Counselors to America's Small Business
I am a seasoned management professional with experience leading diverse organizations in both the public and private sectors. I have over 35 years of experience in the electric, gas and water utility business. I have also been the Interim city manager for 2 cities of 300k and 50k populations.
I have 8 years of experience as an elected board member of 2 water agencies, one serving a population of 800,000; the other serving the majority of Southern California.
I have also served on the boards of not for profit community organizations with a focus on management effectiveness and financial efficiency in serving the community.
BS ME MBA
Have been a SCORE Mentor since 1992 and have helped clients to start or grow a small business. Started as Electrical Engineer, progressed to manufacturing, manufacturing and engineering management, then to general management including responsibilities for sales, marketing, manufacturing, financial performance. Began career with a small company and ended it with a multi- national. Have worked in Canada, Mexico and the US. As a SCORE Mentor I have helped clients planning to start small businesses such as Food Services, dry cleaning and laundry services, Nursing and Residential Care, Administration of Human Resource Programs, Electronic and Miscellaneous Manufacturing, Museums, Social Assistance etc. Also assisted clients on business plans, budgets, financial planning, funding, patents and copyrights, marketing and management.
Was honored with a Platinum Leadership Award in April 2014 by SCORE.
Masters Degree in Electrical Engineering from Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, India. School of Graduate Engineers, General Electric, Schenectady, NY Various Graduate Business Courses from McGill University, Montreal, Canada; New England College, Springfield, MA etc.
General Electric - Mgr. Global Labs
<p> <p> B.S. - Metallurgical Engineering - 1966 New Mexico Institute of Mining &amp; Technology M.S. - Metallurgical Engineering - 1967 Michigan Technological Institute Ph.D. - Metallurgical Engineering - 1970 Michigan Technological Institute</p></p>
Bill McAdory -
BS Marketing, University of Arkansas
Ferris State University, (Doctorate in Community College Leadership), 2015 – present.
Michigan State University, (Higher Adult and Lifelong Education Doctoral Program*),
2006 – 2015. ABD.
Ferris State University, M.S. (Career and Technical Education*), 2006
Grand Valley State University, B.A. (Marketing), 2004
Montcalm Community College, A.A.S. (Business), 2000
*Coursework focused on adult learning theory, curriculum development, quality improvement, and organizational development.
3300 McKee Road
Bakersfield, CA 93313
Phone (661) 836-8382 Fax (661) 834-7732
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.
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
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
B.A. – Public Business Administration and Finance – University of Tehran 1975-1980
Masters Degree - University of Heidelberg - Germany 1983-1987
B.A. – Public Business Administration and Finance – University of Tehran <strong>1975-1980</strong></p>
Masters Degree - University of Heidelberg - Germany<strong> 1983-1987</strong></p>
Construction Contracting, Residential Construction, Engineering, Franchising, Auto Service, Franchisor, Civil Engineer, Contractor, Business Owner, Business Plans, Financial Forecasting, Business Start-Ups.
Structural Design Engineer for two years.
Worked in the International Division of two world wide heavy construction companies in various capacities from Field Engineer to Project Manager and above. Was Project Engineer on the world's first underwater oil storage facility which was voted the 3rd best engineering feat of 1969 by the National Society of Professional Engineers . Number one and two were the Man on the Moon and the Boeing 747. Project Manager on a four plus year heavy construction project which included engineering, design, procurement, fabrication and field installation. It was worldwide in scope.
Started my own successful construction company that built large residences and small commercial projects.
Started a company that franchised automotive service centers. Built it to 30 million dollars in annual sales and sold it. I've owned and operated 6 Sub S Corporations in three states.
Now retired and keeping busy with golf, SCORE mentoring and 8 grandchildren.
My areas of expertise are: franchising, franchisor, construction, contracting, auto service, business plan, general business management and common sense.
Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering, University of Nevada, Reno, Nevada
Bachelor of Foreign Trade, Thunderbird Graduate School of International Business, Glendale, Arizona
Registered Professional Engineer, Illinois & Louisiana
National Association of Home Builders
American Society of Civil Engineers
Ada Advisors LLC Federated Clover Investment Advisors-Analyst Clover Capital Management-Analyst Manning % Napier Advisors-Analyst Software Solutions LLC-Owner/Software Developer Xerox Corporation-Electrical Engineer/Software Developer Rochester Instrument Systems-Project Engineer
MBA University of Rochester BSEE Rochester Institute of Technology FINRA Series 65 Certified</p>
I have a B.S. in Chemical Engineering. I worked for over 35 years with Eastman Kodak and Jacobs Engineering as Senior Project Engineer, Engineering Manager, Project Manager and Office Manager. I have experience working with production departments world wide in solving problems and in creating projects and business cases to justify modifications, improvements and new installations. In SCORE I particularly like to work with in business clients on their problems. I have experience in helping with workflow, cash flow projections and have helped several clients in creating their business cases.