West Linn, OR
Counselors to America's Small Business
Twenty-years - Operations management in large multi-site manufacturing companies.
Fifteen-years - Managed my own manufacturing company ($5 Million in sales)
Strong team building skills, sound financial understanding, extrovert personality.
Solid experience of new product development in Plant start-up and relocation.
<p> <u>Undergraduate degrees</u></p> <p> Metallurgy - Sheffield, Hallam. England</p> <p> Business management - Concordia University,Portland </p> <p> <u>Post Graduate </u></p> <p> Operations management - Sheffield, Hallam.England </p>
I have over 15 years of experience working in Finance, Accounting, and information technology. My early career in corporate accounting gave a solid foundation for multiple successful experiences as a business consultant. I specialize in helping medium to large sized companies go through complex transformation projects. I am able to assist with the overall strategy that defines a successful back office operation. This includes the following functional areas, General Ledger, Procurement, Payables, Order Management, Receivables, Cash Management, Forecasting, Budgeting, and Project Management. My experience in business operations and technology allow me to quickly assist with creating best practice business procedures or identify process improvement opportunities.
I have extensive experience in financial management including investments, banking, bank regulation, and running my own construction company.
<p> UNLV Executive MBA Program</p>
After completion of a BS in Chemistry degree I was engaged for four years in product development of high strength glass ceramic products. The following fourteen years of my career were in Operations Management (operations, quality, finance and engineering) in a high volume manufacturing environment. I have been a consultant and trainer to over 200 organizations in a wide variety of industries since 1982, the last twenty five years of which were as Founder and President of my own firm of ten professionals. Our clients were typically medium to small organizations although we also worked with Fortune 500 companies.
BS in Chemistry from Rochester Institute of Technology</p>
I like mentoring clients who want to startup a new venture or grow and expand their current business. Being exposed for many years to managing and running the various engineering projects, gave me an opportunity to grasp the details of how to perform the daily work tasks properly and bring the projects to successful completion.
I am happy to help clients in the long and short-term planning and managing their business, as well as resolving, if applicable, some challenges related to mechanical/electrical engineering and construction aspects of the business ventures.
Based on my experience of running the small engineering firm for 10 years, I am also happy to share the intricacies of marketing techniques that had proved to be successful in the small business environment.
I have graduated with a master degree in electrical engineering from Novosibirsk Electrotechnical Institute, Russia.
I am a licensed Professional Engineer in State of Connecticut and LEED Accredited Professional.
I had completed required continued education courses in engineering, project management and business administration.
A results-oriented and enterprising General Manager and Corporate Executive, with extensive domestic and international experience. Main specialty is in sales and marketing, corporate operations, strategic planning, profit and loss management, territory management, OEM relationships, global business interactions, corporate governance, and J-SOX compliance. Leverages sound financial judgment and changing marketplace needs to develop strong business plans and drive continuous change across Total Organization. Builds and develops teams that tackle and achieve business objectives to meet the expectations of all stakeholders.
University of Strathclyde, Glasgow, Scotland, <strong><em>B.A., Marketing and Finance,</em></strong> 1980 (graduated with honors)</p>
<em>Associate, Institute of Financial Accountants</em>, 1991</p>