Samuel Dimson
Senior Director
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Served as the Interim Director of Infrastructure for an international propane distribution company,
Served as Acting Director of IT for a bankrupt directories company
Led multiple requirements gathering, vendor selection and ERP implementation initiatives
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Sam Dimson, a Senior Director with Alvarez & Marsal Performance Improvement in Dallas, specializes in information technology (IT) strategy, organization, operations, governance, and outsourcing / as-a-service models.

With more than 14 years of experience, he has provided revenue assurance services, regulatory risk analysis, business process improvement services, internal audits and Sarbanes-Oxley compliance services to numerous clients in the energy, manufacturing, insurance, retail, technology, communications and healthcare.

Most recently, Mr. Dimson served as the Interim Director of Infrastructure for an international propane distribution company, where he transitioned IT expenditures from a CAP-Ex to an Op-Ex model, consolidated data center operations across five business units, outsourced non-strategic IT services, supported their ERP implementation initiative and reduced IT spend by 30 percent.

Additional engagements include: Acting Director of IT for a bankrupt directories company, where he restructured the IT organization, reduced IT spend, outsourced key network services (data center, email, data and voice networks, call center operations and the helpdesk function) and developed an IT operational and financial roadmap for stakeholders and investors as part of the emergence plan.

Mr. Dimson also served as project lead of a due diligence / revenue assurance review for a major wireless service provider to validate the revenue streams of a regional wireless service provider prior to acquisition. He provided assurance to investors / management regarding key business processes and systems produced and accurately reported revenues.

In addition, he led multiple requirements gathering, vendor selection and ERP implementation initiatives; performed numerous application / system and process control reviews, as well as general risk assessment engagements.

Mr. Dimson assisted multiple companies in their efforts to comply with the Sarbanes-Oxley corporate governess act (Section 404). He advised on the requirements and timeline to comply with the act, determined the scope of the effort, and interacted with external auditors in multiple facets.

He has led audit co-sourcing arrangements for multiple companies to develop, implement and execute internal audit plans, as well as performing enterprise risk assessments to develop and present the plan to audit committees.