Port Charlotte, FL
Counselors to America's Small Business
New York State Restaurant Association, Sales Rep and Director of Membership 1999-2012
Royal Savage Inn Restaurant, Plattsburgh, NY, owner 1970-1999
Windows on the Bay Restaurant and Motel, owner 1985-1994
Clinton Community College, Plattsburgh, NY, Operated Food Service Concession 1988-1994
The Barnstead Restaurant, Keeseville, NY, owner 1980-1987
Rippling River Motel,Keeseville, NY owner 1978-1987
Howard Johnson Restaurants, Parent Company, District Manger, Los Angeles Office 1965-1970
Chicago Office 1960-1965, and Manger Utica, NY 1959-1960
Paul Smith's College, Board of Trustees -n Board Member, Chairman of the Board, Board Member Emeritus 1975-present
Clinton County Tourism Bureau - Chair 1978-1998
Upstate New York "I Love New York" Advertising Committee - Chair 1973-1990
Fleet Bank Advisory Board, Plattsburgh, NY 1980-1987
Champlain Valley Physician's Hospital -Board Member 1979-1986
Plattsburgh and Clinton County Chamber of Commerce - Member and President 1979-1984
Paul Smiths&amp;#39; College, A.A.S., Hotel and Restaurant Management, Class of 1956&lt;/p&gt;
Denver University, B.S., Business Administration, Hotel and Restaurant Management Major, Class of 1959&lt;/p&gt;
30 years in banking. Working in lending and management.
Graduate school of Banking at Madison WI
National Commercial Lending School at Norman Oklahoma
Management Consulting - Manufacturing Operations and Materials Management (supply chain)
Staff level Supply Chain Manager - all aspects of SCM, from forecasting to distribution - Fred Jones Manufacturing - automotive remanufacturing for Ford and GM warranty programs
Logistics Consultant for UniGroup's 3PL - specializing in business development and logistics solutions development
Supply Chain Analyst and Program Manager for USTRANSCOM
Double BS - Management and Marketing, Missouri State University</p>
MBA - Oklahoma City University</p>
MPS - Supply Chain Management, The Pennsylvania State University</p>
As Marketing Director for Renewal by Andersen, I lay out our strategic road map and coordinate our advertising vehicles to ensure that we get there. This means managing graphic designers, web developers, social media specialists, direct mail teams, radio account executives, television salespeople, as well as other ad vehicles. As part of developing the strategy, I build the annual and monthly budgets: setting weekly, monthly, and quarterly benchmarks to ensure that each advertising vehicle is performing. I am also responsible for managing our brand image according to corporate standards, developing website content, e-blast messages, TV/radio scripts, etc.
As a Marketing and Financial Analyst for Miller-Valentine Group, I would develop and execute marketing strategies for newly built properties, run weekly pricing optimization calls (using a willingness to pay model to ensure maximum revenue and optimal lease expiration), create annual marketing budgets for 137 residential properties, create and manage social media marketing (including Miller-Valentine’s LinkedIn page), build analytical and/or predictive models in Microsoft Excel, manage Google AdWords campaigns, write and distribute press releases, and handle media personalities during grand opening events, among other responsibilities.
Bachelor of Business Administration from the University of Cincinnati
Majors: Marketing and International Business
International studies include: Johannes Kepler Universitat in Linz, Austria | Goryeo Daehakgyo (Korea University) in Seoul, Republic of Korea | El Technologico de Monterrey in Queretero, Mexico
VP of Refining, Refining Facilities Manager, Corporate Refining, Commercial and Operations Planning Manager, and Business Development/Acquisition Manager; for Independent and Major Corporations. Broad experience in developing and purchasing new businesses, expanding and improving existing businesses-performances, and contracting-delivering many different business and consumer goods & services into local and national markets.
During my career I developed the skills and reputation for analyzing, troubleshooting and improving different businesses’ performances, including reliably delivering quality goods & services to markets-customers, and increasing short- and longer term business financial performance.
Expert in business development and operations improvement, purchasing and selling businesses, manufacturing and products/services development, supply chains and projects management, and developing many technologies. Available for face-to-face Counseling on Mondays 10 AM-2 PM at the Greater Phoenix SCORE office at E. Thomas Rd. and N. Central Ave. (September-May) and by Email year-round.
