Maddie Allenspach Maddie Allenspach Kukura is an SAP Finance Manager, who has been with Deloitte Consulting since 2014. She graduated summa cum laude from California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration concentrated in Finance and a minor in Spanish. Maddie has global, crossindustry client experience in Utilities, Consumer Products, High Tech, and Life Sciences across 100+ countries. She has undergone the full lifecycle of SAP implementations, including experience in implementation strategy and post-production support. She has become a trusted advisor for her clients as both a Finance and Localization Subject Matter Expert and in overall project delivery and management. She has spoken on a Central Finance panel at the SAP Aerospace & Defense Conference as well as at the Southern California America’s SAP Users’ Group (ASUG) on RPA and Machine Learning in SAP S/4HANA Finance. While Maddie has served as a contributor to publications in the past, this is her fi rst published book as the lead author. Maddie lives in sunny San Diego with her husband, Adam, and corgi puppy, Russell Popsicle.