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Leonard Briskman
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Meeting Preference: Email, In Person, Phone, Video

Languages: English

How I Can Help You

I can help you start a business, improve the management performance of your business, help you take measures to turnaround your business if it is in a distressed state, and provide assistance in working with the government. As an entrepreneur, owner of multiple retail stores, franchisor and franchisee, management consultant, former founder of one of the top 100 public companies in the Washington, DC area, and a government manager and contractor , I have helped countless small businesses in the areas of marketing, retail operations, franchising, real estate, finance, turnarounds, and government contracts. I have experience operating a Business Advisory Service, as well as government contracting, business valuations, small business turnarounds and financing assistance. Team Leader of the SCORE Business Advisory Services. Retail - previous founder and owner of a 42 store retail chain, which was listed as one of the top 100 public companies in the Washington, DC area. Professional experience includes Director of International Finance and Financial Planning for three Fortune 100 companies. Business turnaround specialist, assisted and provided consulting services for the reorganization of several companies in Chapter XI. Program Manager for complex assets at the US Department of Justice Asset Forfeiture program. Provided evaluation, management, disposal, and liquidation of hundreds of operating businesses and large commercial real estate entities forfeited to the government. As a mentor for SCORE, I have provided advice to hundreds of aspiring entrepreneurs. I am also the lead advisor for the DC Chapter of SCORE in working with banks and the SBA in assisting small companies that are experiencing financial difficulties. Started and built one of the top 100 public companies in the Mid-Atlantic

Areas of Expertise

  • Accounting & Finance
  • Business Plan
  • Government Regulations
  • Human Resources
  • Management & Operations

Industry Experience

  • Professional Services
  • Real Estate
  • Retail
  • Transportation
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