Transportation and Warehousing

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       I’ve recently taken my business plan for a new and innovative consumer product to several banks seeking funding, but have had no success. What are some other financing options that might be available to me?

 

 

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       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.
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Ronald L Coosaia

Ronald L Coosaia

Current City: Palm Desert, CA
Chapter: Detroit SCORE

30 years experience at all levels of light and heavy manufacturing management.  

Expertise: Manufacturing/Assembly Management, Start Up, Business Planning, Leadership, Quality Control, Budgeting, Logistics and Manufacturing/Plant Engineering.

Skilled and accomplished at all levels of manufacturing manage from floor level supervisor to plant manager.  Developed business plans and successfully launched several new products.  With 30 years experience in manufacturing I am well grounded in start up, quality control, budgeting, planning, supply management and manufacturing/plant engineering.

I have a Business Administration Degree and Associates Degree in Industrial Engineering from the University of Michigan.

Currently reside in Palm Desert California, am a member of the Detroit SCORE Chapter and have been counseling since 1998.

Will phone and site counsel as required.  

Have been counseling since 1998.

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Education

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Bachelors Degree in Business Administration University of Michigan<br />
Associates Degree Industrial Engineering University of Michigan</p>

 

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       My partner and I have been running our laser engraving business ourselves for the past two years. We’ve reached the point now where we’re both completely maxed out, so we’re considering hiring at least one employee. Where do we start  Read more.....

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.

Philip Greene

Philip Greene

Current City: New Rochelle, NY

Expert in Business Start ups, Buying and Selling a Business, related Business Valuation, Business Plans, Business Legal Forms, Obtaining Financing.  Specialize in Restaurants, Retail, Medical Services, Manufacturing and Natural Resources.  1965 to 2003 W.R.Grace & Co. Corporate Vice President of Finance. For last 25 years negotiated worldwide acquisitions and divestment's of various businesses ranging from $25 million to over $1 billion. Coordinated due diligence, both in house and third party, including work of independent accountants, investment bankers and attorneys. Negotiated financial and purchase price sections of relevant agreements and reviewed other documents. Resolved all post closing purchase price adjustments and business issues. Worked closely with investment bankers in achieving corporate value objectives.  Director of Internal Audit for two years.  Prior to 1980 was responsible for both internal and external world wide financial reporting. Corporate business plan and financing initiator. Start up business initiator. 1960 to 1965 PriceWaterhouseCoopers LLC. CPA

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Columbia University Graduate School of Business. MS degree in Accounting. University of Pennsylvania, Wharton School of Business. BS in Marketing

Sanford K Carlisle

Sanford K Carlisle

Current City: Wolfeboro, NH

Expert in Business Operations. Very knowledgeable in Business Management. Experienced in Cash flow management and Business Planning and Business Operations. 38 years in key management positions in food manufacturing, packaging and distribution business, involving: manufacturing and engineering, strategic planning, costing, finance, capital investment, logistics, organization development, mergers and acquisitions, product development, and MIS. Responsible for 4 production facilities. retired as VP of Operations and VP of Corporate Development. Holds 4 US patents. Post retirement had own management consulting business and have been a SCORE counselor for 14 years. Served on active and reserve duty in US Navy for 30 years – retired with rank of Captain.

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Education

US Merchant Marine Academy, Bachelors of Science in Mechanical Engineering. Various courses involving finance and accounting, product development, organization and leadership development, strategic and business planning, and mergers and acquisitions

Richard James Fisher

Richard James Fisher

Current City: Williamsburg, VA

Customer Service, Operations, Program/Vendor Management and Supply Chain Management experience. Effective in building a positive and productive work environment for a geographically dispersed team. Key areas of expertise and knowledge include: Managing for Profit; Process Redesign; Program Design, Development and Implementation; Forecasting and Financial Analysis, and Outsourcing.

