Key Services Offered:
Business Support and Development.
Core Experience of Principal:
Business Startup; Planning and Budgeting; Business Analysis;
Benchmarking; Quality Control; Profit and Loss; General Management;
Sales Management; Operations Management; Business Appraisal and
Valuation; Business Brokerage; Real Estate; Board Member Experience.
Experience: After MBA graduate school, started corporate career
as the planning and control manager for a medium sized manufacturing
company. Served as president of a Federal credit union and directed
its merger. Earned a real estate broker license and have business
brokerage and appraisal experience. Started, developed, managed,
grew, bought, and sold businesses in the retail, food service,
and amusement industries. Held management, consulting, and ownership
positions in businesses representing several industry groups.
Semi retired in 1997 from business activity but not from learning
about business. Trained in technical security analysis. Experienced
in trading financial futures contracts and trading system design.
Spent the last four years updating my MBA through online learning.
Furthered my education in business valuation and appraisal. Business
broker in 2003.
Qualifications & Accreditations:
M.B.A. Washington State University 1976; Real Estate
Broker License (inactive status since December 2003); 20+ years
as a successful entrepreneurial business owner; small business
ownership and management from start-up through exit sale; two
years as planning and control manager for a medium sized manufacturing
company. Accredited Associate, Institute
for Independent Business (AInstIB).
Industry sectors worked in:
Retail; Wholesale; Financial services; Hospitality;
Amusement; Food services; Wood products; Forestry; Manufacturing;
Real Estate services; Business Brokerage.
I enjoy adding value to the lives of
small business owners!