology (Acquired by Answerthink in 1998) developed business intelligence solutions in finance, marketing, sales and operational performance improvement for Consumer, Food & Beverage, Retail & Food Service sectors