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In addition to my primary resume, this site also contains an internal resume used within my former company, ScottMadden, Inc., for the purpose of aligning management consultants' skills and experience with proposed projects.  It contains greater detail than the ScottMadden section of my primary resume.

The following links will open each resume in a new window in Microsoft Word format.  Additionally, the Primary Resume is displayed below.

Primary Resume                                       (as of February 2008)

ScottMadden Inc. Internal Resume            (as of December 2007)

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Primary Resume for Kevin Center
(As of February 2008)

Click here for printable (and better formatted) version

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Kevin L. Center
Atlanta, GA USA  

kevin@thecenterofitall.us


EXPERIENCE       

SCOTTMADDEN, INC.
Atlanta, GA

2004 - 2007            
Senior Associate
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Provided management consulting expertise for boutique firm specializing in energy industry and shared services.

--    Oversaw and facilitated a large nuclear providers process for implementing a management model and achieving mass standardization among five nuclear facilities and headquarters.                                             
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Developed and conducted internal customer satisfaction survey polling employees and executives of major Chicago utility; presented methodology and results to senior management.
--   Led team assisting nuclear power producer with the development of its five-year business plan and financial outlook and the design and implementation of its performance monitoring process.
--   Supported EarthLink's cross-functional task force in the development of a new corporate strategy and marketing approach to transform itself from an ISP to a "Total Communications Company".
--   Evaluated and recommended improvements for increased efficiency of Warner Bros.' union pension department in preparation for its integration into a shared services business unit.
--   Facilitated and executed reorganziation process for managerial and executive personnel of large metropolitan area's municipal electric utility (Seattle City Light).

--   Performed benchmarking research and analysis of 13 municipal and regional (Pacific Northwest) utilities in conjunction with comparative analyses for Seattle City Light's reorganization process.

TURNER BROADCASTING SYSTEM, INC.
Atlanta, GA

Summer 2003
Treasury / Strategic Sourcing Intern
:  Assisted senior management with various strategic projects to enhance business development for large multi-media company.

--   Evaluated wireless management inefficiencies and created presentation recommending Purchasing Cards to more effectively manage and minimize CNN's cellular expenses.
--   Analyzed AOL Time Warner / Turner's RFP procedures for Columbus Circle project, reviewing over $50M of expenditures, and helped to develop purchasing strategy.

--   Performed cost / benefit analysis on senior management's desire to terminate
vendor relationship.
--   Recommended continuing relationship, potentially saving 
$1.2M.
--   Reviewed annual expenditure data and identified opportunities to gain leverage in 
negotiations with cellular phone and audio / video post-production companies.

CHICAGO MERCANTILE EXCHANGE
Chicago, IL

2002                              
Associate:  Assisted individual trader on the currency futures trading floor. 
Maintained accurate count of trader's short and long positions in various securities, including Yen and Eurodollar futures with multiple expirations.

RENAISSANCE FINANCIAL CORPORATION
St. Louis, MO

1997 - 2002                
Financial Advisor:
  Assisted individual and corporate clients with accumulation and
protection of wealth through efficient use of investments and insurance products.

--   Built book of business to over 250 clients in four years.
--   Developed investment portfolios based on client evaluation, needs-based analysis, personal research, and Modern Portfolio Theory.
--   Appointed to Executive Committee as liaison between management and junior
advisors.
--   Awarded 1999 New Advisor of the Year as a result of highest production.
--   Licenses obtained: Series 6, 7, 63, & 65, Life & Health and Variable Life.

EDUCATION

GOIZUETA BUSINESS SCHOOL, EMORY UNIVERSITY
Atlanta, GA
--   MBA, May 2004.  Dean's List.  Beta Gamma Sigma (National MBA Honorary).
--   720 GMAT (Top 3%).  Awarded merit-based Goizueta Scholarship.
--   Studied in Finland, Global Branding course (Summer 2003).
--   Appointed Graduate Student Representative and University Senate Representative.
--   Goizueta Consulting Association; Sports, Multimedia &
Entertainment Club.

WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY
St. Louis, MO

--   BA, Economics and Spanish, May 1997.  Graduated with College Honors.
--   Student Government: Senator (1995 Senator of the Year), Speaker of the Senate.
--   Kappa Sigma Fraternity: Pledge Educator and Committee Chairman.
--   1995 Homecoming Steering Committee: Treasurer.

ADDITIONAL DATA

--   Studied in Spain (Summer 1995).
--    Spanish Language Agent at 1996 Atlanta Olympic Games.
--   Alumni volunteer for fraternity: House Corporation President (2001 - 2003), Chapter Alumnus Advisor (1999 - 2002), Treasurer of St. Louis Alumni Association (1998 - 2002). 

 

 

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