Technology and Web-Based Services

Sidney B. Landman

Sidney B. Landman

Current City: Clayton, CA
Chapter: East Bay SCORE

Over 40 years in corporate America in industries ranging from Sandpaper to contact lenses and in organizations as large as Fortune 50 companies to start-ups. My career has primarily been in Financial and Operating management but has also included general management and consulting. I have worked in multi-national, multi-divisional environments dealing with factories and marketing in the US, Asia, Africa, Europe, South America and Australia. Products have ranged from consumer electronics to defense to contact lenses and finally a not for profit.

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Education

 BA in Economics and Finance from City College of New York, MBA in Finance from Loyola of Baltimore and taught Financial Management in the MBA program at Frostburg State College.

Virgil M Dissmeyer

Virgil M Dissmeyer

Current City: Bloomington, MN

SCORE counselor in taxes, accounting, internet and computers - 20 year volunteer

Two years Butternut Coffee, Omaha, accountant; Five years field auditor/taxes Arthur Andersen & Co., Omaha; One year Revenue Accounting Manager at M&StL Railroad, Mpls; 30 years Norwest Bank Mpls- IT manager, Controller, Executive. V.P. Operations. Ten years owner of D-R Mgmt Service,Inc. Consultant to fin'l institutions. Included Disaster Planning and Emergency Preparedness. Also experienced in Drupal webmaster, ConstantContact email marketing and ReadyTalk voice and webinar online conferencing.

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Education

University of Nebraska, BBA, major in Accounting, Rutgers School of Banking, General management Four Company Management School - Twin Cities Many online and seminar based courses.

Leonard Van Regenmorter

Leonard Van Regenmorter

Current City: Beaverton, OR
Chapter: Portland SCORE

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.

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Education

Electronics engineering and business management.

Vazi Okhandiar

Vazi Okhandiar

Vazi Okhandiar

Current City: Irvine, CA

Executive Director, NR Computer Learning Center & Vice President, Technology at mLogica inc., managing the software development centers in Southern California and India. Assist companies streamline and automate their processes to improve their productivity and improve company performance through online and mobile application development.

 

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Education

  • Project Management Professional(PMP), Project management Institute 
  • MBA, University of California, Irvine
  • MS Computer Science, Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago
  • BS Electrical Engineering, University of California, Irvine
  • Microsoft Certified Trainer (MCT)

John Twyford

John Twyford

John Twyford

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 an adjunct 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.

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Education

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

Robert T Haas-SB

Robert T Haas-SB

Current City: Tarpon Springs, FL

R. TERRY HAAS Pasco-Hernando SCORE Chapter 439 Career Highlights: - Six years as a U.S. Navy Supply Officer focused on computer systems - Thirty year career at Air Products and Chemicals, Inc, a $10B industrial chemical company: Started in the Information Systems area as a systems analyst and after ten years was managing all the computer work for the Chemicals group. Shifted to take responsibility for the customer service function of Chemicals; centralized Chemicals customer service, began the first Inside Sales operation, as well as the first centralized product information center. Then centralized all customer service and logistics for the company, ultimately managing a 250 person center responsible for the order to cash process, delivery scheduling, inventory management, and collections. After retiring from Air Products, joined PricewaterhouseCoopers in their Advisory consulting group working for four year assisting Fortune 50 clients with business process improvement and systems effectiveness.

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Education

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&lt;p&gt; B.S. in Management Science&lt;/p&gt; &lt;p&gt; M.S. in Computer Systems Management&lt;/p&gt;</p>

Dr. Som Karamchetty

Dr. Som Karamchetty

Current City: Potomac, MD

As a volunteer counselor with SCORE since 2004, Dr. Karamchetty counseled over nineteen hundred entrepreneurs as they start and grow their businesses. His clients came from a variety of businesses and he counseled them in developing their business plans, financial plans, management strategies, and taking inventions to product based businesses. In his counseling, he applies his prior background in government, contracting, engineering, technology, inventions, and idea to product transition, and manufacturing. At the US Army Research Laboratory in Maryland for sixteen years, he managed research projects, and formulated multi-million dollar research programs in emerging technologies and next generation and future systems. At Martin Marietta Data Systems, he was the Principal Technology Investigator for AI and managed Advanced Technology projects. As program manager at Mechanical Technology Inc., in Latham, NY, Som developed a number of advanced concepts and managed thermal systems projects. His other research and development accomplishments were in energy systems, computational methods, wire ropes, and biometrics. He has four patents in engineering and computing. Since his retirement from ARL, Som has been running his own consulting business in technology and management with a focus on concept generation. His current interests span engineering, technology, economic and social development. Som Karamchetty obtained M. Tech. and PhD degrees in engineering from Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Kharagpur, in 1962 and 1965 respectively. He was on the faculty of IIT in India for ten years, and the University of Newcastle, Australia for nine years. He was a visiting faculty member at Drexel University, Philadelphia, PA; the ARL Distinguished Professor at Naval Postgraduate School, Monterey, CA; and an adjunct professor at the University of Maryland University College, MD. He is a life Member of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers. Having been selected as a delegate-at-large in 2005, Som served on the White House Conference on Aging and contributed to the development of implementation strategies.

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Education

PHD, 1965, Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur, India

M. Tech, 1962, Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur, India

BE (Hons), (1959),  Andhra University, India

Nancy Strojny

Nancy Strojny

Current City: Cape Elizabeth, ME

Experience in Consumer Product Sales, Marketing, and Brand development.

Procter & Gamble Customer Business Development, CVS/Caremark, Corporate Retail Buying & Merchandising. B2B contract manufacturing, and hospitality/hotel channels.

Sales, marketing and branding, including social marketing.

strategic sales plan development
new brand and distribution channel growth
social media marketing new business development
 
 
 

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Education

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BA English</p>

Ronald P Quake

Ronald P Quake

Current City: Wells, ME

Founded three companies, One with Venture Capital and two with no outside investors (bootstrapped). A company providing online  searching of bibliographic data bases , a personal computer software company and a company that developed and sold a clinical information system to hospitals. All three companies were successful and sold to larger corporations.

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Education

BA Union College MS Union College

Jothi Nedungadi

Jothi Nedungadi - A Business Mentor & a SCORE member since 2008

Jothi Nedungadi

Current City: Appleton, WI
Chapter: Fox Cities SCORE

An entrepreneur with expertise in Market Research, Internet Marketing, Strategic Planning & Business Modeling Jothi Nedungadi has worked for Fortune 500 companies in the past, and now, works with small businesses to launch, build and grow them.

 

With an undergraduate degree in Fine Arts & Business, and a masters in Education, Jothi has been involved with companies and organizations in these industries:
• Non-profit associations, strategic planning, mentoring and community impacts
• Trade Associations, leadership, PR, marketing, website redesign, social media & internet marketing strategy
• Pharmaceutical, training & development for sales force
• Medical Insurance, organizational development, curriculum design & development, education & systems implementation
• Manufacturing, sales force development and learning content management systems integration
 
Jothi started her market research company, Competitive InfoSearch, LLC, in 2006, which quickly evolved to providing internet marketing strategies and business coaching to small businesses. With her breadth of experience in internet marketing, social media networking, SEO, business operations and human resource management, she engages with businesses in varying stages of their business lifecycle and successfully guides them through their challenges.
 
In addition to being CEO at Competitive InfoSearch, LLC, Jothi is an Adjunct Faculty/Business Coach at a local Technical College. She is on Advisory panels and Boards of several local for profits and non-profits in the area.

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Education

MSc in Education (Major: Instructional Systems Technology) BA Fine Arts (Major: Business &amp;amp; Fine Arts)

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