How I can help you
David is able to help small businesses with experience in strategic planning, operations, finance and leadership. David is able to help your business get clarity on your strategic plan, and operating plans. As an executive with overal company responsibility, David has successfully coached in the areas of manufacturing, international product sourcing, wholesale sales, online sales, government sales, product development, finance, distribution, and human resources. His expertise includes: branded consumer products - footwear and apparel, and high technology busineses. From a geographic standpoint, David has done business with international sales and sourcing including Europe and Asia.
In the last several years, David has participated as an investor in two Angel Funds and reviewed many business plans and presentations. David is able to help hone your message of your business plan to your audience.
David has experience with a high tech successful startup, helping to create a 350 person business. Skills used were - cash flow management, and key business metrics and measurements. Leadership in the areas of operations and finance.
Most significant expertise included turning around a consumer products company from near bankruptcy to highly successful business. Skills used included negotiation skills in various areas: union contracts, lease agreements, banking lines, sales and marketing agreements.
Leadership skills utililized included: creating and selling the vision to employees, shareholders, lenders, board member, and vendors. Leading by example and creating a culture of success that tied specific measurable goals to compensation. Communicating success along the path. David understands what it means to be responsible for overall company success.
David is able to help you in thinking through values and vision and how those impact customers, employees, investors, and all stakeholders.
My LinkedIn profile may be found at: www.linkedin/in/davidcarlson171978.
Areas of Expertise
- Business Finance & Accounting
- Business Strategy & Planning
- Manufacturing & Product Development
- Supply Chain Management
- Business Operations
- Manufacturing & Industrial
- Retail & Wholesale Trade
Oregon State University - Bachelor of Science, Business Administration, Honors College.
Member of Financial Executives International.