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Carleton L Smith

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Meeting Preference: Email, In Person, Phone, Video

Languages: English

How I Can Help You

I can help you start a business and grow a business. I am an experienced business manager. During the past 18 years with SCORE, I have successfully mentored hundreds of clients across a wide range of business types. I would like to help you achieve your business goals by making good business decisions via good mentoring sessions.
My favorite mentoring topics include:
• Starting and managing a business
• Business operations improvement
• Turnaround strategies
• Business feasibility analysis
• Business planning and strategic planning
• Problem solving
• Process Improvement
• Project management
• Supply chain management
• Customer service and satisfaction
• Sales management
• Sales business to business
• Sales Strategies & techniques
• Wholesaling
• Manufacturer's sales representatives
• Marketing plans
• Pricing
• Promotions
• Mergers & Acquisitions
I have over four decades of business management experience. I have managed small teams, large sales teams and been general manager of several divisions of a fortune 500 company. My strongest and most enjoyable jobs were:
• Creating successful sales and marketing organizations
• Setting clear strategies with growth goals and then achieving them
• Improving profits and revenues
• Building strong customer relationships
• Building strong employee teams
• Turning money losing operations into profit maker
Please contact me, I can help you with your business questions and help you become a successful business owner.
 Bachelor Science Electrical Engineering - Purdue University
 Masters Engineering Administration - George Washington University,

Areas of Expertise

  • Business Plan
  • Management & Operations
  • Marketing
  • Product Development

Industry Experience

  • Manufacturing
  • Professional Services
  • Retail
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PO Box 2322
Georgetown, TX 78627
(512) 928-2425

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