Counselors to America's Small Business
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>
<p> Rochester Institute of Technology</p> <p> - Photography, BS</p> <p> - Instructional Technology, MS</p> <p> </p> <p> University of Southern Maine</p> <p> - Adult Education, MS</p>
Expert in sales and marketing and very knowledgeable in Business operations.
A high performing sales and marketing executive with experience in product distribution, managing wholesale networks, brand programming, sales presentations to wholesale and retail network, building sales teams, creating and managing budgets, and achieving profitability objectives in the consumer goods industry as a Manager and Senior Manager
Managed sales and brand activities in numerous markets throughout the United States in compliance with state law.; Had responsibility for the largest sales region in the U.S. generating over $75 million in net profit. In addition, Mentored direct reports in order for them to succeed in future jobs of more responsibility. Held executive and management positions at Joseph E. Seagrams and Sons and Bacardi USA.
1975 to 2012 Worked in various sales and field marketing management positions within the Consumer Goods Industry..
The majority of my career being spent at Joseph E. Seagram's companies from 1977-2001. Joseph E Seagram's was sold in December of 2001.
Bacardi Rum Company from 2002 to 2012. Retired April 1, 2012.
Bachelor of Business Administration with a concentration in Marketing ;Adelphi University, Garden City, NY Continuous education seminars during business career including seminars in:
20 years ago I decided I wanted to become an entrepreneur so I left a secure job in retail merchandising and founded 'The Natural Dentist' oral care brand. I was so glad that I did. Being a successful entrepreneur is a great accomplishment and leads to very positive feelings about oneself. So I've decided to use my experience and skills to help others navigate to entrepreneurship.
<p> <a href="https://www.linkedin.com/edu/school?id=19026&trk=prof-edu-school-name" title="More details for this school">State University of New York at Albany</a> <strong>1974 BS Degree in Economics</strong></p> <p> </p>
32+ years in corporate America
Small business owner
MBA - Marketing & Statistics</p>
Additional training in market research, new product development, competitor intelligence</p>
University of Connecticut School of Business, Hartford, CT May 2015
Master of Business Administration (MBA), Marketing and Business Analytics
Chengdu University of Technology, Chengdu, China July 2005
Bachelor of Science (Computer Science and Technology)
President & CEO, Z-Axis Consultancy
Group. Director of Technology, Illinois Tool Works (ITW) Film & Foils Group [32 co.'s, $400 MM global sales]
Sr VP of Global Technology, CFC Int'l [officer of $100 MM small cap NASDAQ, later acquired by ITW]
Managing Director of CFC Europe (in addition to the above Corp. role, resided in Germany for 2 years)
Sr VP of Operations & Technology, CFC International --> the above covered >18 years of service
VP of Manufacturing & Engr'g, Central Products Co. [$165 MM, largest pkg tape co. in the world - 4 yrs.]
Director of Operations of 2 major divisions & Technical Director of 3 other major divisions for Avery-Dennison plus,
Corp. Manager of Process R&D, Engineering & Quality Manager --> 5 relocations spanning 20 years
Sr Process Engineer, Celanese Corporation [Fortune 500 chemical co.] --> 1st job for 2 years
BS in Chemical Engineering (University of Missouri)
MS in Chemical Engineering (University of Missouri)
All my hours for a PhD in ChE (but was required to go on active duty - ROTC commission in Viet Nam era)
Many post-graduate hours in polymer science, rheology, kinetics, reactor design, business and finance.
Was selected and completed the Harvard Short Course (mini-MBA).
Bachelor Degree in Industrial Engineering from University of Toledo.
Master Degree in Business from Ashland College.
11 year corporate retail career covering international sourcing, manufacturing, fabric, trim, product development and brand management.
BFA in Fashion marketing</p>