Business Operations

John Lindsay

John Lindsay

Current City: Parkville, MO

Over 30 years of experience in the specialty chemicals, plastics and resins, oil field chemicals, commodity chemicals, paper chemicals, and water treating businesses for American Cyanamid Company. Twenty years in sales and marketing management; 10 years as a General Manager (Enhanced Oil Recovery; Polymer Additives) with line responsibility for sales/marketing, manufacturing, and research/development; and 2 years as a Director of business planning and development (Polymer Chemicals). A specialist in innovative sales and marketing, and commercialization of new technologies and products. Experienced in E-commerce and web-based retail-oriented business. SCORE Chapter Chair (President) 2000-2002 (District Chapter of the Year, 2001-2002.)

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Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute - BS Chemical and Management Engineering.

City University of New York - MBA

Gerald H Smith

Gerald H Smith

Current City: Colorado Springs, CO

RETAIL MANAGEMENT EXPERT. CERTIFIED PUBLIC ACCOUNTANT, 1954-1959 Public Accounting, 1960-1974 CFO & VP of retail apparel chain; 1975-2000 Owner- Retail Management Consulting Firm.,  Business Broker

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1954 - BBA, Texas AM, Accounting and Economics; 1979 - MA, UT Dallas, International Management

Donald Ed Jones

Ed Jones

Donald Ed Jones

Current City: Jupiter, FL

Expert in new product development, intellectual property protection, business start-up, marketing and financing strategy including JOBS Act crowd funding, design of marketing and engineering experiments for enhanced feedback, business operations, developing business models that "Shark Tank" would find compelling.

45 year career in both small business and large multi-national public companies.

Currently CEO/CTO of a new product development  company in Florida specializing in machine to machine communications solutions. 

Previously a VP of Operations / Manufacturing / Engineering for Regenerative Technologies Corporation.

Prior to that Senior Director of Research and Development for a Tyco International (TYC) strategic business unit focusing on retail item security and life safety device communications technology.

I have been professionally engaged in the information technology (IT) industry since 1971.

Regenerative Technologies Corp - VP 1/2012 - 8/2014,

Tyco International (TYC) - 2001 to 2011 Senior Director - Engineering 2009 - 2010 Global Enterprise and System Software - Tyco Retail Solutions Director Engineering 2007 - 2009 Global Enterprise and System Software - Sensormatic - Tyco Safety Products

Director Engineering 2002 - 2007 Radio Frequency Identification SBU - Sensormatic - Tyco Safety Products

Manager Product Assurance 2001 - 2002 Sensormatic

Crossmatch Technologies Inc. (fingerprint scanning, analysis and identification) Director - Software Development 2000-2001

Quadramed Corporation (QDHC)Vice President, Technology 1998-2000

Marquette Medical Systems (MEI) - GE Director - Information Interchange / Interoperability 1996-1998 Vice President - Engineering & Manufacturing 1994-1996 Project Lead - Software 1991-1994

Sabattical (self funded) 1990 -1991

Health Care Office Systems Inc. President - Owner 1985-1990

Cyberstar Corporation President 1980-1985

Microspect Partner 1973-1980

Minnesota Growth Exchange Inc. Partner 1973-1978

Small business experience includes organization development and management consultation, document duplication systems, computer software (Value Added Reseller), motels and property management. Large business experience has included senior management roles in research and development, electronics manufacturing, medical device regulatory affairs and quality systems, product support, mergers and acquisitions, offshore capabilities development, intellectual property management, product development process. software product life cycle management, product management. 

See my linked in profile at www.linkedin.com/pub/ed-jones/6/b93/460/

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<p> <p> 1970 BA Philosophy / Lingusitics 1971-1973 Research Director - Rural Crime and Justice Institute - Center for the Study of Local Government</p></p>

Cliff Sullivan

A1,Business,Start Up,Operations,Marketing,Sales,Advertising,Growth,Corporation,

Cliff Sullivan

Current City: Largo, FL

 


 

 

