In the Autumn 2022 issue of Jetrader, Sophie McAuley, Zeevo Group’s Commercial Outreach and Client Success Lead, writes about the ISTAT Foundation’s efforts to connect its scholarship recipients and ISTAT University studentswith seasoned industry executives, so they can gain guidance and inspiration to shape and advance their careers.
NGL Collective and mitú Merge to Create Largest Digital-first Latinx Media and Entertainment Powerhouse in US
The Zeevo Group team acted as a project manager during GoDigital Media Group’s recent acquisition of NGL Collective with the backing of MEP Capital, a media and entertainment-focused investment firm.
We’ve built an A-Z DEI glossary with a comprehensive list of most commonly used and most useful DEI words – covering everything from terms to describe ethnic groups and gender identity to types of bias and privilege – to make it easy for everyone to understand and use on a daily basis.
Zeevo Group Acts as Project Manager for GoDigital Media Group in Acquisition of Eastern Mountain Sports and Bob’s Stores
The Zeevo Group team acted as a project manager during GoDigital Media Group’s recent acquisition of two leading US regional retailers, Bob’s Storesand Eastern Mountain Sports, from the U.K.-based Frasers Group plc.
Lessors Up Their Game in Driving Aviation’s Sustainable Future with Increased ESG Activity and Reporting
The increasing demand for information regarding aircraft lessors’ Environmental, Social and Governance (“ESG”) strategies and market activities is coming from many stakeholders, chief among them investors and financiers who are giving more importance to the three growing sustainability related factors in their due diligence and credit rating processes.
Zeevo professionals were tasked with designing and supporting the implementation of an inaugural internship program for an aviation client to provide accelerated job placement opportunities for high potential students while building a full-time position pipeline of candidates.
Managing Global Deployment of Workday Financials and Initiating Cross-functional Business Enablement Team
Zeevo professionals assisted the client’s management team in conducting a series of meetings and a multi-day, global off-site workshop that were critical to the leadership alignment.
Zeevo professionals assisted the client’s management team, outside counsel, and the target company’s finance leadership team to obtain and analyze financial information to support a quality of earnings analysis project.
Zeevo professionals have assisted many companies in transforming investor materials into visually engaging content, including a digital media company for which we brought engagement back into their annual report layout.
Zeevo professionals have assisted companies in many industries in transforming investor materials into powerful presentations that effectively tell a succinct company story and relay its investment case in a visually compelling way.
Creating Cohesive and Effective Company Core Messaging and Making it Accessible via Brand Messaging App
At Zeevo, we utilize a brand messaging app to ensure our team effectively tackles any queries that come their way, consistently communicating what the company does and, most importantly, how clients benefit from our services.
Delivering Business Intelligence and Data Warehouse Solutions to Support On-demand Data Modeling, Analysis, and Reporting
Zeevo professionals will equip your business team with a warehouse of data and a suite of business intelligence tools to deliver users’ self-service modeling, analysis, and reporting capabilities via the web or desktop.
Implementing a Records Management System for Aircraft Technical Records with Procedures for Long-term Data Management
Zeevo’s system selection methodology and understanding of business requirements accelerate the selection and implementation of systems that store and protect information, while ensuring integrity and regulatory compliance.
Delivering Project Management Expertise to Facilitate the Design and Successful, On-time Delivery of Mission-critical Initiatives
Zeevo professionals leveraged their expertise in project management to deploy the precise mix of experience and skills required to manage complex projects and deliver the results clients expected for their mission-critical initiatives.
Zeevo professionals designed standard global processes leveraging the client’s current and planned application systems and best practices, as well as provided a multi-year roadmap of transformation initiatives supported by a high-level business case.
Delivering Web Application for Recording and Tracking Maintenance, Repair & Overhaul Facility Details and Activity Data
Zeevo assisted a global aircraft lessor in equiping its Technical team with a .net web-based application that enabled technical managers to record and track MRO facility details and activity data.
Zeevo Group’s Advisory Board Gets Another Boost with Appointment of Transformation and Strategy Expert Kimberly Saxton
Former Estee Lauder executive has joined Zeevo Group’s Finance Transformation practice to bolsters the firm’s market-leading capabilities and advise clients’ C-suites on strategies to unleash newgrowth and value.
