Manufacturing & Mining

Dr. Bud D Angus

Dr. Bud D Angus

Current City: Englewood, FL

Ph.D. - Ohio State

Computer Professor (Tenured) - Miami of Ohio - Taught for 26 years

Avon Cosmetics - Developed integrated computer system

SDRC - Computer Aided Engineering Company sold to General Electric

COO - DUFF Companies - Real Estate Development

Owner - Nursing Homes - 20 years

Owner - Commercial Real Estate,

Stock Broker - 20 years+

Real Estate Development 20+ years

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Education

Journeyman - Tool & Die, General Motors

B.S. - Anderson University, Mathematics

M.S. - Ohio State, Stat

Ph.- Ohio State, computers

Bernard J Ridens

Bernard J Ridens

Current City: Terre Haute, IN

Kroger 5 years ---high school and college employment Vigo County School Corp. 36 years, Indiana State University adjunct 5 years, Residential contracting 60 years---summer months, Executive Director--- Taxpayers Association 8 years, Full time Owner----The General Shop 1973 to present, Vigo County Federal Credit Union Board 18 years President 4 years, Deputy Township property tax assessor 16 years, VOLUNTEER HISTORY United Way allocations committee, Boy Scouts, Kiwanas, 

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Education

Math, Physics, Technology --MS Plus 50 Sem. hours, Indiana State University, Yale, Harvard, Knox College, Rose Hulman Institute of Technology

Dr. Ralph E. Warmack

Dr. Ralph E. Warmack

Current City: Gulfport, FL

Experienced in high tech R&D and manufacturing; technical sales and marketing; research grant applications; intellectual property, technology transfer and licensing. Registered Patent Agent and inventor or co-inventor of fourteen U.S. and foreign patents.

Prior to retiring from IBM, Ralph was Worldwide Principal for Blue Gene® supercomputers developed and delivered by IBM Systems & Technology Group.  Previous assignments included leading the Linux and Grid (Cloud) deployment revolutions among IBM’s industrial customers, managing sales and marketing activities for IBM Microelectronics, contributing to IBM’s business transformation and development of ibm.com.

Before joining IBM, Ralph held geophysical research positions at Atlantic Richfield and Amoco (both now BP plc) and managed R&D at AMF Geospace (now Geospace Technologies). He also held marketing and engineering management positions at VLSI Technology (now NXP Semiconductors) and Tandy Electronics (now RadioShack), and taught statistics, linear programming and operations research as an adjunct associate professor at the University of Tulsa.

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Education

<p> BS, MS, PhD (all in Electrical Engineering) from University of Missouri, Rice University and University of Tennessee, respectively. Executive management program, Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania.</p>

Jerry Stevick

Jerry Stevick

Jerry Stevick

Current City: Pottstown, PA
Chapter: Pottstown SCORE

Strong expertise in manufacturing management, action planning, problem solving, and change management. 30+ years of multi-functional management experience (production, materials, quality, engineering, lean manufacturing) in manufacturing and operations. Has expertise in developing and executing transformational improvements in cost, quality, delivery and competitiveness. Experience leading teams in developing and executing operational plans, solving problems, and developing improvement programs.

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Education

MBA, Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University. Concentrations in Operations, Finance, Policy. BSBA, University of Maryland; Business and Management.

Jeffrey Hartman

Jeffrey Hartman

Current City: Westminister, MD
Chapter: SCORE Frederick

Carroll County Public Schools Westminster, MD 2009-Present Guest Teacher Available at a moments notice to step it and teach any subject matter, while maintaining the focus of the students. A favored substitute at several middle and high schools in Carroll County, MD Hold an Advanced Professional Teaching Certificate issued by the Maryland State Department of Education Robinson Technical (dba Techniweld) Atlanta, GA 2008-2009 Account Manager, Business Development Established a presence in Northeastern US for Robinson Technical. Prior to my tenure no sales effort existed in the North. Served as technical representative for Techniweld, solving welding issues for distributors and end users. Developed sales literature, and technical data sheets for products. Planed and implemented sales strategies. Researched data, met with community and distributor leaders, and recommend a site location in the Pittsburgh, PA market for a warehouse. Jackson Safety St. Charles, MO 1989-2006 Sales Manager, Canada (2000-2006) Initiated Jackson

