Published Aug. 22, 2014
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.
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.
BE Mechanical Engineering New York University</p>
BS Physics, New York University</p>
MBA Courses (includes Finance, International Marketing, Accounting, etc.), National University</p>
• Project Management Professional (PMP), PMI • Green Belt Certification, (6SigmaUSA)<br />
• EVMS, (Humphrey Associates) • Mastering Risk Management, (Prodevia) • Mastering Project Requirements (Prodevia) • (Mastering Project Schedules & Deadlines (Prodevia</p>
Patrick G. Bonnett
Current City: Omaha, NE
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.
BSEE University of Akron (1985)
MSEE Johns Hopkins University (1991)
MAT University of Maryland, Baltimore County (2011)
Current City: Plano, TX
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.
BA from The University of Connecticut</p>
International Management from London Business School</p>
Terry R Stark
Current City: Binghamton, NY
Current City: New Lenox, IL
Published Jul. 10, 2014
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.
Published Jul. 1, 2014
“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:
Published Jun. 24, 2014
Ten Tips on How to Plan a Successful Internet Business