How I can help you
I would be happy to help you with any B2B, management, strategic planning, technology development, operations, alliances, or international business development topic.
My industry expertise is in B2B serving Computer & Communications, Building & Construction, Data Center, Automotive, Government, Lighting, Mass Transit, Corporate Signage, Distribution, and International market segments.
My functional experience includes general management, strategic planning, marketing, sales, technology and product development, operations, leadership, communications, performance management, mergers and acquisitions, alliances, and global business development.
I founded and currently operate SCF LLC, Consultants which offers strategic planning, marketing, sales, business development, M&A, and strategic alliance consulting services.
I have also developed experience in the education and fundraising non-profit sectors including the development of an industry association.
SCF LLC, Consultants - Lititz, PA August 2016 - Present Strategic Planning, Marketing, Sales, Business Development, M&A, Alliance Strategy
CommScope, Inc. – Richardson, TX April 2012-July 2016 A global leader in connectivity solutions for wireless, business enterprise, residential broadband and carrier wire line networks.
SVP, Enterprise Segment Leader Leadership & matrix management of the $850+ million global Enterprise Business targeting Intelligent Building and Data Center Segments.
Berk-Tek, a Nexans Company – New Holland, PA April 1996-Mar. 2012 Nexans was formed as a result of the spin-off of the Cable & Components Sector of Alcatel in 2001
President (Oct. 1998-Mar. 2012) Leadership and General Management of a >$250 million, multi-site operation producing products for the Americas and select International markets.
SVP, Marketing & Sales (April 1996-Sept. 1998)
Champlain Cable – Colchester, VT Dec. 1989-Mar. 1996 A subsidiary of Huber + Suhner AG (Switzerland)
VP level positions in Marketing, Business Unit Management, and Marketing & Sales
General Electric Company – Pittsfield, MA June 1980-Nov. 1989 Worldwide Leader in Engineering Plastics (now Sabic Plastics)
Entry-level and Managerial positions in Technical Service, Sales, Field Market Development, and Marketing
Areas of Expertise
- Business Finance & Accounting
- Business Strategy & Planning
- Manufacturing & Product Development
- Supply Chain Management
- Sales, Marketing & Public Relations
- Construction, Industrials and Utilities
- Manufacturing & Mining
- Consulting, Research and Business Services
- International Trade, Imports / Exports
- Nonprofit, Public and Professional Organizations
Penn State University, Executive MBA (Leadership, Strategy, Finance), 2007
UMASS-Lowell, Plastics Engineering, 1980