Restaurants and Hospitality

Murray Schlussel

Murray Schlussel

Current City: Oakland, CA
Chapter: East Bay SCORE

Legal Services expert. Corporate Law expert. Taxation planner. Main Career as Assistant General Counsel, Ford Motor Company. In charge of Taxes and International transactions. Two years private business law practice in NY. Six years at National Office of the Internal Revenue Service, IRS, legislation, regulations and corporate reorganizations. Own hotel and commercial Real Estate. Involved in small business in various fields.  Negotiations, business planning.

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<p> BA (Economics) Queens College, NY JD Boston University School of Law</p>

Julius Spradling

Julius Spradling

Current City: Greensboro, NC

Chemist for 25 years then an Arby's Roast Beef Franchisee for 20 years. Retired in 2006

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MS in Chemistry in 1971 at Marshall University

Jennifer A. Capezzuto CPA

Jennifer A. Capezzuto CPA

Current City: Rochester, NY

CPA & Quickbooks ProAdvisor specializing in tax preparation, small business accounting and fiduciary services such as trust and estate tax preparation and personal money management.

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Rochester Institute of Technology
Master of Business Administration (MBA), Accounting and Business/Management
Bachelor of Science (B.S.), Accounting and Business/Management

Linda Grove

York SCORE volunteer

Linda Grove

Current City: York, PA
Chapter: York SCORE

Government contracting, sales, marketing, social media experience, also franchising. Former franchisee of Subway, with 4 retail locations.

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B.A. Economics, University of Michigan

Roger K Daugherty

Roger K Daugherty

Current City: Lexington, OH

 

I have worked in manufacturing, retail and over thirty-three years as a small business mentor in a vocational adult program for start up businesses and those already in business.  In this capacity, the businesses attended class twice a month and then we had one-on-one training at the business location covering all aspects of managing a more successful business.

 Also, held many other training sessions open to the public for business related topics.   Mentored many minority/women owned businesses and those who are wanting to go into a non-profit business. Main goal has been to help these people succeed in either starting or managing their own business to be successful.  Also, have a few years experience with Quickbooks software for small businesses.

Been married 46 years to the same great lady and have two great boys and four super good grandkids.

Have been a Score member now for 26 years and received Score's Certified Mentoring Certificate of Recognition in 2012.  Currently. A Manta member for four years as owner of Ohio Business Institute,

A Linkedln member for four years.

When in education I was a chairperson of several committees working with the State of Ohio Adult educational organizations receiving several outstanding membership awards.  Also received form Score several years ago their award for one of the top ten counselors in the state. Former member of the Mansfield and Ashland local Chambers of Commerce’s and a local business to business referral group.

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Graduated from a local high school, have a Bachelors’ of Science in Business Administration with majors in Marketing and Management from Ashland University, Masters in Business Education from Bowling Green University in Ohio. Had been a SCORE member for 23 years before retiring, rejoined three years ago and do online internet mentoring. I also was an active member of various state of Ohio Educational organizations and two local Chamber of Commerce’s.  Plus attending many workshops and seminars dealing with small businesses over the years and I still attend business related programs to keep up to date as much as possible when new ideas and concepts come up.

Norton Pearl

Norton Pearl

Current City: San Mateo, CA

In 1958 I started Norton Pearl Photography, a commercial photography studio specializing in providing editorial style photography and applying it to business clients, products and services. As a United Press news photographer, I understood how to visually communicate a corporate image to the media. The studio became a trusted source for this type of photography and the largest commercial studio on the S.F peninsula, with long-standing client relationships of 30 years and more. In 1992, while running the photography business, our family purchased a country French restaurant and I became chief operating officer. In the first year, we upgraded both the menu and the staff. During the second year, a fire closed the restaurant for 5 months. These challenges were great learning experiences for me. both in managing staff and dealing with insurance companies and contractors. After 11 years of successful operation, I sold the restaurant. BA, Business Administration, San Jose University. I have counseled business startups, particularly restaurants and photography, at SCORE since 2003 . Additional volunteer work as a crisis counselor has sharpened my listening skills and trained me to realize there are multiple solutions to all challenges. I try and bring this approach to my SCORE counseling. After years spent helping hundreds of different businesses reach their target markets, I can suggest to my SCORE clients a wide range of ideas and solutions. Owned & operated large commercial photography studio for over 45 years in San Francisco area. Owned and operated country French restaurant on San Francisco peninsula for more than 10 years.

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Education

<p> B.A. San Jose State University</p>

Chapter: SCORE Naples

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Steven Pinard

Steven Pinard

Current City: Mashpee, MA
Chapter: Cape Cod SCORE

Career began in retailing with Federated Department Stores, Abraham & Straus,Brooklyn, NY and Filene's Boston, Ma

Joined Dunkin Donuts Corporation in 1972, in Purchasing, Operations,and other small business areas and progressed in expanding the Company through 25 years to a system of 5000 retail Franchised stores.  Developed and implemented the Franchise Owned Distribution and Purchasing Co-operatives system which included distribution centers located in US and Canada.  Current system services over 10,000 outlets, sales estimated at approx $2 bil. 

Upon retirement in 1996, developed as SCORE Counselor, Workshops for Los Angeles SCORE with expertise in Franchise development, operations, and focus Franchising, and small business start-ups and growth.  In Maui, HI, developed seminars in Home Business Start-up and growth, and in Cape Cod, Ma. focus on small business development.

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BSBA degree, Boston University

Agribusiness Seminars,Harvard Graduate School of Business

 

Benson Chapman

Benson Chapman

Current City: Wayne, NJ

Expertise in taxation and accounting. 30 years tax experience with a Big 4 accounting firm. 12 years tax and accounting experience with a publicly-held company primarily engaged in the property & casualty insurance business. 4 years volunteer service on IRS advisory committees-appointed by the Secretary of the Treasury. 3 years as a SCORE mentor advising a variety of clients. Current treasurer of Chapter.

Industry experience: Family and individually-owned small businesses. Professional services businesses including accounting, law and consulting. Restaurants and bakeries. Import/export businesses. Franchising. Child and adult day care. Landscaping and lawn care. Manufacturing of a variety of products. Physical fitness services. Educational services including mentoring and coaching. Real estate brokerage services. Contracting and construction.

Mentoring skills: Business and individual taxation including income, payroll and sales taxes, Selection of form of business, Business finance (bank loans and equity),  Accounting systems and procedures, Business operations, Business strategy and planning, Home-based businesses, Ecommerce businesses.

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Education

B.S. in economics (accounting) from the University of Pennsylvania. MBA in finance from Northeastern University.

Peter S Dambach

Peter S Dambach

Current City: Lanoka Harbor, NJ

CPA with over 25 years experience as CFO in Medical Device industry. MS degree in Taxation, extensive experience in budgeting, mergers and acquisitions, accounting systems and business start ups. Additional experience includes retail, manufacturing and restaurant environments.

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BA - Business Admionistration - Montclair State University (Concentration in Accounting) MS Taxation - Seton Hall University

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