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.
BSBA degree, Boston University
Agribusiness Seminars,Harvard Graduate School of Business