Developing and Deploying an iOS Mobile App Integrated with Market Intelligence and Customer Reporting Tools
Zeevo assisted a global aircraft lessor in equiping its commercial team with an Apple iOS-based application that enabled executives to record and share customer and market intelligence updates around the clock, from anywhere in the world.
Delivering End-user Tool for Performing What-if Workload Planning & Analysis of Contract Managers’ Workloads
Zeevo assisted a global aircraft lessor to develop a MS Excel-enabled, end-user tool that gave management the ability to perform on-demand what-if scenario workload planning and results analysis via a suite of business intelligence dashboards and reports.
Implementing an End-user Tool to Track International Interest and Contract of Sale Details for Registry Filing Transactions
Zeevo assisted a global aircraft lessor to develop an MS Excel-based end-user tool for tracking international registry filing milestone dates and tasks, as well as generating a series of Power BI-based reports to satisfy the reporting requirements.
Implementing a Power BI-driven Report Solution Integrated with Leasepoint for Aircraft and Engine Insurance Coverage Review
Zeevo assisted a global aircraft lessor in implementing a Power BI-driven report solution integrated with Leasepoint® to meet the insurance review reporting requirements.
Implementing the Integration Solution for Fleet and Contract Summary Data between Leasepoint and Microsoft Dynamics CRM
Zeevo Group assisted a global aircraft lessor to design and develop the integration solution that automated the extraction of data from Leasepoint for consumption by Microsoft Dynamics CRM.
Creating Master List of Overdue Terms and Remediating Applicable Payment Schedules and Invoice Templates in Leasepoint
Zeevo Group assisted a global aircraft lessor to create a master list of overdue terms and remediate the applicable payment schedules and invoice templates in Leasepoint.
Deploying Power BI Dashboard to Automate Reporting of Contract Summary and Asset Data from Leasepoint
Zeevo Group assisted a global aircraft lessor’s legal department with the design and deployment of a Power BI report that automated the extraction of lease agreement, asset, and asset history data from Leasepoint to meet the reporting requirements.
Strengthening Enterprise Risk Management by Providing Assurance over Extended Business Relationships
Zeevo professionals have assisted lessors to assess and implement processes that streamline reporting and reduce the risks associated with the inaccuracy of self-declared utilization statements, averting negative revenue impacts.
Zeevo Group Further Expands Advisory Board to Tap into Rising Market Demand for Finance Transformation
Former Intellectual Ventures and Deloitte expert Stacy Townes has joined Zeevo Group’s Finance Transformation practice to augment the company’s audit, risk, and compliance capabilities in continued efforts to deliver market-leading finance solutions to clients across industries.
Zeevo Group developed and implemented a data warehouse solution for a global aircraft lessor that leveraged the data from Leasepoint® and a collection of data warehouse aware MS Excel spreadsheets to fill any reporting data gaps.
Zeevo Group developed monthly and quarterly views of component utilization data for a leading global lessor’s startegic planning team, which included year-over-year, average, and percentage change over time calculations.
Zeevo Group designed, developed, and installed a Technical Specification report and an optimized ADS template for a leading global lessor to use when collecting up-to-date aircraft data.
Enhancing Aircraft Technical Project Management with Web Application Integrating Fleet and Contract Summary Data
Zeevo Group developed an integrated .net web application for a global aircraft lessor’s technical department, leveraging fleet and lease data in Leasepoint® to inform decision-making by enabling tracking and visibility into key technical project details.
Zeevo Group developed and implemented a solution that extracts Office 365 user sign-in audit logs and transforms them for business intelligence use.
Zeevo Group developed and implemented a new Leasepoint® installed report for a leading global aircraft lessor to project redelivery condition compliance and maintenance status details at redelivery or earliest possible termination.
Zeevo Group developed and implemented a solution for a leading global aircraft lessor to extract lease file information from SharePoint and fleet details from Leasepoint to integrate both sets of data for use with business intelligence tools.
