Career began in retailing with Federated Department Stores, Abraham & Straus,Brooklyn, NY and Filene's Boston, Ma
Joined Dunkin Donuts Corporation in 1972, in Purchasing, Operations,and other small business areas and progressed in expanding the Company through 25 years to a system of 5000 retail Franchised stores. Developed and implemented the Franchise Owned Distribution and Purchasing Co-operatives system which included distribution centers located in US and Canada. Current system services over 10,000 outlets, sales estimated at approx $2 bil.
Upon retirement in 1996, started a small business in the greater Boston area , that reached break-even within twelve months. Re-located to the West Coast,and joined SCORE Los Angeles, and Executive Service Corp of Southern California. Developed, as SCORE Counselor, Workshops for Los Angeles SCORE with expertise in Franchise development, operations, and focus Franchising, and small business start-ups and growth. In Maui, HI, transferred to Maui SCORE and developed seminars in Home Business Start-up and growth, and after relocating back to Cape Cod, Ma. transferred to SCORE Cape Cod, with focus on small business development.
BSBA degree, Boston University
Agribusiness Seminars,Harvard Graduate School of Business