Counselors to America's Small Business
25 years with Hewlett-Packard Co. Responsibilities for sales and sales management as a national account manager for hardware, software, services and infrastructure support / outsourcing. Dallas, TX & Tampa FL
2 years with an HP reseller in a startup office in Tampa Florida
2 years with Grainger as a sales manager representing thousands of industrial products as part of a new corporate program in central Florida.
2 years self employed consulting in the IT infrastructure marketplace for a local central Florida business.
<p> BS Degree</p>
Organization experience ranging from line staff to senior management positions, with 3 years as an independent consultant in Project Management; 35 Years in information technology; 20 years project management experience; Areas of Industry experience: Communications equipment; Computer/data processing; Computer office equipment; Banking; construction; Security (information). Areas of Counseling Skills: Project Management; General Management; Communications; Business info systems; Computer info systems & Business plans/strategies.
Several years as a International Marketing Consultant. Expert in effectiveness analysis and implementation.
Master’s Degree in Business Administration 2009
University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL
Made research work on Harley Davidson IT strategy, Carnival Cruise lines expansion policy, Coca Cola Global Marketing, and Pollo Campero expansion in China among other academic work.
Bachelor of Arts Degree in Management and Sports Administration 2007
Saint Thomas University, Miami, Florida
Oklahoma State University<br />
Business Marketing - BS</p>
Oklahoma State University<br />
Business Management - BS</p>
Tulsa Community College<br />
Liberal Arts - AA</p>
Entrepreneur, small business owner with startup experience
Co-founder Applied Signal and Image Technology, Inc. (ASIT) acquired by L3 Communications in 2005.
Electrical Engineer BSEE Univ of Akron 1985, MSEE Johns Hopkins 1991
Experienced mentor, trainer and public speaker with MAT in secondary physics UMBC 2011.
BSEE University of Akron (1985)
MSEE Johns Hopkins University (1991)
MAT University of Maryland, Baltimore County (2011)
Dave brings over 35 years of strategic, business development and operational responsibilities in the Information Technology industry, including several years of international development and living experience.
He was primarily responsible for the growth and overall customer satisfaction of select Fortune 100 clients and Federal Government Departments, while ensuring the financial results and client satisfaction were achieved.
Dave also has experience in the development of Alliance Partners, Resellers, Channel Partners and various Strategic Go-to-Market Partners.
BA from The University of Connecticut</p>
International Management from London Business School</p>
Management and staff positions in IBM Corp. USA and Latin America. Business Operations. Technical Support (online/onsite/phone). IT Auditing. IT Management.
MBA master degree. MIS master degree. BS Construction Management. IBM Corp. continuing education. Personal and Business Coaching. Business Consulting.
Marburger Consulting, LLC, Stewartstown, PA - Owner, 09/2006 – Present
Short and long term consulting projects have included:
New Covenant Software – Website and POS software – Business Development (Current)
WDOA/Crystal Speed – Cricket Retailer and CLEAR National Distributor – Start-up development
Dreamscape Mobile – Disney Mobile Retailer – Co-Owner
FunTime Cinemas – Discount Movie Theater Chain – Marketing and Advertising promotions
Cellular Sales of Knoxville, Inc, Bensalem, PA – VZW Premium Retailer – Sales Representative
One Wireless World, Elizabethtown, PA – Wireless retailer – Vice President of Retail
T-Mobile, Owings Mills, MD – Wireless Carrier – Sr. Account Executive/Territory Representative
Sprint Spectrum / Sprint PCS, Baltimore/Washington – Wireless Carrier – Retail District Sales Manager
Spring Air Mattress Company, Maryland Area – Mattress Manufacturer – Territory Representative
Select Comfort Retail Corporation, Mid-Atlantic Area – Air Mattress Manufacturer/Retailer – Area Sales Manager
VideoConcepts (Tandy Corporation), Baltimore, MD – Consumer Electronics retailer – District Manager
American Eagle Outfitters, Baltimore, MD – Clothing retailer – Store Manager
09/75 - 05/82 Kutztown State College, Kutztown, PA
BA SPEECH & THEATER (STRONG CONCENTRATION IN BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION)
09/72 - 05/75 Reading Senior High School, Reading, PA
BUSINESS / COLLEGE PREPARATION
I am an experienced business mentor and educator with more than 10 years’ experience in effectively building and managing start-up companies and non-profit organizations. My broad experience in establishing start-up companies and non-profit organizations, health care and financial industry, education and science, hands-on experience in social media, Internet marketing, research and product development, and international business enable me to think out of the box with a global and forward-looking vision.
I speak English, Chinese and German.
I focus on understanding customer needs, developing plans and solutions, and delivering desired results. Specialties:
Entrepreneurship, start-up, market research, building small business, Internet and social media marketing, importing and exporting, leadership, organizing workshops and seminars, technical vision, customer focus, and building a brand using story articles.
Small Business Mentor
Who I help? I can help people who take action to realize their dreams of starting their own businesses.
How I Work? I can help you make the transition from an employee to a business owner, better present your ideas and then translate the good ideas into business opportunities, clearly define the business objectives, conduct market research and analyze market potential, establish your business, marketing using Internet and social media,etc
Ph.D. in chemistry, University of Mainz, Mainz, Germany.</p>
M. S. in chemistry, University of Mainz, Mainz, Germany</p>
B. S. in chemical engineering, East China University of Science and Technology, Shanghai, China</p>