Business Operations

Donald O. Benjamin

Unavailable

Port Charlotte, FL

How I can help you

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

Community Involvement

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

                                                                                                                                                          

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Industry Experience

Education

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Paul Smiths' College, A.A.S., Hotel and Restaurant Management, Class of 1956</p>

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Denver University, B.S., Business Administration, Hotel and Restaurant Management Major, Class of 1959</p>

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Rodney Rangen

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Brainerd, MN

Languages:English

How I can help you

30 years in banking. Working in lending and management.

Areas of expertise

Industry Experience

Education

Graduate school of Banking at Madison WI

 

National Commercial Lending School at Norman Oklahoma

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Brian Dreckshage

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Ballwin, MO

Chapter: St. Louis SCORE

Languages:English

How I can help you

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
 

Areas of expertise

Industry Experience

Education

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Double BS - Management and Marketing, Missouri State University</p>

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MBA - Oklahoma City University</p>

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MPS - Supply Chain Management, The Pennsylvania State University</p>

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Colin Jeffries

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Cincinnati, OH

Languages:English

How I can help you

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.

Areas of expertise

Industry Experience

Education

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

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John Miller

Available

Scottsdale, AZ

Languages:English

How I can help you

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.

Areas of expertise

Industry Experience

Education

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

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