Technology & IT Services

Sherese Y Duncan

Sherese Y Duncan

Current City: Charlotte, NC
Chapter: Charlotte SCORE

Duncan is President and CEO of Efficio, Incorporated, Founder of For Educators and is a distinguished Professor of Entrepreneurship at Central Piedmont Community College.  One of the most sought after speakers and business strategist by organizations and entrepreneurs alike, Duncan has served as a SCORE counselor in Charlotte NC since 2006 and has developed and taught entrepreneurial training for Entrepreneurs, Professionals, and Business Owners around the world through Efficio's School of Business for Entrepreneurs.  She has also taught undergraduate and non-credit courses on business strategy, business systems, technology, internet, social media, financial management, human capital, marketing, and many other disciplines of entrepreneurship for Central Piedmont Community College, Rowan-Cabarrus Community College, the Small Business Administration, the Georgia Minority Supplier Development Council, the Small Business Development Technical Center in Georgia, SCORE, and various other non-profit entrepreneurial centers.

She is the author of the premier Getting to the CORE of Business® strategic development curriculum, now in its second edition.  It is one of the first non-credit curriculum for existing entrepreneurs focused on building a complete Small Business System.  Over 500 entrepreneurs and students have engaged in training and education using CORE content and is currently supported by the City of Charlotte North Carolina for qualifying entrepreneurial students attending CPCC's Institute of Entrepreneurship.  Duncan has also written entrepreneurial articles that are syndicated worldwide and a variety of instructional ebooks, courses and seminars.

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BS
MBA

Bob Goedjen

 Experience in Technology Company Management  Bob's career includes 40 years in

Bob Goedjen

Current City: Saratoga, CA

Experience in Technology Company Management  Bob's career includes 40 years in the Semiconductor Industry. During that time he worked for a Fortune 500 company as well as two smaller companies.  He was a Managing Consultant at a company that worked with medium and small sized manufacturers in Northern California before he retired and joined Silicon Valley SCORE.  Although managing manufacturing both in the USA, Mexico and the Philippines his career featured many years of sales and marketing management.   The scope of his experience included both domestic and world-wide marketing and sales.  He was highly successful in forming long term partnerships with International sales representatives as well as sales teams in the US.    Even though he has many years of marketing and sales experience he also has worked in non-profit organizations as CFO and Treasurer as well as program manager for SBIR grants.  He now has been with Silicon Valley SCORE for over 10 years.

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University of Michigan

Post Graduate courses:

Product Liability and Intellectual Product Rights

Senior and corporate management courses by Raytheon

EPA sponsored courses.

Nancy Bukovina

Nancy Bukovina

Current City: Basking Ridge, NJ

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BA, Political Science, University of Pittsburgh; MBA, Finance, Lehigh University</p>

Dr. James T Karam Jr.

Dr. James T Karam Jr.

Current City: Weeki Wachee, FL

Over 40 years experience in the development of large-scale systems, both commercial and in aerospace. Started my career with 14 years as an R&D officer in the US Air Force, working with military satellites, as an associate professor teaching graduate Engineering courses, and as a project manager at DARPA. Then was the Director of Systems Engineering and Program Director for one of the Tomahawk cruise missile developments at General Dynamics Convair as well as VP, Engineering for the Advanced Systems Division of UTC. In the commercial world, as their VP Systems Engineering, my team at Sony developed the automated control system for DirecTV's broadcast facilities. We developed advanced medical imaging equipment at Philips Medical and at Lunar Corp as their VP of Operations, responsible for R&D, Manufacturing, and Customer Service of this worldwide bone densitometry leader. Ended my employed career as Senior VP, Engineering and Program Management at Cubic Transportation Systems, the dominant supplier of automated fare collection equipment for transit agencies worldwide.

