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John Antos


John Antos is president of Value Creation Group, Inc., internationally recognized consulting group providing innovative strategic and operational solutions. Our very experienced management consultants specialize in Activity Based Management/Costing/Budgeting (ABM/ABC/ABB), strategic planning, Balanced Scorecard, outsourcing, performance management, reengineering, quality and value management. 

For 30 years he has consulted and trained executives and managers. His newest seminar and keynote speech is on “Accounting IS Changing! Are YOU Ready? It is based on research and actual experience on 3 continents. It is a stimulating presentation to get Accounting and Finance professionals to think differently based on Executive demand.

He has been President, CFO, Treasurer, and Controller. He turned around company on verge of bankruptcy.  He worked in service, manufacturing, government, nonprofit, and distribution organizations.  While working at Marsh & McLennan, he helped create an ABC costing model in 1976 to write malpractice insurance.

He earned University of Chicago MBA-Accounting, University of Illinois BS in Business Administration, Certified Management Accountant and CFP.  He consults and trains in U.S., Europe, Canada, South & Central America, Caribbean, Middle and Far East. He taught American Management Association’s Activity Based Management/Costing/Budgeting (ABM/ABC/ABB), Balanced Scorecard, Economic Value Added, Performance Management seminars.  He taught Managerial Cost/ABM at U. of Texas-Dallas.

Clients: AARP, AICPA, Allmerica Financial, American Express, AIG (insurance), Alliance Data, Alliance Insurance, AKZO, American Society of Quality, American Presidents, American Ultramar  (oil), Amtrak, AMWEST Savings, Andrew, Arinc, Army Management Staff College (AMSC); ARCO, Arinc (computer systems), BANK ONE, Barbados Telephone, Baxter Healthcare, BET UK, Beatrice, Beech Acres, Blue Cross Blue Shield, Boeing, Brach, CENTEL, CEO Institute, Ciba-Gigy, Citizens Insurance, City of Charlotte, Computer Science, Conagra, Contel, Connaught Labs, Cornell University, Courtald, U.K., Dana Commercial Credit, DART(Dallas Area Rapid Transit), Delta Dental Plans, Dentsply (health care), Defense Logistics Agency, Dept. of Education, Detroit Coca Cola, Digital Equipment, Discover Card, EG &G, Electric Power Research Institute, Emerson, Engelhard (mining), Epson, Fairview Community Hospitals, Federal Bureau of Prisons, Field Packing, First National Bank-Chicago, GATX, General Electric, Goodyear, GSA, Hammond Lead, H.J.Heinz, Hilton, Home Care of Carolinas, Hoechst Celanese, IESC (Poland), Interlake Steel, JC Penney, Johnson & Johnson, KLM, Kuwait National Petroleum, Leahy & Co., LeMANS Group, Liberty Mutual, March of Dimes, Marriott, Masco, Mobil, Moorman, Myo-tronics,  (electronics), Nationwide  Insurance, NBA, National Security Agency(NSA), Navistar, NYCH, Personal Home Care Services, PGA, Philips Electronics, Phillips Petroleum, Phoenix Duff & Phelps, Printpack, Rank Video, RCI, Redmond (beauty aids), Reliance Electric, Riverbend (agriculture), ROHO (health care), Rosemount, Russell, Sallie Mae(student loans), San Diego Gas & Electric, Sara Lee, Saudi Aramco, ServiceMaster, Seta, SKF, Solarex, State of Mississippi & Tennessee, Sun Life of Canada, Tempel Steel, Thompson (publishing), Treasury Department, United Methodist Church Board of Pensions, United Telecome (computers), U.S. Air Force, Army, Navy, U.S. Pharmacopeial, U.S. Postal Service, U.S. West, Visiting Nurse Services of Southern Maine, Wausau Insurance, and Western Co.  He spoke for AICPA, CAM-I, Cost Con; CMC2000; Financial Institutions, Illinois Cemetery Assoc., National Soft Drink Association, IASA, LOMA (insurance association) , President's Forum.

Co-authored Activity Management for Services Industries, Government Entities, & Nonprofit Organizations (Wiley); Driving Value Using Activity Budgeting (Wiley);"Activity Based Budgeting" Handbook Budgeting Supplement; "Activity Based Management" Management Accountant's Handbook; Intermediate Finance & Accounting-Next Step, Modern Cost Accounting, Management Course- Finance for AMA, "Applying ABC to Purchasing" and "Creating Bill of Activities" AMA's Finance Forum, and "ABM for Service, Not-for-Profit, and Government Organizations" in Journal of Cost Management.  

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