B.S. Computer Science and Mathematics, DePaul University
With previous experience as Controller of Western U.S. Operations for a Fortune 50 company, Elaine led the annual/long-range planning and interim forecasts for nearly $1B in variable product cost, distribution and overhead costs for 7 manufacturing facilities and 3 distribution centers. She managed the overall balance sheet, capital appropriation requests and cash-ﬂow forecasting for the western U.S Operations division. She provided business counsel to support supply chain productivity and strategic initiatives that led to nearly $90MM of annual savings. She has gained company-wide recognition for competitor benchmarking studies which led to implementing key initiatives targeted at improving sales organization eﬀectiveness and productivity.