About

About

Bio

Mr. Zarrella has over 15 years of successful Corporate Finance experience, with expertise in Financial Planning and Analysis, Business Development, Corporate Development and Treasury Management.

Currently serving as Director of Business Planning and Analysis for Cablevision Systems Corporation, Mr. Zarrella previously served as Director of Financial Planning and Analysis, Vice President of Sales Operations, Vice President Strategic Planning and Development and Vice President of Corporate Development at Frontier Communications Corporation. Prior to Frontier Communications, Mr. Zarrella was Group Vice President of Finance for Century Communications Company and for Centennial Cellular Corporation.
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Expertise

  • Mergers
  • Due Diligence
  • Financial Analysis
  • Competitive Analysis
  • Strategy
  • Corporate Finance
  • Strategic Planning
  • Investor Relations
  • Budgets
  • Investments

PROGRAMMING SKILLS

Adobe Photoshop
80%
Adobe Illustrator
50%
HTML and CSS
60%
WordPress
90%

DESIGNING SKILLS

Experiences

Director, Business Planning and Analytics

Cablevision Systems Corporation

2015
-
Present

Pricing of varied Video, High Speed Data and Voice Products, Packages and Offers.

Competitive positioning; Economic impact; Product Portfolio fit.

Develop tools to analyze and forecast Price Sensitivity, Sales and Churn Propensity.

Product and Offer Dashboard; New Offer and Pricing Template.

Develop Pricing and Packaging recommendations for new Products and Services.

Wireless, OTT Video packages, Premium Technical Services.

Develop Competitive insights; identify opportunities to maximize Market Share and Profit.

Member of various project teams executing Pricing, Product and Package launches.

Director of Financial Planning and Analysis

Frontier Communications Corporation

2009
-
2015

Finance Lead for I.R. Presentations; Long Term Financial Planning; M. & A. analyses.

Finance Lead for Video, Data, Wireless Strategies – $700 Million Revenue, $150 Million Capital.

Business Case development for new Products and Offers; Product Launch teams member.

Vice President Sales Operations, Commercial Business Development

Frontier Communications Corporation

2008
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2008

Drove Incremental Commercial Revenue Growth in 2008.

Quotas/Compensation plans; Support platforms; Led development of Commercial Products.

Vice President Strategic Planning and Development

Frontier Communications Corporation

2004
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2007

Secured over $150 Million in annual revenue and over 100,000 subscribers.

Led Video service and Website launches; negotiated distribution, content, search, monetization deals.

Member of executive team responsible for Wireless Voice and Data strategy.

Vice President Corporate Development

Frontier Communications Corporation

1999
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2004

Led M. & A. activity; closed $4.1 Billion of acquisitions and $1.9 Billion of divestitures.

Led Financial Planning and Investor Relations; managed Rating Agency relationships.

Group Vice President of Finance

Century Communications Company and Centennial Cellular Corp.

1997
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1999

Structured, negotiated and closed Bank Agreements, Loan Syndications totaling $2.3 Billion.

Structuring, documentation of Debt and Equity offerings.

Responsible for Investor Relations, Rating Agency relationships.

Development and management of Treasury policies, Financial Derivative programs.

Led Corporate Development Due Diligence efforts.

$518 Million of M. & A. and $1.5 Billion of Joint Ventures structured.

Long-Term Planning; Business Case development for Cable, Wireless, Data and Satellite.

Director, Corporate Finance and Strategic Planning / Manager, Budgets and Financial Analysis

Century Communications Company and Centennial Cellular Corp.

1990
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1997

Responsible for Internal Financial Reporting and Planning; various Cable, Wireless and Telecom Financial and Strategic Analyses; Operating and Capital Budgeting; Inventory and Procurement programs.

Launched new Budgeting, Internal Reporting and Fulfillment systems; evaluated and streamlined existing systems.

Multiple Positions

MultiVision Cable TV

1988
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1990

Manager, Financial Analysis (Jan. 1989 – Oct. 1990)

Corporate Cash Manager (Jan. 1988 – Dec. 1988)

Education


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MBA, Finance

West Haven, CT

University of New Haven


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BBA, Concentration in IS

Danbury, CT

Western Connecticut State University

CONTACT

Contact Info

  • Bronxville, NY
  • maz0506@gmail.com