M.B.A. Finance, DePaul University
B.S. Computer Science and Mathematics, DePaul University

Professional Experience

Elaine has nearly 20 years of experience in budgeting, financial analysis, and strategic planning including acquisition analysis.

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.