Restaurants and Hospitality

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No Free Lunch, by Emily Lambert. From Forbes, June 9 2003

Investment Guide
No Free Lunch
Emily Lambert, 06.09.03
One in two new restaurants fails within two years. If you're thinking of trying to beat the odds,
here's the dish.
Three and a half years ago Gary Fuller was vice president of operations for a Cincinnati Bell affiliate. But what he really
liked to do was cook. Two years and $400,000 into a new career, Fuller and his wife, Kelly Kimberly, a public relations

Steven M Willinger

Steven M Willinger

Current City: Bristol, TN
Chapter: Bristol SCORE

I specialize in working with Independent Professionals such as consultants, coaches, counselors, trainers, speakers, sales, marketing and financial professionals.

The clients I work with are great at what they do professionally but struggle with the marketing part of their business. They want to know how to attract more clients with ease and without compromising their integrity.

Here's what I help my clients do:

  • Get clear about your vision and what you want to accomplish
  • Discover what may be holding you back and overcome it
  • Evaluate your strategy and design a sustainable business model
  • Overcome fear, procrastination, and self-doubt
  • Solve problems, eliminate obstacles, and avoid pitfalls
  • Locate resources, make connections, and build alliances
  • Gain perspective, get feedback, and discover new ideas
  • Set realistic goals, stay true to your vision, and on track with your plans

I have the skills and experience to help you and your business with:

  • Practical visioning, strategy, and planning
  • Discovering and overcoming inner saboteurs
  • Developing your potential as an entrepreneur, manager, and leader
  • Marketing tactics, tools, skills, and messaging
  • Business models, product design, and program development
  • Managing projects and people
  • Learning attitudes and habits that allow you to thrive

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Education

<p> California State University - Chico, CA&nbsp;</p> <p> Butte Junior College, Durham, CA&nbsp;</p> <p> Las Plumas High School, Oroville, CA</p>

Leonard Van Regenmorter

Leonard Van Regenmorter

Current City: Beaverton, OR
Chapter: Portland SCORE

Worked on the Mercuy, Gemini, and Apollo space programs with Honeywell Aerospace. Program manager at Control Data Corporation. Director of Engineering at a super computer company. Consultant to high tech companies. Volunteer at SCORE since 1996 and author of a financial planning program that is widely used by chapter 11 clients.

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Education

Electronics engineering and business management.

Bertil Agell

Bertil Agell

Current City: Barre, VT
Chapter: Montpelier SCORE

project engineering, general management, treasurer/controller, business consulting

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Education

Undergraduate mechanical engineering, BSME; MBA with finance major

Alan Simon

Alan Simon

Current City: Monarch Beach, CA

Employed at Omaha Steaks Omaha Ne. Major Skills include STARTING NEW BUSINESSES, FINANCING NEW BUSINESSES new company financial, sales and staffing start ups. Have extensive knowledge with Non Profit Organizations and their structures, organization and extensive fund raising. Have created several of this types of organizations. Heavy experience with BUSINESS STARTUPS, FINANCING AND SALES;  and all types of food manufacturing, marketing, sales, including web creations and web based sales. Experience also includes working with City, County, State and Federal Department to get funding for various projects and a variety of fundraising projects

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Education

BS Economics Wharton School of Finance University of Pennsylvania MBA Activities at University of Nebraska at Omaha Multitude of Universities on business, business ethics and social issues confronting our lives have been speaks at all of them.

George Motran

George Motran

Current City: Land O Lakes, FL

Controller for public corporation & private companies for 25 years. Financial statements analysis and cost reduction planning. Business Consultant in increasing profitability and continuous improvements for 5 years. Experienced dealing with governments contracts and grants. Food Manufacturing and cost accounting experience. Business loan application and capital funding application. Familiar and worked with SBA programs. Exit strategy planning for Small business owners. Involved with Rotary ,Toastmasters and chamber of commerce.

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Education

<p> B.SC in Accounting and Finance. Certified Management Accountant program accredited member of the institute of Independent business.</p>

Arthur Fairman

Arthur Fairman

Current City: Port Richey, FL

Was an electrical engineer. Prior to retirement, he spent 20+ years as vice president of a small two-division company engaged in the design and manufacture of high-powered microwave equipment for the U.S. Department of Defense and others. Prior to this assignment, Hap was employed as VP of operations and director of quality control and reliability for several employers who produced electronic systems and components. In between these two jobs, he formed and operated his own management consulting business. Hap has been with SCORE for fifteen years and has been highly successful in counseling new startups, mentoring existing businesses, helping clients to export and in his quest for obtaining financing for Chapter clients, especially in the areas of business purchases and expansions. He also conducts a seminar on how to successfully secure a business loan.

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Victor G Allara Jr.

Victor G Allara Jr.

Current City: Pikeville, KY
Chapter: Louisville SCORE

Professional Business Experience: I have in excess of 25 years of senior management experience in businesses from start-up to working with other businesses who are experiencing operating and financial distress. My diverse business background includes consulting and training, commercial loan underwriting, coal mining operations, oil & gas exploration, retail convenient stores with quick service restaurants, and a FAA Part 145 aircraft repair station.

I have a Bachelor of Science in Management and a Masters in Business Administration in Management.

Financing, Equity, "Venture Capital", "Starting a Business", Idea, Loan, SBA, "Economic Development", "Convenience Store", Gas, Gasoline, "Natural Gas", CNG, LNG, "Business Model", "Business Idea"

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John Goldman

John Goldman

Current City: Newton, MA

Owned and operated both a Food Brokerage Business in New England, and a specialty distributing company. Sold both life and casualty insurance, and passed CLU exams while in college. Took grad coursed in: Philosophy, Finance, Computer(IT), and statistics.

 

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Education

<p> Boston University BS in BA. Additional graduate courses in;&nbsp;philosophy&nbsp;statistics, and computer courses.</p> <p> Currently enrolled, and have completed on line courses at: Duke, Wharton, University of Edinburgh.</p>

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