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Robert V Andrews

Bob Andrews

Robert V Andrews

Current City: Kingman, AZ

My career varies from Military (USMC, Viet Nam) to Law Enforcement to Public Planning to Executive Management.  Since 1995 I have started, built, and sold 4 small businesses; one of those involved inventing, engineering, patenting, and marketing a home hardware product.

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A.S. - Computer Science; Mathematics</p>

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B.S. - Management; Communications</p>

Howard C Daly

Howard C Daly

Current City: Webster, NY

Have counseled a large number of clients who wanted to start a professional photography business, a printing business or improve a web site for their business. Worked at Eastman Kodak from 1956 to 1986. Was in charge of product development of graphic arts film, paper, chemicals and equipment in the Photographic Technology Division for thirteen years. Final assignment before retirement was acting as world-wide budget coordinator for research and development of graphic arts products. SCORE Offices 1995 to 1999 - Director, Region II (On national board of directors) Several offices in Rochester NY chapter including chapter chair and web site coordinator. Other activities included national offices (treasurer and conference vice-president) in SPSE (Society of Photographic Scientists and Engineers). Was editor of Journal of Applied Photographic Engineering.

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Education

Graduate of University of New Hampshire (MS - Physical Chemistry, 1952)

Suresh P Parab-Desai

Suresh P Parab-Desai

Current City: Barboursville, WV
Chapter: Huntington SCORE

1) Product Development, 2) Manufacturing Management, 3) Engineering Design & Management, 4) Project Management. 5) Process Control & Troubleshooting and 6) Skills Training. Have over 45 years of experience, in above mentioned fields, in various heavy manufacturing industries: Metallurgical ( High Nickel Alloys, Alloy Steels), Chemical and Specialized Machinery Fabrications.

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Dennis Robert Peoples

Dennis Robert Peoples

Current City: Melbourne, FL

Expert in sales and marketing.and business start up/, Implemented Internet Strategies to increase brand awareness, and adopted .Global Product Management: Sales Management: Managed the Sales, marketing and product management department with both direct sales and independent sales representatives Skills: Process Mapping Continuous Process Improvement training and implementation Cycle Time Reduction MRP-II - Manufacturing Resource Planning Project Management Strategic Planning Sales Management Computer Excel, Word, Visio and Power Point New Business Development

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Education

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BSEE Valparaiso University&lt;/p&gt;
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MBA Rutgers&lt;/p&gt;

Steven Marks

Veteranpreneur

Steven Marks

Current City: Santa Clarita, CA

Steven is a management professional with senior level experience in Business Development, Administration, and Operations. He has over 25 years of experience in sales and marketing with a Master’s degree in Business Management. Recognized as a successful businessman; Steven has been a motivational speaker for Antelope Valley College, business’ curriculum for more than 12 years.

As the founder of an apparel and promotional company, he has decided to share his knowledge with others. He has navigated the challenges of selling to the U.S. Government. He knows the endeavors of selling to GOV, DOD, SBA, GSA, and other government agencies.

Steven has served in the United States military with years of honorable service and is now retired. He is recorded as having enlisted more than 600 soldiers into the United States Army.

Steven received his BA and MBA in Business Management from the University of Redlands’ School of Business. He is also a graduate of UCLA’s Anderson School of Management, Entrepreneurship Boot camp for Veterans. He enjoys spending time with friends and family while watching movies and studying business strategies. He has a passion for developing meaningful relationships with other entrepreneurs. He is an added value to the SCORE family. Follow Steven on Twitter/Veteranpreneur.com

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Steven received his Masters in Business Management from the University of Redlands’ School of Business. He is also a graduate of UCLA’s Anderson School of Management, Entrepreneurship Bootcamp for Veterans. 

John Lindsay

John Lindsay

Current City: Parkville, MO

Over 30 years of experience in the specialty chemicals, plastics and resins, oil field chemicals, commodity chemicals, paper chemicals, and water treating businesses for American Cyanamid Company. Twenty years in sales and marketing management; 10 years as a General Manager (Enhanced Oil Recovery; Polymer Additives) with line responsibility for sales/marketing, manufacturing, and research/development; and 2 years as a Director of business planning and development (Polymer Chemicals). A specialist in innovative sales and marketing, and commercialization of new technologies and products. Experienced in E-commerce and web-based retail-oriented business. SCORE Chapter Chair (President) 2000-2002 (District Chapter of the Year, 2001-2002.)