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<p> &lt;p&gt; BS Mechanical Engineering&amp;nbsp; Clarkson University&amp;nbsp; Potsdam, New York&lt;/p&gt; &lt;p&gt; MBA Finance&amp;nbsp; State University of NY at Buffalo&amp;nbsp; Buffalo, New York&lt;/p&gt;</p>Major (Ret) USAR Corp of Engineers

Matthew Molitch

Matthew Molitch

Current City: Las Vegas, NV
Chapter: SCORE Las Vegas

37 years as CEO of trucking, Air & Sea freight forwarding, and warehousing company.

Currently: Treasurer University of Santa Monica

               Facilitator, Insight Seminars

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Education

B.S. NYU

M.A. University of Santa Monica

J.D. George Washington University School of Law

James Stahly

James Stahly, headshot

 

CAREER SUMMARY

Prior to leaving the corporate world in 2005, Jim spent 35 years with companies engaged in healthcare distribution, the last 20 years at President, COO or Senior Vice-President level with full operational and P&L responsibility. Companies or Divisions for which he was responsible ranged in size from start-up to over $2.5 billion.

 

Since establishing an independent business advisory practice in 2006, Jim has been engaged by clients from three broad categories

  • Investment banking analysts and portfolio managers seeking insight into the pharmaceutical distribution industry relative to major companies’ strengths and weaknesses, overall marketplace positioning, profitability drivers, etc.

  • Companies within the pharmaceutical distribution industry for specific project-related strategy development, implementation and execution.

  • Medium-sized firms within the greater Cincinnati area seeking the benefit of Jim’s broad depth of experience in establishing strategies in a wide spectrum of needs ranging from managing growth, financing requirements, owner exit strategies and mergers and acquisitions.

Jim is also actively involved The Goering Center at the University of Cincinnati College of Business and in the local chapter of SCORE, America's premier source of free and confidential small business advice for entrepreneurs.

 

EXECUTIVE CAREER PATH

President, Wholesale Operations for the F. Dohmen Company, a family-owned and operated, traditional drug wholesaler, consisting of four distribution centers and annual revenues of $2.5 billion. 2004-2005

 

President and Chief Operating Officer for Superior Pharmaceutical Company and RxBazaar, a specialty generic pharmaceutical distributor coupled with an Internet-based trading exchange, providing a unique mechanism for linking buyers and sellers of price-advantaged pharmaceutical products. Grew revenues from $15 million to over $100 million. 2000-2004

 

President, North American Dental Group for Henry Schein, a publicly traded distributor of products and services to office-based healthcare providers throughout the world. The North American Dental Group was the largest of five operating units, contributing more than 50% of worldwide revenues and operating income. Increased group revenues from $260 million to $1.1 billion through a combination of double-digit internal growth and fourteen acquisitions. 1994-2000

 

Senior Vice-President for FoxMeyer, once the third largest and fastest-growing pharmaceutical distributor in the U.S. 1987-1994

 

McKesson Drug Co. Prior to 1987

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Russell M Thompson

Russell M Thompson

Current City: Sunrise, FL
Chapter: Broward SCORE

EDUCATION University of Miami, School of Law, Law Degree (JD) – 1985   Nova University, Davie BS in Psychology – 1982   QUALIFICATIONS Experience in P&L management, strategic planning, marketing and operations. I have legal, financial analysis and budget skills. EMPLOYMENT 1971 - 1997 - Pylon Manufacturing Corporation   President/CEO (1996 – 1997)  Full Profit and Loss responsibility of a $30 million manufacturer of windshield wipers and other automotive accessories. Reported to Group President, Aftermarket Division of MascoTech.   Vice President/COO (1986 – 1995) Profit and Loss responsibility for Engineering and Manufacturing operations. Worked closely with President on Marketing and Product Strategies. Reported to President.   Shipping Manager & V.P. Purchasing (1971 – 1986) Attorney (2000 - Current) Law Offices of Russell M. Thompson Owner Personal Injury Law Practice Sunrise, Florida I'm a Broward County Traffic Court Magistrate  

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