TYRONE A. GRIFFIN


Financial Analysis, Project Management, Data Analytics and Revenue Forecasting in Metro Atlanta.

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Tyrone A. Griffin

 


CORE COMPETENCIES

Financial Management

Operations Strategy

Data Analysis

Technical Expertise


EDUCATION

MBA, Finance, University of New Haven
BS, Accounting, Southern Connecticut State University


CONTACT INFO

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EMAIL
Tyrone@TyroneGriffin.com

PHONE
678.439.9767


INTERESTS

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CAREER KEYWORDS

Business Analysis,
 Budgeting and Forecasting, Project Management, Contract Management, Database Marketing, Finance Manager, Change Management, Operations, MS Access, MS Excel, MS Powerpoint, SQL, Sales Compensation, Business Scorecards, Summary Dashboads, Senior Management Reporting, Corporate Strategy Development, Reporting Tools, Membership Analysis, Financial/Utilization Modeling, Training and Mentoring, Public Speaking, Analytics Management


 

SUMMARY

Analytics and Operations Manager specializing in corporate strategy and data analysis, known for forecasting and trend analysis resulting in streamlined processes, cost savings, performance optimization and improvements in strategic planning. Highly skilled in strategic planning, creative problem solving, and undertaking complex projects..

 

WORK HISTORY

 

AT&T, Atlanta, GA 2015 - Present

Lead Manager, Ecommerce

Project pre-planning metrics and post-implementation analysis reporting for evaluating project performance.

Key Performance Indicator forecasting

Developed interactive dashboards for analyzing monthly metrics by product and platform

KAISER PERMANENTE, Atlanta, GA 2014 - 2015

Financial Consultant, Financial Planning and Analysis

Worked directly with Kaiser Permanente Health Plan senior leadership to achieve required reductions in workforce and develop cost-saving projects.

Managed tracking, monthly review and reporting of 2015 cost saving initiatives with senior leadership accountable for each workstreams.

Developed ground up redesign of financial capital and IT resource request process to improve scrutiny, flexibility, due diligence and compatibilty with regional financial objectives.

Developed online survey to to get feedback on improving the annual budget planning process across all departments of the Kaiser Permanente Health Plan.

INTERCONTINENTAL HOTELS GROUP, Atlanta, GA 2011 - 2014

Senior Analyst, Performance Marketing Analytics

• Develop interactive monthly performance dashboards for the affiliate, direct media and retargeting marketing programs for US and international teams.
• Create campaign review analytics summaries
• Develop annual budget allocations by region, campaign type, country, vendor and spend trendlines.

KAISER PERMANENTE, Atlanta, GA 2009 - 2010

Program Director / IT Liaison, Strategy & Operations Analytics
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• Managed technology team, focusing on individual needs to identify opportunities for growth.
• Partnered with IT managers to develop more consistent and efficient support of the business needs.
• Lead workgroup to develop standard definitions and consistent data mining methodologies.
• Created claim utilization-based analysis methodology and healthcare analytics dashboards.
• Developed methodology for analyzing insurance plan performance.
• Partnered with internal senior manager to analyze provider network rightsizing initiative and develop individual member, group customer and corporate communication strategies. • Created methodology for analyzing geographic patterns of care.

AMERIGROUP COMMUNITY CARE, Atlanta, GA 2007 - 2009

Finance Manager
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• Managed the administrative budget development process and tracked monthly expenses, worked directty with cost center managers to understand the drivers of their P&L costs.
• Developed forecasting models in Excel to mirror the claim payment methodology of central mainframe computers.
• Developed monthly, quarterly and on-demand reports for submissions to Department of Children’s Health and submitted annual Healthcare Effectiveness Data and Information Set (HEDIS) results to ensure federal compliance.
• Exceeded $19 million expense initiative target by $1.8 million through partnerships with senior leaders.
• Saved $1.4 million by improving the efficiency of calculating claim reserves.

AETNA HEALTH PLANS 1989 - 2007

Senior Financial Consultant, Atlanta, GA (2005-2007)
• Nominee, Aetna Way Excellence Award in recognition of outstanding job performance
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Medical Economics Consultant, Middletown, CT (2003-2005)
• Developed financial models in Excel to analyze hospital contracts and support market network negotiators.
• Partnered with network managers on multi-million dollar contract negotiation with the Boston Children’s Hospital.

