Consulting, Research and Business Services

Arthur John Mahoney Jr.

Arthur John Mahoney Jr.

Current City: University Park, FL
Chapter: Manasota SCORE

Art Mahoney comes to SCORE with a broad background  in the fields of marketing and business development.  He was president Morey Mahoney Advertising that was voted ‘Best Strategic Marketing Company’ in the Denver region for 2 years running and was one of the top 5 marketing agencies in the Denver market. He helped build the agency from $300,000 annual billings to over $25 million. He also owned 7 other small businesses over the years.

 

Art holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Journalism from Rutgers University and did his Masters at Boston University’s Graduate School of Public Relations and Communication. Art has  volunteered as a Branding Advisor with several Sarasota area organizations: the Greater Sarasota Chamber of Commerce, the Sarasota Economic Development Corporation, and the Senior Friendship Center. Art has also played an important developmental role for the Sarasota Institute for the Ages and is a Board member of The Pines.

 

Art’s wife Pam Baron is Director of Senior Services at Jewish Family and Children’s Service. They have 3 grown children and 6 grandchildren. 

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Education

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Undergraduate/Rutgers University</p>

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Graduate/Boston University</p>

Terry Crabtree

Terry Crabtree

Current City: Trinity, FL

Engineer at General Motors plant

Sales rep. with Loctite Corporation (industrial adhesive and sealants)

Sales Manager with Loctite

Nation Sales Manager with Fusion UV Curing Systems (industrial)

Self Employeed manufactures sales representation for industrial air pollution control equipment

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Education

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BS Industrial Engineering from West Virginia University&lt;/p&gt;

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MS Engineering from University of Dayton (Ohio)&lt;/p&gt;

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Many executive courses in sales managemant at Dartmouth Univ., and&amp;nbsp;Univ. of Pennsylvania&lt;/p&gt;

Kate Grover

Kate Grover

Current City: Etna, ME
Chapter: Bangor SCORE

   

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Kate Grover

Kate.grover@yahoo.com ·  540 Old County Road, Etna, ME 04434· 207.423.5252

Summary

Multifaceted, dynamic sales and managerial leader with a strong background in prospecting and sourcing new business, account development, and human resources. Uncompromised commitment to management and customer service excellence balanced by the highest degree of integrity in all relationships and transactions. Characterized by demonstrated leadership and mentoring abilities, initiative, and strong communication and presentation skills. Proud career track with consistent success in driving growth, generating revenues, improving team performance and enhancing business value at all levels. Mentors, motivates, and leads operations, sales, business development, and team development.

Experience

Director of Membership Services

Bangor Region Chamber of Commerce 20 South Street, Bangor, ME 04401

March 2012 – Present 

Responsible for the growth and development of a vital membership program, including the acquisition of new members and the retention and satisfaction of existing members. Tasked with raising $500,000.00 in membership dues, sponsorships and event fees each calendar year. Realized 105% of budget goals for 2012. Repeated performance for 2013.

 

Business Account Executive

Time Warner Cable Business Class Central Maine Territory

May 2011 – April 2012

Function as a key account executive guiding and implementing sales activities for the organization. Executed creative strategies and programs to achieve maximum sales volume potential for products. Directly conducted sales, prospecting, proposals, pricing, presentations, and marketing to new and existing business customers in the Maine market

 

Business Account Executive

Verizon Wireless 6 Union Street, Bangor, ME 04401

May 2010 – April 2011

Resourceful thinker with a focus on creative sales, customer service strategies, and performance improvement. Unparalleled record of achieving business results through all levels of organizational change demonstrated by key performance indicators.

 

Leader

US Cellular 770 Center Street, Auburn, ME 04021

September 2004 – November 2009 

Fast-track promotion from Business Consultant realizing Store Manager based on strong performance in customer service, process optimization, key account management, and productivity. Lead sales and support team for multiple retail locations. Afford continuous staff training, development, and operational leadership to effectively manage and drive business. 27 direct reports.

 

Regional Manager

Geiger Mount Hope Avenue, Lewiston, ME 04210

1999 – 2003 

 

Over saw the process of an order from start to finish with 37 employees in product research, order entry, order tracking, customer service, billing, and credit checks. Communicated and negotiated with Independent representatives’ to drive an efficient order process. Traveled to a myriad of regions within the United States, building strong rapport with the independent sales team.

