Counselors to America's Small Business
45+ year career that includes design, development and implementation for Aerospace and Military (member of Mars Viking Lander design and development team and Space Shuttle proposal team), Marketing Manager / VP Sales in Computer, CAE/CAD/CAM related industries and managed manufacturing operations and sales providing Industrial Workstations including design, fabrication, sales, etc.
MBA Finance / Marketing - UCLA MS Mechanical Engineering - Colorado State University BS Aerospace Engineering - Penn State University
Lubin School of Business at Pace University MBA in Management and Entrepreneurship
State University of NY at Fredonia BS in Organizational Psychology (User Interface Design/Leadership) and Information Systems
I am a dreamer, passionate problem-solver, entrepreneur and a proven leader in the technology industry. Advised and created Business Intelligence solutions for national brands such as Calvin Klein, Ralph Lauren, Federal Home Loan Bank of Seattle, Allergan and more.
Driven by these core beliefs:
1. We can do more together, than we can as individuals.
2. Business and sense of purpose are not mutually exclusive.
3. Abundance should be continually recycled to keep it flowing back to you.
Bachelors in Computer Science Engineering
Masters in Business Administration
A professional with 08+ years of industry experience in managing transformation engagements in Management Consulting, Product Evaluation, Vendor Selection, Market Research, IT Portfolio Assessment, and Custom Solutions Designing. Primarily worked as Management Consultant, and Project Manager with Most Forward Looking Clients in Manufacturing, Logistics, Utilities and Non-Conventional Energy Generation Companies.
I am a Certified Supply Chain Professional (CSCP) from APICS, USA and have Post Graduate Degree in Industrial Engineering (Strategy and Operations) and Graduate Degree in Mechanical Engineering. I have hands on experience in conducting client workshops, digital marketing, market research and data analytics.
I have been consistently recognized by my clients and employers for my ability to deliver outstanding results. I have won ‘Above and Beyond Call of Duty’ Award, ‘Consulting Excellence’, and ‘Going Extra Mile’ from Cognizant Business Consulting and got nominated for ‘Consultant of the Year’, a highly coveted award in business consulting practice.
<p> Graduate in Mechanical Engineering with Honors</p> <p> Post Graduate in Industrial Engineering (Strategy and Operations) from Tier - 1 Institute</p>
I am an entrepreneur with a winning attitude, effective leadership skills and a strong work ethic. I learn quickly and contribute immediately. I have a solid understanding of how to work within the Greater Omaha Business Community, and I have a lifetime of experience developing professional relationships. I understand the value of a customer/member and the importance of retention. I am a difference maker and I offer a competitive advantage. I look for new/creative ways to help the company I work for remain relevant for our customers/members and our community.
Engineering and Business education at the University of Wisconsin. Jim has been an Entrepreneurship Mentor in Residence at the University of Arizona since 1989.
I have worked in the Travel Industry for well over 25 years. But, 11 years ago I decided to open my own travel agency with a partner and we became Let's Go! Travel. We were the first home based travel agency in Tuolumne County.
During these past 11 years I have had to face the challenges of re-defining myself as a Travel Consultant, facing the increasing need to be available in all types of formats (mobile, web, social media) and just meeting the ever growing small business economic changes.
High School Graduate
Attending college courses in Business Administration, Business Accounting, Office Management - though have never received a college degree.
I continuously keep up with courses specific to my profession, have earned my accreditation with the Cruise Industry (CLIA) and the National Association of Travel Agents (NACTA).
I have also been awarded destination specialist distinctions for Hawaii, France and Italy.
13 yrs Armstrong Prods., Research, cost service, tech service, quality control
15 yrs Winona Corp., Gen. Mgr., President, Owner Sold business in 2001
<p> BS from Purdue University 1969</p> <p> </p> <p> Masters Business St. Francis</p>
Grant Holmes' career has led him to successfully serve as both a consultant and an employee to industries as diverse as education, construction, media, manufacturing, marketing, technical training, hospitality, tourism, entertainment and software development. He has managed as many as 70 direct reports and directed multimillion dollar budgets. His greatest skill lies in the ability to quickly assess needs, develop plans to achieve goals and implement those plans.
Grant Holmes has been extremely active in various Chambers of Commerce, networking groups, business foundation and operations groups as well as mentoring others. His experience includes experience from a training background to marketing & PR experience, planning events, working with non-profits, and recruiting businesses and their executives for engagement.
For over 10 years, Grant Holmes was able to prove that passion tempered with complex project/general management experience is a potent combination when mixed with knowledgeable strategic planning and execution. Grant Holmes is comfortable with concurrent project demands, managing moving targets and serving as a change agent.
Grant has worked with hundreds of clients to hone their operations, especially where marketing language and brand position are concerned.
Grant Holmes succeeded through:
A significant position in a dynamic environment that offers flexibility, challenge and opportunity would be perfect for Grant Holmes. He is open to travel and willing to relocate. Grant has the experience, practice and ability to excel in your organization!
If you are seeking an energetic professional who can make an immediate and positive impact upon your operations, revenue stream and profit margins, call Grant Holmes at 330-327-5208 (Ohio area code, VA Resident, East Coast time).
VWCC: Project Management Certification Prep
Kent State: Master's in Communications studies (in process)
Malone University: Bachelor's in Business Administration.</p>