Professional Experience and Resume:
- During College years I owned and operated an independent auto repair shop.
- 25 years experience in the oil, gas and power businesses. Started as an Engineer with responsibilities to monitor, analyze, troubleshoot, improve and optimize Refining and Chemical Plant processing units. Over the years I held and advanced through numerous positions including Projects Design, Development & Management, Engineering Manager, and Plant Manager of multiple Refiners.
- 10 years experience at the Corporate Management level. Responsibilities included VP of Refining, Refining & Commercial Operations Planning, Optimization and Strategy Development Manager, Business Development Manager including Corporation acquisitions-mergers and major asset evaluations-acquisitions, and Supply Chain Management.
- After retiring from Corporate life, became an Energy Consultant and Researcher. Most recently joined the SCORE team to counsel and mentor entrepreneurs, new business startups, and help improve-grow existing small businesses.
B.S. degrees in Chemical Engineering and Chemistry from UC Davis, CA, and a MBA from Saint Marys/UC Berkley, CA; Certified Professional Engineer in CA
Business Management and Strategic Marketing Consulting.Key positions included
Grelite Corp., Plantation, Florida
President (Jan 2011 – Present)
Skanska USA Building, Dania, Florida
Field/ Project Engineer (May 2013 – May 2014)
Fedtronix, LLC, Fedtronix.com
COO/ Business Manager (January 2010 – April 2012)
ONEL Associates, LLC, General Contractor, Fort Lauderdale, Florida
Project Manager (January 2009 – September 2012)
ONEL Associates, LLC, General Contractor, Fort Lauderdale, Florida
Intern/ Field engineer (May 2006 – January 2009)
Broward Meat and Fish, Lauderdale Lakes, Florida
Employee (January 2007 – January 2009)
Nova Southeastern University, Davie, FL
Master's degree in Real Estate Development
Florida International University, Miami, FL
Bachelor of Science in Construction Management (Magna cum Laude) Business administration (Minor), Honors College ARCH program
Broward College, Davie, FL
Associates of Arts degree in Civil Engineering (Honors)
Over 30 years of executive retail experience. Accomplished executive with extensive experience in operations, P&L management, corporate leadership and large sales volume. A results-oriented, decisive leader with proven success in start-ups, turnaround and growth organizations. track record of increasing sales, market penetration and growing bottom line while spearheading operational improvements to drive productivity and reduce cost. Excel in dynamic demanding environments while remaining pragmatic and focused. Managed multi-unit organizations for several retail formats including big box merchandise, specialty apparel and closeout. Worked in several regions of the US including the Southeast and the West Coast. Recently served as COO of a small closeout retail chain located in Canada.
Bachelor Degree__Miles College, Birmingham, Alabama</p>
Professional Development__University of Miami Entrepreneurial Program, Blanchard Situational Leadership,</p>
Gallup University Great Leader Program</p>
Foreman - Leeds & Northrup (instrumentation)
General Manager - LG Nestor, Inc.(scientific glassblowing)
Ass't to Technology Group VP - Singer Co.
GM - Ballantine Labs (test instrumentation)
GM - Cavitron Ultrasonics, Inc.(ultrasonic dental and medical equipment)
Group VP - Cavitron Corp (ultrasonic instrumentation, medical devices).
VP - IPCO Corp
President - Hospital Supply Division, IPCO Corp.
Group VP - IPCO Corp (dental prosthetics, blood and plasma collection, medical instrumentation)
GM - Silhouette Optical US (eyeware frame distribution)
GM Granada Hospital Group (hospital TV services)
President Sonokinetics, Inc. (ultrasonic orthopedic surgical instrumentation)
Novartis Corp Federal Government Contracting Manager
Government Consulting Services (pharma consulting, contracting with the Federal Government)
BS Physics - Fordham University</p>
MBA - Wharton School of Finance</p>
Rochester Institute of Technology
- Photography, BS
- Instructional Technology, MS
University of Southern Maine
- Adult Education, MS