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Education

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute - BS Chemical and Management Engineering.

City University of New York - MBA

Donald Ed Jones

Ed Jones

Donald Ed Jones

Current City: Jupiter, FL

Expert in new product development, intellectual property protection, business start-up, marketing and financing strategy including JOBS Act crowd funding, design of marketing and engineering experiments for enhanced feedback, business operations, developing business models that "Shark Tank" would find compelling.

45 year career in both small business and large multi-national public companies.

Currently CEO/CTO of a new product development  company in Florida specializing in machine to machine communications solutions. 

Previously a VP of Operations / Manufacturing / Engineering for Regenerative Technologies Corporation.

Prior to that Senior Director of Research and Development for a Tyco International (TYC) strategic business unit focusing on retail item security and life safety device communications technology.

I have been professionally engaged in the information technology (IT) industry since 1971.

Regenerative Technologies Corp - VP 1/2012 - 8/2014,

Tyco International (TYC) - 2001 to 2011 Senior Director - Engineering 2009 - 2010 Global Enterprise and System Software - Tyco Retail Solutions Director Engineering 2007 - 2009 Global Enterprise and System Software - Sensormatic - Tyco Safety Products

Director Engineering 2002 - 2007 Radio Frequency Identification SBU - Sensormatic - Tyco Safety Products

Manager Product Assurance 2001 - 2002 Sensormatic

Crossmatch Technologies Inc. (fingerprint scanning, analysis and identification) Director - Software Development 2000-2001

Quadramed Corporation (QDHC)Vice President, Technology 1998-2000

Marquette Medical Systems (MEI) - GE Director - Information Interchange / Interoperability 1996-1998 Vice President - Engineering & Manufacturing 1994-1996 Project Lead - Software 1991-1994

Sabattical (self funded) 1990 -1991

Health Care Office Systems Inc. President - Owner 1985-1990

Cyberstar Corporation President 1980-1985

Microspect Partner 1973-1980

Minnesota Growth Exchange Inc. Partner 1973-1978

Small business experience includes organization development and management consultation, document duplication systems, computer software (Value Added Reseller), motels and property management. Large business experience has included senior management roles in research and development, electronics manufacturing, medical device regulatory affairs and quality systems, product support, mergers and acquisitions, offshore capabilities development, intellectual property management, product development process. software product life cycle management, product management. 

See my linked in profile at www.linkedin.com/pub/ed-jones/6/b93/460/

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Education

&lt;p&gt; &amp;amp;lt;p&amp;amp;gt; 1970 BA Philosophy / Lingusitics 1971-1973 Research Director - Rural Crime and Justice Institute - Center for the Study of Local Government&amp;amp;lt;/p&amp;amp;gt;&lt;/p&gt;

David Willard Maaske

David Willard Maaske

Current City: Sussex, WI

David W. Maaske is a senior marketing executive with over 30 years of financial services, consulting, marketing communications, global manufacturing and general management experience in small business, regional, national and global organizations, including strategic planning, project management, business processes, internal and external marketing, brand positioning, business development, mergers, acquisitions, E-commerce, marketing research, lead generation, channel planning, business analysis and forecasting, and customer engagement. He is a creative leader with proven strengths in developing marketing processes and functions.

2009 to 2011,  ALIGN fsc, Atlanta, Georgia Align FSC is an independent consulting firm staffed by a team of professionals, each with extensive experience working with major financial institutions, specializing strategic marketing, product management and organizational alignment for mid-sized banks and credit unions in the North and South American markets. Senior Consultant: Responsible for account management, project definition and proposals, strategy development, implementation and follow-up.

2008 BMO Harris (formerly Marshall & Ilsley Corporation), Milwaukee, Wisconsin, Vice President – Business and Commercial Marketing: Responsible for development, communication, implementation and measurement of successful marketing strategies and tactics to support the profitable growth of the Commercial, Business and Treasure Management Solutions lines of business.

2007 StrateVation LLC, Sussex, Wisconsin, Founder and President of an independent strategic marketing consulting firm focused on marketing research, strategy development and implementation to achieve profitable growth for leading b-to-b organizations: conducted marketing consulting for a leading mid-west agricultural commodity risk management firm and product pricing research for Case IH .

