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Karin Raijmann

Karin Raijmann

Current City: Tamarac, FL
Chapter: Broward SCORE

Accomplished executive – Equipped with 10+ years in business consulting and operations management, including human resources (employee benefits, payroll and accounting), and revenue management.

Performed feasibility studies, developed and implemented strategic business models for local and international small to mid-size businesses.  Directly responsible for budgeting, (re-)negotiating of key procurement deals, service contracts and other business initiatives, (re-)developing staffing hierarchy and “best practices” policies. 

CONSULTANCY PROJECTS

Process Analysis: Export, Freight Forwarding & Warehouse Management 
Business Case: Implementation of Technology efficiency and reduction of operations expenditures
Results: 
•Cut manual workload by 50%
•Increased workflow efficiency by 60%
•Analyzed the probability of disputes and human errors, maintaining 98% of customer satisfaction

Feasibility Study: Leisure Industry/ Water park & Wellness resort (International) 
Project objective: Possible expansion of the existing resort. An assessment of current market conditions proved to be essential, measuring the market forces in this industry. Evaluating the risks for new investments vs. rewards. 
Results:
•Developed Industry Analysis, Industry Trends, Competitive analysis and Industry Constraints
•Outlined Market Demand, Competitive Advantage, Value Proposition and Business Model 
•Outlined Growth Strategy Model, Target Market (size and segment), Competitive Strategy, Marketing Plan
•Developed Operating Framework
•Outlined Critical Risks, Exit Strategy and Financial assumptions 

Technology Commercialization Feasibility Study: E-Commerce/Personal Recommendation Space (Start-up)
Project objective: Assessment of the market forces to discover innovative ways to increase market share and profitability. 
Results:
•Market Analysis that would conclude if there was truly a market for the product or service
•Technology and Product Analysis critical to take a detailed look at company’s current offerings to determine a method improving and expanding upon them
•Financial Analysis which consisted of analyzing income and expenses to obtain a greater understanding of current and future risks and profitability.  The analysis only included revenues and costs to find ways improving the bottom line

 

Strategic Management Audit: Security Services (Merger & Acquisition)

Project objective: The management audit aimed to detect a small company's potential managerial problems or system constraints that threatened its existence.  The processes used for the internal audit were through information gathering of the internal and external environments.  A series of questions were asked to key managers. From those responses the strengths and weaknesses were identified and in return illuminated the core system constraints that caused conflicts in the organization. 

Results:
•Produced systems diagram
•Developed an assessment of the company’s internal workings 
•Developed a cause and effect analysis
•Created a situation analysis and made strategic recommendations

 

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Education

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MBA in Entrepreneurship</p>

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MBA in Marketing</p>

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BBA in Enterprise Management</p>

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Innovation Entrepreneurship Certificate</p>

Veritas Marketing, LLC

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Owner/Founder
Holly Jo Anderson
My Location
14264 23th Avenue North
Plymouth MN 55447
United States
Revenue
$600,000
Year Company Formed
2001
My Successes

Veritas Marketing has prospered in an extremely competitive, fast-changing industry in the Twin Cities market, which boasts several of the nation's largest advertising firms and dozens of others. The agency's creativity and marketing savvy have been recognized with numerous national and international awards.  In addition, Holly and the agency have devoted their time and talent to helping a number of non-profit organizations, including Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Greater Twin Cities, Courage Kenny Rehabilitation Institute, Survivor Resources and the Minneapolis Chapter of SCORE.

What's Great About My Mentor?

Besides Tommy Thompson, Holly Jo has been helped by the following list which keeps growing:  Dean Swanson, Randi Luoto, Loren Herbst, Virgil Dissmeyer, Dan Shidla, Bruce Becker, Richard Parrish, Jim Handy, Marty Worth, Greg Boettner, Marshall Jones, Mark Ratner, David Miller, Rick Barkley, Wayne Herivel, Brian Alwin and others.

How SCORE Helped

SCORE counseled Holly Jo Anderson in developing a business plan for Veritas Marketing. She said her long-time SCORE mentor, the late Tommy Thompson, helped the firm navigate through a legal situation with their former employer and was an invaluable sounding board for many years. He also advised Holly when her two partners decided to leave the firm.

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John Haughton

Management Consultant in South Florida helping small business grow

John Haughton

Current City: Fort Lauderdale, FL
Chapter: Broward SCORE

Professional Experience: > 14 years Management Consulting experience mostly in the Caribbean but also in the US; > 20 years Sales and Marketing Experience primarily in the services industry encompassing sales management; sales and customer service performance systems; sales training; business development strategies; product development and launch; marketing research; > 10 years turnaround experience; > 10 years Performance training and design including executive coaching; > Efficiency Expert with monitoring and evaluation experience > 5 Years Project Management Experience in Non-Construction Programs and Projects

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Charles Larson

Charles Larson

Current City: Safety Harbor, FL

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Education

 

Bachelor of Science, Carroll University, Waukesha, WI.  Dual majors in Psychology and Business Administration.

MBA, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN Major in International business, Minor in Marketing.

 

 

 

 

 

Rick Sanders

Rick Sanders

Current City: Bozeman, MT
Chapter: Bozeman SCORE

COUNSELING SKILLS:
Business Finance & Accounting, Business Operations, Business Strategy & Planning, Non-profits, Sales Marketing & PR, Technology & IT

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Education

BBA Accounting with Honors from Florida Atlantic University

Dr. Max Goelling

Dr. Max Goelling

Current City: Winston Salem, NC

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Education

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Doctor of Philosophy - Religion (current)</p>

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Doctor of Christian Studies, ULC Seminary</p>

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Master of Healthcare Administration</p>

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Master of Business Administration</p>

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Master of Education (C)</p>

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Bachelor of Science - Human Services Psychology/Sociology)</p>

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