Banking, Financial Services and Insurance

James (Jim) Lewis

James D Lewis

Available

Colleyville, TX

Chapter: Fort Worth SCORE

Languages:English

How I can help you

Retired from CVS Health as a VP of Information Technology.

Prior positions were in IT for SysteMed, Saks (Younkers), Iowa Department of Transportation and a couple Community College Districts.

Did start and ran two IT Service and System Sales companies as well as consulted small businesses and taught in my early career.

Expertise in: IT Strategy Development, Business Plans, Implementation & Management Business Applications, Implementation & Management for continuous improvement. Mergers and Acquisition Transition and Management. Coaching & Mentoring. Vendor Relationships. Outsourcing & Off-shore Vendor Management. Project Management.

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Education

BA - Iowa State University - College of Business

Post Graduate work at ISU, University of Iowa and others.

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Tamme Tannehill

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Louisville, KY

Chapter: Louisville SCORE

Languages:English

How I can help you

Expert in START UP Franchising. Award-winning Entrepreneur with a proven record of driving aggressive business growth and assertively managing personnel and projects to achieve groundbreaking success. Innovative, creative leader who inspires teams to work to their greatest potential. Skilled in cultivating strong business partnerships and establishing brand awareness and recognition.

I have been in the franchise industry for over 16 years.  First as an owner and operator, operating as a Regional Developer multi-unit Franchise Owner for 11 years in 2 franchise systems, with locations in two large metropolitan cities. My specialty was in the areas of operations and profitability.  Then as a Franchise Coach/Consultant.

8+ years as a Franchise Coach, specializing in the process of; due diligence/investigating a franchise, understanding and negotiating the Franchise Disclosure Document (FDD) and Franchise Agreement, Validation Process of franchise systems and their current franchisees to ensure client success and profitability, helping clients secure funding and favorable lease negotiations.

I have appeared in several local and national publications such as USA Today, Business First, Franchise Update, and The Courier Journal for the innovative way I ran my franchises.

In addition to my business ownership and Franchise Coach/Consultant experience, I have an 18 year span in the banking industry that includes work a large Commercial Bank, The Federal Reserve Bank and the SBA. I hold a Bachelor degree in Business and a Kentucky Real Estate license.

I am a past Program Chair appointee to the board of the National Association of Women Business Owners (NAWBO) where I focused on educating women business owners on best business practices. Franchising, Real Estate, Banking, Business Ownership.

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Education

BA Business Administration

Real Estate License

34+ years as an Entrepreneur

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David Libbey

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Grafton, MA

Chapter: Worcester SCORE

Languages:English

How I can help you

I can help you strategize and build a plan for your business. Or think through your marketing approach. Or manage your expenses. My background is business and financial/risk management for insurance companies over 35 years. My experience is entirely within personal lines of insurance - no experience with property/casualty coverages. As the financial member of the senior management team, I focused on identifying key business goals and related business risks and the strategies for achieving those goals and managing risks.

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Education

B.S. degree from Bates College (1970); majored in physics and mathematics. Professional certification as an Actuary; member of the Society of Actuaries and American Academy of Actuaries.

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Andrew Kazimierczuk

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west chicago, IL

Chapter: Fox Valley SCORE

Languages:English, Polish, Russian, Spanish

How I can help you

42 years of successful international business experience in sales and management in the industrial sector in central Europe, United Kingdom and USA. in the eighties led joint venture entity as J.M.D. with Engineering Part of  Burmah Oil Group in England. In 1986 appointed marketing director for Elektrim SA -at that time, publicly traded, largest industrial/trading conglomerate in Poland.In 1992 established in Illinois and led for 14 years Tele-Fonika Cable Americas Corp.- importer and wholesaler for industrial cables/wires.Sales from $ 2 M.- first year to $55 M.in 2005. Currently advises Tele-Fonika and owns consulting company- AmeriEuro Consultants Inc.

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Education

<p> MS in Law ( private international law);post graduate in international business - equivalent to MBA; financial management and accounting courses- local colleges in Illinois. internal management courses within Burmah Engineering part of Burmah Oil Group-UK.</p>

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Stephen Samuel Silberman

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Annandale, NJ

Languages:English

How I can help you

I spent a number of years as a practicing CPA. Eventually that led me to become involved as a principle in an apparel manufacturing business. My primary areas of responsibility in that business were Accounting, Finance and General management of the shipping area. I spent the past 16 years of my career as Controller of a large manufacturer of women's swimwear. In short I am an expert be in accounting, planning and general management as well as the apparel business.

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Education

Bachelor's in Accounting, Temple University

Masters in Counseling, Villanova University

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