Skilled in team building, project management, CRM management, sales, marketing, business development, bringing solutions to problem issues, cost controls, asset-resource management-development and business start-ups. Experienced in domestic, regional and international management. Retail development. Technology solutions, process analysis and design, e-commerce market planning & strategy, e-commerce sales solutions, fulfillment solutions, on-line & interactive marketing.
Career Summary: A travel industry professional for 22 years active in the Asia - Pacific Market. Worked in Hawaii and throughout the Pacific Rim developing markets in Korea, Japan, Taiwan, Hong Kong, People's Republic of China and the Philippines, completed successful business start-ups in Guam and Saipan. Director of Communications for Hospitality Unlimited, Inc., Travel Vision Media Services Division, a Japan - Hawaii based consultancy firm specializing in the Japan Travel Trade. Director of Yankee Group Investments, Inc. The company is the distributor in Hawaii and Micronesia for PEPC Worldwide, which has devised proprietary technology to deliver newspaper content world wide via a satellite network. The company also assists business's with developing successful e-commerce solutions. Active in the China Market since 1981, working closely with companies based in China facilitating Hawaii and US Mainland introductions. This particular program promotes the development of relationships between Hawaii and Chinese Government agencies as well as private business groups. The objective is to give businesses the opportunity to learn more about China's connection historically and culturally with Hawaii.
Military Service: US Army; Vietnam Veteran, 4 th Inf Division.
University of Maine, University of Mass. University of Hawaii, KCC Community College.