Gerald N. Buonanno
Independent business consultant since 1994 with particular strengths in management and problem solving.
Former Board Member, former business general manager and financial executive with over 30 years of broad-based
management experience; skilled in areas of general business management, financial control, pricing
and estimating, internal audit, budgeting, financial planning, cost accounting, government contract
accounting, and government compliance. Former director of proposal management for Fortune 100 defense
contractor, where he implemented EPís Proposal Process STEPô as company standard. Proposal experience
includes projects ranging from a few thousand to several billion dollars in value. Exceptional ability to
see projects from overall business perspective.
Board Member of Computer Management Technologies (CMT) dedicated to being a single source for its
customersí technology needs, including: IT Staffing, Network/PC Services, Custom Development Services,
including eCommerce solutions, Communication Infrastructure Analysis, Data Management and Training.
Vice President and General Manager of McHugh Software Inc. specializing in supply chain
management systems. Responsible for all aspects of business, including full P&L responsibility,
product management, project implementation, product development, finance, human resources, legal, and
all business development.
Director of Proposals for major defense contractor manufacturing high technology
electronic systems. Initiated development and institutionalizing of modern proposal management
techniques implemented on all company business. Established and oversaw all proposal management,
administrative, and support functions. Skilled in management and development of cost proposals for
major DOD systems.
Director of Internal Audit, Ethics and Government Compliance for wholly owned subsidiary of
United Technologies. Responsible for developing and implementing program that had to withstand
the scrutiny of the US Navy Debarment Committee. Improved Internal Controls and Risk Management.
Controller of new systems integration division of United Technologies. Developed all
initial financial planning, budgeting, financial control, and management information functions in
concert with start-up of high technology business. Directed financial performance of company's
initial $100 million Navy radar development program, achieving both cost and schedule objectives.
Manager of Estimating and Pricing. Full responsibility for pricing function of major
defense contractor. Directed activities of 40 professionals throughout company's five locations,
managing an average of over 1500 proposals and quotations valued at approximately $2 billion annually.
Reduced proposal preparation time by 40% through automation and system streamlining, while simultaneously
reducing size of pricing organization by 25%. Improved competitive position in marketplace through
innovative pricing and estimating techniques based on activity-based costing systems.
Controller at newly formed international services division of Fortune 100 corporation.
Established all accounting, financial planning, budgeting and financial control management reporting
systems. Developed financial information systems critical to executive-level business decisions.
University of Hartford, Hartford, CT
Sacred Heart University, Bridgeport, CT
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