Punta Gorda, FL
Counselors to America's Small Business
• Wide array of innovative business approaches due to work experience in various countries, cultures and different organizations; • Wrote grants/proposal; • Consistent record of forging strong business relationships with prospects and clients; • Worldwide marketing, business development and international strategist with more than 20 years of unique cross-functional expertise in computers, business development, management and sales, project management and leadership experience; • Ability to perform with a global perspective in a competitive and fast-paced business environment. Extensive international business experience, travel and exposure to different projects and cultures; • Successful record of leading teams in the development of high-quality deliverables and peak performance while focusing on responsibilities and commitments. • Foster professional growth through mentoring relationships and focus on training and development; • Competently juggle multiple projects while maintaining the uppermost emphasis on productivity and profitability.
• Turnarounds | Business Development | Strategic Planning | Management | Board Development | Organizational Development | Forecasting | Technology Adoption | Entrepreneurship | Growth Strategies • Sales Leadership | Channel Sales Strategies, Processes & Programs | Go-to-Market Strategies | Demand Generation | Marketing | Market-Segments | Social Media | Public Relations | Promotion | Creative Writing| • Prototyping |Financing | Communications | Market-Penetration |Packaging | Branding |New Product Analysis
PhD International College Major: Management Science MSM (MBA) Northrop University Major: Management, Marketing, Economics & Finance BSEE Northrop University Major: Electronics Engineering, Minor in Business DIP (ASEE) Lakehead University Major: Computer & Electronics Engineering Florida Teacher's Certification: Physics and Mathematics (Held)
40 years with Macys. Jobs including store management, buying & distribution, basics planning, credit & customer service, physical inventory, POS systems, advertising, operations & prepress, systems installation, capital planning, training
B.A., Stanford University, Economics
Employed by Marsh & McLennan from November 1982 till retirement on December 31, 2014. Managing Director in the Dallas Office specializing in executive and professional risk advisory services, more specifically securities & corporate governance, M&A risk, cyber-risk, technology E&O, ERISA, and corporate crime. Though I had clients in a number of industries, I had more experience in technology, real estate, retail/wholesale and utilities industries. From 1979 till 1982 was employed by USF&G as a surety bond underwriter. From 1977 till 1979 was employed as an assistant bond trader for Moore Leonard & Lynch.
BS in Business Administration (Accounting Major) from Duquesne University in 1978.
I have over 50 years of retail experience. From working for my father when I was in middle and high schools to being the Chief Operating Officer of three major retailers, I have developed a wide range of skills that span other industries. I love to help business managers solve problems and to build teams making operations more efficient and more profitable. My areas of responsibility have included Finance, IT and E-business support, Logistics, Human Resources, Loss Prevention, Store Operations, Real Estate & Leasing, Store Planning and Construction. I am an avid golfer and not so avid of a fly fisherman and photographer.