Oak Park, IL
Counselors to America's Small Business
Master of Public Administration -Governor State University, (5/2012) Bachelor of Science in Business Marketing, University of Phoenix. (9/2007). Certification in Public Management (4-2010)
I am an MBA professional with over 15 years of progressive experience in business planning and financial management. I was a successful business owner of an online retail & manufacturing company, starting the business out of my garage, building the business for seven years and then selling it.
MBA- Seattle University
Undergraduate Degree in Finance- Western Washington University
Over 36 years of international work experience (in India,Germany & USA) in Quality Assurance, Vendor Audit/Evaluation, ISO 9000 audits, Global Procurement, Supply Chain Management, Materials/Warehouse Management, ERP (SAP) implementation, IT Application Support, Business Process Engineering and e-Business. Worked in Naval Dockyard/Mazagon Dock Ltd./Siemens/Gulf Oil/Florida Power & Light. Certified ISO 9000 auditor (Bureau Veritas Quality International), Six Sigma Yellow Belt & Lean. Retired from Florida Power & Light.
<ol> <li> Electronics & Telecommunication Engineering. </li> <li> ISO 9000 Auditor</li> <li> Six Sigma Yellow Belt</li> <li> Lean</li> </ol>
30+ years in international cotton merchandising through my family's company. Together with my cousin and partner, we owned and operated the company over the last 20+ years.
University of Alabama, MBA, 1987 College of Charleston, BS - Business Administration, 1979
2011 to Present Retired
2009 to 2011 BLACKBERRY, INC. WATERLOO, ON, CANADA
Consultant: Strategic Business Development
2000 to 2009 GLOBALWARE SOLUTIONS, INC. HAVERHILL, MA
Vice President, Global Business Development (2004 to 2009)
Director, Global Marketing Operations (2002 to 2004)
Director of Global Business Integration (2000 to 2002)
1998 to 2000 IPC COMMUNICATION SERVICES, INC. RONCQ, FRANCE
Vice President/General Manager, Europe
1995 to 1998 SEAGATE TECHNOLOGY, INC. HEATHROW, FL
1992 to 1995 THE GCS GROUP, INC. BELMONT, MA
1977 to 1992 POLAROID CORPORATION CAMBRIDGE, MA
1974 to 1977 ANALOG DEVICES INCORPORATED NORWOOD, MA
1971 to 1974 PWC LLP BOSTON, MA
Northeastern University Boston, MA
Certificate in Advanced Studies in International Business, Post MBA Study
Northeastern University Boston, MA
Masters of Business Administration
University of Massachusetts North Dartmouth, MA
Bachelor of Science, Business Management
Successful Executive with domestic and international experience in operations, P&L, oversight, multi-product distribution, and sales/marketing involving both established and growth organizations. Results focused, decisive leader with proven success in key account management, new market identification and strategic positioning of Fortune 500 organizations. Spearheaded operational improvements to drive productivity and reduce costs. Excel in dynamic and demanding environments while remaining results focused and pragmatic. Negotiated strategic contracts with Fortune 100/500 companies such as:
Sony, Panasonic, Tyson Foods, ITT-Canon, Pentair, St Jude’s Hospital, as well as, many additional small to medium sized businessS
• Visionary Leadership • Risk Management • Budget/Sales Forecasting
• Key Partnership Development • Multi-Media Advertising • High Stakes Negotiations
• Key Distribution Management • Tactical Market Planning • International Experience
MBA: Business Administration, Pepperdine University, Graziadio School of Business
BS: Business Administration. U.S.C, Marshall School of Business
As a professional dedicated to the service of others, I seek to employ mi skills for the benefit of the organization and the population I serve.
I owned and managed several small businesses before moving to the United States; later I launched a brief business in 2006 as a free-lance translator from English to Spanish. Most recently to improve my understanding about businesses in USA on May 2013, I completed a Master’s degree in Entrepreneurship. I also have experience in higher education including curricular design, development of assessment tools, served as academic adviser and taught introduction to business, operation research, quality control, and different mathematics subject courses.
<span>Master of Entrepreneurship. Western Carolina University. Cullowhee, NC. May 2013</span></p>
<span>BSEE. Universidad Autonoma del Estado de Morelos. Cuernavaca, Mexico. July 1994</span></p>