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President - Ashok Vadgama

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Prior to joining CAM-I in 2005, Ashok G. Vadgama was a Program Manager for Strategic Programs at Motorola Semiconductor Product sector in Austin, Texas.

He has extensive experience in implementing integrated financial and business process modeling systems and driving strategic initiatives in USA, United Kingdom, Europe, Asia and Mexico. He has held various position in finance and operations in multi-national companies in USA and UK. Previous to that at Motorola Semiconductor Product Sector, he was responsible for driving ABM (Activity Based Management) and process improvements at multiple global locations. He was elected to the Board in May 2004.

Ashok is a member of the Board of The Austin Chamber of Commerce and is on the Editorial Advisory Board of “Cost Management” a Warren, Gorham & Lamont of RIA publication.

Ashok Vadgama
     

  BOARD

 

Srikant Sastry - Grant Thornton

Srikant Sastry is National Managing Principal of Grant Thornton’s U.S. Advisory Services practice, leading a team of over 2,400 staff in creating, protecting, and transforming value for clients across multiple industries. Additionally, he serves on the firm’s Senior Leadership Team.

Sastry began his career working in budget formulation and cost management capacities for the Environmental Protection Agency, the Office of Management and Budget, and the Internal Revenue Service. He has more than 25 years of public sector experience and has held leadership roles at IBM and PricewaterhouseCooopers. Sastry serves as Chairman of the Board for the Consortium for Advanced Management International, and for the Thomas Jefferson High School for Science & Technology Partnership Fund.

Sastry received a bachelor’s degree in political science from the University of Massachusetts (graduating magna cum laude), an MPA with concentrations in policy analysis and public financial administration from Indiana University, and a JD from George Washington University.

Srikant Sastry
  Anthony (Tony) P. Scardino - United States Patent and Trademark Office, CFO

Anthony (Tony) P. Scardino is the Chief Financial Officer (CFO) for the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO).  He serves as principal advisor to the USPTO Director in leading and improving the financial management, accounting, budgeting, planning, and organizational performance systems of the USPTO, and manages the fiscal operations of the USPTO.  In this role, Tony oversees an annual budget that exceeds $2 billion, supporting over 10,000 USPTO employees.  Prior to his current position at the USPTO, Tony served in several leadership positions at the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), including acting CFO, acting Deputy CFO and the Budget Director.  Tony holds a bachelor of art degree in political science from the State University of New York at Geneseo, a Master of Public Administration degree from the State University of New York at Albany, and is a Certified Government Financial Management (CGFM).  Tony is also a graduate of Harvard’s John F. Kennedy School of Government’s Senior Managers in Government program.

Anthony (Tony) P. Scardino
 

George Millush - Daimler Chrysler (retired)

George B. Millush is now retired from being the Director of Financial Process Planning for Daimler-Chrysler, a unique position dedicated to process, systems, and organization development in pursuit of achieving Best Practice processes in Finance. He has been an active member of the CAM-I organization since 1993, including participation in the Target Costing, Process Management, and Value Quest publications. George was the CAM-I CMS Program Chairman for two years, and was presented with the Robert A. Bonsack Award for 1997.

George Millush
 

Anthony Pember Grant Thornton LLP

Anthony Pember is a lead for Grant Thornton's Cost and Performance Analytics Service Line. Anthony has a wide range of experience in both the private and public arenas including cost and profitability modeling, model methodology and business rule development, strategic analysis, data analysis, and project management. Anthony has been involved in, and has led, cost management and performance improvement projects for many clients in the United States, Australia, Mexico and Great Britain.
Anthony has experience designing, building, and maintaining cost and predictive models for a number of clients within the Australian Department of Defense, the US Navy, the US Coast Guard, commercial clients, and numerous higher education institutions. Prior to working for Grant Thornton, Anthony was CEO of Pilbara Group, a boutique software and consulting company. Anthony has also spent many years working for multinational pharmaceutical companies, including Bristol Myers Squibb and Schering Plough, where he gained experience in the areas of manufacturing, logistics, marketing, and sales.
Anthony currently serves on the CAM-I Board and is the co-chair of its Environmental Sustainability Interest Group that is currently investigating how methodologies like Activity Based Costing and Target Costing can be applied to the environmental sustainability field. Anthony holds a Bachelor of Science from the Australian National University.

Anthony Pember
 

 Scott Renier - Vice President, Corporate Development, M&A at Navistar Inc

Scott Renier is the Vice President of Corporate Development at Navistar where he is responsible for strategic growth initiatives, developing joint ventures, partnerships, and divestiture activities. He has extensive experience in the M&A field with particularly strong skill sets in negotiations, due diligence and valuation techniques.

Scott has been employed at Navistar for 20+ years and has advanced through several corporate and operational finance roles including recent director-level assignments in Navistar’s Product Development and Procurement/Supply Chain functions, where he was responsible for all finance-related activities including: budgeting, planning, financial controls and special analysis. He managed a staff of 50+ financial analysts accountants and product costing specialists.

Prior to his time in Product Development and Procurement, Scott spent 7 years in Navistar's Corporate Development group, which he helped establish in 2006. While there, Scott led the creation of Navistar's M&A playbook, and completed several deals which drove over $500M of new revenue.

Scott excels in dynamic, cross-functional team environments and in roles where partnering with senior executives to develop actionable strategies for success are highly-valued skills.

In addition to his role at Navistar, Scott serves on the Board of Directors at NewStream Enterprises, Magnum and CAM-I.

Scott Renier 
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