A1,Business Mentor,Start up,Organize,Grow,Marketing,Sales,Accounting,Finance, Facebook, Linkedin. Owned and Operated several business ventures, a Petroleum Distributorship, which included Plumbing, Heating, and Air Conditioning Contracting, Residential and Commercial for over 35 years. Formerly Licensed Master Plumber and Master Electrician.Licensed, New Hampshire Broker Real Estate, Insurance Property,Casualty/Life Accident, Health, Securities. Internal Revenue Service (Retired), Real Estate Developer,Investor, Chairman Planning,Land Use Board 8 years. SCORE Business In person, and Email Mentor. Clearwater, Florida. SCORE Business Workshop Presenter: How to really start your own business. How to Grow Your Business, How to Make Your Business Thrive, Not Just Survive, Estimating and Bidding. Marketing, Sales, Social Media, Business Plan, Profit.

 https://www.score.org/mentors/cliff-sullivan​

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 Central Catholic High School, U.S. Navy Electricians Mate School. U.S. Navy First Naval District Instructor School. Northern Essex Community College, AA Business Studies, New Hampshire College,1972, Southern New Hampshire University BS Business 2012.

Terry L Snyder

Terry L Snyder

Current City: Olympia, WA

20 years in Commercial Banking with emphasis in Mortgage Banking. 10 years experience in real estate sales and residential construction. 8 years a small business owner.

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&lt;p&gt; BA in Business Administration from Central Washington University&lt;/p&gt;</p>

David Willard Maaske

David Willard Maaske

Current City: Sussex, WI

David W. Maaske is a senior marketing executive with over 30 years of financial services, consulting, marketing communications, global manufacturing and general management experience in small business, regional, national and global organizations, including strategic planning, project management, business processes, internal and external marketing, brand positioning, business development, mergers, acquisitions, E-commerce, marketing research, lead generation, channel planning, business analysis and forecasting, and customer engagement. He is a creative leader with proven strengths in developing marketing processes and functions.

2009 to 2011,  ALIGN fsc, Atlanta, Georgia Align FSC is an independent consulting firm staffed by a team of professionals, each with extensive experience working with major financial institutions, specializing strategic marketing, product management and organizational alignment for mid-sized banks and credit unions in the North and South American markets. Senior Consultant: Responsible for account management, project definition and proposals, strategy development, implementation and follow-up.

2008 BMO Harris (formerly Marshall & Ilsley Corporation), Milwaukee, Wisconsin, Vice President – Business and Commercial Marketing: Responsible for development, communication, implementation and measurement of successful marketing strategies and tactics to support the profitable growth of the Commercial, Business and Treasure Management Solutions lines of business.

2007 StrateVation LLC, Sussex, Wisconsin, Founder and President of an independent strategic marketing consulting firm focused on marketing research, strategy development and implementation to achieve profitable growth for leading b-to-b organizations: conducted marketing consulting for a leading mid-west agricultural commodity risk management firm and product pricing research for Case IH .

2001 to 2006 Charleston|Orwig Inc., Hartland, Wisconsin A full service marketing firm providing strategic services, marketing communications and public issues management to global organizations including Pfizer, Arm & Hammer, Miller Brewing, PPL Corporation and Smithfield Foods:  Director – Strategic Services responsible for developing strategic marketing plans and brand positioning strategies for existing clients and new business prospects.

1989 to 2000 CNH Industrial (formed November, 1999 with merger of Case Corporation and New Holland, N.V.), Racine, Wisconsin: A global $11 billion designer, manufacturer and distributor of agricultural, construction equipment and financial services. Sr. Director, Worldwide Strategic Services: responsible for developing and implementing strategic planning processes, including business intelligence and marketing research.

• Developed and implemented “Case Strategic Thinking and Planning Process” that was utilized by the global agricultural equipment, construction equipment and financial services business units. The process included scenario planning, economic analysis, industry forecasts, financial analysis and cross-functional teams.

• Directed the marketing research team, including outside consultants, that provided voice-of-the-customer research input for new product development teams, including product concept, prototype evaluations, pricing, brand positioning, customer satisfaction and quality.

• Managed organizational interface with outside consultants, including developing request for proposal (RFP), evaluating and identifying projects

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Dartmouth College, Tuck School of Business, Strategic Brand Managment

University of Chicago, Product Pricing

Allis-Chalmers, Advanced Management Program

University of Wisconsin, Madison, MS in Economics

University of Wisconsin, Madison, BS in Agricultural Economics

James Newman

James Newman

Current City: Phoenix, AZ

Jim Newman joined Greater Phoenix SCORE in 2005.  Since joining SCORE, Jim has mentored more than 750 entrepreneurs and small business owners. He serves on the Chapter’s Executive and Operations committees.  He also mentors clients at a Vermont chapter during the summer months. 

