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Allen Faucett, Consulting Practice Partner, has over 25 years
experience providing financial management and consulting services for
public and private entities, emerging disadvantaged businesses.
Currently, Mr. Faucett is a partner in the Certified Public
Accounting firm of Brooks, Faucett & Robertson LLP.
BFR provides accounting, auditing, tax, and technology consulting
services to emerging firms in Illinois, Wisconsin and Indiana.
Previously, Mr. Faucett was the proprietor of WINTEC, a
technology consulting firm established in 1996.
Faucett possesses skills in accounting, entrepreneurship, and financial
computerized information systems, Mr. Faucett provides advice to small
and mid-sized companies on becoming operational efficient and thus
increasing profitability. He
manages consulting engagements with emerging businesses providing direct
expertise in capital development, financial planning, operational
assessments and marketing. He
has assisted businesses with start-up and growth issues in construction,
telecommunications, computer networking, manufacturing, and
distribution. Mr. Faucett
performs audits and other assurance and consulting services for not-for
to establishing WINTEC, Mr. Faucett was a Senior Consultant for RGMA,
Inc., headquartered in Chicago, Illinois.
Mr. Faucett performed among his responsibilities at RGMA, as a
Capital Development Consultant for the inaugural Chicago-based Minority
Enterprise Growth Assistance Center (MEGA) consortium.
In that position, he prepared and evaluated business plans for
emerging businesses attempting to obtain capital in debt or equity
markets and recommended appropriate strategy to obtain financial
resources. Mr. Faucett performed outreach and advocated the Chicago MEGA
Center's programs via seminars and networking in its multi-state region.
a project manager for RGMA’s Mc3D,Inc., emerging firms participation,
Mr. Faucett assisted minority-owned
construction firms working on the design and build team for the $975
million McCormick Place Exposition Center south hall expansion in 1993.
He assessed contractors needs and recommended operational
improvements to increase likelihood of project participation and build
capacity of minority construction contractors.
Mr. Faucett prepared business plans for firms seeking debt,
equity, and contract specific financing, implemented accounting and
project control systems, and recommended growth strategies.
Faucett managed RGMA’s Small Business Administration (SBA) Section
7(j) management and technical assistance program for Section 8(a) firms
in the state of Wisconsin and provided strategic planning and marketing
to Section 8(a) firms in SBA's Region V (Illinois, Indiana, Ohio,
Michigan, and Wisconsin.) He
has presented seminars on such topics as: becoming a SBA Section 8(a)
contractor, marketing to the federal government sector, applying for
business loans with state, local and federal assistance, and preparing
business plans for new entrepreneurs.
to joining RGMA, Mr. Faucett was a Financial Analyst for South Coast Air
Quality Management, Diamond Bar, California, and the world's largest
local environmental control agency.
In that role he was responsible for implementing financial
projects and an out-sourced operational audit program.
At South Coast, Mr. Faucett was instrumental in the design and
implementation of an OCR-based payroll and project tracking system. This
system known as the Work Program Tracking System generated important
information allowing South Coast Management to make crucial cost saving
decisions during tough budget negotiations with fee payers and the
positions include as Controller for an Indiana-based "Black
Enterprise 100" petroleum distributor.
He began his professional career with the international public
accounting firm of Ernst and Young in Indianapolis, specializing in
financial institutions. Mr.
Faucett earned his Master of Business Administration (MBA)
in Finance from California State University and his Bachelor of Science
degree in Business Administration with a concentration in Accounting
from the Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana.
He possesses Certified Public Accountant (CPA) and Certified
Internal Auditor (Institute of Internal Auditors) (CIA) professional
Mr. Faucett's past and present affiliations include Illinois CPA Society, Indiana University Alumni Association (Life member), and National Association of Black Accountants.