Counselors to America's Small Business
Government Contracting specialist - Navy Officer and Aviator 21 years - General Dynamics, Lockheed Martin, Fort Worth Tx. - Operations Research/Systems Analysis 10 years - F-16 Program Management 10 yrs - Special Programs Business Management/government contracting 10 yrs - SCORE counselor 8years - Chapter chairman - 6 Years - Dorian Opera Theater Board of Directors Chair - 8 years
BS Aeronautical Engineering, Univ. of Texas, Austin, Industrial College of the Armed Forces
- Seven years active duty US Navy as commissioned officer, implemented Total Quality Management in 2 different commands. - Six years at Texas Instruments Sensors & Controls as production engineer, marketing program manager and new product development project manager. Involved in QS-9000 certification (automotive industry equivalent to ISO-9001). - Eleven years as independent financial planner for individuals and businesses.
BS - Mechanical Engineering - University of Pennsylvania
MBA - Boston College - Strategic Leadership and Marketing focus
CFP Courses - Boston Institute of Finance (completed 4 of 6)
GRAD ST. TERESA DECATUR IL-BFA QUINCY UNIVERSITY- MOSTLY INSURANCE AS ADJUSTER,AGENCY OWNER, FINANCIAL CONSULTANT EF HUTTON, MARKETING DIRECTOR OF AGC GROUP HEALTH PLAN -EXPERIENCE IN 401(K) PLANS AND OTHER EMPLOYEE BENEFITS -PURVEYOR OF UNIQUE PLANS(info on request)
Michael Sarka Tourism and Hospitality management, marketing and publicity. Events development, planning and operation. Small business start up and operation, growth/management development. Not for profit start-up and development -- Chief Executive Officer, Board of Directors and Chief Elected Officer hiring and coaching. Both for profit and NP management, marketing, program development and implementation. Agriculture background. 700+ SCORE clients served.
Bachelor of Arts Degree, St. Thomas University. Collateral Credits, University of Minnesota. Certified Meeting Planner, Convention Liaison Council. Certified Mentor, SCORE. Be the Difference, Individual Award, Volunteer Center of Santa Cruz County. Member, SCORE national awards -- E-Mail Mentoring certification development program and Distinguished Service Award, 2015.