CONSULTANT PROFILES

A strong consultant can be a key factor in your team's success.  We have listed a few highly-skilled, results-oriented consultants who have worked with us on multiple engagements over the years.  They come with a consulting mindset to provide value at all times. That mindset enables focused and timely results that make a difference.  Our consultants deliver the results you want, on-time, and within budget.
 
Mike Barger

Mike is an accomplished senior operations executive and consultant bringing over 40 years experience in financial services to Antaean Solutions.  He has been a consultant on multiple engagements and has extensive capabilities in banking operations, operating risk management, acquisitions, call centers, process improvement and strategic planning. Prior to consulting Mike was a Senior VP for two large banks.  He served several years as Operations Manager for each. Mike is a cross-functional leader who works well with multiple levels of a corporation, establishing channels of communication to secure the attainment of enterprise wide business objectives.  

Milton Bentley

Milton brings over 24 years of experience to his engagements. He has extensive experience as a consultant in treasury services, commercial bank, commercial card, and loan operations with specialization in project/program management, risk management, change management, acquisition planning, business Intelligence and analytics, and process analysis/process improvement.  Milton has received extensive accolades for quickly assimilating information to establish creative strategies for acquisition preparation, acquisition integration, and risk management while ensuring successful financial returns. Prior to becoming a consultant, Milton served as Senior VP at a large bank in customer experience for 9 years. Both as an employee and as a consultant, he has a successful track record of rapidly identifying issues, recommending solutions, managing change, reporting progress, and proving results.

Bill Harris

Bill has managed securities and treasury services banking processes in the US and provided management consulting in worldwide securities and treasury services, with a concentration in corporate trust. Bill has advised management of financial institutions in the US, Europe, Russia and Japan. His consulting experience includes enterprise risk review programs, business process documentation, process improvement, functional unit integration analysis, system selection, consolidation, conversion and other change implementation. Prior to consulting Bill served as VP and Corporate Trust Manager for one of the largest banks in the US. He also managed administrative and operations functions in securities services.

Cindy Hertenstein

Cindy is a results-oriented financial services executive with demonstrated ability to lead geographically dispersed, cross-functional teams in the successful planning and execution of large, strategic change initiatives. She has directed teams through complex business and technology integration efforts resulting in operational efficiencies, enhanced products and improved customer service. Cindy effectively operates at the enterprise and line of business level by building collaborative relationships and fostering teamwork. A few of her key areas of expertise include: program/project management, personnel management, post-merger integration management, business process design, business requirements analysis, resource allocation, account relationship management and budgeting. Before joining Antaean Solutions as a consultant Cindy worked for a top-five bank for 31 years where she served as VP and Senior VP in financial card services, the investment management group and asset and wealth management.

Karim Sidi

With over 19 years experience consulting, Karim is known as a versatile, seasoned consultant with broad experience in business analysis, due diligence and modeling.  He is a proven performer in development and execution of knowledge management and analytics strategies solving critical business problems and creating value through cross-functional integrative collaboration.  Karim brings valuable experience in performance and productivity improvement, risk management, cost reduction, project management, training and content development, strategy, modeling, metrics and scorecard development, programming, process optimization and lean and operational management.

Cindi Baker

Cindi has over 25 years of experience in the banking industry with expertise in operations. Over her career she has earned a reputation as an insightful consultant in multiple service areas, including process improvement, project management, core analytics, change management, research and reconciliation, and item processing. Cindi brings an interpersonal style that demonstrates effective communication with her clients and as a result has built lasting relationships. Prior to becoming a consultant, Cindi served as a Retail Bank Operations Manager for one of the largest banks in the US with direct responsibility and leadership for a staff of up to 300 employees. Those responsibilities included managing a high volume operations team responsible for exception resolution, electronic banking, cash and transit, and customer research.

Steve Pidgeon

Steve is a results-driven senior ATM operations executive with 24 plus years experience. His specialties include ATM operations, installation, service, and marketing. He has outstanding project management, vendor management, communication, presentation and negotiation skills with a unique combination of interpersonal and analytical abilities. Steve owned and operated an ATM rigging and solution company for 16 years, working for banks, credit unions and manufacturers in the Midwest. Prior to that he managed ATM operations for a Midwest bank for 7 years and was in branch management for 2 years. His ability to take ownership of any project makes him a valuable asset on any engagement. 

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