Nonprofit, Public and Professional Organizations

Zack Cockfield

Zack Cockfield

Current City: Suwanee, GA
Chapter: SCORE Atlanta

I have 15 years experience in the Financial Services Industry working with families and businesses in an advisory capacity. I have experience with investment management and advisory, financial planning, risk management, lending, management consulting, and enjoy working with individuals and management teams to help them reach their growth and profitability goals. Currently I own my own business and work with individuals and small businesses in a consulting capacity but when volunteering as a mentor with SCORE we do not charge for business advisory services.

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Education

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BS from Virginia Tech 96&#39;</p>

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Attained Certified Financial Planner Designation from CFP Board of Standards 03&#39;</p>

George J Obst

Starting, managing, buying and selling small businesses

George J Obst

Current City: Fountain Hills, AZ

 

                  Expert at starting , buying, selling and profitably growing small businesses, with a focus on dental laboratories. George developed and executed  sales and  marketing strategies, strategic plans, financing options, budgets and maximized employee performance..  

Also, he advised  family businesses, including succession planning, dispute resolution, and mentored  owners.

In addition George developed and  taught a supervision studies program for technical specialists in various fields who needed to learn how to maximize employee and team performance.

George served on the board of directors of two non profit dental foundations.  He developed and conducted organization and operations analysis,  helped better define the vision and mission of the organizations, and developed and executed strategic plans.

In his business career George was expert at recruiting and hiring specialists and managers,  team building and human resource  management to maximize performance.  

George has in-depth experience in evaluating small businesses and  locking into the key metrics and improvement needs for successful operations,

George grew a small business operation in Mexico specializing in the manufacture of oral dental appliances  from just a few employees at the start-up phase to more than 100 employees. Also, he developed a program to import manufactured oral appliances from China.

George held positions as small business owner (employment agency), assistant vice president of bank operations (large money center bank), human resource manager, regional manager, operations vice president,  president, chief executive officer, and owner  of a dental laboratory manufacturing and service business with 30 manufacturing and sales sites throughout the United States, Canada and Mexico.

 

 

 

         

 

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Education

<p> BA degree with Psychology major from Alfred University. &nbsp;MS degree in business administration from Long Island University.</p>

Rebecca Konzelmann

Rebecca Konzelmann

Current City: Lancaster, PA
Chapter: Lancaster SCORE

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Ask SCORE

            I’m a retired sales and marketing guy who’s recently purchased a local convenience store. What are some of the key numbers I should be monitoring to successfully manage the business’ finances?

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.

Workshop Poster Spring 2014 Low Resolution

Workshop Poster Spring 2014 High Resolution