Dawn Sedgley, founding principal of Alta Via Consulting, has been a leader and subject matter expert in ERP design, implementation, testing, and advisory capacities for over 20 years. Dawn has experience in both the private and public sectors within the areas of Budgeting, Planning, Management Accounting, and Effective Enterprise Management. Dawn’s mission for Alta Via Consulting is to remain at the forefront of advanced strategic and managerial accounting practices within sophisticated ERP environments. Her vision for Alta Via has been realized by fostering the company’s international reputation and developing a team of highly specialized consultants. Key aspects of Dawn’s role include, operating as project lead and knowledge consultant for full-lifecycle system integration projects; Management accounting conceptual design; business process re-engineering; implementation of best practices; managing various projects and project teams simultaneously; and, in-depth business case analysis. By performing and monitoring these events, Dawn successfully addresses client’s corporate and project expectations, through sound recommendations and effective enterprise optimization solutions. Dawn’s expertise in managerial accounting and SAP systems led her to co-author The 123s of ABC in SAP, published by Wiley in 2001. She graduated from Purdue University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Financial Planning, and completed her MBA, with concentrations in Logistics & Transportation and Information Systems, from the University of Tennessee in 1992. For the last 8 years, Dawn has been working with the Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Army for Cost and Economics to transform their management accounting processes and decision support information.

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