Technology and Web-Based Services

Barry M. Skalka

Available

Weston, CT

Languages:English

How I can help you

Expert in business start-ups, a proven problem solver with knowledge in ecommerce.  I am enthusiastic, motivated and dedicated to helping new and existing entrepreneurs focus their thoughts and develop their ideas.  I have counseled SCORE clients in ecommerce, wholesale and retail sales, financial services, real estate, consulting, food and beverage businesses, media, transportation and more.  In my career I have helped launch and managed three successful private partnerships (start-ups) in the investment management industry.  I have served as COO/CFO for small to mid-sized entrepreneurial investment management firms, primarily in NYC and Fairfield County, CT.

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Education

Queens College of the CUNY, BA Accounting with honors. CPA, New York

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Gary Banks

Available

Darien, CT

Languages:English

How I can help you

 

Gary has over 35 years as an IT change agent doing operational turnarounds though Business Process Redesign enabled by IT.

For the past three years Gary was SVP Decisyon Customer Services – the unit responsible for designing, developing and supporting customer applications.

He spent 11 years in Private Equity.  Six years as the CIO/Executive in Residence for a $6B fund and five years as the CIO/Partner with a $1.2B fund.  Both invested in distressed industries such as automotive and textiles that were in critical need of restructuring.  He takes a hands-on approach to finding realistic and practical solutions with a total focus on results.

As the Corporate CIO of Xerox he was on the team that implemented a major strategic change for the company - from making black & white, analog, standalone copiers to color, digital, network devices.  His role was to work in the field with Sales to help them meet and understand Xerox’s new customer, the CIO.   He sharply improved internal customer satisfaction with IT by implementing a quality improvement team to manage a troubled EDS outsourcing contract.

At Monsanto he was the IT lead of a very large, and successful, global SAP implementation – thousands of users, 4 distinct business units, 41 plants and 7 languages – all in a single, unmodified model.  Deploying an innovative technical architecture using SAP’s ALE, the project became a showcase of IT enabled business transformation.  He co-founded the SAP Large Implementation Group and worked directly with SAP’s developers in Walldorf.  Previously he was the CIO of Monsanto’s Agricultural Division. 

He was the CIO of Sithe Energies, a de-regulated electricity producer and trader.   At Bristol-Myers Squibb he was the Director, Operations Analysis and Consulting.  He was also the CIO of Clairol.  He started his career as an Operations Research analyst at Procter & Gamble.

He has served on the Board of Directors of Documentum sold to EMC for $1.6B; Metaldyne, a $2B automotive parts supplier; and Trimas a $1B diversified manufacturer (stock symbol : TRS).  His response to a case study “The Strategy that Wouldn’t Travel” was published in the Harvard Business Review .

He holds a MS in Operations Research from Columbia Graduate School of Engineering, a MA in Mathematics from the University of Pennsylvania and a BS in Mathematics from Tulane University.

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Education

  • MS, Columbia Graduate School of Engineering, concentration in Operations Research
  • MA, University of Pennsylvania, concentration in Mathematics
  • BA, Tulane University, concentration in Mathematics

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Rick Rubenstein

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Long Grove , IL

Chapter: Chicago SCORE

Languages:English

How I can help you

City-Wide Video Surveillance Systems, Computer Systems and Networks, Computer Software Development, VOIP, Wireless.

CEO of RMS Technology Solutions. Responsible for sales, accounting, cash flow, partnering (with companies such as HP and Cisco).

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Industry Experience

Education

B.S. Aerospace Engineering, University of Illinois.

MBA, University of Chicago.

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David Houseman

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Chester Springs, PA

Languages:English

How I can help you

Thirty five years in the computer industry from designer to senior management as CTO. Five years as COO of a small company in the healthcare IT industry. Skilled in operations, development, marketing, product management, project management, strategy and business planning.

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Glen F. Marshall

Glen F. Marshall

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Berwyn, PA

Languages:English

How I can help you

Extensive experience in:

  • Information Technology
    • Systems development, implementation, and operations
    • Data security and privacy
    • Web site management
    • Healthcare systems
  • Individual and group mentoring
  • Customer support.

Now semi-retired.

Prior work experience includes:

  • Sole proprietorship consultancy
  • Senior IT Architect and Standards Manager for Siemens Health
  • Senior IT Architect for Shared Medical Systems

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Industry Experience

Education

Temple University, BBA in Economics and Finance, 1971-1975

Georgia State University, studies in Mathematics and Economics, 1964-1969

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