 

Regional Manager

Cole Haan One Cole Haan Way, Yarmouth, ME 04494

September 1991 – September 1998 

Traveled the country, recruiting retail staff to train then open up new retail locations. Involved in the site selection, architectural build out, punch list, IT, inventory, merchandising, operations and sales training prior to store opening. Opened 11 locations on time and under budget.

Education

Attended University of New Hampshire, Whittemore School of Business-1984-1986

University of Phoenix, Business Administration-2001-Present

Skills

BlackBerry and iPhone Power User

September 2004 – Present

Servant Leadership

August 2005 – Present

Microsoft Office Suite

September 2005 - Present

 

Business to Business Sales Training

June 2010 – Present

            

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Linda Richardson Diou

Linda Richardson Diou

Current City: Manchester, ME
Chapter: Augusta SCORE
  • Develop strategy and align metrics and employee goals
  • Lead profitable change and turnaround
  • Increase productivity and reduce waste 
  • Continual process improvement
  • Redesign business processes
  • Acquisition target analysis and due diligence
  • Successfully merge acquired businesses
  • Distribution network plan & implementation
  • Contract negotiation
  • Improve P&L    
  • Supplier management
  • Data analysis, conclusions, solutions

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Perry Collins

Perry Collins

Current City: Roanoke, IN
Chapter: Fort Wayne SCORE

Perry is semi-retired working as a Consultant specializing in Leadership Training and Military Outreach.  He is owner of Collins and Associates Consulting LLC.  He also is a regional photography artist and has a small studio on Main Street Roanoke, Indiana.

Perry retired after serving 2 years and 4 months as Vice President of the College of Professional Studies, Indiana Institute of Technology (Indiana Tech). Perry drove more than 73 thousand miles during this period to provide leadership to 12 sites. During this period revenue has grown by an outstanding 72%.  Fishers, Mishawaka, and Hammond sites were developed and launched. A Master of Science in Organizational Leadership and PhD in Global Leadership were also started during this period. Most recently Perry helped the University develop a very aggressive marketing program to the military. A generous scholarship is helping soldiers and their spouses attain college degrees.

Collins came to Indiana Tech after serving as director of the EXCEL Program for Adults at Huntington University. During his two years at Huntington he increased enrollment by 67% and exceeded all income projections for both fiscal years he was the Director.   

He retired as a Colonel and Vice Commander of the 122nd Fighter Wing. He began his military career by enlisting in the Indiana Air National Guard, Fort Wayne, in 1964. The Indianapolis Star/News selected him for the prestigious Eugene C Pulliman Military Achievement Award in 1969. He attained the grade of Master Sergeant within seven years and was the unit's first active duty recruiter. He was accepted for the Air National Guard Academy of Military Science and received his commission in 1973. He has served as the chief career control officer, information officer, chief of personnel actions section, chief of security police, chief of personnel, base executive officer, commander of the combat support squadron, support group commander, and chief of staff before assuming the position of vice commander in August 2000.  He was awarded the Legion of Merit and the Sagamore of the Wabash Awards during his retirement ceremony in 2003.

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Phillip L Block

Phillip L. Block photo

Phillip L Block

Current City: Port Washington, WI

Professional Background

  • Business Analysis
  • Technical and Marketing Communications
  • Training Development and Delivery
  • Principal, P.L. Block & Associates, LLC
  • Mentor, Interfaith Conference of Greater Milwaukee
  • Mentor, The Ability Connection (Goodwill and Independence First)
  • Former commissioned officer, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
  • Retired 2013

Primary Skills

Interests and Activities

  • Photography (BlockPhotos.com, SmugMug)
  • Creator/host of Lights of the Lakes, a historical Great Lakes lighthouse program
  • Port Washington Historical Society: volunteer docent and tour guide at Port Washington 1860 Light Station
  • Ozaukee County Historical Society: volunteer event photographer
  • Great Lakes Lighthouse Keepers Association
  • Milwaukee Photo Pictorialists Camera Club

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Education

  •     BS, Business Administration, Michigan Technological University.

  •     Health IT (Practice Workflow & Info. Mgmt Redesign Specialist – Certificate, MATC)

  •     Over 140 distance learning courses in technical and business disciplines (synopsis)

Regis Rulifson

Regis Rulifson

Current City: Morrisville, NC
Chapter: Raleigh SCORE

Completed a 36-year career with John Deere, retiring in 2014.  Over the course of my career with Deere, I participated in the development and growth of a start-up health management company, created new business and product segments within the health care and equipment business units, developed and led strategic planning and business growth efforts and led the divestiture of several business units.

