Restaurants and Hospitality

Walker M Brown

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Jupiter, FL

Chapter: Palm Beach SCORE

Languages:English

How I can help you

Twenty-five years as a country club manager plus eight years as a purchasing agent in country clubs. During the Annual Awards Luncheon (Palm Beach SCORE) on May 8, 2015, a client of mine was presented with $5,000 for being Entrepreneur of the Year. Second and third place winners were awarded $1,000 each. Over 100 other clients were considered. Another mentor, Bruce Chips, and I provided assistance to the winning client over the last 2 years.   

 

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Education

Bachelor of Science, Hospitality Management, Florida State University

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Grant Easton

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Orangevale, CA

Chapter: Sacramento SCORE

Languages:English

How I can help you

Over 25 years experience with Sales and marketing.

Specialized skills in:

RV Parks buying/selling. 

Campgrounds buying/selling

RV Park & campground marketing 

RV Park & campground sales

 

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Education

n/a

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Robert Spohr

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Sidney, MI

Languages:English

How I can help you

Areas of expertise

Industry Experience

Education

Ferris State University, (Doctorate in Community College Leadership), 2015 – present.

In-progress

Michigan State University, (Higher Adult and Lifelong Education Doctoral Program*),

2006 – 2015. ABD.

Ferris State University, M.S. (Career and Technical Education*), 2006

Grand Valley State University, B.A. (Marketing), 2004

Montcalm Community College, A.A.S. (Business), 2000

 

*Coursework focused on adult learning theory, curriculum development, quality improvement, and organizational development.

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Al Afrouzian

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Bakersfield, CA

Languages:English, German

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AL AFROUZIAN

3300 McKee Road

Bakersfield, CA 93313

Phone (661) 836-8382  Fax (661) 834-7732

BACKGROUND SUMMARY

Over Twenty years experience in accounting, specializing in General Ledger, Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, Budget and Forecasting, Payroll, Sales Tax, Bank Reconciliation., Food and Beverage Cost  Analyst,  Un-Claimed Property and Non Profit Accounting.

Proficient in PC various software such  as: Peach  Tree, QuickBooks Pro, Quicken, Dac  Easy,  AccPac, Lotus123, AS 400,  JD Edwards, Famous, Data  General, CLS, Frame Work, First Choice, Word Perfect, Excel, Word, Access, Power Point and D Base III.

SELECTED ACCOMPLISHMENTS

  • Designed and formulated some excel spread sheets for a mid size Farming Company to have a better internal control and cash flow management on their farm worker payroll, which resulted in accuracy, savings and efficient cash management.
  • Designed various Income/Budget Statements for various Grants and Funds for a Non-Profit organization, which made the financial reporting much easier and efficient to the Board of Directors and Auditors.
  • Researched for proper compatibility between some software. Since 1995 packaged a group of software to help my clients to be able to share the same database with Contact Management, Word Processing, Fax and E-mail software without investing a great deal amount of money on software and programming. This task has helped them to use and waste less paper and to become more efficient.
  • Designed and provided selected clients with a better and easier back up system. Provided free of charge Smart Media devices for out of state clients to mail their information, which resulted a great deal amount of savings on postage as well as increasing the accuracy and speed.

 

ORGANIZATIONS/AWARDS

Excelsior Hotel, Hilton Hotel and Westwood Marquis Hotel    5 times winner of Employee of the month

Team Achievement Award                              for quality contribution at Arthur Young & Company

 

WORK EXPERIENCE

AL’S SERVICES                                                                       Los Angeles & Bakersfield, CA

Self Employed (Bookkeeping & Tax Services)                                             Jul. 1993 - Present

Also worked directly with the temp. agency (accountemps) for various major / medium / small corporations

such as; Disney, Warner Bros., Universal Studios and some others

 

WESTWOOD MARQUIS HOTEL & GARDENS                                      Los Angeles, California

F & B Cost Analyst/Credit Manager(promotion)                                           Aug. 1991 - Jun. 1993

 

HILTON HOTEL           (500 ROOMS)                                                          Burbank, California

Chief Night Auditor                                                                                    Feb. 1991 - Aug. 1991

 

EXCELSIOR HOTEL    (500 ROOMS)                                                       Little Rock, Arkansas

Purchasing Clerk/General  Cashier  (promotion)                                         May 1987 - Dec. 1990

 

ARTHUR YOUNG & COMPANY (Ernst & Young)                                       Tehran, Iran

Staff Accountant                                                                                         Sep. 1975 - Sep. 1983

EDUCATION

B.A. – Public Business Administration and Finance – University of Tehran                         1975-1980

Masters Degree - University of Heidelberg - Germany                                                       1983-1987

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B.A. &ndash; Public Business Administration and Finance &ndash; University of Tehran&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; <strong>1975-1980</strong></p>

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Masters Degree - University of Heidelberg - Germany<strong>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; &nbsp;&nbsp; &nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; 1983-1987</strong></p>

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Chemist for 25 years then an Arby's Roast Beef Franchisee for 20 years. Retired in 2006

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Education

MS in Chemistry in 1971 at Marshall University

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