Productivity. Profitability. Peace of Mind.

Lorry Rifkin, CPA

Partner

Executive Summary

Lorry is a senior level executive with over 35 years of successful experience in leading operations, IT, finance and accounting operations.  With experience in roles such as CEO, CIO, COO, VP sales, CFO and CPO he uses a wealth of experience and creativity to help propel and transform companies so they reach the next level of profitability.  He is able to take the parts of an enterprise and assemble them into a cohesive unit that is geared towards accountability and profitability.

Lorry has helped many companies refocus on profitability with is no nonsense lets stop talking and start working on the problem approach. He is as comfortable on the factory floor as in the executive suite.

Key Career Accomplishments

  • Acted as agent of change to improve processes, people and procedures in multiple industries and distribution channels. He has worked in retail to wholesale distribution as well as service businesses to heavy manufacturing.
  • Setup and integrated ERP packages from QAD, MAS90, JDE, Axapta, Great Plains, Microsoft Dynamics from a business perspective.
  • Mastered Microsoft Excel and how it can be used to create profitable applications for a business with integration into ERP packages using VBA automation and a solid structure, design and implementation methodology.
  • Worked in distressed and turnaround situations to return a company to profitability. Accomplished at hiring and terminating and reorganizing an entity in difficult situations.
  • Recruited, hired, taught and mentored the next generation of an organizations leaders. Also ensured they have the resources to be successful during their career.
  • Drilled down to the root issues and then organized the resources to solve the problem permanently. Learned questions that can uncover most issues exceeding quickly.
  • Has quickly learned a new position and produced results for business owners.  Self motivated and driven to anticipate the organization’s next need and providing solutions before being asked.

Professional Experience

  • Oak Hill Business Partners – Partner
  • Spreadsheetpros – Owner
  • D&B Industrial Floor Coatings, Inc – CEO
  • Egg Innovations,LLC – COO & CFO
  • Security Inc\Accutech – CFO
  • Bend Industries – CFO

Education, Certification, Memberships

  • University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign – MAS in Accounting
  • University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign – BA in Finance
  • Certified Public Accountant