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Education

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2002&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; University of Chicago, Graduate School of Business, Executive Program in Corporate Strategy</p>

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1999&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Stanford University, Graduate School of Business, Financial Program for Executives</p>

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1986&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; University of Iowa, M.B.A.</p>

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1976&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Iowa State University, B.S., Computer Science</p>

Shelby Handley

Shelby Handley

Current City: Columbus, GA
Chapter: SCORE Columbus

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Betsy Palmer Post

Betsy Palmer Post

Current City: Newtown, CT

My primary experience for the past 25 years has been with developing, marketing and producing small, medium and large training seminars and conferences, primarily targeted to manufacturing industries but also in the healthcare and service sectors.

As a conference planner I have experience negotiating hotel contracts with both small and large sleeping room night blocks as well as large scale meeting and catering requirements.  I have international meeting planning experience as well, planning training events in Asia, Central and South America, Australia and Europe.

I am currently employed working for a small consulting company so I understand marketing on a small budget.  I have much experience with direct mail marketing, email marketing, online advertising, content marketing and social media marketing.  I have a long time relationship with a major university and have built a very good relationship over the years building our brand at this academic establishment.  

I have a longtime passion for decorative arts and am a longtime needleworker.  Anyone with a craft-oriented business idea could also benefit from this experience.

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Education

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Bachelor of Arts, Political Science, University of California, Santa Barbara</p>

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Masters of International Management, Thunderbird School of International Management</p>

Jeff Twiddy

Jeff Twiddy

Current City: Louisville, OH
Chapter: Canton SCORE

Experience

Registered Representative at Western & Southern Brokerage Services

Western & Southern Financial Group

May 2013 – Present (9 months)

6539 Market Avenue N Canton, Ohio 44721

 

Financial Representative at Western & Southern Life

Western & Southern Life

2012 – Present (2 years)

Canton, Ohio

 

Mathematics Instructor

Canton City Schools

2006 – 2013 (7 years)Canton, Ohio Area

Canton McKinley Sr. High School
• Advanced Calculus
• Advanced Geometry
• Advanced Algebra 2 w/ Trigomometry
• Probability (Senior Level)
• Ohio Graduation Test Prep

Football Coach

Canton McKinley Bulldogs

2006 – 2013 (7 years)Canton, Ohio Area

• Coordinate Varsity Wide Receivers
• Passing Game Coordinator
• Quarterback Coach
• Head JV Coach
• Head Freshmen Coach

 

Supervisor

Enviroscapes

June 2011 – August 2012 (1 year 3 months)

Louisville Ohio

Organizations

AmSpirit - Hall Of Fame Chapter

Vice President

January 2014 – Present

 

Canton Regional Chamber of Commerce

Member

January 2013 – Present

 

Jackson Regional Chamber of Commerce

Member

February 2013 – Present

 

Louisville Regional Chamber of Commerce

Member

October 2013 – Present

 

Certifications

 

Six Sigma Certified

Aveta

March 2012 – Present

 

CPR / First Aid

American Red Cross

August 2012 – August 2015

 

 

Projects

Game Plan Your Future: A Guideline to Collegiate Athletics, Academics, & Funding

January 2013

  • We help parents and student athletes make sure they are prepared for college academically, athletically, & financially. 

Volunteer Coach

NFL All Pro Dad

July 2008 – Present (5 years 7 months)Children

http://www.allprodad.com/

  • Since 2002, the All Pro Dad Father & Kids Experience has been held 70 times in 21 different NFL, MLB, and NCAA markets (Indianapolis, Tampa, Miami, Buffalo, Pittsburgh, Green Bay, Kansas City, St. Louis, St. Petersburg, Charlotte, Detroit, Jacksonville, Houston, Chicago, Cincinnati, Minneapolis, Nashville, Canton, Athens, Tallahassee, and Baltimore).

 

  • We host this event annually in several NFL markets. The Father & Kids Experience is held at the team's practice facility or stadium. During the three-hour event, dads and kids rotate through stations and participate in interactive games designed to strengthen their relationships and deliver useful fatherhood tips.

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Education

Education

Walden University

Masters of Business Administration, Risk Management and Corporate Finance

2011 – 2013

 

Kent State University

Bachelor of Science, Mathematics / Education

2001 – 2006

• OMNOVA Physics Scholarship Recipient
• Pioneer Field of Dreams Scholarship Recipient

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