Technology and Web-Based Services

Michael Farmer

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Aiken, SC

Languages:English

How I can help you

Technology and Web based services (cable television, phone and internet). Non-profit organizations. Strongest skill areas: Marketing; Financial Modeling; Business Process and Operations.

Areas of expertise

Industry Experience

Education

                . Bachelor of Science: Business Administration - Indiana State University

                . Masters in Business Administration - Indiana University

                . University of Chicago Executive Development Program

 

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Naun Garcia

Naun Garcia

Unavailable

Selma, CA

Languages:English, Spanish

How I can help you

InPower Marketing, Owner
InPower Marketing provides clients with innovative, effective, and fairly priced multi-media marketing solutions that build stronger brands and convert prospects into customers.

Bridge Web Hosting, Owner
Bridge offers professional web hosting, email hosting and domain registration services for businesses.

Valley Fiestas, Owner
Valley Fiestas is an online directory that focuses specifically on businesses that provide services for special events.
 

Areas of expertise

Industry Experience

Education

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California State University, Fresno CA.<br />
BA in Business Administration, concentration on Information Systems</p>

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Mike Byrnes

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North Richland Hills, TX

Chapter: Fort Worth SCORE

Languages:English

How I can help you

I help entrepreneurs and business owners to

- identify goals

- establish priorities and actions

- locate necessary tools

- create structure and accountability

- interpret results

- consider alternatives

- obtain financial resources

 

2005 - 2013 New Mexico Small Business Development network

During 8 years working with small businesses in a small Southeast New Mexico resort community, I mentored:

- hundreds of entrepreneurs in the pre-venture stage,

- almost as many existing small businesses needing help with financial or operational issues,

- and more than a dozen businesses working through ownership transitions.

 

September 2011 - June 2013 New Mexico State University

  • Finance Instructor

September 2004 - June 2011 Eastern New Mexico University

  • Finance Instructor

 

1979 – 2001 Banker and entrepreneur Austin, TX

  • Commercial banker for several banks during the years when the banking roulette wheel spun from energy to real estate to technology.

  • Started one of the first internet service providers in Austin in 1994. Sold it to a telecom company in 1996. Was a founding member of a startup that provided turnkey, internet-over-cable systems for independent cable operators and took the company public in 2000.

  • Learned the hard facts about irrational exuberance during the dot com boom and bust, but managed to maintain perspective and apply those lessons to an encore career as a business advisor.

1972 – 1979 Bankers Trust Co Wall Street

  • International banker and bond trader.

 

 

Volunteer work

 

2008 – 2013 Treasurer of the Resource Conservation and Development Council

 

2009 – 2014  Advisory Council Member of the NM Small Business Assistance Program

2013 – 2014 Finance Committee member Alto Lakes Golf and Country Club


 

 

Areas of expertise

Industry Experience

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Ask SCORE

          All the recent news stories about large companies having their data breached makes me wonder: What can a small business do to protect information stored in the cloud? 

About the Author

          This column is brought to you by the Merrimack Valley Chapter of SCORE, with nearly 70 current and former business executives available to provide free, confidential, one-on-one business mentoring and training workshops for area businesses. Call 603-666-7561 or visit merrimackvalley.score.org for information on mentoring, upcoming workshops and volunteer opportunities. SCORE is a national, non-profit organization and a resource partner of the U. S. Small Business Administration. 

Rohan Patrick

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Monticello, NY

Languages:English, Russian

How I can help you

  • Design and develop interactive communications and delivery systems, processes and user interface design as well as industry best practices.
  • Produce print and digital layouts, graphic fundamentals, typography and Web Design; understand Flash and Java script. Ability to storyboard or translate ideas to designers as well as develop innovative graphics solutions.
  • Design, copy-writing, brand development, interactive commerce and creative production process.
  • Work using design software such as Photoshop, Illustrator, In Design, Flash and JavaScript, Adobe After Effects and video editing
  • Work with current web technologies, such as HTML, DHTML, CSS, and Action Script and management of web properties with a Content Management System.
  • Make evaluative judgments and offer creative alternatives with strategic, design-based explanation.
  • Manage, direct, and develop creative and diverse staff.

Areas of expertise

Industry Experience

Education

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MFA - University of Hartford</p>

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About the Author

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AT&T is a recognized leading worldwide provider of IP-based communications services to businesses and a leading U.S. provider of wireless, high speed Internet access, local and long distance voice, and directory publishing and advertising services. AT&T Inc. has developed a small business resource site,http://smallbiz.att.com, which features tips, tools, events and advice.

Barry Marks

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Montville, NJ

Languages:English

How I can help you

Barry Marks is a Partner with IntelliCom Analytics, leading global market research and operational management of the firm’s Market Intelligence Programs and Professional Services in the Communications and Information Technology industries. Under Mr. Marks’ leadership, the firm provides industry-leading executive counsel in such areas as strategic business model planning, opportunity targeting, competitive benchmarking and performance improvement, go-to-market strategy and development, and pricing and software strategy and policies. Market areas of distinctive expertise include Enterprise Network Convergence and IP Telephony Infrastructure; Business Communications Applications; Lifecycle, Professional, Managed and Hosted Services; and Enterprise Mobility.
Mr. Marks has over 35 years of leadership experience in the IT and Telecommunications industries involving both technology and service providers as well as executive advisory roles. Prior to IntelliCom Analytics, Mr. Marks was Sr. VP and COO of InfoTech, responsible for business development and management of InfoTech’s Professional Services practice and market research activities. At Comdisco, Mr. Marks was VP of Consulting Services, leading custom consulting and program management services to Fortune 500 clients involving engagements in Network Design and Implementation, Data Center/Network Migration and Relocation, Web Hosting Services, Business Continuity, and Storage Area Network Design and Implementation.
At Gartner Group, Mr. Marks was Vice President/General Manager for Consulting Services, actively directing and participating in engagements for both providers and end-users; covering a broad spectrum of technology areas including voice/data communications, enterprise networking, mainframe and mid-range computing platforms, Web-based applications and systems management.
Prior to his executive advisory positions, Mr. Marks held key business development and marketing positions at IBM and AT&T, including responsibilities for business partnership development involving Web-based hosted applications infrastructures and services, business planning, and competitive research and market intelligence.

Areas of expertise

Industry Experience

Education

Mr. Marks earned a B.S. degree in Electrical Engineering from Newark College of Engineering (New Jersey Institute of Technology) and a Masters in Public Administration (majors in Computer Sciences and Operations Research) from American University.

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