Our Consultants


   Lawrence S. Maisel, President
   Eileen Morrissey, Principle Associate
   Michael Stigtianese, Principle Associate
   Mitchell Blaser, Executive Advisor for Insurance Industries
   Greg Garland, Manager




Lawrence S. Maisel
President

Larry is the founder of DecisionVu. He is a seasoned business executive that has successfully demonstrated abilities to provide leadership in Strategy and Financial Management, and Information Technology with numerous experiences in Financial Services, Insurance, Communications and Media, Pharmaceuticals, and Consumer Products industries where he has developed business strategies, managed and improved business performance, implemented business systems, and designed solutions to increase operating performance and shareholder value.

He has assisted numerous clients and senior level executives including Citigroup, AIG, GE, Boeing, Honeywell, Ford, Motorola, NBC Universal, News Corp/Fox Entertainment, Viacom, RH Donnelley, and many other Global 1000 Industrial and Financial Service companies. He has held senior executive positions at Parson Consulting, PeopleSoft, Balanced Scorecard Collaborative, and as Executive Partner in Charge of KPMG Consulting's Strategy and Financial Management Consulting Practice. He has also held management positions including CEO and CFO.

Larry co-authored Implementing Activity-Based Cost Management: Moving from Analysis to Action with Drs. Kaplan and Cooper; authored "Performance Measurement: The Balanced Scorecard Approach"; was former Editor-in-Chief of Warren Gorham & Lamont's Corporate Finance Network and Journal of Cost Management; and member of editorial advisory board of Journal of Strategic Performance Measures. He has spoken at numerous business and user conferences on a variety of topics and is regarded as a leading figure in the area of Corporate Performance Management.

He is currently an Adjunct Professor at Columbia University's Graduate Business School, a guest lecturer at Northwestern University's J.L. Kellogg Graduate School of Management and is a member of Forrester Research's Senior Advisory Board.

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Eileen Morrissey
Principle Associate

Eileen is an alliance partner of DecisionVu. She is an accomplished business professional with proven leadership driving bottom-line profits through automating/streamlining operations and sound performance management. As a consultant, Eileen has assisted a wide range of industries, mainly in the area of financial management, activity based costing, balanced scorecard, six sigma for revenue enhancement, and process improvement. Clients include Novartis, Pfizer, Merial, Arco, Eveready, BMW, GE and Anheuser Busch.

Eileen's leadership experiences within companies focused on implementing Process Change Strategies. Most notably as Vice President, Business Excellence at Pfizer, where she led the design and implementation of robust medicine development and commercialization across the Company. Prior to Pfizer, here roles included 6 years as VP of Global Operational Excellence at Merck & Co., 7 years with AlliedSignal (now Honeywell) Six Sigma cost management strategy, and VP of Enterprise Service Management Transition at EDS (now HP). Each of these roles required process and change leadership as well as assisting the organization to gain ownership and acceptance to the change; understanding how processes transcend organizations; innovating breakthrough improvement across major functional/divisional/geographic processes; and identifying and addressing the cultural, behavioral and leadership barriers to change.

Eileen authored "Variability in Non-Manufacturing Functions", a chapter in the book Confronting Variability with Richard Prince, and co-authored on the book Implementing Activity-Based Cost Management: Moving from Analysis to Action with Drs. Robert Kaplan and Robin Cooper of Harvard University, and Larry Maisel of DecisionVu.

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Michael Stiglianese
Principle Associate

Mike is an alliance partner of DecisionVu. He is an accomplished Chief IT Risk and Financial Executive with a wealth of experience in leading financial and risk management solutions for global organizations. His expertise is in the area of strategic, financial, IT security, and operational initiatives through dispersed and complex enterprises to achieve balance between risk and reward and meet compliance requirements.

Prior to DecisionVu, Mike served as Citigroup's Chief Financial Officer, Global Operation, Technology, and Shared Services where he managed global organization of over 200 financial professionals with 12 senior-level direct reports. He led identification, development, and implementation of global, cross-business expense reduction efforts and impacted capture of $3 billion savings at Citigroup by driving senior management buy-in and leading key initiatives in consolidation of business functions

From 2005-2008, Mike served as an Advisor on the Financial Sector Forum for the U.S. Department of Defense, Intelligence Community. In 2007, he completed a MBA program for Risk Evaluation at Columbia University and currently serves on the Advisory Board at Sentrigo. Mike is a risk management presenter at conferences and top-tier business schools.

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Greg Garland
Manager

Greg Garland is a manager with DecisionVu and has extensive experience in driving complex business enhancement programs including IT projects, strategy development, integration and operations. Greg has worked with financial service clients including Citigroup, XL Capital, AIG, Deutsche Bank and has been an active contributor to the design and development of IT chargeback processes and systems. Greg has extensive experience in process flow mapping and has developed lean processes for numerous clients.

Some of Greg's accomplishments include participating in the design and development of Citigroup's IT charge-out system; managing the assessment, design, and deployment of XL Capitals's IT change management process and system; developing a new business model to market a technology proven by Department of Energy to reduce home energy consumption by more than 30%; and creating a Risk Management plan specific to this new venture, as a key component to the Business Plan and presentation for prospective investors.

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