Barbara J. Dunn is a Managing Director in the Electronic Discovery practice at Stroz Friedberg. She is responsible for operations, including creation and dissemination of financial and business operational metrics and reporting to Executive Management. She manages hiring, purchasing, and billing processes, and ensures clear, consistent communications to engagement managers and clients through sophisticated reporting tools.
Prior to joining Stroz Friedberg, Ms. Dunn was Chief Financial Officer and Chief Operating Officer of McGraw Communications, Inc., a multi-million dollar telecommunications company for which she had full operational and financial control. Responsible for Operations, IT, Human Resources, and Financial functions, including general accounting, financial reporting, regulatory tax compliance, annual business plans, and budgets, she numbers among her accomplishments: the implementation of a new billing system and the development of a combined operating and billing system into one platform for efficiencies in processing orders and inventory accuracy; greater profitability, having negotiated more favorable pricing from underlying carriers and developing a revenue assurance program; significant increase in billing volume and improved billing accuracy; improvement in operational metrics for installations for largest billing products; and improved sales organization efficiency.
Ms. Dunn previously served in ever-rising roles at Chevron Texaco Corp, attaining the position of CEO for Alto Technology Resources, Inc., where she enjoyed full P&L responsibility for this remote technology company which was a subsidiary of ChevronTexaco, with offices in Texas, Venezuela, and Argentina. Among her other Chevron Texaco roles, Ms. Dunn was General Manager of the $100-billion Chevron Texaco Merger Transition. In this capacity, she directed and managed merger operations, including nine business operational teams.
As Assistant to the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer at Chevron Texaco, Ms. Dunn managed the day-to-day operations of the Chairman’s office, including coordinating overall recommendation of projects/acquisitions requiring CEO and Board of Directors approval. She analyzed and provided recommendations to senior management regarding financial, synergistic, and strategic appeal of projects and provided input to Investor Relations on security analysts’ presentations. She also drove highly effective communications with Wall Street and employees in 130 countries for announcement of Chevron Texaco merger, and she directed operations of the aviation transport services department.
Ms. Dunn’s prior accomplishments at Chevron Texaco include: the preparation, coordination, and analysis of tactical and strategic plans for Worldwide Exploration; service departments accounting, including accounting procedures, budgeting, monthly expense reporting, reconciliations, capital projects, taxes, and ensuring proper delegation of authority; and company-wide expenditure analysis, software vendor selection, and implementation of automatic filing and T&E expense reimbursements. Automation that she implemented in all US locations generated substantial annual cost savings.
With a B.B.A. in Business Administration from Iona College, Ms. Dunn launched her career at Andersen LLP. She is also a Certified Public Accountant, licensed in New York State.