Counselors to America's Small Business
Over 30 years of experience in the specialty chemicals, plastics and resins, oil field chemicals, commodity chemicals, paper chemicals, and water treating businesses for American Cyanamid Company. Twenty years in sales and marketing management; 10 years as a General Manager (Enhanced Oil Recovery; Polymer Additives) with line responsibility for sales/marketing, manufacturing, and research/development; and 2 years as a Director of business planning and development (Polymer Chemicals). A specialist in innovative sales and marketing, and commercialization of new technologies and products. Experienced in E-commerce and web-based retail-oriented business. SCORE Chapter Chair (President) 2000-2002 (District Chapter of the Year, 2001-2002.)
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute - BS Chemical and Management Engineering.
City University of New York - MBA
Worked for both large and small businesses as an Engineering Mechanics Instructor, Mechanical Engineer, Industrial Engineer, Materials Manager, Production and Inventory Control Manager, Logistics Manager, and CEO for over 40 years.
Experience and expertise in: Logistics Management, Distribution Analysis, Renewable Energy Systems: Cost Control and Analysis; Profit Management; Industrial Engineering; Plant Layout; Construction Management; Government Contracts; Business Start-ups, Business Plans; New Product Launching; Pricing; Grant Programs and other small business related issues.
M.S. Industrial Engineering
B.S. Industrial Engineering
B.S. Mechanical Engineering
Certified Production and Inventory Control Manager
Certified Energy Manager
Licensed Professional Engineer (Illinois)
45 years experience as an Industrial Engineer. Experienced in the manufacture of antennas, lawn furniture, hearing aids, microphones, speakers, lithium batteries, power distribution systems and submersible pumps.
Additional duties covered, environmental health and safety auditing and facility construction and management.
Chairman Emeritus of the New Haven SCORE chapter.
<p> Industrial Engineering, NYU College of Engineering. Numerous courses in environmental, health and safety issues, facility construction and management,</p>
Member of SCORE since 2006. Served as officer 2007-2015, including Chapter Chair for three consecutive years 2010-2013. Past Associate District Director. Graduate of Mansfield University and The Pennsylvania State University. Past career: research aide, Environmental Research Institute at Penn State University; aide Appalachian Regional Commission study; public school teacher 16 years; coordinator of special projects and hazardous materials coordinator, Mechanical and Nuclear Engineering, 23 years; executive director, ACURI Association, Inc., 14 years with working relationship with USNRC, USDOE and state agencies, LLRW consultant to DOD and contractor to NSA; Pennsylvania College Energy Debate Coach, Boy Scouts of America energy camp program manager via Penn State; Kellogg Fellow; Commissioner, Pennsylvania Department of Education, Standards and Practices Commission; Ferguson Township Supervisor, Centre County, PA; Judge of Elections, Centre County PA, NE50; and Past President Rotary Club of State College and Central Pennsylvania Torch Club.Webmaster SCORECPA.ORG - 2008 - present Editor - chapter newsletter 2008-present. Editor - Constant Contact monthly newsletter for scorecpa.org 2010-Dec. 31, 2014
Penn State University
WK Kellogg Fellow - Public Affairs Leadership Program
People to People Program
Rotary Russian Delegation-Centre County Program
Certification: Animal Rescue Training
Senior Vice President of Operations responsible for five manufacturing plants of a multinational pharmaceutical and chemical producer. Specialties: General Management,Manufacturing, Operations, Business Plans and Strategies, Purchasing, Procurement,Distribution.
<p> B.S. Ch. E. University of Cincinnati</p>