Counselors to America's Small Business
Senior Management of engineering company involved in mining equipment and plant construction
BChe and MBA in Marketing
I have started about 10 businesses during the last 30+ years and have loved every day. All have been profitable. Start-up costs ranged from $0.00 to $240.00. There are few things more satisfying than making a nice living from a business that you created on a zero dollar investment.,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, and then doing it again....... and again.
I have always specialized in contrarian mentoring based on finding a niche and exploiting it. This avenue is not for most as it will usually go against what most people say, and everything you read.
If you do what you love, the money will follow.
AAS - Industrial engineering
BS - Industrial Arts Education
RESUME – Ekhard Preikschat
Educational – Ph.D. (physics, Univ. of Wash. 1964,5; Univ of Birmingham (UK) 1968); thesis published on web-site: www.lightspeedtest.com
Professional – Professional and Registered Engineer (P.E. license in WA state, Electrical Engineering)
Founder of 3 high-tech businesses –
Present activities – officially retired in 2002, volunteer SCORE Counselor since 2005.
Bill was a recipient of a Kemper Insurance Foundation Education Scholarship and enjoyed a 40+ year career as a commercial insurance broker with three international brokers. He also served 15 years as instructor and later as director of Insurance Continuing Education programs with St. Louis (MO) Community College. Mr. Ruttledge is the Chairman-Elect of the Vancouver (WA) Chapter of SCORE and is a Course Leader for SCORE Business Finance and Business Planning seminars.
BA (Economics) Beloit College, Beloit, Wisconsin
30+ yrs in Product Development, Manufacturing, Supplier Development, and International Procurement for a Fortune 100 company. Experienced in mechanical and technical invention and Holder of U.S. Patents. Knowledge of product prototyping and simulation, as well as manufacturing efficiencies. International presenter for Environmentally sustainable manufacturing processes. Lived and worked in Asia and Europe. 20+ yrs in Commercial and residential real estate construction, planning, and management. Owner of small businesses, and consultant for cooperative owned housing and business structures. Experience in Agricultural Production, CSA, Transportation, Fabrication, Mechanics. MBA grad with focus on Entrepreneurship, Strategic Planning, and Rural Economic Development.
Placed in Inactive status by Chair July 2015
&lt;p&gt; Mechanical &amp;amp; Civil Engineering&lt;/p&gt; &lt;p&gt; MBA&lt;/p&gt;
&lt;p&gt; &lt;span&gt;Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, BS Materials Engineering 1971;&lt;/span&gt;&lt;/p&gt; &lt;p&gt; &lt;span&gt;Harvard Business School, MBA Marketing 1978&lt;/span&gt;&lt;/p&gt;
Senior professional services executive with extensive financial services and management consulting expertise in strategic marketing, business strategy, and operational effectiveness;
Sector specialties: consumer, high net worth, middle market, retail banking, portfolio management, venture/start-ups/new ventures, and credit cards
MBA, University of Chicago Booth School of Business (formerly the Univeristy of Chicago Graduate School of Business)
BA, Haverford College, Economics (with honors)
Institutional Food distribution, Retail sales, Art Gallery, custom picture framing, non profits, business counseling
MA Business European University
30 years in the chemical, technology development and refining industry. Owned my own consulting business.
B.S., Chemistry U.of Kansas 1969 M.S., Physics SUNY Stony Brook 1973 M.B.A., U.of Kansas 1975