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Richard C Jordan

Richard C Jordan

Current City: Cross Lake, MN

Expert in strategic business plans. Former owner of a multi-plant manufacturing business. Experience in Senior management, general management, project management, plant start-ups, turnaround of unprofitable businesses in engineered product companies, farm products and the forest products industry. Experienced in new product development. We developed and used strategic business plans to grow both market share and profit.. We penetrated new markets. Experienced in empowering employees to grow as a team to achieve targeted results.

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Education

MBA Indiana University 

Neil F Webman

Neil F Webman

Current City: Orlando, FL
Chapter: SCORE Orlando

owner/operator of independent chain full line retail drug stores -prescriptions, sundries,appliances- active investments with management in restaurants,hotel/motel ,radio-chemical and citrus industry.-- active member on several non profit executive boards in arts,religious, and charity organizations buyer in coop buying organization

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Education

pharmacy degree and licensed as registered Florida pharmacist, and continuing education in pharmacy, and other fields.

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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Education

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

Christine Demas

Christine Demas

Current City: Ijamsville, MD
Chapter: SCORE Frederick

Satellite & Aerospace industry with large corporations, 10 years Small business (MBE, 8a) owner, 10 years Non profit, executive director Federal Contractor, manage $5m program

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Education

BA Economics, University of Pittsburgh

MBA, Johns Hopkins University

Leadership Frederick County

PMP, Professional Project Management

Archie Rae McFarland

Archie Rae McFarland

Current City: Fresno, CA

Expert in business enhancement and very knowledgeable in Patents

Also in:

communication

finance

leadership

management

project management

Energy conservation

SBA

Score technology

food technology

waste reduction

marketing and sales

analytical skills

purchasing and supply management

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Education

<p> University of Utah General education University of Chicago Meat food Technology Brigham Young University Provo  Continuing Education; Conference on Laser technology;  HACCP Certifier KS University; Professional  business Mentor certification, Score/SBA Fresno Ca</p>

Jan W Boldt

Jan W Boldt

Current City: Washougal, WA
Chapter: Vancouver SCORE

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.

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Education

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Herman W Meyer

Herman W Meyer

Current City: Tulsa, OK
Chapter: Tulsa SCORE

Have held positions as President/Owner of a small business, General Manager of pharmaceutical company, VP Engineering and ranch owner.

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Education

 BSME and MBA

Al Afrouzian

Al Afrouzian

Current City: Bakersfield, CA

AL AFROUZIAN

3300 McKee Road

Bakersfield, CA 93313

Phone (661) 836-8382  Fax (661) 834-7732

BACKGROUND SUMMARY

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.

SELECTED ACCOMPLISHMENTS

  • Designed and formulated some excel spread sheets for a mid size Farming Company to have a better internal control and cash flow management on their farm worker payroll, which resulted in accuracy, savings and efficient cash management.
  • Designed various Income/Budget Statements for various Grants and Funds for a Non-Profit organization, which made the financial reporting much easier and efficient to the Board of Directors and Auditors.
  • Researched for proper compatibility between some software. Since 1995 packaged a group of software to help my clients to be able to share the same database with Contact Management, Word Processing, Fax and E-mail software without investing a great deal amount of money on software and programming. This task has helped them to use and waste less paper and to become more efficient.
  • Designed and provided selected clients with a better and easier back up system. Provided free of charge Smart Media devices for out of state clients to mail their information, which resulted a great deal amount of savings on postage as well as increasing the accuracy and speed.

 

ORGANIZATIONS/AWARDS

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

 

WORK EXPERIENCE

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

EDUCATION

B.A. – Public Business Administration and Finance – University of Tehran                         1975-1980

Masters Degree - University of Heidelberg - Germany                                                       1983-1987

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Education

B.A. – Public Business Administration and Finance – University of Tehran                         1975-1980

Masters Degree - University of Heidelberg - Germany                                                       1983-1987

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