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M.D. Ball | Elance
 
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M.D. Ball

MBA with C-Level Experience
   United States
  |  12:14 pm Local Time

Overview

12+ years experience in executive management, data analysis, forecasting, data modeling, strategic planning, finance, operations, business plan development, and other analyses.

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Skills (7)

Tested
Business Planning
Business Plans Test
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Microsoft Excel
Microsoft Excel 2010 Test
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Business Writing
Business Writing Skills Certification
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Financial Forecasting
Financial Forecasting Test
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Operations Management
Financial Reporting
Data Modeling

Service Description

Small business consulting.
Business plan development, writing.
Financial analysis and forecasting.

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Employment

Stewart Brown, Inc.
COO
2011 - 2012
┐ Advise Founder/CEO on corporate strategy. Oversee operations for internationally acclaimed sustainable apparel brand (Corporate accolade: Won 2011 WGSN Global Fashion Award ┐Most Sustainable...
Stewart Brown, Inc.
Operations Manager
2010 - 2011
┐ Oversee U.S. and European wholesale sales operations, including finance operations and vendor relations ┐ Lead merchandising analysis which results in a 12% reduction in SKUs and overhead ┐...
SEGA of America
Business Operations Analyst
2008 - 2010
┐ Primary analyst for North American mobile gaming business, including Apple┐s App Store ┐ Design and implement forecasting models and work system processes for sales, procurement and finance...
Exploring New Horizons
Board Member, CFO
2007 - 2009
o Board Member, Treasurer, CFO: accountable for financial operations and a $2 million budget (May 2008 ┐ Sep 2009) o Board of Directors Fellow: Consultant to Executive Director (Jan 2007 ┐ Aug 2007)
Monster Cable Products, Inc.
Senior Analyst ┐ Marketing & Sales
2006 - 2008
┐ Deliver consumer packaged goods (CPG) sales strategy analyses to VP of Sales: $200 million per year in sales ┐ Advise product development team regarding competitive pressures, margins, revenue...
Monster Cable Products, Inc.
Marketing & Merchandising Analyst
2003 - 2006
┐ Formulate merchandising strategies based on history and forecasted growth: U.S., Canada, Europe regions ┐ Employ linear programming (MS Excel) to determine store display and planogram...
Suntrek Tours, Inc.
Senior Tour Leader
2001 - 2003
┐ Led multi-week bilingual (Spanish) adventure camping tours throughout Canada, Mexico, and U.S. ┐ Organized, motivated, managed international groups from diverse socio-economic and cultural...

Education

University of San Francisco
Master of Business Administration
2005 - 2007
Roanoke College
Bachelor, Business Administration
1994 - 1998

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Business Plan
Excel
Analysis
Forecast
Entrepreneur
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