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Jeffrey Brenner

CFO - ADVISORY SERVICES, INC

Somerset, NJ

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Work Experience

CFO / Controller

CFO ADVISORY SERVICES, INC
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Paramus, NJ
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2000 to Present

A consulting company providing operational and financial services to emerging and middle market companies in the areas of onsite CFO functions, financing/banking, 
business planning, productivity improvement/cost savings, risk management, 
management information systems, employee benefits and mergers/acquisitions. 
Controller 
* Directs the activities for all consulting and interim management engagements. 
Performed and completed the engagements for a software company, an incentive 
marketing company, a database marketing company, a hazmat response company, a franchising business and a retail business. 
* Accomplished securing financing and banking relationships, obtaining substantial cost 
savings, establishing financial reporting, developing employee benefit programs, and recommending new accounting systems for all clients. 
* Worked with distressed / troubled companies in the areas of collateral examination and monitoring, financial modeling / analysis, workout assistance & financial reporting.

Controller

IBS INTERACTIVE, INC
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Cedar Knolls, NJ
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1998 to 2000

Cedar Knolls, N.J. 
An emerging high growth NASDAQ public company specializing in providing 
full service E-Commerce, IT Consulting & Network Services solutions to corporations, institutions and government agencies. 
Controller 
* Supervised the growth of the company from $2million in revenue and 25 employees to $32 million in revenue and 375 employees. 
* Directed the day-to-day operations of the company including sales, facilities, 
operations, customer service, internal systems, accounting & human resources 
* Developed and implemented organizational structure, compensation programs and strategic alliances. 
* Developed and implemented the banking and risk management functions. 
. * Located, negotiated and integrated 10 acquisitions resulting in 3x revenue growth 
* Assisted in the IPO process, 10K and 10Q public reporting. 
* Built and implemented the company infrastructure including hiring staff, developing 
procedures, installation of enterprise systems, and developing financial reporting. 
* Participated in a $7million capital raise for a public company. 
* Developed metric reporting that established operating guidelines, 
identified problem areas and assisted in increasing operating efficiencies.

Controller

DATABASE AMERICA COMPANIES, INC
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Montvale, NJ
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1985 to 1998

Montvale, N.J. 
A $65M company providing direct marketing, information technology and IT services. 
Controller 
* Directed the operations of a $25 million Marketing Information division. 
* Developed the organizational structure, hired the staff, developed and implemented the procedures, and selected/installed the enterprise systems. 
* Established a minority (10%) leveraged ESOP resulting in a higher employee 
retention rate and a 3x multiple upon the sale of the company. 
* Developed and implemented a five year plan, obtained a $15million credit facility 
* Managed the functions of accounting, tax, internal systems, credit/collections and treasury along with the banking, relationships and benefits administration. 
* Supervised internal technology activities including the development and implementation of the accounting, human resources, purchasing and collection 
systems. 
* Instituted cost control programs that yielded a 10%+ cost savings. 
* Developed metric reporting that established operating guidelines, 
identified problem areas and assisted in increasing operating efficiencies.

Director of Financial Administration

AUTOMATIC DATA PROCESSING, INC
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1981 to 1985

Focused on business analysis, planning, budgeting, financial controls and support. 
* Financial administration and coordination of policies, procedures and activities for the divisions within the group. 
* Responsible for compensation planning, capital expenditure planning and strategic 
planning.

AUTOMATIC DATA PROCESSING, INC
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Roseland, NJ
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1974 to 1985

Controller

AUTOMATIC DATA PROCESSING, INC
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1977 to 1980

Hardware Controller

AUTOMATIC DATA PROCESSING, INC
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1974 to 1977

Financial and administrative responsibility for capital investment evaluation, 
financial analysis, forecasting, product support, and accounting for a $10M division. 
* Supervised a staff of six.

Senior Accountant

COGAN, BELL& CO. N.Y.C. N.Y. Public Accounting Firm
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New York, NY
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1973 to 1974

Division Accountant Climate Control Division

SINGER CO
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Stamford, CT
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1972 to 1973

Corporate Staff Accountant

MARTIN MARIETTA CORP
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Bethesda, MD
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1970 to 1972

Education

MBA in Accounting

City College of New York

BBA in Marketing and Finance

George Washington University

Additional Information

A senior Financial /Operations Executive who is a self starter, focusing on problem 
solving and results. A creative and innovative thinker who has implemented programs 
to increase employee retention and reduce operating costs. A team builder that empowers 
employees to succeed by providing them with the training, guidance and authority.