National Accounts Planning Coordinator, Middletown, CT (1999-2003)
• Developed sales compensation plan, bonus approval process, and end user Access database.

Database Marketing Consultant, Middletown, CT (1994-1999)
• Developed national prospecting, sales automation and contact management process.
• Trained field staff in geo-demographic segmentation techniques for marketing initiatives.

Business Systems Analyst, Middletown, CT (1991-1994)
• Applied experience with group insurance accounting processes to analyzing and testing on-line accounting system.

Customer Financial Analyst, Middletown, CT (1989-1991)
• Projected premium, claims and reserve and presented financial accountings for group insurance programs.

BLOGS
Author blogs on investing for non-investors and dealing with transition

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PUBLIC SPEAKING
• Develop unique, interactive motivational lectures and how-to clinics

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Working with Tyrone was a great pleasure. When ever I went to him for assistance, he always replied back in a professional manner providing me with the information I needed. He was very response and punctual as well. Great guy to work with.”
- An internal customer

“While the business was implementing significant change, Tyrone demonstrated leadership in the drive towards information and process improvement in the Region supporting the Key Strategic Initiatives.”
- A peer manager

“Tyrone is a self initiator and always willing to pitch in times of need. He is not afraid to step in and roll up his sleeves. Tyrone has a good customer orientation in his approach. He possesses a way of connecting with people even through complex and difficult situations.”
- A senior product head


“Tyrone delivered a motivational speech using creativity and humor. I valued his "outside the box" thinking, along with his clear communication skills. Tyrone would be a valuable asset to any company.”

"Tyrone affirms that we all share similar thoughts and concerns in our searches and he offers uplifting solutions to help us stay focused and positive..."

"..masterful presentation..."

"Two thumbs up!!!!!”
- Presentation attendees

PODCAST
• Host of weekly podcast on job search and transition

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TECHNICAL EXPERTISE
Created methodology, models and user interface to track the performance statistics of 300+ national accounts sales staff and compare to annual membership, sales, seepage and financial targets using Access.

Developed pricing and forecasting models in Excel as well as interactive forms using creative conditional formatting, vlookups, hlookups, drop down menus and indexing

Wrote and updated customized SQL to retrieve historical claim data and export to Excel for analysis.

Helped develop companywide  online accounting system using SQL to retrieve data and test the accuracy of programming output.

Used SQL  and Access to retrieved data from ODBC databases.

Using SQL, developed monthly, quarterly and on-demand reports for submissions to Department of Children’s Health and submitted annual Healthcare Effectiveness Data and Information Set (HEDIS) results to ensure federal compliance.

Retreived data from online databases using SQL to answer stakeholder inquiries.


DATA ANALYSIS
• Developed financial models to analyze hospital contracts and support the New England market network negotiators.
• Eliminated costly and cumbersome data clean up process by developing method of identifying and correcting errors in upstream reporting systems.
• Created methodology, models and user interface to track the performance statistics of 300+ national accounts sales staff and compare to annual membership, sales, seepage and financial targets.
• Develop interactive monthly performance dashboards for the affiliate, direct media and retargeting marketing programs for US and international teams.

OPERATIONS STRATEGY
• Spearheaded implementation and utilization of corporate scorecards as an analysis and management tool, resulting in increased segment manager effectiveness.
• Created claim utilization-based analysis methodology and healthcare analytics dashboards.
• Developed methodology for analyzing plan performance.
• Partnered with internal senior manager to analyze provider network rightsizing initiative and develop individual member, group customer and corporate communication strategies.

FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT
• Worked directly with Kaiser Health Plan senior leadership to achieve required reductions in workforce and develop cost-saving initiatives.
• Managed the annual administrative budget development process and tracked monthly expenses, holding cost center managers accountable.
• Developed extensive Excel and Access financial models to analyze hospital contracts and support regional market network negotiators.
• Personally managed customer portfolio totaling $12 million in premium.