Educational Services

Pat Pettit

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Decatur, IL

Chapter: Decatur SCORE

Languages:English

How I can help you

Pat Pettit was the Director of Information Technology at Millikin University and is still an adjunct professor in the Tabor School of Business.  The IT Department at Millikin is responsible for the infrastructure of the network, desktop support, media services, telecommunications, the administrative system, academic and financial applications, the university print shop, and mailroom.

Pat began working for Millikin University in July of 1996 after fourteen years of teaching technology and math at Milford High School in Milford Illinois where she was also the technology coordinator for the district, the Sophomore Class Sponsor, and the Gifted/Talented Education Coordinator.  In addition, she taught technology classes at Danville Area Community College and was a consultant for small businesses.  Pat is active in Educause, Decatur Plugged-In, and the Associated Colleges of Illinois.  Pat loves to travel and her hobbies include sewing, cooking, reading, gardening, and anything involving technology.

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Education

 

  • Associate of Applied Science, Kaskaskia Community College, Centralia, IL
  • Bachelor of Science, Career Occupations, Illinois Teaching Certificate grades 6-12, Eastern Illinois University, Charleston, IL
  • Additional graduate and undergraduate work/credits
    • Areas of concentration: Computer Applications, Networking, Programming, Computer Repair and Maintenance, Mathematics, Statistics, and Teacher Education

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Pearce Cinman

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Baton Rouge, LA

Languages:English

How I can help you

Pearce Cinman, a native of Atlanta, Ga, has built a career in both the public and private sector working for and with stakeholders across Louisiana for over 17 years. A graduate of the LSU Public Administration Institute, the LSU Center for Internal Audit and the LSU Ourso College of Business, Pearce has put his MPA and MBA towards researching governmental relations and policies related to Economic Development, Small Business Development, in particular Microbusiness segments, State Fiscal and Public Policy, and Higher Education. His career path includes managing a family business, working for The Louisiana House of Representatives and the Baton Rouge Area Chamber, in addition to his work in Higher Education as a faculty member. Pearce's consulting experience includes working on and managing several businesses, political campaigns and research consortia.  

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Education

LSU:

BA -- 2003 Industrial Sociology

MPA -- 2007 Economic Development and Public Policy Research

MBA -- 2010 Internal Audit and Public Policy

 

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Business Technology Program - Overview Webinar (1 of 4)

Summary

This narrated PowerPoint video provides an overview of the benefits and features of using current technology to improve your small business.  It is the first in a four-part series originally developed to provide SCORE volunteers with an overview of current technologies in order to better guide their small business clients.  However, the perspective of the narration in these videos has been changed to be appropriate for viewing directly by small business owners and managers.

David Kaufman

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Asheville, NC

Chapter: Asheville SCORE

Languages:English

How I can help you

 

Osiris Software  Developed software applications for small business clients. Also acted as consultant for IT solutions

KCI Technologies Was CFO for the largest engineering firm from Newark, NJ to Charlotte, NC. In charge of accounting, finance, HR, real estate, leasing operations.

Maryland Health and Higher Educational Facilities Authority Executive Director for conduit financing agency providing financing for not-for-profit hospitals and universities within the State of Maryland

Morgan Stanley Had multiple functions for this investment banking firm including REITs and equity and options trading.

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Education

 

George Washington University      Bachelors and Masters degrees in IT

Columbia University          Masters of Science in Finance

University of Pennsylvania   Bachelors in Finance and Accounting

Certified Public Accountant

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Grant Holmes

Grant Holmes

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Roanoke, VA

Chapter: Roanoke SCORE

Languages:English

How I can help you

Grant Holmes' career has led him to successfully serve as both a consultant and an employee to industries as diverse as education, construction, media, manufacturing, marketing, technical training, hospitality, tourism, entertainment and software development. He has managed as many as 70 direct reports and directed multimillion dollar budgets. His greatest skill lies in the ability to quickly assess needs, develop plans to achieve goals and implement those plans.

Grant Holmes has been extremely active in various Chambers of Commerce, networking groups, business foundation and operations groups as well as mentoring others. His experience includes experience from a training background to marketing & PR experience, planning events, working with non-profits, and recruiting businesses and their executives for engagement.

For over 10 years, Grant Holmes was able to prove that passion tempered with complex project/general management experience is a potent combination when mixed with knowledgeable strategic planning and execution. Grant Holmes is comfortable with concurrent project demands, managing moving targets and serving as a change agent.

Grant has worked with hundreds of clients to hone their operations, especially where marketing language and brand position are concerned.

Grant Holmes succeeded through:

  • Leading People; from hourly staff to peers and degreed professionals
  • Mentoring other professionals in decision making and business skills
  • Managing the Parts; ensuring he understand the demands and scope so that the people have the resources to produce
  • Utilizing effective branding, web pages, blogs, marketing collateral and social media
  • Constantly teaching and training others to ensure that the standards of the mission are not lost
  • Learning diverse, new technology and applying solutions effectively

A significant position in a dynamic environment that offers flexibility, challenge and opportunity would be perfect for Grant Holmes. He is open to travel and willing to relocate. Grant has the experience, practice and ability to excel in your organization!

If you are seeking an energetic professional who can make an immediate and positive impact upon your operations, revenue stream and profit margins, call Grant Holmes at 330-327-5208 (Ohio area code, VA Resident, East Coast time).

Areas of expertise

Industry Experience

Education

VWCC: Project Management Certification Prep

Kent State: Master's in Communications studies (in process)

Malone University: Bachelor's in Business Administration.</p>

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