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Eshwar Noojibail

Available

Evanston, IL

Chapter: Chicago SCORE

Languages:English

How I can help you

Worked for both large and small businesses as an Engineering Mechanics Instructor, Mechanical Engineer, Industrial Engineer, Materials Manager, Production and Inventory Control Manager, Logistics Manager, and CEO for over 40 years. 

Experience and expertise in: Logistics Management, Distribution Analysis, Renewable Energy Systems: Cost Control and Analysis; Profit Management; Industrial Engineering; Plant Layout; Construction Management; Government Contracts; Business Start-ups, Business Plans; New Product Launching; Pricing; Grant Programs and other small business related issues.

 

Areas of expertise

Industry Experience

Education

M.S. Industrial Engineering

B.S. Industrial Engineering

B.S. Mechanical Engineering

B.S. Physics

Certified Production and Inventory Control Manager

Certified Energy Manager

Licensed Professional Engineer (Illinois)

 

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Richard C Jordan

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Cross Lake, MN

Languages:English

How I can help you

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.

Areas of expertise

Industry Experience

Education

MBA Indiana University 

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John Twyford

John Twyford

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Languages:English

How I can help you

I can help improve business performance in marketing, operations, and finance.

As a banker, management consultant, entrepreneur, and professor, I have helped countless small businesses in the areas of marketing, operations, and finance. In my professional practice I provide financial management support, business development assistance, and marketing expertise to banks, businesses, universities, municipalities, government agencies, and service organizations. 

In addition to my professional activities, I’m also a business faculty member at Arkansas State University-Newport where I instruct human resources, entrepreneurship, and economics courses. I hold a deep sense of community and have served both public and private organizations in roles such as vice chairman of finance for the Little Rock Zoo Commission, founding president of the Maumelle, Arkansas Chamber of Commerce and the boards of the Downtown Little Rock Partnership, the Little Rock Southside Main Street Project, and the Wade Knox Children's Advocacy Center. I’ve also served on key committees of several Arkansas economic development organizations. 

As a mentor for SCORE, I have provided advice to hundreds of entrepreneurs. Let’s get started.

Areas of expertise

Industry Experience

Education

Master of Science, University of Arkansas - Engineering, Business, and Human Resources

Graduate School of Banking, Louisiana State University 

National Commercial Lending School, University of Oklahoma

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Leonard Kranser

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Languages:English

How I can help you

Engineering and manufacturing manager for the Gillette Company.  Assistant to the President of a NYSE conglomerate evaluating acquisitions and performing in-house management consulting. President and owner of a manufacturer with approximately 150 employees.

Areas of expertise

Industry Experience

Education

BME Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

MS MIT

MBA Harvard Business School

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Dr. Som Karamchetty

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Potomac, MD

Languages:English

How I can help you

As a volunteer counselor with SCORE since 2004, Dr. Karamchetty counseled over nineteen hundred entrepreneurs as they start and grow their businesses. His clients came from a variety of businesses and he counseled them in developing their business plans, financial plans, management strategies, and taking inventions to product based businesses. In his counseling, he applies his prior background in government, contracting, engineering, technology, inventions, and idea to product transition, and manufacturing. At the US Army Research Laboratory in Maryland for sixteen years, he managed research projects, and formulated multi-million dollar research programs in emerging technologies and next generation and future systems. At Martin Marietta Data Systems, he was the Principal Technology Investigator for AI and managed Advanced Technology projects. As program manager at Mechanical Technology Inc., in Latham, NY, Som developed a number of advanced concepts and managed thermal systems projects. His other research and development accomplishments were in energy systems, computational methods, wire ropes, and biometrics. He has four patents in engineering and computing. Since his retirement from ARL, Som has been running his own consulting business in technology and management with a focus on concept generation. His current interests span engineering, technology, economic and social development. Som Karamchetty obtained M. Tech. and PhD degrees in engineering from Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Kharagpur, in 1962 and 1965 respectively. He was on the faculty of IIT in India for ten years, and the University of Newcastle, Australia for nine years. He was a visiting faculty member at Drexel University, Philadelphia, PA; the ARL Distinguished Professor at Naval Postgraduate School, Monterey, CA; and an adjunct professor at the University of Maryland University College, MD. He is a life Member of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers. Having been selected as a delegate-at-large in 2005, Som served on the White House Conference on Aging and contributed to the development of implementation strategies.

Areas of expertise

Industry Experience

Education

PHD, 1965, Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur, India

M. Tech, 1962, Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur, India

BE (Hons), (1959),  Andhra University, India

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