Counselors to America's Small Business
CPA & Quickbooks ProAdvisor specializing in tax preparation, small business accounting.
Rochester Institute of Technology Master of Business Administration (MBA), Accounting and Business/Management Bachelor of Science (B.S.), Accounting and Business/Management
Most of career was spent as a college food service director on large campuses involving a wide variety of food services such as snack bars, cafeterias, dining rooms, catering, athletic concessions, fast food restaurants, faculty clubs, etc. Also experienced in other institutional food service settings: hospitals, prisons, schools, etc. Managed operations. Responsible for financial success and operating restaurants to compete with nearby commercial enterprises. Have been a small business owner for about 15 years and a SCORE counselor over 15 years.
<p> B.S. Cornell University School of Hotel & Restaurant Management, MBA University of Tennessee (Major in Accounting), MS Oregon State University (Major in Student Services Administration)</p>
Michael Sarka Tourism and Hospitality management, marketing and publicity. Events development, planning and operation. Small business start up and operation, growth/management development. Not for profit start-up and development -- Chief Executive Officer, Board of Directors and Chief Elected Officer hiring and coaching. Both for profit and NP management, marketing, program development and implementation. Agriculture background. 700+ SCORE clients served.
Bachelor of Arts Degree, St. Thomas University. Collateral Credits, University of Minnesota. Certified Meeting Planner, Convention Liaison Council. Certified Mentor, SCORE. Be the Difference, Individual Award, Volunteer Center of Santa Cruz County. Member, SCORE national awards -- E-Mail Mentoring certification development program and Distinguished Service Award, 2015.