Elm Grove, WI
Counselors to America's Small Business
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
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:
I have the skills and experience to help you and your business with:
<p> California State University - Chico, CA </p> <p> Butte Junior College, Durham, CA </p> <p> Las Plumas High School, Oroville, CA</p>
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.
Electronics engineering and business management.
project engineering, general management, treasurer/controller, business consulting
Undergraduate mechanical engineering, BSME; MBA with finance major
I can help improve business performance in marketing, operations, and finance.
As a banker, management consultant, entrepreneur, and professor, I have helped countless small businesses in the areas of marketing, operations, and finance. In my professional practice I provide financial management support, business development assistance, and marketing expertise to banks, businesses, universities, municipalities, government agencies, and service organizations.
In addition to my professional activities, I’m also a business faculty member at Arkansas State University-Newport where I instruct human resources, entrepreneurship, and economics courses. I hold a deep sense of community and have served both public and private organizations in roles such as vice chairman of finance for the Little Rock Zoo Commission, founding president of the Maumelle, Arkansas Chamber of Commerce and the boards of the Downtown Little Rock Partnership, the Little Rock Southside Main Street Project, and the Wade Knox Children's Advocacy Center. I’ve also served on key committees of several Arkansas economic development organizations.
As a mentor for SCORE, I have provided advice to hundreds of entrepreneurs. Let’s get started.
Master of Science, University of Arkansas - Engineering, Business, and Human Resources
Graduate School of Banking, Louisiana State University
National Commercial Lending School, University of Oklahoma
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.