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Tom Bender

Tom Bender is not available for direct meeting request. Contact their chapter about matching with them or another mentor.

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Meeting Preference: Email, In Person, Phone, Video

Languages: English

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
1165 Herndon Parkway, Suite 100
Herndon, VA 20170
(419) 522-3211

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