Counselors to America's Small Business
MBA in International Business
Offering over 20 years of experience in public and business administration with proven accomplishments in organizational development and strategic planning, specifically in the areas of operations and human resources management, and in building and cultivating government, university and private sector partnerships through community and economic development. I enjoy improving performance and productivity through training, coaching and mentoring organizations and people.ommunity and economic development. I enjoy developing programs and projects, and being the change agent who improves performance and productivity through training, coaching and mentoring organizations and people.
Master of Public Administration, concentration in Information Sciences
Bachelor of Arts in Political Science
All Business phases MMM&O---Money, Marketing, Management, and Operations. Was the CEO of a 153 employee multi level Building Material supply business which included the following: Home Building, Remodeling, General Contracting, Land Development, non-profit Development, Modular Home manufacturing, Component Home parts manufacturer, truss manufacturer,Cash and Carry Building Supply business, Real Estate company, Board member Black Hills Power & Light, Mobile home court developer, Real Estate Appraisal, numerous American Management Association short courses.
Political involvement: Lobbyist, RC City Council, Governors Advisory Board for Mental Illness, Formed the RC Alliance for the Mentally Ill, Served on the SD Alliance for the Mentally Ill Board, Hospital Psychiatric Center advisory board, County commitment Board, Journey Museum Marketing Board, Elder and Trustee First Presbyterian Church, Junior Chamber, Chamber of Commerce, SCORE Chairman, Board member National Retail Lumber Dealers Assn., Board member National Home Builders Assn., Boy Scouts Cub Pack Master and Scout master, RC Economic Development Board, Board member West Hills Village 220 unit retirement facility, SBA Small Business Advisory Council, Elks Lodge, Chair of the RC Planning Commission, Board member of Northwestern Lumber Dealers Assn., Board member Pennington Drainage Commission, and a member of the Naja Temple Shrine.
; BS in Architectural Engineering, Life Insurance license,, Real Estate Appraisals, Real Estate License, Construction Management course. AMA courses: Marketing, Sensitivity &#39;training, Financial Management, Management of Managers, Management by Objective course, and Sales Management..
Originally joined the Rapid City, SD SCORE Chapter.
Certified Public Accountant with over 40 years experience in bookkeeping, accounting, finance, budgeting, planning, cash-flow management, taxation, employee benefit plans, cost accounting. Experienced in not for profits as well as privately-held and publicly-traded companies. Familiar with a wide variety of construction, manufacturing, service and natural resource industries. Strong IT background, and have experience in a multitude of software packages. Extensive user of EXCEL. Assistance with company formation and start-up issues. Strong legal background.
Bachelor of Business Administration (focus on Accounting & Finance), Bernard M. Baruch College of CUNY, 1972, Magna Cum Laude.
Jim provides consulting and strategic planning to help business owners develop and execute strategies to achieve both business and personal goals.
Jim is a valued and trusted advisor to businesses and their owners. He focuses on strategic issues such as formation of business enterprises, mergers and acquisitions, business dispositions, succession planning, and management transition. His style is characterized by creativity, thoughtful analysis, practical solutions, trust, and integrity. He has applied his technical and business management expertise and experience as an advisor and equally important, directly as a senior level corporate manager/ executive within various companies, to define and effectuate change in organizational direction.
Application of Jim's experience includes:
CEO & shareholder of Milwaukee area manufacturer of parts and components for OEM customers. Negotiated purchase of company and initiated programs to meet evolving demands from international customer base; achieved ISO certification.
BBA degree in Accounting from University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee</p>
Eleven years active duty military. Thirty years of high technology and aerospace business. Specialized in Program/Project Management, Turn Around Leadership,Strategic Planning, Logistics and General Management. Eight years as President/CEO of technology business.
BA, St. John's University. MS Logistics, Florida Institute of Technology. MBA, University of Iowa.
Currently Federal government employee managing marketing campaigns which involve traditional elements (paid ads, news, public relations, grassroots work) and new media/digital (websites, mobile, social media). Focus in strategy creation and management of ad agency/public relations firms/ internal creative resources to execute the campaign. Focus also on new tactics and technology utilized by marketers in digital realm. Additional Background: marketing, sales, agency work, and general business improvement through analyzing and managing projects.
BA from Salisbury University- concentration English/ Creative Writing</p>
Grad work towards MBA in Marketing at Towson University/ UB</p>
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>
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