Sales, Marketing & Public Relations

Michael K Davis

Michael K Davis

Chapter: Portland SCORE

25 years of advertising agency and account management experience working with local, regional and international brands. Started/grew my own agency (now TBWA Greater China). One of the first agencies into China. Bought, sold, developed companies/business. Developed and managed regional agency network. Clients included KLM; HSBC; Infinity, Nissan; Apple, Swire Systems; Brandt, Nivea, Whirlpool; Burger King, Golden Resources; Cityplaza, Whimsy; Levis, Texwood Brands; Mandarin Oriental, Ritz Carlton, Morningstar Travel; Hong Kong Trade Development Council. Followed by 8 years working in a non-profit and as a leadership coach in Portland. Counseling expertise in advertising, marketing, management, entrepreneurship, acquisition/sale, planning, strategy.

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<p> BSc. Business Administration, Portland State University</p>

Walter J Williamsen

Walter J Williamsen

Started professional career at Pratt & Whitney Aircraft in East Hartford, CT. as a cost analyst. (Late 1960's)

After several years, joined Veeder-Root Division of Veeder Industries as a cost analyst.(Early 1970's)

Mid 1970's, moved to the Iseli Division of Veeder Industries to be Division Controller.

Mid 1980's, moved to position of Vice President.

Late 1980's, left Iseli Division to open up a property management company (with a partner).

Early 2000 to present, sold out to my partner and started a consulting practice for capital budget planning and financial analysis.

 

 

 

 

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BA - ECONOMICS (Thiel College, mid 1960s)

MBA - FINANCE (Univ. of Hartford, early 1970s)

 

 

Bertil Agell

Bertil Agell

Current City: Barre, VT
Chapter: Montpelier SCORE

project engineering, general management, treasurer/controller, business consulting

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Undergraduate mechanical engineering, BSME; MBA with finance major

Barry McKinley

Barry McKinley

 Very knowledgeable in business operations. Have started from scratch (and almost no assets), bought and sold 10 different businesses in five different industries, Medical,Surf, Motorsports, Insurance and Personnel. Have extensive experience in operating small retail, wholesale, service and manufacturing businesses and all the challenges. Have won awards both in the Medical Industry numerous times and in the Motorsports Industry. Have sold businesses to Fortune 1000 Companies, employees and private groups. Have started four different businesses in two industries and built them to 50 plus employees and 15 million plus in sales. Have an excellent understanding of being under capitalized and overworked and still being able to grow my businesses against national companies. I financed all my business with my own personal money. I understand very well how to motivate staff and customers. If you're a small business, I can help, been-there-done-that!

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<p> &lt;p&gt; San Diego State-Business,Marketing 100 plus, sales, marketing and business training classes Hobbies: Surfing, Motorcycle Dirt Bike Riding, Racquetball and Softball.&lt;/p&gt;</p>

John Twyford

John Twyford

John Twyford

I can help improve business performance in marketing, operations, and finance.

As a banker, management consultant, entrepreneur, and professor, I have helped countless small businesses in the areas of marketing, operations, and finance. In my professional practice I provide financial management support, business development assistance, and marketing expertise to banks, businesses, universities, municipalities, government agencies, and service organizations. 

In addition to my professional activities, I’m also an adjunct business faculty member at Arkansas State University-Newport where I instruct human resources, entrepreneurship, and economics courses. I hold a deep sense of community and have served both public and private organizations in roles such as vice chairman of finance for the Little Rock Zoo Commission, founding president of the Maumelle, Arkansas Chamber of Commerce and the boards of the Downtown Little Rock Partnership, the Little Rock Southside Main Street Project, and the Wade Knox Children's Advocacy Center. I’ve also served on key committees of several Arkansas economic development organizations. 

As a mentor for SCORE, I have provided advice to hundreds of entrepreneurs. Let’s get started.

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Master of Science, University of Arkansas - Engineering, Business, and Human Resources

Graduate School of Banking, Louisiana State University 

National Commercial Lending School, University of Oklahoma

John E Herzfeld

John E Herzfeld

Current City: Prospect, KY
Chapter: Louisville SCORE

Sales during college at retail level and with Brown & Bigelow selling business to business ad novelties. Naval officer during Korean War ( 1951-1952), nearly one year in bank training program, 4 years in sales at NCR, 4 years sales including 2 in sales management photocopy equipment, last 30 years with Atlantic Envelope Company, 15 in sales management and 12 years general management that included bottom line responsibility for plants---2 years in Little Rock, and 10 years in New Orleans. SCORE counselor/mentor since 2003 and prior to that served on board of non-profit. Also active Rotarian and past president of our club.

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BS degree in marketing from University of Louisville in 1950. Many seminars and life experiences since.

Alan Simon

Alan Simon

Current City: Monarch Beach, CA

Employed at Omaha Steaks Omaha Ne. Major Skills include STARTING NEW BUSINESSES, FINANCING NEW BUSINESSES new company financial, sales and staffing start ups. Have extensive knowledge with Non Profit Organizations and their structures, organization and extensive fund raising. Have created several of this types of organizations. Heavy experience with BUSINESS STARTUPS, FINANCING AND SALES;  and all types of food manufacturing, marketing, sales, including web creations and web based sales. Experience also includes working with City, County, State and Federal Department to get funding for various projects and a variety of fundraising projects

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BS Economics Wharton School of Finance University of Pennsylvania MBA Activities at University of Nebraska at Omaha Multitude of Universities on business, business ethics and social issues confronting our lives have been speaks at all of them.

Leonard Kranser

Leonard Kranser

Engineering and manufacturing manager for the Gillette Company.  Assistant to the President of a NYSE conglomerate evaluating acquisitions and performing in-house management consulting. President and owner of a manufacturer with approximately 150 employees.

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BME Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

MS MIT

MBA Harvard Business School

Robert T Haas-SB

Robert T Haas-SB

Current City: Tarpon Springs, FL

R. TERRY HAAS Pasco-Hernando SCORE Chapter 439 Career Highlights: - Six years as a U.S. Navy Supply Officer focused on computer systems - Thirty year career at Air Products and Chemicals, Inc, a $10B industrial chemical company: Started in the Information Systems area as a systems analyst and after ten years was managing all the computer work for the Chemicals group. Shifted to take responsibility for the customer service function of Chemicals; centralized Chemicals customer service, began the first Inside Sales operation, as well as the first centralized product information center. Then centralized all customer service and logistics for the company, ultimately managing a 250 person center responsible for the order to cash process, delivery scheduling, inventory management, and collections. After retiring from Air Products, joined PricewaterhouseCoopers in their Advisory consulting group working for four year assisting Fortune 50 clients with business process improvement and systems effectiveness.

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&lt;p&gt; B.S. in Management Science&lt;/p&gt; &lt;p&gt; M.S. in Computer Systems Management&lt;/p&gt;</p>

Nancy Strojny

Nancy Strojny

Current City: Cape Elizabeth, ME

Experience in Consumer Product Sales, Marketing, and Brand development.

Procter & Gamble Customer Business Development, CVS/Caremark, Corporate Retail Buying & Merchandising. B2B contract manufacturing, and hospitality/hotel channels.

Sales, marketing and branding, including social marketing.

strategic sales plan development
new brand and distribution channel growth
social media marketing new business development
 
 
 

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BA English</p>

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