Sun Lakes, AZ
Counselors to America's Small Business
I am a sales and marketing expert, especially for high tech products. I also have heavy management, HR and hiring and training skills. My primary career focus was the sale of computers, software other high tech products to a wide range of businesses, especially the financial industry. I worked my way up to the Vice President level by proving that I could develop staff and produce exceptional levels of performance.
I believe my success with customers was due to two primary elements: showing the customer how my product would affect his profit and effective, timely follow-up.
My expertise is in sales, trade shows,, marketing, selection and training of sales personnel, prospecting, pricing. compensation plans, sales expense control, proposal writing and government bidding. I also also quite experienced in a variety of effective forecasting methods.
I heavy industry experience in banking, security, postal, unemployment tax cost control, government, retail, manufacturing,non-profit, etc.
Master of Business Administration, University of Phoenix. Bachelor of Business Administration, University of Texas, Arlington. Various Formal Corporate Training Programs such as: Sales, Sales Management, Computer Programming. EEOC and HIPPA
Manager of Research and Development for Firestone
Vice President of Technology and Board member of small public company
President of $200,000,000 Plastics Company
Currently Vice President for Business Development for a billion dollar privately held plastics company
I have run the sales,marketing, technology, and financial operations of medium sized companies.
My current activities include: mergers and acquisitions,technology evaluation and acquisition, and am the only internal employee coach for fast track and high potential troubled employees
<p> BS in Chemistry from CCNY and PHD in Polymer Chemistry from NYU Polytechnical Inst</p>
My professional background has included many years of corporate experience in the area of facilities management within the utility and healthcare industries. I've also created a company in the business brokerage arena (buying and selling main street businesses for clients). Within our family, my wife and I have started and operated several small to medium sized businesses as well. I normally counsel as a SCORE E-Mail Mentor, but am also open to "face-to-face" mentoring on Saturdays or evenings at a location arranged between us. I have a passion for small businesses and the brave souls who take the entrepreneurship leap, so schedule an appointment or contact me to get started.
I have a bachelors degree in business administration and several industry certifications. I have many years of experience in the areas of (1) small business start-ups, (2) small business financial management, (3) small business strategic growth, and (4) small business marketing.
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