How I can help you
I can help you start or improve your business by guiding you through your:
1.Unique Selling Proposition
2.Roadmap to success (sometimes called a business plan)
3.Finance, reporting, tax, and accounting structure
4.The operational and product delivery systems
5. How to network for supporters and strategic alliances
6.Customer acquisition machine
I am an Executive leader with over 40 years’ experience committed to supporting your business vision. I can help you, as I have helped others, by centering on performance and efficiency through strategic financial analysis and developing business and cash management solutions that capitalize competitive advantage. I have specialized in establishing alliances to deliver defined goals. I have worked at both the Chief Financial and Chief Operating levels in large, small, and not-for-profit companies and have had two companies of my own. Startups and turnarounds are a particular passion as is working with committed and dedicated entrepreneurs.
I currently provide volunteer support for the Smithsonian Institution as well as my work with SCORE entrepreneur clients.
What clients say about me:
"The scope and depth of my mentor's experience cannot be matched - certainly not at the cost, which is zero!" Brenton M.
"Because my mentor has a lot of experience and knowledge, he is guiding me to a successful project. He solves a lot of my questions. I just started but I am very excited." -Diego O.
"Extremely helpful. . .Motivates me to make a plan for my business. His knowledge is great." -Dina L.
I am here to help you but yours is the first step by requesting an appointment.
Favorite words to live by for entrepreneurs.
1.“Ideas are easy. Implementation is hard.” -Guy Kawasaki
2.“I attribute my success to this: I never gave or took any excuse." -Florence Nightingale
3.“The most difficult thing is the decision to act, the rest is merely tenacity." -Amelia Earhart
4.“You either have the results or reasons why not – entrepreneurs do not tolerate reasons why not” -Ed Falkowitz
Areas of Expertise
- Business Finance & Accounting
- Business Strategy & Planning
- Business Operations
- Technology & IT Services
- Banking, Finance & Insurance
- Manufacturing & Industrial
- Professional & Business Services
MBA - Fordham University
BS (Business/Accounting) - California State University, Long Beach