Counselors to America's Small Business
Multiple successful Silicon Valley start-ups. Also ran my own electronic repair service, automotive repair, and martial arts studio. Currently doing business management consulting for tech start-ups
Very knowledgeable in business operations and turnarounds. Have started from scratch (and almost no assets), bought and sold 10 different businesses in five different industries, Medical,Surf, Motorsports, Insurance and Personnel. Have extensive experience in operating small retail, wholesale, service and manufacturing businesses and all the challenges. Have won awards both in the Medical Industry numerous times and in the Motorsports Industry. Have sold businesses to Fortune 1000 Companies, employees and private groups. Have started four different businesses in two industries and built them to 50 plus employees and 15 million plus in sales. Have over 40 years sales experience, in many fields including real estate. Have an excellent understanding of being under capitalized and overworked and still being able to grow my businesses against national companies. I financed all my business with my own personal money. I understand very well how to motivate staff and customers. If you're a small business, I can help, been-there-done-that!
San Diego State-Business,Marketing 100 plus, sales, marketing and business training classes Hobbies: Surfing, Motorcycle Dirt Bike Riding, Racquetball and Softball
Corporate and international management in sales, marketing, manufacturing, service and contracting. Also acquisitions and divestitures, negotiations of joint ventures, organizational planning.
Oversight of distribution systems including small sales and service outlets.
Wabash College, University of Würzburg (Germany), Columbia University Graduate School of Business.
37 years progressive experience as an engineer, small business owner, President, COO and Sales Manager. Excellent General Management skills for start-ups, managing a business, sales/marketing ,technology and organization structure. Expertise in small market start-ups for micro business from 1 to 10 employees. High energy high output style that gets thing done.
Bachelors degree in Engineering and Management from UC. MBA with focus on Sales Management from University of Chicago.</p>
11 years in the Marine Corp as a crew chief/load master on C 130 transport.
Certified Flight Instructor(CFII) Multi Engine/Instrument Rated
30 years in the telecommunication/data communication business with Pacific Telephone and American Telephone retiring as district level manager in 1989.
Worked as a consultant with ATT in Mexico and Europe
IT Director with Allied Pilots Association
Associate degree with several technical degrees in communication.
Masters in Public Administration. BSBA in Economics. Executive Level Operational Management of Manufacturing! Industrial Arts teacher 2 year, Vermont Air National Guard Pilot and Staff Officer 22 years. Owned and operated an iron working, welding, and blacksmithing business in Cornwall Vermont 8 years. 17 years industrial manufacturing experience primarily in operations; projects included: establishing and maintaining working partnerships with vendors, implementation of two EPR manufacturing packages, establishing European distribution warehouse, maintaining and upgrading MIS System(s), establishing an activity based costing system, installing shop floor data collection and "Just in Time" manufacturing systems, performed organizational analysis on several occasions to establish baseline and justify expenditure for major upgrades and process changes.
BSBA (Economics), University of Tennessee; Master of Public Administration, (MPA), University of Vermont; Certified Professional in Integrated Resource Management by American Production and Inventory Control Society, APICS. Various military technical and professional development courses.
Expert in Start up Business and very knowledgeable in Business Operations. Fully proficient in small business improvement.
I have excellent Business related skills which I am willing to share with anyone interested in starting their own business or who are already in business and want to bring it to the next level. My organizational development, business management and financial expertise are areas in which I can help you focus. Product quality and great customer service will win your customers and keep them coming back for more.
Managing Director for a major fortune 500 corporation. Over 40+ years experience in management related responsibilities including organizations of 25 to 3500 employees. Developed and implemented numerous organizational changes with improved operational and financial benefits to improve profitability. Responsible for worldwide operational center with a particular focus on crisis management.
I have been focused on start up businesses and small business improvement for the past 7 years.
Business Management degree