Russell Fulling

Russell Fulling

at Consultant CTS Holdings Inc.

Location
Greater Chicago Area
Industry
Management Consulting

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Russell Fulling's Overview

Current
  • Management Consultant at Consultant CTS Holdings Inc.
Past
Education
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Russell Fulling's Summary

An experienced results-driven Financial Systems Expert and Management Consultant has proven successful at leading high-performing teams, to streamline financial processes and delivering bottom line benefits through efficiencies and system consolidations.
As a management consultant I excel in:
• Relationship building skills
• Global consolidations and financial reporting
• Financial planning and analysis.
• Management consulting
• Project Management
• .Net programming
• SQL Server Admin
• Software development
• Data integration
• Business analysis
• Cross functional team leadership
• Technical architecture
• Information systems planning
• Account management business development
• Solutions architect

Russell Fulling's Experience

Management Consultant

Consultant CTS Holdings Inc.

December 2009Present (4 years 10 months)

• Engaged as a consultant to design and implement the consolidation process for the client’s international accounting department.
• Consolidated financial data from over 50 foreign entities into a single financial reporting system compliant with U.S. GAAP, and used for SEC reporting.
• Designed and implemented an integration program to move data from the NetSuite financial system to Host Analytics for financial reporting.
• Worked with finance teams from 15 countries to establish procedures for financial reporting.
Results:
• Reduced the time required to close accounting periods from weeks to 3 days
• Created data integration systems that reduced errors by 90%.

Managmement Consultant

The Highland Group

Privately Held; 201-500 employees; Management Consulting industry

March 2009January 2010 (11 months)

● Designed information systems for managing working capital for a large manufacturing company in Toronto, Canada. Architected and delivered reporting tools to manage $150 million of accounts payable using Microsoft SQL Server and Microsoft Reporting Services.
Results:
● Managed team of client employees to implemented enterprise application improvements which resulted in $6 million of working capital savings over the course of the project.

Director of Technology

Pharos Innovations

Privately Held; 11-50 employees; Hospital & Health Care industry

January 2003March 2009 (6 years 3 months) Greater Chicago Area

● Architected and developed a health care monitoring system for disease management using the Microsoft .Net Framework with ASP.Net.
● Procured and installed the computer equipment required to manage a remote patient monitoring system using voice and internet technologies.
● Leveraged Microsoft products such as SQL Server, SharePoint Server, Analysis Server and reporting services used to manage the business.
● Developed long and short term strategic plans and budgets during the company’s growth period.
● Created enterprise customer service and system administration application for tele-commuting.

Results:
● Co-Authored a patent for determining behavioral change through data analytics
● Program resulted in 30% decrease in re-hospitalization rates saving our customers millions in increased Medicare reimbursements

Project Manger

Versata

Privately Held; 51-200 employees; VATA; Computer Software industry

July 1999January 2004 (4 years 7 months) Greater Chicago Area

● Managed team of analysts and consultants engaged to design and build enterprise business application using Java and IBM Web Sphere technology.
● Implemented processes to deliver custom software efficiently which while met user requirements. Consulted users and developers to create detailed project plans used for software delivery
● Managed development project from inception to production
Results:
● Automated banking credit card application process using java technology with IBM’s websphere
● Implemented an insurance surety loan verification system

Project Manager

REL Consultancy

Public Company; 501-1000 employees; HCKT; Management Consulting industry

June 1992June 1999 (7 years 1 month) New York, Mexico City, Chicago

● Designed and implemented working capital reduction strategies for fortune 500 companies in the U.S and Mexico
● Designed systems to accelerate accounts receivable, inventory and accounts payable by streamlining processes and implementing automated tracking programs
● Implemented precise measurement metrics to track project results
● Leveraged existing system resources to improve collections processing
● Managed client relationships throughout engagements
● Participated in on-selling services in other areas of working capital management such as inventory and accounts payable management.
Results
● Consistently reduced working capital requirements by 30% to 50% which provided free cash flow for our clients
● Improved days sales outstanding by 20%

Internal Auditor

American Express OPEN

Public Company; 10,001+ employees; Financial Services industry

July 1990December 1992 (2 years 6 months) Miami Florida, Mexico, Brazil, Argentina, Venezuela

● Participated in auditing American Express offices in Latin America, Brazil, Mexico, Argentina, Chile and Venezuela.
● Designed and processed audits of credit card operations, credit and collections and the American express bank
Results
● Reported audit results to senior management at each audit locations
● Reported results to senior management at corporate headquarters in Miami and New York.

Government Agency; 201-500 employees; Banking industry

August 1990June 1992 (1 year 11 months) Washington D.C. Metro Area

● Accountant assigned to prepare monthly reports on bank activities
● Verify international submissions of accounting data
● Enter results of international customers into the Export Import Bank computer systems
● Designed management reporting utilizing mainframe computer technologies.

Russell Fulling's Volunteer Experience & Causes

  • Volunteer Experience

    • Peace Corps Volunteer

      Peace Corps
      • Economic Empowerment
      April 1987 April 1989 (2 years 1 month)

      One of the first projects to use World Bank grants to install personal computers for micro loan management. Worked for Womens World Banking in Santo Domingo Dominican Republic

Russell Fulling's Languages

  • English

    (Native or bilingual proficiency)
  • Spanish

    (Full professional proficiency)

Russell Fulling's Skills & Expertise

  1. Business Process Improvement
  2. Strategic Planning
  3. Management Consulting
  4. Acquisition Integration
  5. Process Improvement
  6. Change Management
  7. Business Strategy
  8. Management
  9. Business Process Re-engineering
  10. Performance Improvement
  11. Team Building
  12. Business Analysis
  13. Operational Excellence
  14. Operations Management
  15. Due Diligence
  16. Business Transformation
  17. Strategy
  18. Product Development
  19. Business Intelligence
  20. Start-ups
  21. Host Analytics
  22. Cross-functional Team Leadership
  23. Software Development
  24. Program Management

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Russell Fulling's Education

The George Washington University

M.A., Latin American Studies

19891990

Pace University

B.A., Accounting

19821985

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