Cross Lake, MN
Counselors to America's Small Business
Expert in strategic business plans. Former owner of a multi-plant manufacturing business. Experience in Senior management, general management, project management, plant start-ups, turnaround of unprofitable businesses in engineered product companies, farm products and the forest products industry. Experienced in new product development. We developed and used strategic business plans to grow both market share and profit.. We penetrated new markets. Experienced in empowering employees to grow as a team to achieve targeted results.
MBA Indiana University
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.
Retired from IBM as an Executive Project Manager focusing on new business development and existing large projects. I have experience in consulting, accounting, marketing, proposal development, project planning, quality assurance, and project execution for a variety of businesses. These businesses include: B2B, B2C, Consumer Finance, EFT, and Check Processing,
BS Accounting, University of Colorado
Marketing and sales experience, both domestic and international, in the automotive industry (Buick Div. GM), forest products (INT Paper), fabricated glass products (small business) and decorated paper tableware products, (Canadian ). Some experience in plant management, mergers and acquisitions and international trade. Eleven years of international trade in forest products.
BSME U of Tenn. Columbia University Executive Course, General Motors Insitute