Meeting Preference: Email, In Person, Phone, Video
Languages: English, Japanese
I can assist you with starting your trucking or transportation business. I can assist you with developing a strategy for your trucking or transportation business. I can assist you with developing an effective business plan. I can assist you with improving your business through the development of key processes in the area of leadership, strategy, customer engagement, workforce engagement, and operations. I can assist you in evaluating and improving your processes to improve effectiveness and efficiency within your business. I can assist you in identifying and developing key performance measures for your business.
Work Experience: Transportation - trucking (1974-1983) - positions included: Terminal Officer Manager at company's headquarters location; Regional Manager responsible for profit and loss at several terminal locations in Minnesota, North Dakota, and South Dakota; Vice President of Marketing responsible for oversight of company's marketing and sales within a six state area and Canada. U.S. Army (1970-2001) (22 years active/9 years reserve) Operations Officer; Assistant Protocol Officer; Company Commander; Assistant Human Resources Officer; Deputy Chief and Acting Chief of Strength Management; Chief, Plans Policy, Strength Managaement/HR Executive Officer/Budget Analyst; Training and Plans Officer; Chief, Marketing Retention; Reserve Component Accessions Systems Analyst (Headquarters, Department of the Army, Pentagon); Executive Assistant for Reserve Mobilization Affairs (Headquarters, Department of the Army, Pentagon); Senior Liaison Officer/Readiness Officer. Government Contracting (2001-2018): Project Manager; Quality Assurance Analyst supporting Army Reserve and Army National Guard organizations.
Client comments include: “Mr. Youngquist is very kind, friendly, with a lot of knowledge to share. He asked a few questions to get our conversation going and then listened.” M. Marcotte “Jim is awesome.” M. Watts “This mentor service is so valuable to all of the people looking to start a business who are not sure where to start. Jim has given me so much information that I would not have been able to gather just on my own.” C. Ferguson “Mr. Youngquist was very knowledgeable and thorough.” T. Hampton-Courtney “Professional and expert advice.” A. Harris “Mentor went above and beyond to help us.” S. Chamberlain “Jim was exceptionally professional, knowledgeable, and helpful with all of my questions.” J. Posner “Mr. Jim is great; he really relieved the stress and anxiety I was feeling. He allowed me a way to figure out exactly what I needed to do.” R. Curry “The mentor was extremely helpful and attentive.” I. Malik
Areas of Expertise
- Business Plan
- Government Regulations
- Human Resources
- Management & Operations
- Professional Services