D.R. is a high-level finance professional with 18+ years experience managing accounting and finance operations for mid to large scale businesses. This past year, D.R. Served as the Director of Finance (individual contributor) supporting the SVP of Sales & Marketing in the public sector market managing a new product sales budget of $500M and a $50M expense budget. Responsibilities included managing the financial reporting process including the monthly close cycle, monthly results and analysis, budgeting and forecasting, managing the sales pipeline, performing commission analysis, and preparing operational reviews. Prior to this she served as the Director of Financial Planning & Analysis for Verizon Communications supporting the CFO and presidents of various lines of business, managing budgets as large as $6B in revenue and $650M in expense. Responsibilities included managing the monthly close process, financial reporting and analysis, budgeting and forecasting, preparing business cases and financial models supporting strategic initiatives, new product development, marketing campaigns, pricing strategies, and regulatory impacts. Additionally, D.R. served as an Assistant Controller managing accounts payable, accounts receivable, fixed assets, and cash management functions. She is proficient with excel, powerpoint, and is an experienced user with Peoplesoft, SAP, and JD Edwards financial reporting systems. She started her career as an auditor with KPMG. She received her BS in Accounting and MBA in Finance from Virginia Tech. She also has her CPA (currently inactive).