Zeevo designed, developed, and implemented a solution for a leading global lessor that forecasts aircraft’s maintenance status (e.g., future shop visits) and associated cashflows for each component on a day-to-day basis.
Facilitating an Offsite Departmental Meeting and Onboarding of a New Leader to Build Effective Workplace Relationships
Zeevo Group organized an offsite meeting for a technology client’s cross-departmental team to onboard a high-level executive and facilitate a hands-on transition, accounting for organizational politics, culture, and people pain points.
As a trustee, Joey will support advancing the far-reaching initiatives that have earned the ISTAT Foundation an industry-wide reputation as a leader in shaping the next generation of aviation leaders.
Our new Advisory Board member and former Boeing business and finance leader joins Zeevo’s Finance Transformation practice to bolster the company’s capabilities and provide innovative end-to-end solutions to clients’ evolving financial and operational challenges.
Our aviation client was challenged with standardizing policies & procedures to ensure compliance with management’s expectations and regulatory standards. Zeevo professionals documented the requisite procedures for critical business processes, strengthening efficiencies, delivering leading practices, and providing cross-training to support backfilling across the organization.
Assessing the Finance Function’s Process Maturity and Benchmarking Its Performance Against Industry Leaders
Our client was challenged when developing a comprehensive finance organization vision and design, with its resources being constrained by the current economic climate. Zeevo Group was engaged to benchmark the Finance function against leading industry performers, as well as assess the maturity of the company’s internal finance processes.
Several of our clients wanted to up their game by building a distinctive and compelling presence on social media channels for their organizations and employees. Zeevo’s Creative Services team collaborated with management to leverage our #communications toolbox to develop a customized social media strategy with company and employee profile branding guidelines and engagement activities.
Building a Unique Internal Brand to Ignite Corporate Culture and Amplify Employee Connection to a Company’s External Brand
Several of our clients faced the challenge of building a unique and compelling internal identity for their organizations that would effectively transform employees into willing brand advocates. Zeevo Group’s Creative Services team collaborated with management to leverage our visibility-building expertise to create a positive internal brand strategy along with visual assets that connected employees to clients’ external brands.
Zeevo professionals assisted the lessor in establishing a robust data entry process for Leasepoint®, with built-in quality assurance, input methodology, staff training, and status trackers to facilitate the sourcing and entry of data.
Our CEO Joey Johnsen is one of Business Journals Leadership Trust’s experts who frequently share their thoughts on best practices and advise businesses on how they can achieve excellence in operations, deliver exceptional value to customers, and cultivate a highly effective workplace culture.
Zeevo professionals assisted a global aircraft lessor in defining business requirements and facilitating a records management system selection project. The client benefited from a tailored approach to the selection process that delivered a custom road map and clear project framework, leveraing our team’s extensive records system experience and inights into the requisite vendor evaluation criteria, price negotiations, and potential system implementation challenges
Coordinating the Smooth Transition of Data from the Acquired Entity to the Acquiring Organization’s Systems
Zeevo professionals deployed our integrated DM approach for a leading global lessor that required the transformation and migration of #aircraft fleet data following the acquisition of a competitor’s platform. The client benefited from Zeevo’s in-depth integration experience, achieving alignment before the cut-over and alleviating challenges associated with switching from existing systems to target systems.
Following the acquisition of a competitor’s platform with a sizable aircraft portfolio, a leading lessor needed to shut down its existing ERP in favor of implementing AerData’s CMS® and Infor’s SunSystems® application systems for the combined entity. Zeevo Group’s professionals devised an integrated implementation plan and facilitated the transition to the new ERP systems, with the goal of harmonizing process, data, and compliance requirements and minimizing the impact on day-to-day operations.
Establishing a Well-Run SOX Controls and Compliance Environment to Support a Public Company’s Growth
Zeevo Group’s internal audit and compliance team has assisted a NASDAQ-listed real-estate development company to bring its operations in line with the Sarbanes-Oxley Act. Leveraging our team’s strategic thinking, technical capability, and deep-seated SOX insights, we ensured our client’s team got up-to-speed on the latest legislation and put in place the required processes to help inform business decision-making and enhance internal control.
