PALM DESERT, CA
Counselors to America's Small Business
Expert in Franchises. Very knowledge Hotel Management, Business Strategy and Planning. Also, numerous years of marketing experience. Many years in the hotel and restaurant industries as an owner and as Sr Vice President of a NYSE listed restaurant chain. Fifteen years as a management consultant with both large and small entrepreneurial companies in many industries located throughout western United States. I am proud to be a Certified Management Consultant, certified by the prestigious Institute of Management Consultants of Washington D.C. Graduate of Cornell University School of Hotel Management.
As a consultant and mentor my goal was to help prevent my clients from making the same mistakes that I did when I was in their shoes. Now, I am happy to have the opportunity to bring that many years of of consulting and mentoring experience to my SCORE clients.
Graduate, School of Hotel Administration, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY. Certified Management Consultant, one of less than 2000 in the USA, by the Institute of Management Consultants, Washington DC
Project manager and line manager in both defense and commercial manufacturing for over 30 years. Projects included systems developments for avionics, client server transaction processing applications, and quality process systems. Managed outsourced software developments. Currently, adjunct professor in math & computer science.
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<p> BS Mathematics Education MA Mathematics PhD Computer Science</p>
MA, Personnel Management, Central Michigan University, Mt. Pleasant, MI</p>
BA, Hospitality Business, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI</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