Brad Vandehei

Brad Vandehei

MBA

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Strategic executive with a strong track record of building and growing, improving operations, transforming culture to performance-based, with a focus on mission & values

Broad experience in the manufacturing power industry as an executive leader in both finance and operations

- Start-Up: Unit Finance Director for a start-up in Chattanooga, TN, coordinated the application process and approval of over $100 Mil in Federal, State & Local incentives, developed relationships with local public officials, negotiated commercial terms, managed foreign exchange (> €100 Mil) implemented over 300 internal controls, business champion for the implementation of SAP

- Corporate Finance: Foreign exchange, commercial terms, treasury, factoring, supplier selection, lease agreements, financial systems (SAP), pay-back analysis, cost accounting (hourly rates), project controlling, general accounting, recruiting, internal control, risk management, certified Green Belt

- Factory Director: Manage the day to day operations of a Turbine manufacturing plant, implemented lean manufacturing & ISO9001, LEEDs gold certified, manage functional staff of 13, led factory through restructuring

Results-driven, highly credible leader who manages by initiatives, building high-performing and engaged teams characterized by integrity, customer-driven, accountability, respect, and excellence

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