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Education

Master of Arts, Industrial Technology, University of MD, College Park, MD Bachelor of Science, Education, University of MD, College Park, MD

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About the Author

       This column is brought to you by the Merrimack Valley Chapter of SCORE, with nearly 70 current and former business executives available to provide free, confidential, one-on-one business mentoring and training workshops for area businesses. Call 603-666-7561 or visit merrimackvalley.score.org for information on mentoring, upcoming workshops and volunteer opportunities. SCORE is a national, non-profit organization and a resource partner of the U. S. Small Business Administration.
       Have a question you’d like answered in this column? E-mail it to info@score-manchester.org, with “Ask SCORE” in the subject line.

Lawrence King

Lawrence King

Current City: Maumee, OH

2 years as an Engineer with High Voltage Systems, 14 years as a lawyer in the legal department of Toledo Edison and Sheller Globe, 23 years as General Counsel and Corporate Secretary for a privately held chemical manufacturer in Detroit. Also managed real estate and environmental departments.

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Education

BS Electrical Engineering, Purdue University, Juris Doctor, University of Toledo

Ask SCORE

       Our four-year-old printing business is finally on solid footing. We’ve worked hard and 
been very fortunate, and now we’d like to begin giving something back to the community. What 
types of activities can you suggest?

 

 

About the Author

       This column is brought to you by the Merrimack Valley Chapter of SCORE, with nearly 70 current and former business executives available to provide free, confidential, one-on-one business mentoring and training workshops for area businesses. Call 603-666-7561 or visit merrimackvalley.score.org for information on mentoring, upcoming workshops and volunteer opportunities. SCORE is a national, non-profit organization and a resource partner of the U. S. Small Business Administration.
       Have a question you’d like answered in this column? E-mail it to info@score-manchester.org, with “Ask SCORE” in the subject line.

Donald Wheeler

Donald Wheeler

Current City: Branford , CT
Chapter: New Haven SCORE

Retired CEO of several manufacturers of proprietary industrial products in the metal working and chemical converting industries with annual revenues ranging from $10 million to $250 million.

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Education

B.S. Industrial Engineering, University of Maryland, 1961

M.B.A., University of Pennsylvania, 1966

Richard Thompson

SBIR

Richard Thompson

Current City: Tarpon Springs, FL

1999-2011            BEN FRANKLIN TECHNOLOGY PARTNERS

TECHNOLOGY COMMERCIALIZATION MANAGER

Assist Pennsylvania companies to seek new product commercialization through the adaptation and development of new technologies. Also provide numerous services relating to funding, technology acquisition and use. SBIR Grant Experience. Retired in December 2011.

1996-Present                        L2B ENVIRONMENTAL SYSTEMS

Part Owner (2 additional partners) of a small Early Stage Company in Canada, manufacturing a product to sterilize air for mainly medical/ health applications for home use.

1995-Present                        THOMPSON INTERNATIONAL CONSULTING

                                        PRESIDENT

Thompson International is an International Business Consulting Firm, specializing in Marketing and Industrial  Products. Presently consulting to Ben Franklin Technology Partners on various aspects Economic Development activity with Universities. Consulting to a Hong Kong Investment Firm on due diligence activity related to potential acquisitions. Experience in the following Sectors: Instrumentation and sensors, Process Control, Consumer Health Products, Precision Air Conditioning, and Water and Waste Water Treatment.

1999-2006                        TECH RECON  INC

                                        PARTNER

Work with a group of technical professionals under competitive contracts to provide evaluations to University Clients (Johns Hopkins, APL) with regard to the commercial viability of various developed technologies.

1967-1995            FISCHER AND PORTER COMPANY, Warminster, PA                  (Instrumentation and Process Controls Manufacturer)

Group Vice President, Pacific Operations

Responsibilities:  Managed all activities in Asia-Pacific Region. Profit and loss responsibility for 3 subsidiary companies in Australia, Canada and Mexico. Sales of $25 million, 200 plus employees. Directed network of 20-25 representatives and distributors generating $15 million in sales. Led team to develop computer model to facilitate development and integration of international budget by product type. Served as Chairman and/or Board Member for these subsidiaries. Reported to the President.

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Education

<p> B.E.Electrical Engineering Villanova University 1964</p>

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