Was an electrical engineer. Prior to retirement, he spent 20+ years as vice president of a small two-division company engaged in the design and manufacture of high-powered microwave equipment for the U.S. Department of Defense and others. Prior to this assignment, Hap was employed as VP of operations and director of quality control and reliability for several employers who produced electronic systems and components. In between these two jobs, he formed and operated his own management consulting business. Hap has been with SCORE for fifteen years and has been highly successful in counseling new startups, mentoring existing businesses, helping clients to export and in his quest for obtaining financing for Chapter clients, especially in the areas of business purchases and expansions. He also conducts a seminar on how to successfully secure a business loan.