Jerry B. Byrd

2708 Lakeside
McKinney, Texas 75070

(972) 569-9006 иии Fax: (707) 929-3926

Summary: Real-world manager/consultant with experience as agent for change in developmental, growing and dynamic business and governmental environments. Chief Operating Officer for high technology, high-growth companies. Directed development and implementation of cellular manufacturing, ISO9000 certification, management teams, rapid product development teams and strategic integrated information systems. Architected advanced WAN and cross-platform cooperative processing strategies and systems.

Education: B.B.A., Management, Baylor University

Military: USAF, Captain, Aircraft Commander, Flight Instructor, Flight Examiner

Experience and Accomplishments

1992-Present      Consulting Professionals, Inc., McKinney, Texas

Established a professional consulting practice to assist clients in developing and implementing strategic plans for organizational, information, manufacturing, developmental and quality systems improvement. Developed and implemented plans and strategies to achieve ultra-high growth in sales and profitability.

Representative Clients

Nesco, Inc.

Interstate Battery System of America, Inc.

CMDS, Inc, Harrisonburg, Virginia

Span Instruments, Inc. (now Millipore, Inc.), Plano, Texas

IBM Education and Training (previously: Skill Dynamics), Thornwood, New York

City of Grand Prairie Grand Prairie, Texas

1987-1992 United Systems Technology, Inc, Irving, Texas

Chief Operating Officer of $5.5 million fourteen-year-old public company with four offices in two states and 54 employees. Architected all software systems. Developed Business Plan for systems development resulting in $850,000 private placement. Directed relationship with IBM resulting in a position on IBM's Software Vendor Advisory Council.

1984-1987 LWFW Group, Inc, Dallas, Texas

Senior project manager for largest independent consulting firm based in the south-central United States. Created new Connectivity Practice that doubled company information systems consulting revenues.

1981-1984 Southern Solutions, Inc, McKinney, Texas

Entrepreneur and president of microcomputer accounting software company. Tripled revenues in two years.

1974-1981 World Evangelism Foundation, Dallas, Texas

Chief Financial Officer, planner, strategist and motivational speaker for international non-profit operation.

1967-1974 Various Flight Schools, Waco, TX; Mesa, AZ; Summerville, SC

Flight instructor, ground instructor, Chief Pilot, charter pilot, commuter airline pilot for various flight schools during college and while at each assignment station in the Air Force.

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