Business Operations

Barry Josephson

Barry Josephson

Current City: Osprey, FL
Chapter: Manasota SCORE

Over 30 years in sales and management in the technology industry. Primary focus has been in helping businesses focus on improving and growing revenue though customer acquisition and renention and better managing inventory/assests through the proper use of innovation business technology processes. I also owned and operation 3 restaurants and managed all aspects of the business for 7 years. I have extensive knowledge in creation of business plans and effective use of capital.  I am also a principal in an LLC that owns and operates several retail properties in the east.Over 30 years in sales and management in the technology industry. Primary focus has been in helping businesses, generally retailers, focus on improving and growing revenue though customer acquisition and renention and better managing inventory/assests through the proper use of innovation business technology processes. I also owned and operation 3 restaurants and managed all aspects of the business for 7 years. I have extensive knowledge in creation of business plans and effective use of capital.  I am also a principal in an LLC that owns and operates several retail properties in the east.

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Education

BA in Political Science and Government, Old Dominion University

  •    Member of Student Government Association

  •    President of Alpha Epsilon Phi

  •    Member Golf Team

 

Tim Loden

Tim Loden

Current City: Alpharetta, GA
Chapter: SCORE Atlanta

I spent 37 years working for global companies (2) mainly in B2B marketing, sales team leadership, country management, global brand management, and new business development.  I have had three expat assignments and did one start-up (Australia).  I have led teams as small as 4 and as large as 80.

I have direct working experience with small to medium sized distributors ($2-30 million turnover) as well as a large number of small end users ($750k - $6mil) in over twenty countries.  

During my 7 year stint as Marketing Director - Americas, my team included a value-added services department: about 35 people who provided business consulting services our end-users, in the form of face-to-face in the business, and workshops.   (very similar to SCORE except that the relationship was with existing businesses and the depth of involvement was much greater).

 

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Education

<p> BA - History &amp; Economics - Canisius College, Buffalo NY &nbsp;(1975) &nbsp;</p> <p> MBA (concentration in Finance) - Canisius College, Buffalo NY (1977)</p> <p> &nbsp;</p> <p> &nbsp;</p>

Paulette Crawford

Paulette Crawford

Current City: Blue Springs, MO

Retired Business Owner and Small Business Consultant - 35 years of experience in the small business arena in the areas of finance, accounting, marketing, public relations and event planning.  Alumni of Rockhurst University and do volunteering work there in some of these areas.  Member of Nonprofit Connect, Central Exchange and SCORE-Kansas City.  Consult with many local nonprofits for the last three years on a pro-bono basis.

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Education

Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with a double major in Accounting and Management from Rockhurst University in 1983.  Recipient of the Wall Street Journal Award for the highest gpa in graduating class.

Douglas Allen

Douglas Allen

Current City: Adamstown, MD
Chapter: SCORE Frederick

Decisive, objective and pragmatic strategic planning and business development executive with strong market due diligence, business plan development and partnership negotiation experience.  Versed in drafting and implementing initiatives to successfully identify and capture new market opportunities, promote new and existing products and services, and foster long-term growth with sustainable revenues.

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Education

Bachelor of Science; The American University, Washington, DC

Theresa M Zittritsch

Theresa M Zittritsch

Current City: Williston, VT

34 years at IBM

IBM Business Development - Mergers and acquisitions

IBM Functional manager

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Teuta Towler

Teuta Towler

Current City: Kitty Hawk, NC

Over 20 years of experience in administration, sales, writing, marketing and advertising. She is from Kosovo but moved to the Outer Banks, NC in 2004. Prior to moving to US she owned a cosmetic shop and later a boutique with focus on jeans. She worked for United Nations as a translator and a domestic violence advocate. Founded a women's organization Women's Life and published a monthly magazine promoting women's rights and issues.She also worked for a French Humanitarian Organization, Premiere Urgence as a manager for a humanitarian clinic.She hosted a radio talk show about women's rights and health issues. 

