How I can help you
Have you considered buying an established business? Are you aware of owner/seller financing? As your mentor, Carl can help you.
Carl France has been a SCORE mentor since 2017. Prior to joining Lehigh Valley SCORE, Carl worked in advertising and marketing. For nine years, he promoted small businesses while increasing their sales and revenue.
Enhancing his knowledge and abilities, Carl has learned from family members that have owned and operated successful small businesses. A manufacturing plant with 200+ employees had been co-owned and controlled by a family member who served as the CEO. A highly profitable ice cream parlor had been owned and operated by a family member. An independent supermarket was owned and managed by a family member.
In addition to college, Carl learned business strategy from his father along with risk management and financing. Father was a banker, financier and stock broker.
As a veteran he served a twenty year military career with our nation's Air Force.
Carl serves as an eucharist minister with his church. With previous churches, he served on the Council, Finance, Call, Stewardship, and Outreach committees.
Areas of Expertise
- Financing / Capital
- Marketing, Public Relations & Sales
- Strategy & Planning
- Other Services (except public admin.)