Counselors to America's Small Business
25+ years in Sales and Strategic Management, primarily in Technology related companies. Successfully launched, grew and ultimately sold a business focused on in home care. Currently serving in various volunteer roles for non-profit organizations.
Humboldt State University- BA in psychology and Minor in Business Admin
I am a degreed Electronics Engineer, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, who has received two patents and worked for large and small companies mainly in the area of communications, networks and systems. I have managed large technical groups scattered across the US as well as start-ups. I have gained a proficiency in creating large budgets, spreadsheets, formal presentations and cost justifications. My technical areas of expertise has been cellular systems, paging, Hyperthermia (treatment of cancer using RF), secure voice, secure networks, cryptology, SDN (software defined networks) and network controls systems and topology.
I have a BSEE from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee.
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.
45+ year career that includes design, development and implementation for Aerospace and Military (member of Mars Viking Lander design and development team and Space Shuttle proposal team), Marketing Manager / VP Sales in Computer, CAE/CAD/CAM related industries and managed manufacturing operations and sales providing Industrial Workstations including design, fabrication, sales, etc.
MBA Finance / Marketing - UCLA MS Mechanical Engineering - Colorado State University BS Aerospace Engineering - Penn State University