Counselors to America's Small Business
President and CEO of YUILL Strategic Solutions, LLC is Robert 'Bob' Yuill who has over 42 years of experience. As an accomplished military officer with over 27 years of service followed by an additional 15 years as a defense contractor. Bob has managed and led personnel from the tactical through strategic levels within the government and performed as an analyst through Program Manager and Division Director within industry. Assignments ranged from company command level to major staff support within combatant commands and has included support to Special Access Programs as a PM. Extensive capture and proposal management with contract wins in excess of $15B in contract values. While supporting the military as an Army officer he served as an Infantryman, Aviator, and Logistician.
National Defense University - Master of Science in National Resource Strategy
University of Southern California - Master of Science in Systems Management
Bentley College/University - Bachelor of Science in Business Management
Georgia Institute of Technology - The Logistics Short Course
Industrial College of the Armed Forces - Executive Military Leadership, Logistics and Acquisition
Command and General Staff College - Senior Military Leadership School
Army Logistics Management College - Logistics Executive Development Course
Professional Experience: Since 1984 have operated a business consulting firm. We specialize in bookkeeping (Quickbooks Pro), accounting, tax preparation, business plan development, loan packaging. Have contracted with both Federal and NY State agencies to provide technical assistance to small businesses. Including SBA, VA, NYS DOT, NYS DASNY, Empire State Development Agency. Small businesses including restaurants, maintenance operations, construction and construction related firms
State University of New York at Buffalo BS Business Administration
Robert Wesleyan , MBA
...Thirty + years of Sales & Marketing Management experience in high technology systems totals solutions
...Partner, 4th Wave Color Wave Technology, New, NY (high tech start-up venture, 1990 - 1998
MBA, Marketing Management
Ph.D., International Business
31 years, 1969-2000, of Commercial Banking with Seafirst Bank, Seattle, WA. A bank acquired by Bank of America in 1984. Experience include 15 years of extensive commercial lending to Businesses,Professionals and Multi-national companies. Lending experience included Agricultural, Small Business, Commercial Real Estate and Professional medical, dental and veterinary practices.
For the last 15 years I managed the Private Banking operation for the State of Washington which include 5 offices throughout the state. Responsibilities also included overseeing and directing Trust and Investment operations. I acquired a Certified Financial Planner, CFP, designation in the early 1990's and continue my certification presently. In additional I passed and the Series 7 Brokers test and was licensed through my employer. I no longer have the Series 7 designation.
For 8 years, 2004-2012, I worked with a start up bank in Seattle focusing primarily on small, family owned business and professionals. We focused considerable time and energy on originating and processing SBA loans including 7a and 504 loans.
<p> <p> BS Economics South Dakota State University 1969</p> <p> Pacific Coast Banking School at University of Washington 1980</p> <p> College of Financial Planning, Certified Financial Planning, CFP designation</p> <p> &nbsp;</p></p>
I retired in 2013 from a career in law firm management. I had been the chief operating officer and the administrator for 5 years each at two Minneapolis law firms. I spend two+ years as the Finance Director at a third law firm. I ran a CPA firm for five years in Michigan. I am an inactive CPA and have my MBA in Business Administration. I taught accounting at Metropolitan State University for two years.
MBA from Metropolitan State University, Minnesota 2001</p>
Bachelor of Science from University of California, Berkeley 1975</p>
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
SENIOR FINANCIAL SERVICES EXECUTIVE
Financial services professional with 25+ years raising private capital on behalf of companies across a wide variety of industries, including telecommunications, technology, industrial, healthcare, consumer and retail sectors. Proven track record of identifying capital raising opportunities by educating and collaborating with relationship managers in large and small financial institutions. Experienced relationship builder with sources of private capital, including private equity, venture capital, insurance companies, mezzanine funds, hedge funds and pension funds.
Areas of expertise:
BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT – CAPITAL RAISING – ACCOUNT MANAGEMENT – PRIVATE EQUITY – CORPORATE FINANCE – FINANCIAL ADVISORY –
Masters in Business Administration – Harvard Business School – Boston, MA 1986 Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics – The Colorado College – Colorado Springs, CO 1977</p>
Commercial insurance and risk management. Assisted large corporations to self insure their own risks and to assist groups and associations in pooling their own risks by setting up and operating what are called captive insurance companies for these clients.
I have assisted over 40 clients to establish these unique, special purpose insurance companies: feasibility studies, financial pro-formas, business plans, capital structures, reinsurance, license applications to various insurance domiciles, actuarial projections, underwriting, rate and premium setting, as well as co-ordination of outside legal, tax, banking, claims, investment advisory and captive management services.
Trinity Pawling School - 1967</p>
Denison University - 1971, B.A - English Literature</p>
American Institute of Risk Management - 1976 - Assoc. in Risk Management</p>