Providing PMO Oversight and Support for Resource Alignment & Cost Monitoring to Drive a Portfolio of Deals Toward Completion
Zeevo Group has assisted a leading media / technology company that was challenged in managing a portfolio of $200 million+ in deals through completion. We reviewed the existing processes and assessed the required level of project oversight needed from key process owners and stakeholders, with a focus on improving governance, transparency, and team communication.
Zeevo designed and facilitated a custom, scenario-based training and led multi-departmental training sessions, both in-person and remotely, supported by Zeevo-authored end-user manuals and desktop procedures.
Zeevo Group’s cross-functional team of Finance, Risk, Compliance, and Technology professionals has assisted many client organizations, particularly in aviation aircraft leasing, in maintaining effective PMO oversight and support for their pre- and post-M&A integration processes.
Zeevo Group’s multidisciplinary team of Technical and Contract Risk and Compliance professionals has assisted a global aircraft lessor to deploy a Repeatable Aircraft Inspection and Technical Audit Monitoring Program supported by a Technical Monitoring Scorecard.
The Zeevo Group Technical team has assisted a global aircraft leasing company with gathering and reconciling utilization and technical data for each contractual component of their mid-sized aircraft fleet. The client benefited from new processes that resulted in significant improvements in timely receipt of utilization reports and efficient maintenance of accurate and current operator information through automated information collection tools and utilization reporting dashboards.
The Zeevo Group Finance team has assisted a consumer product client in improving operational and control processes that resulted in a reduction of errors, an efficient handling of exceptions, and a streamlining of each period-end close. As a trusted advisor, we reviewed the existing processes and identified improvement opportunities and efficiencies for the organization, while developing and deploying harmonized, synchronized, and rationalized policies and procedures.
Creating a world-class Information Technology (“IT”) operating model requires gaining an in-depth understanding of the strategic technology needs of an organization, as well as coalescing the human aspect of its operation – the people who employ the technical tools to innovate, optimize processes, and solve operational challenges.
Navigating the M&A Integration Process with a Focus on Managing Enterprise Risk and Internal Controls
Managing risk has never been more imperative as aviation businesses are charting their paths toward recovery—and the eventual resumption of growth—while eyeing emergent investment opportunities amid the Covid19-strained global operating environment.
With increasing numbers of potential clients and new hires turning to mobile devices to interact with businesses and examine their footprints, having a spiffed-up website is no longer enough—social media pages, in particular employees’ pages from the C-suite to interns alike, are becoming the center of attention.
Zeevo Group and AMS Aircraft Services Team Up to Assist Clients in Transitioning Commercial Aircraft
The new strategic alliance aims to deploy the companies’ capabilities, tech tools, and know-how to deliver commercial aircraft technical services to clients in the Americas and beyond.
Part of effective lessee management and retention is knowing how to communicate effectively. Read an article in Airfinance Global Dublin 2020 conference daily which appeared on January 22, 2020.
Joey Johnsen will support AWAR’s ongoing efforts to help propel the next generation of women to key leadership positions across the aviation industry.
With the announcement of changes to its executive leadership, the company has reiterated its commitment to innovation and expanding capabilities to advance to the next stage of development.
Former Aircastle executive’s hire further expands Zeevo’s aviation capabilities and expertise in advanced analytics to deliver solutions for lessors and OEMs that drive sustained operational efficiency and profitability.
Paul McDowell, Zeevo Group’s Senior Advisor, spoke with HSBC’s Jeff Bevelander, Thought Leadership, Global Banking, about his career in finance, the challenges he is facing in his role as Treasurer, and how technology has transformed the field.
Leasepoint is a powerful and flexible tool for enhancing an aircraft lessor’s operations. With in-depth knowledge of the daily workings of a leasing platform, Zeevo Group can deliver a tailored, customer-focused and nimble approach to the Leasepoint system’s optimization.
Driven by growth ambitions and facing the accelerating pace of market consolidation, lessors with well-implemented enterprise architectures benefit from both cost- and differentiation-based competitive advantages over their rivals.
