How I can help you

I can help you start a business and grow a business. I am an experienced business manager. During the past sixteen years with SCORE, I have successfully mentored hundreds of clients across a wide range of business types. I would like to help you achieve your business goals by making good business decisions via good mentoring sessions.
My favorite mentoring topics include:
• Starting and managing a business
• Business operations improvement
• Turnaround strategies
• Business feasibility analysis
• Business planning and strategic planning
• Problem solving
• Process Improvement
• Project management
• Supply chain management
• Customer service and satisfaction
• Sales management
• Sales business to business
• Sales Strategies & techniques
• Wholesaling
• Manufacturer's sales representatives
• Marketing plans
• Pricing
• Promotions
• Mergers & Acquisitions
EXPERIENCE
I have over four decades of business management experience. I have managed small teams, large sales teams and been general manager of several divisions of a fortune 500 company. My strongest and most enjoyable jobs were:
• Creating successful sales and marketing organizations
• Setting clear strategies with growth goals and then achieving them
• Improving profits and revenues
• Building strong customer relationships
• Building strong employee teams
• Turning money losing operations into profit maker
EDUCATION
 Bachelor Science Electrical Engineering - Purdue University
 Masters Engineering Administration - George Washington University,

Areas of Expertise

  • Business Plans / Startup Assistance
  • Marketing, Public Relations & Sales
  • Operations
  • Product Development & Manufacturing

Industry Experience

  • Manufacturing
  • Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services
  • Retail Trade

Carleton L Smith

Communication Methods

  • Email
  • In Person
  • Phone
  • Video