Counselors to America's Small Business
Results orientated sales and marketing professional. In addition, I was a training facilitator and public relations contributor. Experience is primarily in the Banking industry. Within that industry I created, trained and mentored a team of outside sales professionals who interacted with small business owners in order to sell business banking products matching their particular needs.
Other skill sets include program development,project management and event planning.
Almost thirty years in senior housing both public and private. I have started companies as well as developed new communities and sold existing ones.
Bachelors in Public Administration Seattle University. Graduate Executive Management Program University of Washington</p>
I analyze businesses, identify the business risks and opportunities for growth and then implement the solutions. I help new and growing business clarify their mission and turn them into actionable goals.
Bachelors degree in Organizational Communications; minor in Marketing
Spent 26 years in the pharmaceutical / medical device / OTC sector. Had experiences in sales, marketing, general management both within the US as well as Australia, New Zealand and Japan.
I am a sales and marketing expert, especially for high tech products. I also have heavy management, HR and hiring and training skills. My primary career focus was the sale of computers, software other high tech products to a wide range of businesses, especially the financial industry. I worked my way up to the Vice President level by proving that I could develop staff and produce exceptional levels of performance.
I believe my success with customers was due to two primary elements: showing the customer how my product would affect his profit and effective, timely follow-up.
My expertise is in sales, trade shows,, marketing, selection and training of sales personnel, prospecting, pricing. compensation plans, sales expense control, proposal writing and government bidding. I also also quite experienced in a variety of effective forecasting methods.
I heavy industry experience in banking, security, postal, unemployment tax cost control, government, retail, manufacturing, non-profit, etc.
Master of Business Administration, University of Phoenix. Bachelor of Business Administration, University of Texas, Arlington. Various Formal Corporate Training Programs such as: Sales, Sales Management, Computer Programming. EEOC and HIPPA
Cornelius E. Cobb, Founder and Principal of C. Cobb Accounts, LLC
Cornelius ( Sonny) Cobb has extensive experience in financial management, finance, accounting and taxes. As vice president and branch manager for Bank of America he was loan out to the University of New Haven to assist in their minority and small business development program. He was comptroller for Global Specialties, Inc a electronic manufacturing company in New Haven, CT. Chief Financial Officer for the Sagamore Group, Inc, a Construction Consultant company, specializing in Department of Transportation construction. As Business Support Administrator For Comcast, New Haven, CT, he assisted the Business Manger in the Accounts payable department. He was Accountant for The Elderly Nutrition Program, for the New Haven area in CT. He was Chief Financial Officer for The Highville Mustard Seed Development Corp, A Charter School in Hamden, CT.
Serviced on the board of Police Commissioners in the town of Hamden, Serviced as Chairman of the Board and President and Tax Consultant for the Connecticut Police Commissioners of Connecticut, President, Vice President, and Treasurer of The Connecticut Chapter of The National Association of Tax professionals. Pro-Bono Tax Preparer for AARP in Hamden, CT. SCORE - Mentor Volunteer, New Haven Chapter.
Cornelius Cobb, RTRP started C. Cobb Accounts, LLC, A twenty year old business to assist small businesses in their need to respond. to instant financial information at an affordable cost for accounting services by using accounting software training and to understand the value of maintaining financial records that are accurate, accessible and relate to growth and improvement of their business. In addition, by offering training in bookkeeping services, and tax preparation services, tax planning and reach with an inference is on proficient and convenience and offering a quick turn around time service to our clients.
Williams College, MA ---School of Banking
University of New Haven, CT Accounting
Dan Langford is a Certified Charlotte SCORE Mentor. He tries to assist entrepreneurs who are not quite sure if they want to establish a business or not. He tries to help formulate, design, and get people moving in the right direction to be successful in their own small businesses. He tries to make entrepreneurs see the full potential of their business mature and grow from their passion and separate that passion into a successful healthy business. His expertise is building a model business from the real estate side, hiring the right people, assisting with methods and procedures for daily and monthly processes, pricing the cost of materials to open a business, liability issues, and what the business can do effectively to make money. He will try to help you build your business plan as an added value for no charge. During a 40 year career with AT&T & its operating companies, he was known as a fixer, focused on fixing things & moving on to fixing the next thing.
Under Graduate Degree in Business Administration, Montreat College
Master's Degree in Business, with a concentration in Business Management, Montreat College
Areas of Expertise
¨ Startup Operations ¨Team Development ¨ Key Account Penetration
¨ Strategy Planning ¨Training Management ¨ Negotiating / Closing
¨ Business Development ¨ Networking ¨ Record-Breaking Results
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Distribution Sales Manager, 1986 – 1989
Product Manager, 1978 – 1983
Inside Sales Rep, 1974 – 1977
Onondaga Community College, Syracuse, NY
Onondaga Community College, Syracuse, NY