Zeevo clients, in particular aircraft lessors, now have access to the firm’s comprehensive treasury advisory services augmented with Salmon’s integrated treasury platform
Business Intelligence, data and analytics solutions have the power to deliver meaningful, measurable, and sustainable operations improvements
A successful implementation of Leasepoint or the enhancement of an existing system requires a trusted technology partner who has in-depth knowledge and industry expertise.
The company is named to the National Registry of Continuing Professional Education (“CPE”) Sponsors, offered by the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy.
The collaboration leverages the company’s expertise in technology and aviation to build the NPO’s online presence and reinforce its brand.
With the new year 2019 in full swing, what a fitting time to reflect on and acknowledge all the hard work and effort of our exceptional global Zeevo team in 2018.
The company continues to expand the capabilities of its Treasury Practice to deliver innovative solutions for world-class finance operations
The company continues to expand the capabilities of its Treasury Practice to deliver innovative solutions for world-class finance operations
Delivering finance integration success through flawless execution: strategic value of IT in M&As
Zeevo Group explores how data-driven business and technology solutions are expected to impact and alter the competitive business landscape in the aircraft leasing industry in the near future.
We, at Zeevo Group, recognize the importance of continuous improvement in every aspect of operations. We applaud this year’s winners for achievement, innovation, and brilliance within the aviation finance industry, which have propelled their businesses to new heights.
Zeevo Group Delivers Rigorous Data Analytics Solutions for Lessors to Enable Rapid Decision-Making and Bolster Competitive Advantage
Zeevo Group Principals and aircraft leasing veterans, Joey Johnsen and Karen Curtis, underscore the importance of rigorous data analysis in enabling lessors’ rapid decision-making and bolstering their competitive advantage
Consultancy Delivers Rigorous Data Analytics Solutions for Lessors to Enable Rapid Decision-Making and Bolster Competitive Advantage
Zeevo Group Deploys Expertise on Implementations of Cloud-Based Financial System and Audit Management Software
Company Continues to Strengthen Position at the Forefront of Providing Financial and Enterprise Systems Solutions Impacting the Marketplace
Lessors are progressively utilising asset information-related enabling technologies to more effectively track engine status, location and future expectations, differentiating themselves from the competition and maximising maintenance revenue.
Zeevo recognized by the CIOReview magazine as one of the most promising enterprise architecture companies
Our EA methodology is agile; we design and implement architectures that can evolve over time rather than the traditional ‘current versus future state’ approach
Seattle-based Zeevo Group took advantage of the ISTAT Foundation Internship Program by hiring Joshua Trygg
Company Continues to Pursue Opportunities to Acquire Expertise to Generate Innovative Solutions for Aircraft Lessors
Zeevo Group flags the risks to the aviation finance industry and shows lessors how to safeguard against them
Growing Team Continues to Expand Presence at Leading Industry Events to Apprise Lessors of Next-Gen Data Security and Process Improvement Solutions
A partner to the growing aircraft leasing industry…
Colleagues from across the aircraft leasing industry are gathering this week in Hong Kong at the 18th Annual Asia Pacific Airfinance conference.
In an ongoing effort to educate executives about the ever-expanding data requirements within the aviation industry, Zeevo Group has published an editorial in the Airfinance Journal’s annual magazine, which examines the ways to ensure the accuracy, efficiency, and efficacy of a leasing company’s vital data to prevent any outsize impact on its financials.
Zeevo Group Principal John McCartney to Discuss Enhanced Data Analytics.
Zeevo Group (“Zeevo”), a leading provider of professional services, today announced the addition of Ethan Ross to its rapidly growing team.
Industry Executive Sandra Telfare Joins the Company’s Leadership Team
Zeevo is honored to have worked with the Airfinance Journal and acknowledge the outstanding leadership and efforts of those companies and individuals recognized with 2016 Global Awards at the 37th Annual North American Airfinance Conference in New York this past month.
We are thrilled to join our colleagues and other industry leaders this March in San Diego while also increasing awareness of Zeevo and spreading the word about our company and services.
Karen Curtis, principal at Zeevo Group, explores a gap in the leasing market for outsourced IT solutions and enterprise software development.
Joey Johnsen, principal at Zeevo Group, explores the unique technology demands of the aircraft leasing industry.