SCOTT R. MENDES
4879 East Woodcrest Drive
Orange Village, Ohio 44022
440-349-2611 – Home 440-376-5358 - Cell
FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT EXECUTIVE
Highly experienced and motivated business leader interested in leveraging extensive operational and financial track record to provide leadership to an entrepreneurial organization. MBA – Vanderbilt. Big Six accounting background.
KEY ACCOMPLISHMENTS AND CAREER HIGHLIGHTS
· Proven Driver of 12 years 30% growth in revenue and profitability each year – from $7 million to $300 million through critical analysis, entrepreneurial thinking, decisiveness and constant emphasis on prudent planning, revenue generation and cost control.
· Strategic Thought Leader and Implementer of process improvements that enhanced productivity and increased efficiencies 40% while sustaining quality at 99%.
· Team Builder and Talent Manager who has developed, trained and empowered management teams to achieve results for their business units with the same commitment as ownership.
· Experienced Negotiator who structured and obtained multi-million dollar financing facilities and cash management programs to sustain rapid expansion.
· Business Development Leader who transformed dormant company (Delta National Mortgage) into regional, full-service mortgage leader.
SAFEGUARD PROPERTIES, INC., Brooklyn Heights, Ohio 1995 - Present
[Nation’s largest privately held provider of property inspections and preservation services for the mortgage servicing industry.]
Controller 2004 – Present
Lead all financial, accounting, tax and benefit activities. Created and implemented process, systems and internal controls to facilitate company’s organic 12-year growth from 35 employees generating $7 million in annual revenues to 500 employees located in 16 states generating annual revenues over $300 million.
· Negotiated and restructured bank financing to facilitate cash out for owners with $93
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