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Dr. Joel M Kushnir

Dr. Joel M Kushnir

Current City: Scottsdale, AZ

Joel M. Kushnir is a Principal at Joel M. Kushnir Associates, LLC, a firm specializing in consulting with small business clients who are further developing their experience or are going through the establishment of their business. His background is that of a senior executive who specializes in business development, project management and leadership of both management and technology practices for a variety of entities in government, industry and institutions. His specialty, for over 40 years, has been within the healthcare sectors, particularly for companies and government entities involved with drugs, devices and diagnostics, globally. Dr. Kushnir has been a member of senior management at firms such as Booz, Allen & Hamilton, Oracle Corporation, Cap Gemini Sogeti, Stone & Webster Engineering Corporation ServerLift Corporation. He has significant proficiency in business plan development, as well as regulatory filings for life sciences companies. Drawing on his extensive consulting background, his participation focused on the development and analysis of business requirements, generation of presentations, proposals, performing final negotiations, financial considerations and engagement delivery for large, small and entrepreneurial companies in a wide variety of industries. He has been directly responsible for approximately $50,000,000 in professional services during his career and has lead large teams in the execution of projects on a global basis. Clients include organizations which are for profit or not-for-profit. Examples of entrepreneurial-related projects include: • Complete re-organization of a small, multi-product manufacturing company • Development of organizational structure and a compliant regulatory framework for several newly established genetic engineering companies • Organizational and regulatory assistance to a Germany-based pharmaceutical company establishing themselves in the United States • Business transformation of a photographic materials manufacturing organization • Market development and sales organization formation for a new, entrepreneurial company providing equipment to information technology organizations and public sectors globally • Reuse of satellite technology originally used for intelligence gathering to earth resource identification use • Strategic planning for senior management of a global, highly diversified manufacturing and financial services firm • Preparation of a detailed business plan and loan application for a small company providing services to large construction companies in the Phoenix area • Development of a marketing strategy for selling to the government for a medium-size construction company operating in three southwestern states He is also involved with several volunteer organizations for which he applies his business, consulting and mentoring experiences. Three such organizations include the following. Dr. Kushnir participated, as a member of the Executive Committee for an Advisory Board, at Arizona State University’s School of Nursing. The objective of the board is to attract more drug, device and diagnostic companies to do more work in Arizona, particularly in the area of clinical trials. He is a certified mentor for SCORE, an affiliate of the U.S. Small Business Administration. At SCORE he mentors and consults with entrepreneurs who desire to start new businesses, as well as established businesses. In that role, he provides assistance in such areas as: how to start or improve established businesses, business planning, organization, regulatory issues, marketing, web page and social media utilization and finance. The businesses include concepts for both profit and not-for-profit establishments. Dr. Kushnir is an active member of the Phoenix Chapter's Executive Committee and the Chapter's Secretary. In addition, he volunteers at Camelback High School in the Phoenix School District. At Camelback High School, Dr. Kushnir mentors the school’s top students, many of whom come from inner-city environments. The students belong to the Distributive Education Clubs of America. A key purpose of the club is to prepare them for competition with other students at local, regional and national levels, presenting their entrepreneurial concepts to establish new businesses. He has been a judge at both local and international events for such organizations as DECA and the International Science Fair sponsored by Intel Corporation. Early in his career he taught such subjects as biology and chemistry at both the high school and university levels. He received his B.S. in Chemistry from the City College of the City University of New York and performed his doctoral studies in physical, environmental chemistry at the State University of New York, Albany.

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Stuyvesant High School, City of New York, Math and Science City College of the City University of New York, BS in Chemistry, Minor in Education State University of New York at Albany, Ph.D. in Environmental Chemistry

Lorraine Murphy

Lorraine Murphy

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

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Gerald Shenkin

Gerald Shenkin

Current City: Milford, CT
Chapter: New Haven SCORE

45 years experience as an Industrial Engineer.  Experienced in the manufacture of antennas, lawn furniture, hearing aids, microphones, speakers, lithium batteries, power distribution systems and submersible pumps.

Additional duties covered, environmental health and safety auditing and facility construction and management.

Chairman Emeritus of the New Haven SCORE chapter.

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Industrial Engineering, NYU College of Engineering.  Numerous courses in environmental, health and safety issues, facility construction and management,

John R Vincenti

John R Vincenti

Current City: State College, PA
Chapter: Central PA SCORE

SCORE member since 2006.  Currently:  Associate District Director 538 for Western Pennsylvania including Erie (NWestern PA), Latrobe (Westermoreland) and Altoona-Johnstown (Alleghenies) chapters.  Served as Secretary-Treasurer- Vice Chair - Chapter Chair FY 2011-2012-2013. Manager of Chapter website, newsletter and Constant Contact business news <scorecpa.org>. 39 years of work experience: Basic and Higher Education including secondary and higher education teaching and program development; Executive Secretary/Director - Trade Association (14 years)from conception to closure - Association was regional and national; 23 years full time and 6 years part-time with Mechanical and Nuclear Engineering Department at Penn State University including hazardous material manager and Cooperative/Internship coordinator and grant writer and community outreach director. Taught graduate courses on energy. Managed a risk management program for Mechanical Engineering Department, served as hazardous materials manager. Coordinator of Cooperative and Internships for Mechanical and Nuclear Engineering students. Development business workshop series entitled: Business Basics A to Z and Beyond the Basics with various topics with interaction/instruction by experts in various business fields.

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Bachelor Degree: Mansfield University of Pennsylvania.  Master's Degree: The Pennsylvania State University

Certified SCORE Counselor/Mentor with other training areas.

Michael Mulligan

Michael Mulligan

Current City: Cincinnati, OH

Senior Vice President of Operations responsible for five manufacturing plants of a multinational pharmaceutical and chemical producer. Specialties: General Management,Manufacturing, Operations, Business Plans and Strategies, Purchasing, Procurement,Distribution.

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B.S. Ch. E. University of Cincinnati

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