When she moved to the Outer Banks, she worked as an admin/marketing person for a real estate company. In the mean time, she wrote and published a crime novel in her native language. She had to learn how to promote the book online since she was away from her readers-target audience. She discovered her love for online marketing and learned all she could to promote her book and started working as freelance writer and website designer. 

She worked as freelancer for nine years and in 2013 founded Mitro Digital Marketing LLC based in her hometown Mitrovica, Kosovo and Kill Devil Hills, NC. 

 

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Education

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Bachelor Degree - Nursing from Xheladin Deda Nursing School , Mitrovica, Kosovo&nbsp;</p>

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Computer Programing - Associate Degree from University of Prishtina, Kosovo &nbsp;</p>

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Journalism - Associate Degree from University of Prishtina, Kosovo&nbsp;</p>

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Attended many continues education courses from&nbsp;COA and other online classes.&nbsp;</p>

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Darwin Hopwood

Darwin Hopwood

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

I have extensive experience in financial management including investments, banking, bank regulation, and running my own construction company.

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Education

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UNLV Executive MBA Program&lt;/p&gt;

Dr. Alan Roy Millner

Alan Millner

Dr. Alan Roy Millner

Current City: Lexington, MA
Chapter: Boston SCORE

Alan Millner is an electrical engineer, with experience in power electronics, solar energy systems, electric vehicles, and medical devices. His business experience includes small business startup and sale, product development, and product strategy. He earned his BSEE, MSEE, and PhD from MIT. After working at MIT Lincoln Laboratory on spacecraft and solar energy systems, he co-founded a solar system company in 1979. After sale of the company, he left it in 1985 to serve as an engineering manager in a series of small and medium sized businesses, which included both industrial power electronics and medical devices. In 2009 he returned to MIT Lincoln Lab where he now works part time as energy systems technical staff.

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Education

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BSEE, MSEE, and PhS in Electrical Engineering from MIT.</p>

Gary Wooton

Gary Wooton

I have been fortunate to have a bunch of professions and along the way have started, developed, operated and sold three business.  I have a background in franchise operations, employee development, finance, manufacturing, sales and any other aspect of owning a  small business that you can imagine.  To see one of the businesses look up Croze.com.

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Education

University degrees in Humanities and education.  I have also accumulated a bunch of hours in Nutrition, History, winery technology and operations as well as business.

Lowell Humphrey

Lowell Humphrey

Current City: Anchorage, AK
Chapter: Alaska SCORE

EXPERIENCE SUMMARY

 

  • Provided business management coaching to companies’ senior management and owners. 
  • Assisted owners in representation, presentation and negotiation of selling process when their decision is to sell their companies.
  • Consultant to Qivliq, LLC; a holding company wholly-owned by NANA Development Corporation other NANA companies.

 

  • Chief Executive Officer and principle of TKC Communications LLC.  Established the company with two other principles in July 2000.  The company grew from start-up to $50 million revenue in fiscal year 2003.
  • Provided management and business consulting for client companies and individuals in Alaska.
  • As General Manager of Kanas Telecom, directed all activities of corporation.  History with the corporation included role as facilitator for the formation of the corporation in April 1996 and then transcending from part-time consultant role to full time employment as the General Manager. 
  • As Airport Director, senior manager for all activities at Anchorage International Airport. Accountability included the marketing, financial results, operations, environmental, engineering, planning, police, fire fighting and administration of the 4500 acre complex of the commercial and general aviation facilities.
  • Directed the entire complement of transportation support provided by the State of Alaska for the Central Region.
  • Established and functioned as Chief Executive Officer for a progressive multi-million dollar computer contract services corporation. Started corporation from an idea and grew it to $10 million per  year company that employed over one hundred professional staff members.
  • Vice President of a multi-million dollar per year communications equipment distributor and Services Company.
  • Managed and directed total compliment of computer services for Alyeska Pipeline, the largest construction project ever completed by private industry.
  • Held progressively more responsible management positions within Sohio.  Positions were in project management, computer operations, computer process control and operations research.  These positions provided management direction to accomplish support for more than ten different departments within the corporation.

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Education

 

Stanford Executive Program

Graduate School of Business, Stanford University

BA Mathematics, University of Toledo

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