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          My beauty supply business has grown significantly in the short time we’ve been in 
business and I’m considering hiring an accountant. How do I find the right one?

          There are many responsibilities that come with being a small business owner, and everyone is critical to maintaining profitability and promoting growth. You can’t risk letting a deadline slip or overlook an administrative requirement, yet there are only so many hours in the
day to get things done.

About the Author

          This column is brought to you by the Merrimack Valley Chapter of SCORE, with nearly 
70 current and former business executives available to provide free, confidential, one-on-one 
business mentoring and training workshops for area businesses. Call 603-666-7561 or visit 
merrimackvalley.score.org for information on mentoring, upcoming workshops and volunteer 
opportunities. SCORE is a national, non-profit organization and a resource partner of the U. S. 
Small Business Administration.

Joseph Morris

Joseph Morris

Current City: Getzville, NY

Recently retired after serving nearly forty years in the space and defense industries as a senior program manager in engineering development (obtaining six patents along the way) and in production programs. I resurrected my consulting company, Rocket Science Technologies (http://www.rocketscitech.com), to offer project management and proposal/grant writing consulting and training in Buffalo.

 

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BE Mechanical Engineering New York University</p>

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BS Physics, New York University</p>

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MBA Courses (includes Finance, International Marketing, Accounting, etc.), National University</p>

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Training/Certifications<br />
&bull; Project Management Professional (PMP), PMI &bull; Green Belt Certification, (6SigmaUSA)<br />
&bull; EVMS, (Humphrey Associates) &bull; Mastering Risk Management, (Prodevia) &bull; Mastering Project Requirements (Prodevia) &bull; (Mastering Project Schedules &amp; Deadlines (Prodevia</p>

Patrick G. Bonnett

Patrick G. Bonnett

Patrick G. Bonnett

Current City: Omaha, NE

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John Schveibinz

John Schveibinz

John Schveibinz

Current City: Ellicott City, MD

Entrepreneur, small business owner with startup experience

Co-founder Applied Signal and Image Technology, Inc. (ASIT) acquired by L3 Communications in 2005.

Electrical Engineer BSEE Univ of Akron 1985, MSEE Johns Hopkins 1991

Experienced mentor, trainer and public speaker with MAT in secondary physics UMBC 2011.

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Education

BSEE University of Akron (1985)
MSEE Johns Hopkins University (1991)
MAT University of Maryland, Baltimore County (2011)

Dave Carbone

Dave Carbone

Current City: Plano, TX
Chapter: Dallas SCORE

Dave brings over 35 years of strategic, business development and operational responsibilities in the Information Technology industry, including several years of international development and living experience.

He was primarily responsible for the growth and overall customer satisfaction of select Fortune 100 clients and Federal Government Departments, while ensuring the financial results and client satisfaction were achieved.

Dave also has experience in the development of Alliance Partners, Resellers, Channel Partners and various Strategic Go-to-Market Partners.

 

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BA from The University of Connecticut</p>

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International Management from London Business School</p>

Terry R Stark

Terry R Stark

Current City: Binghamton, NY

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Robert Danaher

Robert Danaher

Current City: New Lenox, IL
Chapter: Fox Valley SCORE

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          After working for a large accounting firm for many years, I’ve decided to go out on my
own and specialize in helping small businesses with their accounting and financial needs.
          Initially, it will be just me, and to keep expenses down and be able to better manage my young
son, I’m thinking about operating out of my home. What are the pros and cons?

          For productivity, convenience, and downright comfort, nothing beats a home-based business. Here, most every day is “casual day,” and the only obstacle on your commute is dodging the cat or dog on your way upstairs.

About the Author

         This column is brought to you by the Merrimack Valley Chapter of SCORE, with nearly
70 current and former business executives available to provide free, confidential, one-on-one
business mentoring and training workshops for area businesses. Call 603-666-7561 or visit
merrimackvalley.score.org for information on mentoring, upcoming workshops and volunteer
opportunities. SCORE is a national, non-profit organization and a resource partner of the U. S.
Small Business Administration.

“What’s An LLC?"

Q: What are limited liability companies (“LLCs”), and what should businesses know about them?

A: LLCs are a new type of business entity that emerged in the early 1990s. They have many important legal and tax characteristics, but the key ones are these:

About the Author

John Cunningham is a N.H. business lawyer whose practice is focused on LLC law and tax. He chaired the N.H. Business and Industry Association committee that drafted the Revised New Hampshire Limited Liability Company Act, a radical revision of New Hampshire LLC law that went into effect on January 1st. LLCs are, by a wide margin, the entities of choice for N.H. business start-ups

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