Counselors to America's Small Business
I like mentoring clients who want to startup a new venture, grow and expand their current business. As a consultant, I have helped retail companies on technology, inventory management,supply chain, pricing, training, strategy, transportation, manufacturing, human resources, marketing, accounting, product development, and project management. I enjoy learning about my client's current business and identifying actionable items to help clients achieve their business dreams.
Georgia Institute of Technology - 2011 - Bachelor of Science in Industrial Engineering
I spent the first 25 years of my career in the Industrial Rubber Distribution Industry; where we sold, fabricated, and installed conveyor belts, hose, gaskets, and related products to major industry in the Mid-South. Started out as the delivery driver and became the CEO of a 150 employee company.
More recently I became a principle in a local drug testing company which administers drug testing and background checks for clients who are hiring or require these services on current employees.
<p> High School Diploma</p>
David Belhumeur is a life-long Rhode Islander and currently serves in a “silent partner” capacity to Comfort Keepers of Rhode Island, a business run by his son/Co-Owner Daniel.
In addition, David serves as Co-Owner and CEO of McCabe Software and Co-Owner and CEO of Agitar Technologies, companies that create software testing tools used by programmers worldwide to develop high quality mission and business critical applications.
David is also Co-Owner and CEO of Oridium LLC, a technology investment and management firm. He also is Co-Owner of Pinnacle Revenue Management, a provider of billing services to a variety of medical practices.
David received his Masters degree (MBA) and undergraduate degree from Bryant University. He is a CPA and past member of the state Society of CPAs and the American Institute of CPAs.
Over 40 years practitioner experience in marketing, communications, and management working in/with 100s profit and non-profit organizations from start ups to ongoing concerns, small to large (but mostly small). Last 15 years as a college professor in marketing and management at the undergrad and graduate levels.
<p> Doctorate in Business Administration (University of Sarasota, FL), MBA in marketing (Babson College, MA), BA in English (Stonehill College, North Easton, MA).</p>
59 years of trucking experience as either a fleet owner, terminal manager for large freight companies with responsibilities for labor, operations,sales, hiring and training.
Prior to taking early retirement, I was the Mars Information Services Senior IT Director in the Americas Region for the Wrigley Chewing Gum and Confections business, the world’s largest manufacturer of chewing gum and a leading global confectioner with annual sales of over $7 billion. I lead a team responsible for the planning, development and delivery of information technology services to North, Central and South America, and directed the business partnership relationships necessary to build enhanced business processes, applications and related organizational capabilities to Wrigley’s corporate and regional business functions. I was also a member of Wrigley’s North American Business Leadership Team. Prior to this role, I was responsible for the IT Strategy, Finance, Portfolio Management and Governance function for Wrigley, and also previously directed a program rollout team responsible for the successful global implementation of a single instance ERP (SAP) initiative across 80+ countries and 19 manufacturing sites. I have also worked extensively in International markets and has lived and worked in both the UK and Germany prior to relocating to the US in 2003. In total I have over 35 years of business experience covering Information Technology, Sales & Supply Operations, retail and merchandising. In addition I have run my own Real Estate Investment (REI) business over the past 6 years, covering both self-managed and agency-managed property in multiple locations in the US and UK.
Economics Graduate of the University of Liverpool, Diploma from Chartered Institute of Marketing in the UK.
Owned and operated a retail business which provided woodworking tools, supplies, exotic lumber, classes, and advice. The business employed 11 full- and part-time employees and grossed over $1.7M annually. Hands-on management of sales, marketing, inventory control operations. Applied a number of data-base technology solutions for more efficient operation of the business.
Held hardware and software engineering positions extending through senior level management. Specific technology areas included CAD hardware, RISC workstations, disk and tape controller and driver software, hardware quality assurance/control, software quality assurance. The latter specializing in process control, methods, and metrics.
Baccalaureate of Electrical Engineering