His expertise includes:

  • General Management
  • Business & market planning
  • Manufacturing, operations & supply chain
  • Acquisitions, divestitures, joint ventures & partnerships
  • Performance improvement & turnarounds
  • Product development & licensing
  • Business Development & Marketing

During his prestigious career, Jim led mid-size, multi-site international manufacturing and construction companies, emphasizing improved performance through restructuring, growing sales, cost reductions, partnerships and innovation.  

He directed sales & marketing for proprietary and commodity products into automotive, architectural, consumer, industrial, international and defense markets. He directed product development of industrial and consumer products and opened and expanded international markets using partnerships, licensing and company owned operations.

Jim implemented planning, continuous improvement, lean thinking, objective setting, quality systems and team development processes. He negotiated acquisitions, divestitures, licenses and formation of Joint Ventures. He expanded, moved, closed and built plants with proprietary processes and equipment.

Jim served as CEO of 3 plastic processing companies, two owned by equity capital firms. He was also CEO of an international construction company owned by a large Japanese company. Other positions included Sr. VP of Operations (COO), VP of Business Development and Director of Manufacturing for a public company making high performance materials and custom designed engineered systems. He was COO of 2 furniture companies and Division General Manager of a public furniture company.

Jim served as Captain in the US Army, commanding armor, infantry and engineer units. He is a decorated Vietnam veteran. 

 

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MBA, General Management, The Amos Tuck School, Dartmouth College BS, Management Engineering, University of Vermont

John Roof

John Roof

Current City: Hudson, FL

Knowledgeable in  Business Operations. Specialized in International Business Operations. Highly Knowledgeable in Computer Systems.I am a well-rounded manager with extensive knowledge and experience in operations management which includes process Improvement (Six-Sigma – Green Belt), paralegal (purchase and service related contracts coupled with other related legal documentation, Project Management, strategic finance experience that collimated in seven years of experience as a member of the Board of Directors of 150+ million non-profit and IT technology including long-range telemetry and particle physics as well as training, coaching and/or mentoring experience. Professional Qualifications: Both business and technically competent that proved extremely useful as an important member of legal teams that worked on multiple multi-million dollar contracts. Extensive experience coordinating and obtaining equipment global safety certification (CE, CSA, etc.) for the world’s first manufactured MIX systems that were shipped world-wide. Able to analyze a business and offer recommendations for improvement in effectiveness and efficiency, Extensive knowledge and experience in the technical arena that includes IT, satellite remote tracking station equipment and High Energy Physics (HEP) hybrid networks. Effective written and oral communication skills which interfaces well with all levels of management, More than seven years on the Board of Directors of a financial non-profit organization where I played a significant role in in the strategic direction of the organization. Academic credentials: MBA; International Business, BBA, Business Management Computer Literate: Word, Excel, PowerPoint, with more than three dozen technical certifications in satellite remote tracking station and high Energy Physics (HEP) pieces of equipment.

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BBA: Major: Business Management

MBA: Major: International Business

Training: Six-Sigma Project Management

Loren D Herbst

Loren D Herbst

Current City: Bloomington, MN

Worked for Norwest Bank, Minnesota (now called Wells Fargo) for 35 years lending money to or managing divisions that loaned money to Small and Medium sized businesses, mostly privately held in a variety of industries.

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<p> Degree in Business Administration from Gustavus Adolphus College, St. Peter, MN. Also attended a number of Banking Schools and Commercial Lending Schools.</p>

William Mirkin

William Mirkin

Current City: Marlboro, NJ
Chapter: Monmouth SCORE

Certified Public Accountant with over 40 years of experience. I spent 10 years in private practice as a controller, CFO and VP Finance and managed my own practice in public accounting for the remainder of my career. In addition the the experience listed above, I am also knowledgeable in business valuations, litigation support and various aspects of taxation.

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BBA Pace College, 1965. MBA Long Island University, 1969.</p>

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