Counselors to America's Small Business
With 25 years of financial administration and planning experience at large corporations in New York and California, including positions as Chief Financial Officer, John founded and managed a commercial, digital technology based,printing company serving business customers in California.
Areas of experience include:
John has been a mentor in the SanFrancisco Bay Area, Las Vegas and Springfield Missouri.
BS Finance and Accounting- St Johns University.</p>
Advanced Management- Harvard Business School</p>
Both an attorney and CPA he has a wide range of experience in both legal and financial issues. After receiving an MBA from Louisiana State University and completing five years as a pilot in the US Navy he spent the next 35 years serving as the chief officer for large, mid-sized and small businesses. During that time he was responsible for the Accounting, Information Services and Banking for these companies. He later received a law degree and became the chief financial officer and general counsel for a smaller company (less than $100 million).
BS Nicholls State University MBA Louisiana State University JD Loyola University CPA Texas and Louisiana (retired status) Attorney Texas and Louisiana (retired status)
MBA. U. of Iowa
Started, and operated S corp., and LLC. Manufactured envelopes, Worked with printers and forms dealers. Experienced in business buy/sells. Worked in mergers and acquisitions for large company in NY. Specialize in buying and selling small businesses.
<p> <p> &lt;p&gt; BA in Liberal Arts.&lt;/p&gt; &lt;p&gt; MBA in Marketing&lt;/p&gt;</p></p>
Computer technician instructor in USAF. Electronics, space projects, manufacturing automation and systems engineer. Quality assurance/quality control engineer (Member of plant design change review board; in charge of designing and implementing all testing of components, circuit boards and systems for a new product line). Industrial automation engineering manager. IT manager (in charge of all computers and management information systems for a plant). Electronics instructor at community college. Business consultant. Product planning, including market research. Attorney addressing business, product liability and intellectual property matters. Assessment, legal protection, marketing and licensing university intellectual property (primary responsibility for handling around 500 new technologies). Lecturer to university students about intellectual property and product liability. Sr. Export Compliance Officer for university. Member of State Bar of MI (Business Law Section; Arts, Communications, Entertainment and Sports Section; IT Law Section-Past Chair), Washtenaw County Bar Association (IP Law & Business Law Sects.); IEEE Life Senior Member, SME Life Senior Member, Extra Class Amateur Radio License. Licensed Professional Engineer.
JD; MBA; MS Engineering; BS Engineering (all with honors); Electronics and Computer technician training in USAF. Training to be technical instructor in USAF. Numerous short courses, conferences and seminars on marketing, technology/engineering, management, business law, export law, and intellectual property law.
3300 McKee Road
Bakersfield, CA 93313
Phone (661) 836-8382 Fax (661) 834-7732
Over Twenty years experience in accounting, specializing in General Ledger, Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, Budget and Forecasting, Payroll, Sales Tax, Bank Reconciliation., Food and Beverage Cost Analyst, Un-Claimed Property and Non Profit Accounting.
Proficient in PC various software such as: Peach Tree, QuickBooks Pro, Quicken, Dac Easy, AccPac, Lotus123, AS 400, JD Edwards, Famous, Data General, CLS, Frame Work, First Choice, Word Perfect, Excel, Word, Access, Power Point and D Base III.
Excelsior Hotel, Hilton Hotel and Westwood Marquis Hotel 5 times winner of Employee of the month
Team Achievement Award for quality contribution at Arthur Young & Company
AL’S SERVICES Los Angeles & Bakersfield, CA
Self Employed (Bookkeeping & Tax Services) Jul. 1993 - Present
Also worked directly with the temp. agency (accountemps) for various major / medium / small corporations
such as; Disney, Warner Bros., Universal Studios and some others
WESTWOOD MARQUIS HOTEL & GARDENS Los Angeles, California
F & B Cost Analyst/Credit Manager(promotion) Aug. 1991 - Jun. 1993
HILTON HOTEL (500 ROOMS) Burbank, California
Chief Night Auditor Feb. 1991 - Aug. 1991
EXCELSIOR HOTEL (500 ROOMS) Little Rock, Arkansas
Purchasing Clerk/General Cashier (promotion) May 1987 - Dec. 1990
ARTHUR YOUNG & COMPANY (Ernst & Young) Tehran, Iran
Staff Accountant Sep. 1975 - Sep. 1983
B.A. – Public Business Administration and Finance – University of Tehran 1975-1980
Masters Degree - University of Heidelberg - Germany 1983-1987
B.A. – Public Business Administration and Finance – University of Tehran <strong>1975-1980</strong></p>
Masters Degree - University of Heidelberg - Germany<strong> 1983-1987</strong></p>
49 years in commercial banking, 35 years as senior manager; much experience in lending function; director or trustee of 50 corporations; 12 years SCORE counselor,
<p>BA; JD, MBA</p>
All facets of Human Resources & Labor Relations (compensation, benefits, management development & succession planning, h.r. policies, e.e.o., arbitration & mediation, union negotiations, safety, pension & retirement plans, insurance plans (medical, dental, disability), paid time off policies, etc); Corporate Secretary responsibilities within a public traded corporation (stock exchanges, boards of directors, legal organizations, ethics policies); Risk management (property/casualty insurance coverages for businesses), loss control & liability insurances plus litigation; Acquisitions and divestiture evaluation, environmental and liability reviews, & due diligence; Business planning and strategic planning & development.
B.A. Psychology & minor in Philosophy; M.A. Psychology and Counseling; M.A. Labor and Industrial Relations