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CHRIS LYNCH

Consultant, Akramoff LLC

Chris Lynch is a public sector consultant with over 10 years of experience with local government agencies. He specializes in Public Works operations, with an emphasis on financial and business intelligence of both capital delivery programs and maintenance labor operations. Chris’ educational background is in Accounting & Finance, working as a public finance professional alongside many levels of management including department directors and elected representatives. His solutions successfully integrate the growth impacts of change with internal operational improvements and efficiencies, emphasizing a commitment to team deliverables and solutions. He has developed a capital project delivery fiscal program, a grant application program, and data analytics program where each provides KPIs, practical solutions, and oversight ability.

Elevate your Public Works operation with my specialized CIP Financial Program. My expertise in financial operations, including GAAP accounting and revenue planning, offers a tailored approach to maximize your capital project management and oversight. Designed for public agencies aiming for operational excellence and financial clarity in Public Works, this program ensures your projects are on track, transparent, and strategically funded.

This program includes:

  • In-depth Financial and Business Reconciliation: Aligning your capital project portfolio with financial strategies for enhanced efficiency and optimal outcomes.
  • Comprehensive Analysis of Funding: A detailed review of all project funding sources, including appropriations by revenue source, and external funds through grants and interagency agreements.
  • Accurate Cost and Schedule Monitoring: I work with your Project Managers to document up-to-date cost estimates, in the format of your financial system’s chart of accounts structure. Current delivery milestone dates are also documented, providing a clear picture of project timelines and financial commitments.
  • Strategic RYG Status Evaluation: A unique Red-Yellow-Green status gives you a straightforward assessment of a project’s budget and schedule alignment, highlighting areas of concern and opportunity.
  • Power BI Dashboard: Conclude with an exclusive Power BI dashboard, offering powerful customization for detailed analysis and reporting on your capital project portfolio, enhancing transparency and strategic planning.

Purpose

Chris’s purpose focuses on better equipping public maintenance operations to address agency growth's impacts and challenges. His public sector experience began in Parks maintenance, where for four years saw firsthand the variety of challenges maintenance operations face in the field day-to-day. He approaches his work with professional expertise and curiosity, striving to address real challenges with practical solutions. He seeks to bring together multiple functions of public operations together through the lens of data and business intelligence opportunities.

An Original And Unique Approach

Chris specializes in leveraging data analytics to facilitate more informed decision making department wide. He uses Microsoft PowerBI to analyze data from both maintenance operations time and effort, and capital project delivery status metrics to coordinate the impacts of a growing or changing enterprise operation. Utilizing his two PowerBI dashboards, he can provide business analysis and reporting on areas of resource allocation, workforce efficiency, task prioritization, cost analysis, and performance evaluations across functions of a public maintenance operation.

Challenge Driven Services

As a consultant, Chris focuses on financial and general data analysis to provide solutions geared towards connecting a public agency's accounting and budgetary requirements to the maintenance and capital delivery operations occurring on the ground. Uniquely skilled as an effective translator between accounting, financial planning, capital project management, and maintenance operations. His public finance experience gives him the ability to coordinate internal stakeholders effectively, assess problems efficiently, and recommend practical solutions for operational implementation.

Business Information

  1. Is your Capital Improvement Program (CIP) currently operating without essential financial oversight personnel?
  2. Are you looking to establish consistent oversight and enhance reporting capabilities within your CIP?
  3. Does your approach to capital grant acquisition lack a unified strategy and standard processes?
  4. Are you encountering challenges with fragmented, decentralized public works data that's difficult to leverage effectively?
  5. Do you find it challenging to assess operational performance and make decisions driven by reliable data?

Areas Of Impact

Chris can offer:

  • Data Analytics Program
  • Microsoft PowerBI Dashboards
  • Capital Project Management
  • Maintenance Labor Time & Effort
  • Public Works Business Report
  • Capital Project Management Fiscal Program
  • Grant Application Program
  • Program Assessments
  • Fleet Modeling
  • Utility Rate Modeling
  • Resource Request Business Cases

Purpose

Chris’s purpose focuses on better equipping public maintenance operations to address agency growth's impacts and challenges. His public sector experience began in Parks maintenance, where for four years saw firsthand the variety of challenges maintenance operations face in the field day-to-day. He approaches his work with professional expertise and curiosity, striving to address real challenges with practical solutions. He seeks to bring together multiple functions of public operations together through the lens of data and business intelligence opportunities.

Challenge Driven Services

As a consultant, Chris focuses on financial and general data analysis to provide solutions geared towards connecting a public agency's accounting and budgetary requirements to the maintenance and capital delivery operations occurring on the ground. Uniquely skilled as an effective translator between accounting, financial planning, capital project management, and maintenance operations. His public finance experience gives him the ability to coordinate internal stakeholders effectively, assess problems efficiently, and recommend practical solutions for operational implementation.

An Original And Unique Approach

Chris specializes in leveraging data analytics to facilitate more informed decision making department wide. He uses Microsoft PowerBI to analyze data from both maintenance operations time and effort, and capital project delivery status metrics to coordinate the impacts of a growing or changing enterprise operation. Utilizing his two PowerBI dashboards, he can provide business analysis and reporting on areas of resource allocation, workforce efficiency, task prioritization, cost analysis, and performance evaluations across functions of a public maintenance operation.

Areas Of Impact

Chris can offer:

  • Data Analytics Program
  • Microsoft PowerBI Dashboards
  • Capital Project Management
  • Maintenance Labor Time & Effort
  • Public Works Business Report
  • Capital Project Management Fiscal Program
  • Grant Application Program
  • Program Assessments
  • Fleet Modeling
  • Utility Rate Modeling
  • Resource Request Business Cases

Business Success Impacts

With years of experience, Chris has built a variety of practical solutions to common challenges faced by public maintenance operations. This includes a capital delivery fiscal charter that better aligns capital deliveries with the demands of public accounting, funding appropriations, external funding pursuits, and internal budget processes. Additionally, the program is supported by a quarterly review that confirms and extracts key delivery information to provide KPIs and Microsoft PowerBI dashboard. His expertise in grants broadly includes the strategic planning of future opportunities, capital project identification, application materials and submissions, grant award administration, and audit compliance. This skillset uniquely positions him to elevate internal grant efforts from beginning to end.

Business Information

Akramoff carries commercial general liability insurance in amounts not less than $2 million and professional liability insurance of $1 million appropriate to the project. Akramoff actively supports all human beings in fully utilizing their gift, skill, and passion to live the life they choose. We do not discriminate against any individuals or firms because of their race, color, marital status, age, sex, national origin, handicap, creed, or sexual orientation.

“The most rewarding things you do in life are often the ones that look like they cannot be done."
- Arnold Palmer

Expertise

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Business Intelligence

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Capital Grant Writing

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Utility Rate Modeling

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Asset Management Systems

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Microsoft PowerBI

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Public Accounting (GAAP)

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Fleet Modeling

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GIS

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Capital Financial Planning

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Public Financial Systems

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Maintenance Operations

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Stakeholder Coordination