Wm. Matthew Street, CPA (Matt)

2012

 
 

SUMMARY

Executive leader with experience in applying technology to drive business process improvement and enhance business strategies.  Solid background in software architecture, application design, software development, web services,  IT infrastructure, business planning, accounting, and operations.


EXPERIENCE

ArcherPoint, LLC, South Bend, IN       1/2012 – Present

Developer / Analyst / Consultant

•Helping Companies Leverage their investment in Microsoft Dynamics NAV.



Productivity Strategies & Solutions, Inc., South Bend, IN       12/2008 – 1/2012

Chief Enterprise Architect

•Overall firm responsibility to effectively align client business goals with their technology strategies.

•Perform business process reviews to identify gaps between business processes and software systems.  Prepare Business Process Analysis report for clients which include a SWOT analysis, Process Diagrams, and “Technology Opportunities” (recommendations for improvement).

•Architect and Develop software prototypes to illustrate how technology can be utilized to fill identified gaps.

•Architect software solutions and produce specifications for the coding staff, Provide project management through all phases of the SDLC.

•Designed and coded (sole developer) a software product named “Nav Widgets” which provides a lightweight user interface interacting with Navision web services.  The user interface and web service client written in Java was designed and coded using dynamic web service discovery.  The application will run under Windows, Mac OS X, or Linux.

•NAV 2009 Installation/Customization for a Tier One Automotive Part Supplier (Manufacturer), Lanham EDI Mapping for 32 Trading Partners including GM, Chrysler, Ford, Cummins, Detroit Diesel, Volvo, Caterpillar, Allison Transmissions. Re-Engineered / Re-Developed Lanham’s forecast and release code to yield desirable results for standard NAV MRP.  Lanham E-Ship Label creation and customizations; enhanced Lanham EDI workflow to streamline a high volume EDI environment. Manufacturing / MRP implementation and workflow.

•Designed and coded (sole developer) an iPhone (IOS) App that interacts with Microsoft Dynamics NAV web services.

•Certified Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2009 Solution Developer as well as Financial Implementation and Core Setup.

•Utilized a variety of technologies to develop prototype solutions that meet client requirements, including: Java, Swing, C#, Objective C, CSide, C/AL, ASP.NET, SOAP Web Services, Web Applications, Desktop Applications, MySQL, WebObjects, XCode, Eclipse.



Interlogic Outsourcing, Inc.,  Elkhart, IN        10/2007 – 11/2008

Director of IT


Direct change to align operations and maintenance of payroll / HRIS software to SAS 70 recommendations.

Bridge a gap between sales, customer service and the development staff.  Ensure software customization for clients is appropriate and adequately communicated.  Define and implement an information sharing strategy for the information technology and project management staff. Develop technical specifications to ensure that the information technology staff clearly understands the objective of the project and implementation details.

Educate staff in project management best practices by example.

Architect solutions to integrate customer workflow and unique requirements with IOI’s payroll and HRIS services.

Outline a future strategy for preserving the positive aspects of a legacy system while moving toward a SOA vision.

Plan and perform due diligence tasks for potential acquisitions and mergers.


Orion Group Software Engineers, Inc., South Bend IN     1985 – 4/2007

President and CEO (sold 50% ownership interest to fellow shareholder)


Leadership

Co-founded business with mission: “To combine our business and information systems knowledge with our resources to implement solutions that empower our clients to achieve their goals.”

Served as President and CEO; grew business from 2 to 46 employees and up to $7.8 million revenue.

Defined and implemented four business units including ERP Solutions, Integration Services, Hardware and Networking, and Internet Services.

Recruited staff and developed effective teams with an open door/mentoring management style.

Authored business and marketing plans as well as state of the company meetings and business communications.

Business Development

Enhance organizational and client goals by researching and applying emerging technologies.

Leveraged opportunities and increased revenue by creating and nurturing successful partner relationships with companies such as Hewlett Packard, BEA Systems, Apple Computer, EMC, and Computer Associates.

Developed rapport and credibility with prospective and existing clients to ensure a successful relationship, many of who were active for over 20 years.

Won significant IT infrastructure sales (including a number of multi-million dollar HP Superdome implementations) by developing consultative relationship with Steelcase North America and defining requirements with detailed configuration specifications.

Enhanced company credibility and profitability by preparing effective communications and presentations to prospective clients.

Negotiated and completed acquisition of Indianapolis-based consulting firm, as well as provided consultative role in two other acquisitions.

Financial

Defined and implemented business processes including financial accounting, time and billing, customer relationship management, and project management functions.

Managed all financial functions from 1985 until 1997 including budgeting, supervising AR / AP processes, time and billing accounting, and financial statement preparation and analysis.

Consulted on complex business / accounting issues in client engagements such as Model Option Configuration, Inventory Control, Three Way Matching of A/P, Costing, Scheduling, and Document Workflow.

Technical

Facilitated IT driven business process improvements for organizations in multiple industries by: definition/mapping, measurement, improvement identification, and implementation.

Participated in all phases of the software development process, including conceptualization, requirements gathering, detailed design, coding, testing and implementation. 

Chief technical architect for innovative solutions to solve complex business problems including Premium Payment Workflow, Shop Floor Scheduling, Laboratory Test Order Entry, Medical Billing, Partner Portals, eCommerce Solutions, Document Workflow and Management, and Intelligent Printing.

Planned and configured enterprise servers and storage including requirements, cost justification, high availability considerations, scalability, and implementation.

Managed ERP application customization and implementation.

Project Manager for budgeted projects up to $3.2 million.

Acted as technical lead and architect in Database, Business Logic, and User Interface Design.

Acted as programming lead and framework architect using Java, Oracle, MYSQL, BEA Weblogic, WebObjects, COBOL, Pascal, C, Basic.


Crowe, Chizek and Company, South Bend IN        1981 - 1985

Professional Specialist, Management Advisory Services


Supervised business unit tasked with designing, developing, and implementing IT solutions.

Planned budgets and directed client engagements ensuring on-time and on-budget completion.

Provided training to financial institutions on Commercial Credit Analysis financial modeling software.

Modified ERP software to meet client requirements.

Designed “Decide Right” software including Commercial Credit Analysis, Loan Pricing, Customer Relationship Profitability, Call and Lead Listing System, and Fixed Assets.

Designed and developed software for Hewlett Packard HP3000 servers including Trust / Fiduciary Accounting, Medical Billing, and Laboratory Order Entry.

Researched Emerging Technologies and presented their potential use to clients and local, regional and national industry groups.


Education

Valparaiso University, Valparaiso IN

B.S. Accounting, Computer Science minor


Certifications

Certified Public Accountant (CPA)

Certificate of Data Processing (CDP), Institute for the Certification of Computer Professionals

Microsoft Certified Business Management Solutions Specialist

Core Setup and Finance for Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2009

C/Side Development Dynamics NAV 2009

C/Side Solution Development NAV 2009

Hewlett Packard Certified Professional



Affiliations and Community Involvement

Member, American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and Indiana CPA Society.

Past Member, Management Advisory Services Committee, Indiana CPA Society

Past Member, Steering Committee, Hewlett Packard Client Server Integrator Program

Council Advisory Committee, LaSalle Council of the Boy Scouts of America.

District Award of Merit, LaSalle Council, Boy Scouts of America

Eagle Scout

Ex Officio Treasurer (volunteer), Michiana Lutheran Education Association


 

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