Counselors to America's Small Business
Elliott's many years experience as the owner/operator of a VERY successful health insurance agency, brings a skill set that includes personnel management, sales training, and health insurance. His experience as a US Navy Hospital Corpsman is evident in his personal discipline. In addition Elliott owned and operated a small restaurant/gas station where he prepared and served meals. Elliott also was a credit manager for Sherwin Williams Co. He was responsible for the accounts receivables and accounts payables for 16 stores in PA, NJ, & Del.
Chief Sales/Marketing Officer responsible for worldwide sales, marketing, customer service and operations.Specialty is building successful sales and marketing organizations, maximizing revenue and improving the return on sales and marketing investment. Companies include Honeywell, Digital Equipment, Apollo Computer, Xerox, HP and several start-ups. As a consultant and counselor for SCORE,works with entrepreneurs and business owners to maximize their success by starting and growing their companies effectively.Focus on all areas of a business with particular emphasis on growing revenue through cost effective sales and marketing programs, including Internet marketing. Registered Investment Advisor helping business owners with benefits programs, profit sharing and pension plans, exit strategy planning, and other general financial issues.
Engineering degree from the University of Toronto Post-graduate business studies at Babson College and USC.
Owned, operated, managed and sold 11 businesses including several manufacturing entities, an agricultural equipment and wire specialties products which were distributed internationally. Operated a national auto industry service business. Owned and managed two radio stations. Also owned and managed a contract printing enterprise and a specialty retail enterprise. Have been a New York Stock Exchange, Chicago Board of Exchange and National Association of Securities Dealers licensed representative. Owned a business which manufactured specialty bank furniture and fixtures. Also, owned and managed a water conditioning business, plus an auto and truck rental and leasing venture.
U of Minnesota</p>
Director of Supply Management Emphasis on Energy, Major Chemicals, Engineering & Construction Projects, Inventory Management & Logistics
Marketing & general business experience
BSME Drexel University
MSME University of Pennsylvania
Wharton Executive Management Program
Engineer Officer on Pacific Fleet Destroyer & Subsequent service as a Reserve Officer active in Marine Engineering, Intelligence Gathering, Flag Officer Regional Briefer. Retired as CDR in Reserves; Worked and lived in Asia for 14 years while establishing three international corporate operations; Real Estate Broker with Broker licenses in California, Virginia, Pennsylvania, Maryland and District of Columbia. Author of newspaper column and definitive work on Homelessness in St. Mary's County, Maryland. Advisor to Governor of Maryland on Homelessness. Personally sold over 750 properties and managed 100's of properties; Adjunct Professor of Real Estate, International Management and Operations at Bachelor's & MBA levels. Visiting Professor; Singapore & Kuala Lumpar, Malaysia in International Management. Co-founder of technology company in Hospitality industry; Director of two pharmaceutical research firms; Owner/Sales Executive in specialty food manufacturing company. Lecturer to professional and leisure audiences with over 360 presentations ashore and aboard cruise ships. Presently serves as District Director of SCORE of North Texas division.
<p> BROWN UNIVERSITY, PROVIDENCE, R.I. : &nbsp;BA &nbsp; ENGLISH &amp; AMERICAN LITERATURE</p> <p> SOPHIA UNIVERSITY, TOKYO, JAPAN: &nbsp;MS JAPANESE LABOR RELATIONS &amp; ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT</p> <p> DE ANZA&nbsp;COLLEGE, LOS ALTOS HILLS, CA: &nbsp;CERTIFICATE IN REAL ESTATE</p> <p> UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, SANTA CRUZ, CA: CERTIFICATE IN CONTINUING EDUCATION</p> <p> CONTINUING EDUCATION IN REAL ESTATE &nbsp; 1280 HOURS</p> <p> U. S, NAVY: ENGINEER OFFICER SCHOOL; DAMAGE CONTROL SCHOOL, ATOMIC, BIOLOGIC AND CHEMICAL WARFARE DEFENSE SCHOOL, SHORE FIRE OBSERVER SCHOOL&nbsp;</p>
40+ years as an employee and general partner of conservative family owned Wall Street Investment Banking firms with specialization in corporate acquisitions, liquidations, mergers and public and private financing.
Harvard College BA Magna Cum Laude, Phi Beta Kappa</p>
Expert in Business Finance. Very Knowledgeable in Financial Planning. Most of my career has been counseling individuals and businesses from managing their finances, business succession planning, and life’s stages planning. I earned a Master’s of Science degree from Iowa State University, am a Certified Financial planner CFP, Chartered life Underwriter CLU Chartered Financial Consultant ChFC and I am a Certified Score Mentor.
<p> Bachelors of Science from Tarkio College in Education, Agriculture, Phycial Education Masters Degree from Iowa State Univerity Education, Agriculture Teaching 5 yrs Certified Financial Planner CFP Personal, business financial planning, counseling experience Certified Life Underwriter CLU</p>
Founder and CFO of Dartware, LLC, developer of network management software. Twenty years venture capital experience. CEO/COO of small manufacturing turnarounds. Experience in strategic planning, marketing and sales. Several years experience as an engineer in defense-related companies. Board of directors of both commercial companies and non profits. Private consultant.
BSEE University of Illinois
Directed & Managed University-based small business development programs for 16 years. Taught Univ.-level business and economic courses during this time. Operated own management consulting practice for over 20 years. Part-owner and manager computer software business for 4 years. Have operated a financial services firm for over 20 years. Served as an Economic Consultant to the Peruvian Gov't for two years with USAID.
B.S. Engineering, UCONN, M.S. Agr. Econ. UCONN, PhD Economics, NC STATE UNIV