With more than 30 years of industry experience, Jim Wanserski most frequently helps clients of all sizes, with: executive management, interim executive services, business consulting, financial operations, turnaround situations, litigation support and governance. Wanserski has taken on selective interim “C-Level” roles including a Chief Operating Officer turnaround assignment for a regional cellular firm preparing for a strategic sale, CFO role for a manufacturing firm transitioning to a new owner, and a Senior Vice President role for a $1 billion division of a national telecom company. He has worked with numerous clients, alliance partners and other firms in the Southeast, Gulf-Coast, Midwest, and Mid-Atlantic regions on comprehensive, collaborative assignments.
Prior to embarking on his consulting career in 1998, Wanserski spent over 20 years working in-house within the telecommunications, high-tech and related industries in finance, accounting and operational roles. He held executive, operations, telecom management, regulatory, finance and internal audit positions with MCI, Telecom*USA and Sprint. In addition, Wanserski handled consulting management with a specialty telecom office within Arthur Andersen Business Consulting, and turnaround consulting with Morris-Anderson & Associates, Ltd. A graduate of Rockhurst University (MBA-Management and BSBA-Accounting), his business and consulting career has spanned operations in several regions throughout the USA. He is also active as an officer and Board Member of Financial Executives International (FEI) with the Atlanta Chapter.
Man on a Mission
He is a “man on a mission” to make the world a more ethical, and accountable place. Throughout his career, Wanserski has detected and dealt with numerous fraud events aggregating to an economic impact of $300 million. These fraud-detection cases ranged from telecommunications, due-diligence, and healthcare assignments, to post-acquisition, white-collar crime assistance, Federal agency, and regulatory requirements. From a functional perspective, they required numerous and successful management, negotiating, investigative, evidence-preparation, and testifying efforts.
A popular speaker on the topics of ethics and fraud prevention, he has delivered more than 50 presentations to industry associations, universities, businesses, ethics organizations, and civic groups. His reputation for high integrity and accountability has led to multiple appointments as a consultant and/or Trustee by the U.S. Department of Justice. As a management consultant or court-appointed trustee, Wanserski has handled four multi-market/multi-state wireless assignments since 2007, with the entity size ranging from a $100 million (revenue) operation to an entity aggregating to $1 billion of revenue and over 1 million subscribers.