Media and Communications

Considerations When Using Independent Contractors slides presented by Katie Marble at SCORE's November 2014 meeting.

About the Author

Katie Kiernan Marble

Marble Law Firm, PLLC

80 Palomino Lane

Suite 201

Bedford, NH  03110

Ask SCORE

          My brother-in-law has approached me about going into business with him in a home cleaning franchise. I’ve always heard one should never go into business with relatives. Is that true? 

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. 

Margo Weitekamp

Unavailable

Essex, CT

Languages:English

How I can help you

Areas of expertise

Industry Experience

Education

B.A. Degree, Psychology; High Honors, State University of New York at Oneonta. Ongoing personal involvement in business education related to economic and social trends, consumer insights, strategic thinking, strategy development and new product innovation.

Communication methods

Have you found success with mentoring from Margo Weitekamp? Share your story.

Emmanuel Okwor

Available

Plantation, FL

Chapter: Broward SCORE

Languages:English

How I can help you

Grelite Corp., Plantation, Florida

President (Jan 2011 – Present) 

Skanska USA Building, Dania, Florida

Field/ Project Engineer (May 2013 – May 2014)

Fedtronix, LLC, Fedtronix.com

COO/ Business Manager (January 2010 – April 2012)

ONEL Associates, LLC, General Contractor, Fort Lauderdale, Florida

Project Manager (January 2009 – September 2012)

ONEL Associates, LLC, General Contractor, Fort Lauderdale, Florida

Intern/ Field engineer (May 2006 – January 2009)

Broward Meat and Fish, Lauderdale Lakes, Florida

Employee (January 2007 – January 2009)

Areas of expertise

Industry Experience

Education

Nova Southeastern University, Davie, FL

Master's degree in Real Estate Development

 

Florida International University, Miami, FL

Bachelor of Science in Construction Management (Magna cum Laude) Business administration (Minor), Honors College ARCH program

 

Broward College, Davie, FL

Associates of Arts degree in Civil Engineering (Honors)

Communication methods

Have you found success with mentoring from Emmanuel Okwor? Share your story.

Baraka Dan-Azoumi

Unavailable

Coppell, TX

Chapter: Dallas SCORE

Languages:English, French

How I can help you

Areas of expertise

Industry Experience

Education

BA Economics

BS Finance

MBA, George Mason VA

Communication methods

Have you found success with mentoring from Baraka Dan-Azoumi? Share your story.

John Pham-Ta

John Pham-Ta

Unavailable

Overland Park, KS

Languages:English

How I can help you

Areas of expertise

Industry Experience

Education

MBA, University of Missouri - Kansas City, Henry Bloch School of Management Executive Program

BA - Biology, Wake Forest University

Communication methods

Have you found success with mentoring from John Pham-Ta? Share your story.

Dr. Alfredo Gomez

Unavailable

Fort Lauderdale, FL

Chapter: Broward SCORE

Languages:English, Spanish

How I can help you

Electronic engineer at IBM Development Labs in Poughkeepsie, NY

Manager quality assurance at Harris Computer Systems Div

Product Manager at Airpax Inc

President Digital Data Systems Inc

Professor Business at Broward College and Florida Atlantic University

Areas of expertise

Industry Experience

Education

<p>
&nbsp;</p>

<p>
Bachelor Electrical Engineering,&nbsp;Cornell University Ithaca NY</p>

<p>
MBA, Florida Atlantic University Boca Raton, FL</p>

<p>
Doctorate in Higher Education, Florida International University, Miami, FL</p>

Communication methods

Have you found success with mentoring from Dr. Alfredo Gomez? Share your story.