Counselors to America's Small Business
A professional with 08+ years of industry experience in managing transformation engagements in Management Consulting, Product Evaluation, Vendor Selection, Market Research, IT Portfolio Assessment, and Custom Solutions Designing. Primarily worked as Management Consultant, and Project Manager with Most Forward Looking Clients in Manufacturing, Logistics, Utilities and Non-Conventional Energy Generation Companies.
I am a Certified Supply Chain Professional (CSCP) from APICS, USA and have Post Graduate Degree in Industrial Engineering (Strategy and Operations) and Graduate Degree in Mechanical Engineering. I have hands on experience in conducting client workshops, digital marketing, market research and data analytics.
I have been consistently recognized by my clients and employers for my ability to deliver outstanding results. I have won ‘Above and Beyond Call of Duty’ Award, ‘Consulting Excellence’, and ‘Going Extra Mile’ from Cognizant Business Consulting and got nominated for ‘Consultant of the Year’, a highly coveted award in business consulting practice.
<p> Graduate in Mechanical Engineering with Honors</p> <p> Post Graduate in Industrial Engineering (Strategy and Operations) from Tier - 1 Institute</p>
With my wife I own Coastal K9 Consulting, LLC in Ellsworth, ME. We offer full Dog Training Services, for Service, Sport and Pet Training. WE opening in January 2012, after returning to Maine from San Antonio, TX where we worked at the Military Working Dog Program for about 2 years.
My dog training career began in 1977, Tracy's in 1989. IN April of 2014 we opened The Dog Studio of Acadia, offering pet dog and cat grooming, Doggie Daycare, and group training classes.
I have 40 years of experience as an educator, developer, manager, leader and coach. Utilizing many years of IT and HR Management experience to help organizations to review, and adjust their organizational cultures with a focus on the development of the individual as a baseline for long term organizational success.
Establishing organizations whose mission included focus on continuous improvement of the resources, adaptability,
 Wharton Business School. Philadelphia
Securities Industry Institute Executive Development Program. Year 1, 2, 3
Master of Science degree, Secondary Education
HOSPITALITY PROFESSIONAL - Innovative and progressive hospitality management leader, experienced within both profit and non-profit organizations. Recognized for multiple strategic initiatives and ability to identify and reach key performance objectives. Specialization in project management, construction, recruitment and building profitable food & beverage operations. Developed training and operating standards to achieve national recognition for quality, service and member satisfaction in the private club industry. Established initiatives for attaining, promoting and maintaining high performance teams. Currently a small business consultant with Marketing, Sales and Hospitality specialization.
SCORE, Northwest Indiana Chapter, SBA ; 05/2014 - Chair, Certified Consultant; Advanced Business Mentor
C4C CONSULTING - Principal, Business Advisor, Service Academy Trainer
General Manager, Assistant General Manager, and F&B Director positions during career; Union League Club of Chicago, Orchard Lake Country Club, Pine Lake Country Club, Birmingham Athletic Club
PROFESSIONAL SERVICE AND ACCOMPLISHMENTS Certification for Advanced Mentoring, Small Business Administration, SCORE Program 2014 Greater Chicago Club Managers Association: Scholarship Committee, National Student Conference 2010 Club Managers Association, Adviser and Program Instructor; Assistant Manager in Development Program 2007 Detroit Club Managers Association, President 2004-2005 Detroit Club Managers Association, Educational Chairman, Treasurer, Secretary, Vice President. CCM Certification in Club Management, Hotel Management, Strategic Leadership
Recipient of National Excellence in Club Management Award. 2004.
<p> Bachelor of Arts/ Literature, Sciences Arts, Cum Laude;University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI C.C.M., Club Managers Association of America, Certification: Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI; Recertified through 2021 ; Business Management Institute IV Cornell University, School of Hospitality Business Management Institute V: Strategic Leadership;UNLV University of Nevada, Las Vegas, NV Certified Chief Executive (CCE), Club Managers Association of America, April 2014</p>
Food and Beverage Director for hotel operations for 8 years
Regional Manager for restaurant company encompassed 8 restaurants for 8 years
District Manager for Aramark in Contract Services for 7 years
Vice President for Contract Services company for 10 years
Consultant for food service operation-- contract services and restaurants
2 year Culinary degree</p>
BSBA degree in Hotel/Restaurant Management from the Univ of Denver</p>
Completed Executive Leadership study @ Penn State with Aramark</p>