M.L.’s broad professional accounting expertise is centered on business process design, analysis and implementation in order to achieve world-class performance in accounting. From 2010 to 2016 M.L. performed benchmark studies that helped organizations improve finance efficiency and effectiveness by 20% or greater through improvement recommendations including implementing policies and procedures, selecting and implementing accounting systems and through training and staff development. In public accounting from 2004 to 2010 M.L. led consulting teams, conducted ERP and best of breed point solution system selections, implemented ERP technologies and implemented best practices across all accounting and finance organizations and operational functions. From 1983 to 2004 M.L. was an accountant and manager for two high technology manufacturing companies performing cost and general accounting functions and was promoted to leadership roles in general accounting and cost/profit margin accounting. M.L. participated on the Malcolm Baldridge Quality Award team which recognized high performing organizations. In public accounting M.L. audited start-up high-technology and life sciences manufacturing firms and earned a CPA license in the state of Massachusetts. M.L. has a strong knowledge of many accounting systems and desktop productivity tools and is currently utilizing QuickBooks to support small business service organizations. M.L. earned a BSBA in Accounting and in Management at Northeastern University.