Counselors to America's Small Business
Professional Experience: 32 years in the Software business. VP of Sales for publicly traded company. Started and ran a business communication skills company and sold it to Sylvan Learning after 7 years. Exposure to manufacturing, wholesale, retail, banking, credit union businesses plus government at State, County, Village and Town levels. Experienced in recruiting and selecting employees plus leadership of workforces.
BA - Alfred State University 1966</p>
Retired Business Owner and Small Business Consultant - Over 35 years of experience in the small business arena in the areas of finance, accounting, marketing, public relations and event planning. Alumni of Rockhurst University and involved with volunteer work there. Plus member of Nonprofit Connect and SCORE-Kansas City Chapter. Also, consult with many local nonprofits for the last three years on a pro-bono basis.
Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with a double major in Accounting and Management from Rockhurst University in 1983. Recipient of the Wall Street Journal Award for the highest gpa in graduating class.
Dynamic executive adept in financial management and strategic planning. Broad experience in domestic and international treasury operations and public and private capital raising. Proven ability to successfully manage interest rate and currency positions to minimize income statement and balance sheet exposure. Experienced in credit challenged and turnaround situations. Exceptional financial and business acumen in diverse industries such as Corporate Banking, Office Equipment and Commercial Real Estate Securities. Areas of expertise: • Complex Financial Structures • Contract Negotiations • Bank Relationship Management • Derivatives • International Finance • Acquisition Analysis • Team Leadership • Foreign Exchange • Process Improvements
BSBA from University of Florida 1978
President/Owner of Stan Herman Inc. a business coaching organization that creates better owner decisions followed by better business results. I help individuals start, grow and succeed in the business they love.
VP of Sales and Chief Marketing Officer for AAL a fortune 500 company
Started two businesses 1. Executive business coaching 2. Profit improvement for companies.
A previous TEC / Vistage Chair - international organization for CEOs
<p> BS. Education, University of Missouri/St.Louis</p> <p> MBA Baruch College, City University of New York</p> <p> Chartered Business Coach, World Association of business Coaches, Middelsex University London</p>
18 Years Department and Specialty Store Management
25 Years Financial Consulting
B.S. New York Institute of Technology</p>
I have extensive experience in financial management including investments, banking, bank regulation, and running my own construction company.
<p> UNLV Executive MBA Program</p>
I have been fortunate to have a bunch of professions and along the way have started, developed, operated and sold three business. I have a background in franchise operations, employee development, finance, manufacturing, sales and any other aspect of owning a small business that you can imagine. To see one of the businesses look up Croze.com.
University degrees in Humanities and education. I have also accumulated a bunch of hours in Nutrition, History, winery technology and operations as well as business.</p>
Extensive background in management, finance and investments. CEO of Great Hawaii Vacations, Treasurer of Elan Vital, President of Burnett Investment Company, Administrative Assistant & Technology Manager of The Leisure Group, Senior Portfolio Analyst of Portfolio Management Company, Controller of Russell Bolt Manufacturing, Controller of the Tokyo American Club and Partner Voyagers Press.
Sophia University 1964 (Jochi Daigaku) - Tokyo, Japan. Graduate studies
U.C.L.A. - Graduated 1963 with bachelor degree in business: major accounting and minor in economics
University of Mexico - 1960 summer school, language & art
Los Angeles City College - 1959 - 1961 - accounting major & economics minor
Menlo College - 1959 - summer school