West Falmouth, MA
Counselors to America's Small Business
Mark Lowenstein was an Assistant Professor of Business at a small college most recently. Mr.Lowenstein has a wide background in business development, contract negotiation, strategic alliances, marketing and international/domestic sales channel management in the software/high tech industry. He has a number of years of entrepreneurial experience with knowledge of a number of different markets and a strong sense of customer's needs.
Evaluating and refining business models and reviewing business plans are a specialty. He knows how to help you evaluate your target market and determine the characteristics of your target customers. He will advise you on how to structure product and/or service offerings for a successful business. In addition,he can determine the best means to deliver the product and/or service in a cost effective manner using a variety of methods; both direct and indirect.
He has consulted with inventors evaluating the commercial feasibility of markets and product development for a variety of patents. He was the COO of a fixed wireless broadband company focused on the Caribbean market. Mark was the VP of Business Development at a software industry non profit. He co-founded two software based startups: one was a supplier of tactical weather systems to the US military and international markets and the other a data acquisition measurement company for manufacturers.
He has worked with several non profit organizations and has been on the board of a regional economic development agency. He is currently a trustee for a local college.
<p> BABSON COLLEGE, MBA; SUFFOLK UNIVERSITY LAW SCHOOL, JD; UNIVERSITY OF VERMONT, BA</p>
My career varies from Military (USMC, Viet Nam) to Law Enforcement to Public Planning to Executive Management. Since 1995 I have started, built, and sold 4 small businesses; one of those involved inventing, engineering, patenting, and marketing a home hardware product.
A.S. - Computer Science; Mathematics</p>
B.S. - Management; Communications</p>
Have counseled a large number of clients who wanted to start a professional photography business, a printing business or improve a web site for their business. Worked at Eastman Kodak from 1956 to 1986. Was in charge of product development of graphic arts film, paper, chemicals and equipment in the Photographic Technology Division for thirteen years. Final assignment before retirement was acting as world-wide budget coordinator for research and development of graphic arts products. SCORE Offices 1995 to 1999 - Director, Region II (On national board of directors) Several offices in Rochester NY chapter including chapter chair and web site coordinator. Other activities included national offices (treasurer and conference vice-president) in SPSE (Society of Photographic Scientists and Engineers). Was editor of Journal of Applied Photographic Engineering.
Graduate of University of New Hampshire (MS - Physical Chemistry, 1952)
Expert in sales and marketing.and business start up/, Implemented Internet Strategies to increase brand awareness, and adopted .Global Product Management: Sales Management: Managed the Sales, marketing and product management department with both direct sales and independent sales representatives Skills: Process Mapping Continuous Process Improvement training and implementation Cycle Time Reduction MRP-II - Manufacturing Resource Planning Project Management Strategic Planning Sales Management Computer Excel, Word, Visio and Power Point New Business Development
<p> BSEE Valparaiso University</p> <p> MBA Rutgers</p>
Steven is a management professional with senior level experience in Business Development, Administration, and Operations. He has over 25 years of experience in sales and marketing with a Master’s degree in Business Management. Recognized as a successful businessman; Steven has been a motivational speaker for Antelope Valley College, business’ curriculum for more than 12 years.
As the founder of an apparel and promotional company, he has decided to share his knowledge with others. He has navigated the challenges of selling to the U.S. Government. He knows the endeavors of selling to GOV, DOD, SBA, GSA, and other government agencies.
Steven has served in the United States military with years of honorable service and is now retired. He is recorded as having enlisted more than 600 soldiers into the United States Army.
Steven received his BA and MBA in Business Management from the University of Redlands’ School of Business. He is also a graduate of UCLA’s Anderson School of Management, Entrepreneurship Boot camp for Veterans. He enjoys spending time with friends and family while watching movies and studying business strategies. He has a passion for developing meaningful relationships with other entrepreneurs. He is an added value to the SCORE family. Follow Steven on Twitter/Veteranpreneur.com
Steven received his Masters in Business Management from the University of Redlands’ School of Business. He is also a graduate of UCLA’s Anderson School of Management, Entrepreneurship Bootcamp for Veterans.
Over 30 years of experience in the specialty chemicals, plastics and resins, oil field chemicals, commodity chemicals, paper chemicals, and water treating businesses for American Cyanamid Company. Twenty years in sales and marketing management; 10 years as a General Manager (Enhanced Oil Recovery; Polymer Additives) with line responsibility for sales/marketing, manufacturing, and research/development; and 2 years as a Director of business planning and development (Polymer Chemicals). A specialist in innovative sales and marketing, and commercialization of new technologies and products. Experienced in E-commerce and web-based retail-oriented business. SCORE Chapter Chair (President) 2000-2002 (District Chapter of the Year, 2001-2002.)
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute - BS Chemical and Management Engineering.
City University of New York - MBA
A1,Business Mentor, Start up, Organize, Grow, Marketing,Sales, Accounting, Finance, Facebook, Linkedin.Owned and Operated several business ventures, a Petroleum Distributorship, which included Plumbing, Heating, and Air Conditioning Contracting, Residential and Commercial for over 35 years. Formerly Licensed Master Plumber and Master Electrician.Licensed, New Hampshire Broker Real Estate, Insurance Property,Casualty/Life Accident, Health, Securities. Internal Revenue Service (Retired), Real Estate Developer,Investor, Chairman Planning,Land Use Board 8 years. SCORE Business In person, and Email Mentor. Clearwater, Florida. SCORE Business Workshop Presenter: How to really start your own business. How to Grow Your Business, How to Make Your Business Thrive, Not Just Survive, Estimating and Bidding. Marketing, Sales, Social Media, Business Plan, Employee vs Independent Contractor.www.score.org/mentors/cliff-sullivan
Central Catholic High School, U.S. Navy Electricians Mate School. U.S. Navy First Naval District Instructor School. Northern Essex Community College, AA Business Studies, New Hampshire College,1972, Southern New Hampshire University BS Business 2012.
20 years in Commercial Banking with emphasis in Mortgage Banking. 10 years experience in real estate sales and residential construction. 8 years a small business owner.
<p> BA in Business Administration from Central Washington University</p></p>
Experienced in Business Plans, business operations, strategic planning, sales training, marketing strategies, startup planning. Managed sales, operations, purchasing, bookkeeping, marketing, hiring and HR policies, credit and collections, accounts payable, Profit Sharing Retirement Plan - of small regional food processing and distribution business in SE Wisconsin, both wholesale & retail parts. Under USAID performed consulting assignments to medium-sized regional businesses in Russia, Ukraine[x 3], Croatia which were emerging from the Soviet style command economy -1998-2003.
BS - Economics MA - English Literature