C. Lynn Northrup is an author, authoritative business advisor and consultant. He has more than 40 years of experience as a controller, CPA and operational consultant serving a wide variety of industries. He is the author of Dynamics of Profit-Focused Accounting and Profitable Sarbanes-Oxley Compliance, both published by J. Ross Publishing, Inc. Mr. Northrup specializes in conducting operational and workflow assessments focused on business process improvement (Lean Manufacturing and Six Sigma). He has extensive knowledge and experience in business performance management and measurement and the application of strategic cost management and analysis concepts. He has also developed a new business, accounting and reporting model utilizing the components of throughput accounting for application with Lean manufacturing programs. Mr. Northrup was formerly with PricewaterhouseCoopers and has held various management and executive positions.