How I can help you

I can help you with your idea to start a business or grow an existing business. I am an experienced mentor who has worked with many clients during the past 8 years with SCORE. I would like you to achieve success by making good business decisions. Mentoring topics include:

- Starting and managing a business
- Business plan creation
- Cost reduction to improve profit
- Product costing
- Decision making
- Consulting and freelancing
- Product development
- Fundamentals of online marketing
- Business operations
- Strategic planning
- Computer software selection
- Project management
- Business accounting

My work experience includes:
I have over 42 years in large manufacturing companies. Global Director of Information Technology. Director - Global Growth Initiatives at Goodyear. Managed large manufacturing projects from $100 to $500 million.
Background in information technology, finance and accounting, product costing, HR Systems, and project management.

Areas of Expertise

  • Accounting & Finance
  • Funding/Loans
  • Management & Operations
  • Product Development
  • Strategy Development
  • Technology

Industry Experience

  • Manufacturing
  • Professional Services

Tom Bender

Communication Methods

  • Email
  • In Person
  • Phone
  • Video