2001 to 2006 Charleston|Orwig Inc., Hartland, Wisconsin A full service marketing firm providing strategic services, marketing communications and public issues management to global organizations including Pfizer, Arm & Hammer, Miller Brewing, PPL Corporation and Smithfield Foods:  Director – Strategic Services responsible for developing strategic marketing plans and brand positioning strategies for existing clients and new business prospects.

1989 to 2000 CNH Industrial (formed November, 1999 with merger of Case Corporation and New Holland, N.V.), Racine, Wisconsin: A global $11 billion designer, manufacturer and distributor of agricultural, construction equipment and financial services. Sr. Director, Worldwide Strategic Services: responsible for developing and implementing strategic planning processes, including business intelligence and marketing research.

• Developed and implemented “Case Strategic Thinking and Planning Process” that was utilized by the global agricultural equipment, construction equipment and financial services business units. The process included scenario planning, economic analysis, industry forecasts, financial analysis and cross-functional teams.

• Directed the marketing research team, including outside consultants, that provided voice-of-the-customer research input for new product development teams, including product concept, prototype evaluations, pricing, brand positioning, customer satisfaction and quality.

• Managed organizational interface with outside consultants, including developing request for proposal (RFP), evaluating and identifying projects

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Education

Dartmouth College, Tuck School of Business, Strategic Brand Managment

University of Chicago, Product Pricing

Allis-Chalmers, Advanced Management Program

University of Wisconsin, Madison, MS in Economics

University of Wisconsin, Madison, BS in Agricultural Economics

James Newman

James Newman

Current City: Phoenix, AZ

Jim Newman joined Greater Phoenix SCORE in 2005.  Since joining SCORE, Jim has mentored more than 750 entrepreneurs and small business owners. He serves on the Chapter’s Executive and Operations committees.  He also mentors clients at a Vermont chapter during the summer months. 

His expertise includes:

  • General Management
  • Business & market planning
  • Manufacturing, operations & supply chain
  • Acquisitions, divestitures, joint ventures & partnerships
  • Performance improvement & turnarounds
  • Product development & licensing
  • Business Development & Marketing

During his prestigious career, Jim led mid-size, multi-site international manufacturing and construction companies, emphasizing improved performance through restructuring, growing sales, cost reductions, partnerships and innovation.  

He directed sales & marketing for proprietary and commodity products into automotive, architectural, consumer, industrial, international and defense markets. He directed product development of industrial and consumer products and opened and expanded international markets using partnerships, licensing and company owned operations.

Jim implemented planning, continuous improvement, lean thinking, objective setting, quality systems and team development processes. He negotiated acquisitions, divestitures, licenses and formation of Joint Ventures. He expanded, moved, closed and built plants with proprietary processes and equipment.

Jim served as CEO of 3 plastic processing companies, two owned by equity capital firms. He was also CEO of an international construction company owned by a large Japanese company. Other positions included Sr. VP of Operations (COO), VP of Business Development and Director of Manufacturing for a public company making high performance materials and custom designed engineered systems. He was COO of 2 furniture companies and Division General Manager of a public furniture company.

Jim served as Captain in the US Army, commanding armor, infantry and engineer units. He is a decorated Vietnam veteran. 

 

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Education

MBA, General Management, The Amos Tuck School, Dartmouth College BS, Management Engineering, University of Vermont

Dr. Diana D Dunn

Diana has more than 25 years of experience in manufacturing, product development, quality and test, and research.  She has worked in the automotive industry, with a team of cardiologists for biomedical engineering applications, supported government contracts for surveillance applications, and in the semiconductor industry.  Diana has extensive experience in engineering and also in the management of up to 80 engineers and technicians throughout New England.  She is interested in helping small businesses and single owner businesses understand how to differentiate their product, invest their money wisely, develop sound business plans, and start basic social media marketing.  Her personal interests include the fine arts and spending time with her family.

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Education

Doctor of Philosophy in Electrical Engineering  (University of Utah, June 1989)

Master of Science Electrical Engineering (University of Utah, June 1984)

Bachelor of Science in Systems Engineering (Wright State University, June 1982)    

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