Operations/Finance executive who successfully navigates through complex organizational and stakeholder landscapes. My value proposition includes 1) a proven ability to identify business opportunities, risks and inefficiencies 2) development and implementation of pathways and solutions that maximize shareholder value; 3) a track record of building and motivating goal-oriented teams; and 4) an artful ability to coordinate and manage
Operations/Finance executive who successfully navigates through complex organizational and stakeholder landscapes. My value proposition includes 1) a proven ability to identify business opportunities, risks and inefficiencies 2) development and implementation of pathways and solutions that maximize shareholder value; 3) a track record of building and motivating goal-oriented teams; and 4) an artful ability to coordinate and manage a diverse but interdependent portfolio of contracts and agreements.
Expertise in results-driven strategic planning; financial and organizational management of midsize businesses ($50MM-$750MM).
Industry experience: Recorded Music, Branded Entertainment, Non-Profit
Disciplinary expertise: Organizational Management Strategy and Implementation
Career-long management of internal client services
Deep change management experience
COO/CFO; Liquidating Trustee @ Full operational management of a "major start-up" in branded entertainment. Key business partner to CEO. Direct oversight of finance and accounting, legal and business affairs, and human resources. Negotiation and/or administration of agreements with major partners in network television, brand sponsorship, publishing, digital, social media, and with key vendors across all organizational functions. Cash management. Provide key board and investor support. Negotiated and secured robust production financing facility. Board appointed Liquidating Trustee. From May 2013 to Present (2 years 6 months) Greater New York City AreaActing Executive Director; Chief Financial and Administrative Officer @ Acting Executive Director of Amnesty International USA responsible for full managerial and operational oversight of globally renowned human rights organization during Executive Director Transition. From January 2012 to May 2013 (1 year 5 months) Greater New York City AreaConsultant, Expert Advisory @ Partner with Bertelsmann and Top Investment House analysts to assess potential portfolio acquisition. From April 2011 to July 2011 (4 months) Greater New York City AreaConsultant, CFO/COO Advisory @ Advising for cutting edge new agency on all operations and finance matters as they relate to the integration of newly acquired creative companies. From December 2010 to June 2011 (7 months) Greater New York City AreaEVP, Finance and Operations @ Led operations of Commercial Music Group (300 FTE in 4 International Locations). Development of strategic plans and financial goals of major profit contributor, including strategic talent management. Consistently surpassed business plan objectives in the midst of uncertain and unfavorable economic and industry conditions.
Initiated and drove organizational readiness for senior women that resulted in improvements in morale, retention and image. From May 2006 to January 2010 (3 years 9 months) Greater New York City AreaSVP, Finance and Administration @ Financial and operational oversight of four corporate record labels/divisions with combined direct revenues exceeding $750 million.
Global Digital Business
Sony BMG Masterworks
Strategic Marketing Group
Successfully led major organization design (structure, culture, processes, systems) resulting from the merger of Sony and BMG. From January 2005 to May 2006 (1 year 5 months) SVP, Finance and Administration, Strategic Marketing Group @ Restructured, stabilized and enhanced the operations of the largest North American profit center responsible for monetizing recording music assets. General management of 68-person operation. From July 2003 to January 2005 (1 year 7 months) VP, Finance and Administration @ Assigned by CFO to study and establish new business initiatives. Resulted in the creation of RCA Victor Group, an internal record division composed of five imprints representing multiple of genres and product lines.
Directly managed finance, A&R Administration and Production departments. Influenced relevant activities of legal and business affairs resources.
Provided support for over 50 worldwide employees/four locations including the complete operational responsibility for facilities, financial services and human resources.
Negotiated/analyzed all potential recording, distribution, licensing deals as well as peripheral marketing contracts.
Benchmarked contribution requirements on each product type. From March 2001 to July 2003 (2 years 5 months) VP, Corporate Development @ Selected by Executive Management to investigate opportunities for strategic growth and operational synergies. This contribution was the precursor to evolving digital media models.
Negotiated and implemented strategic marketing agreements with online partners and investments
Performed due diligence examinations on potential investments
Analyzed operational synergies among BMG companies From July 2000 to March 2001 (9 months) Senior Auditor @ Tax and audit manager for various clients of small public accounting firm. From September 1989 to January 1990 (5 months) Accounting Manager @ Designed and implemented first in-house accounting department for turn-key medical management tech co. Inc. 500 Fastest Growing Company listing. From 1988 to 1989 (1 year) Auditor @ Member of audit practice, however most assignments were partner initiated special projects eg relocations, fraud investigation, first time through accounts. From September 1985 to December 1987 (2 years 4 months)
BS, Accounting @ Rochester Institute of Technology From 1981 to 1985 Executive Management Skills Training @ Harvard Business SchoolSan Diego State University-California State University Stacey Bain is skilled in: Strategic Planning, Business Planning, Music, Budgeting, Financial Analysis, Change Management, Special Projects, Organizational..., Budgets, Strategic Human..., Facilities Management, IT Management
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