Vice President- Lean Portfolio Management Office
Founded in 1997, Advance America, Cash Advance Centers, Inc. (NYSE: AEA) is the country's leading provider of cash advance services, with approximately 2,500 centers and 72 limited licensees in 32 states, the United Kingdom, and Canada. The Company offers convenient, less-costly credit options to consumers whose needs are not met by traditional financial institutions. The Company is a founding member of the Community Financial Services Association of America (CFSA), whose mission is to promote laws that provide substantive consumer protections and to encourage responsible industry practices.
20+ years career experience in Information Technology and Financial Services industries. Strong track record in building high performance teams and re-engineering processes for optimum efficiency. Wide variety of roles and experience ranging from large corporate entities to web startup organizations both domestic and international. Accomplished in management of strategic business initiatives through consistent processes and properly allocated technical resources. Specialties: Organizational Transformation, Program Management, Leadership and People Management, Implementing Enterprise PMO's, Lean and Agile practices, Information Risk Management, Controls Frameworks, Audit Technology: Strategic Planning, Client/Server and Web Application Systems Development Lifecycle, Data Center implementations, Business Relationship Management, Contact Center technologies,Quality Assurance, Delivery Design and Implementation Industries: Financial Services, Payment Processing