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Ph.D. (specialty in Automatic Control), Purdue University, 1972
M.S. Aerospace Eng. (with Distinction), AF Institute of Technology, 1966
B.S. Mechanical Eng. (with High Honors), University of Arkansas, 1964

Genie (Gene) K Graham

Genie (Gene) K Graham

Current City: Fairhope, AL

Retired Vice President of Electronic Data Systems (EDS) with responsibilities in operations, sales, finance, computers, telecommunications and government contracts. Also, served as a consultant to Price Waterhouse Coopers, LLP on governmental contracts and small businesses.   Consultant to small businesses in Information Technology for 5 years.  Member of SCORE for 9 years, serving as Chapter Chair for 2 years.  Retired US Navy Captain with experience in planning, budgeting, data base management and aviation.  Served as President of Homeowners Association for 3 years.  Served as Chairman of Board of Trustees of church for 2 years.

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AA Pre-engineering

BS US Naval Postgraduate School

MBA Finance, The George Washington University

Robert F Stanley

Robert F Stanley

Current City: Bow, NH

My professional career was spent in the Insurance business where I held jobs in safety, methods and project management. This included developing and teaching courses in insurance, safety, project management and quality systems. (ISO 9001) I also ran a small trucking business. I develop web sites using FrontPage and WordPress. I maintain websites for my SCORE Chapter and several small businesses. Skills include marketing promotion using email and social media. I am a Certified SCORE Mentor with competencies in business planning, business startup, cash flow management and online promotion. I serve as Assistant District Director IT for SCORE District 0189. Designations held include, CSP, CPCU and Quality Systems Auditor

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Graduated Duchess Community College and attended Rider College

Konrad W Kuehn

Konrad W Kuehn

Current City: Greensboro, NC

Manufacturing and Technology Expert.

Specialist in Knitting Apparel Production. Owned and Operated 100 Employee Knitting and Knit Shirt Manufacturing operation.

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Schooling and Trade School in Germany Apprenticeship as Machinist.

Special Training as Circular Knitting Specialist.

Plant Management Know How.

Gerald J Bose

Gerald J Bose

Current City: Mullica Hill, NJ
Chapter: Princeton SCORE

 

Mr Bose has over 30 years of manufacturing and operations experience with GE and Stryker Medical, as well as with his own consulting firm.  As a consultant and project leader, he successfully work on various strategy or implementation projects for such organizations as GE, Ford, Bristol Myers Squibb, Johnson & Johnson, US Steel and Mattel/Fisher-Price, to name a few.

He is the principal of his own consulting firm, which delivers policy and systems solutions in the areas of Lean Six Sigma, Supply Chain Management, Quality, Team Building and Management Systems to small and mid-sized companies.

 

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Mr Bose has earned his Masters in Business Management from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and Bachelor degrees in Mechanical Engineering and Economics, respectively, from Rutgers University.

 

Mark Lowenstein

Mark Lowenstein

Current City: West Falmouth, MA
Chapter: Cape Cod SCORE

Mark Lowenstein was an Assistant Professor of Business at a small college most recently. Mr.Lowenstein has a wide background in business development, contract negotiation, strategic alliances, marketing and international/domestic sales channel management in the software/high tech industry. He has a number of years of entrepreneurial experience with knowledge of a number of different markets and a strong sense of customer's needs. 

Evaluating and refining business models and reviewing business plans are a specialty. He knows how to help you evaluate your target market and determine the characteristics of your target customers. He will advise you on how to structure product and/or service offerings for a successful business. In addition,he can determine the best means to deliver the product and/or service in a cost effective manner using a variety of methods; both direct and indirect.

He has consulted with inventors evaluating the commercial feasibility of markets and product development for a variety of patents.  He was the COO of a fixed wireless broadband company focused on the Caribbean market. Mark was the VP of Business Development at a software industry non profit. He co-founded two software based startups: one was a supplier of tactical weather systems to the US military and international markets and the other a data acquisition measurement company for manufacturers.

He has worked with several non profit organizations and has been on the board of a regional economic development agency. He is currently a trustee for a local college.

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BABSON COLLEGE, MBA; SUFFOLK UNIVERSITY LAW SCHOOL, JD; UNIVERSITY OF VERMONT, BA

Judith A Edwards

Project manager and line manager in both defense and commercial manufacturing for over 30 years. Projects included systems developments for avionics, client server transaction processing applications, and quality process systems. Managed outsourced software developments. Currently, adjunct professor in math & computer science.

non profit counseling for boards

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Education

BS Mathematics Education MA Mathematics PhD Computer Science

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