Willow Street, PA
Counselors to America's Small Business
Experience in Sales, Management, & Marketing in financial services, business information, & business services fields. Have lived or traveled in all 50 states & 100 countries.
CFP, CLU, ChFC, SCM, CCP had a 46 year career in sales, marketing, & general management. He received a BA in Economics from Notre Dame & an MBA from Washington University in St. Louis. He served as a US Army officer graduating from ROTC as a Distinguished Military Graduate. While with 8 organizations, he introduced 6 new products & was president of 3 companies in business information, M&A information, & wholesale & retail investment products & services. Chuck spent 21 years with Dun & Bradstreet where he managed four district offices, was Director of New Business Development, and was President of its Canadian subsidiary. He worked for Smith Barney as a Trainer on the 103rd floor of 2 World Trade Center in NYC and moved to Florida as branch manager & Senior VP-Wealth Advisor for 22 years before he retired for the second time. He and his wife of 54 years, Priscilla have 3 children and 6 grandchildren. Chuck’ Sawicki was awarded the Meritorious Service Award by Charlotte SCORE for his over 7 years of volunteer service and dedication to the non-profit group that helps small businesses get started. He was also awarded the “Dick O’Brien Award”, named after a former Chapter President who died in 2005, as the top Charlotte SCORE Certified Mentor out of nearly 80 volunteers. He has been a Rotarian for almost 50 years and has been a volunteer Ambassador for Road Scholar, the largest non-profit educational travel company. Chuck has traveled to all 50 states & 100 countries and has been a volunteer mentor in high poverty schools. He won the AFP Volunteer Fund Raiser Award in 2006 while serving on non-profit boards & donor development committees. Currently resides in a Retirement Community near Lancaster, Pa. Please listen to this 12 & 1/2 minute introductory video "How To Start & Grow A Small Business" presentation. This video is now posted on the main page of www.Charlotte.SCORE.Org under the green box on the right How to Start & Grow Your Business - Video
Financial Planning Associations Economics Round Table World Affairs Council Chamber Of Commerce 46 yr. Rotarian
<p> BA Economics Notre Dame University; MBA Washington University of St Louis; Army ROTC Distinguished Military Graduate; Captain US Army; Retired 25 year Certified Financial Planner; Chartered Life Underwriter Chartered Financial Consultant; Certified Coach Practitioner; & Certified SCORE Mentor</p>
Experienced in business management, consulting and manufacturing; having spent 20 years in the golf resort and consulting business and 25 years in the machine tool and product design business.
Retired CEO of Dogwood Hills Golf Resort, Inc.; Chief Engineer for Ryd-A-Rail, Inc. (manufacturer of rail conversion units); diverse experience in machine tool and product design with Sunstrand Corporation, Clipper Manufacturing, Stephens and Associates, Imco Container Company, Westinghouse Electric and Beloit Iron Works.
Rankin Technical College (St. Louis, MO) and University of Missouri-Kansas City.
MA, Personnel Management, Central Michigan University, Mt. Pleasant, MI</p>
BA, Hospitality Business, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI</p>
After spending 5 years as a territory sales representative for Ciba Pharmaceutical Company, I started Financial Management Services, a full service collection agency serving the Metro Phoenix area. We handled the delinquent accounts for the medical and hospital industries, then began to specialize in property management accountants (apartment rentals) Spending a lot of time in court, I became very familiar with the legal process. Health Issues required me to sell my company in 2000 and I have spent the past 14 years volunteering. I have been a lay person member of the Arizona State Dental Board and currently serve on the Arizona State Barber Board. I spent 6 years as a small claims hearing officer in the State Justice Court system. For the past 5 years I have served as a consumer advocate for the NBC affiliate in Phoenix. I serve as a Board member of a non profit school in North Phoenix for hearing impaired children and have been a Score mentor for 14 years.
Graduated from Arizona State University in 1961 with a BS degree in business management.
Spent 1 year at the University of Arizona School of Law