Arts, Entertainment, & Recreation

Laura Virginia Frew

Unavailable

Oregon House, CA

Chapter: Capital Corridor

Languages:English, Italian

How I can help you

Three time small business owner in the tourism industry; well versed in digital marketing, social media marketing, brand strategy, operations and methods of organizational self-management like Holacracy. 

Areas of expertise

Industry Experience

Education

UC Berkeley, B.A. Honors in Interdisciplinary Field Studies focus in International Relations

UC Berkeley, Minor in Italian Studies

International Tour Management Institute, Certified International Tour Director

 

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Steve Scialabba

Steve Scialabba

Available

Yardley, PA

Chapter: Bucks County

Languages:English

How I can help you

Over 30 years of experience in organizational consulting, in both internal and external roles, and strategic account partnering. Steve has worked with various size companies in a wide variety of industries at different points in their organizational growth. This experience enables me to accurately diagnose and address the people issues, business processes and management systems impacting group and company performance.
Specialties:

-Leadership Coaching                                                                                                                                                                                                     ---Company Performance Management                                                                                                                                                                           -Employee  Recruiting and Selection

Areas of expertise

Industry Experience

Education

Masters, Organizational Psychology, Columbia University, NYC, NY 

BA, Psychology, Boston College, Boston, MA

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Henry Burton SCORE Mentor

Henry Burton

Available

Seattle , WA

Languages:English, Italian

How I can help you

I've started and managed four small businesses, two retail businesses, a service businesses, and a landscape contracting outfit. I can assist you with general business management and strategy, dealing with employees, and general financial questions. I have also many years of experience as a small business coach and mentor. I look forward to working with you in growing your business.

Areas of expertise

Industry Experience

Education

I have a BA in finance and MA in Whole Systems Design from Antioch University in Seattle.

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Romi Adachi

Available

SAN DIEGO, CA

Chapter: SCORE San Diego

Languages:English, Japanese

How I can help you

Food Service & Hospitality: Marketing & Merchandising

Owned a successful restaurant at age 19.  Worked in varieties of foodservice businesses as a consultant, an exporter & as an executive producer for foodserice training videos. Attended decades of Restaurant & Hospitality Trade Show in Chicago to counsel foodservice companies & clients.  Helped setting up a kiosk in supermarkets, training foodservice staffs, menus evaluations, food presentations, packaging, trends, & a specialty food industry.

Training Video Production & Educational Software Development:  

  • Evaluate scrips & its pedagogy; define merits & gains for your end-users; design stage/sets, staging, props, & all others related to video production and thereafter packaging, marketing & sales.  
  • Owned an educational software development company, & managed all aspects of finished software.

Areas of expertise

Industry Experience

Education

Due to necessitated move, went to OU to UT & graduated from University of North Texas with a BFA,  Majored in Art, minored in Marketing & Merchandising.  

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Fatima Fisher

Unavailable

Philadelphia, PA

Languages:English

How I can help you

The real question is where do you want to go! I have owned, operated, or been employed by a small business in America since I was 16. I say America because I have lived in Texas, California and now my naitive home, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. I have a vast background in mentoring startup entrepenures in Texas for the past decade and I served on several committees for the restructuring and rebranding of the Dallas in the early 2000's.

Wherever you are in the fullfillment of that dream, I can help and point you in the right direction.

So...How can I help you?

Areas of expertise

Industry Experience

Education


Unconventional, the school of life.

I have my associates degrees from 2 seperate community colleges, both in California. Most of my education come from actual real life experience, in what i like to call a paid internships. I have been the assistant for a real estate tycoon, a professional motivational speaker, several lawyers, i have hands on education started at age 16 working in my familys bakery and auto renewal businessess.

The fun part of my education is that, one i learned hands on in the position. If your intention is to open your own business then get use to working with many hats. I am constantly attending some online licencing course, i have several brokers licences and recietly obtained my Notery in Pennsylvania. Most state exams i have passed including my Paralegal, and a vast amount of experience working as an assistant to a CPA.

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Nicole Rawley Marketing Expert

Nicole Rawley

Unavailable

Simpsonville, SC

Chapter: Piedmont SCORE

Languages:English, French

How I can help you

I can help improve strategy and technology in marketing.

As a marketing consultant

I have helped innumerable small businesses in the areas of strategy and multi-channel marketing.  In my professional practice, I provide communications management support, business development assistance and marketing expertise to businesses and internet startups in the entertainment, healthcare, law, real estate, and technology industries.

As a community supporter

I have volunteered expertise to a variety of non-profit organizations such as Operation Gratitude, Habitat for Humanity, Special Olympics and Day League in roles comprising marketing support, crisis management and pure sweat equity.

As a SCORE subject matter expert (SME)

I foster vibrant businesses and communities with mentoring and education in marketing and technology provided to entrepreneurs and businesses via the Piedmont chapter of upstate South Carolina.

Let's get started.

Areas of expertise

Industry Experience

Education

  • Business Management, Internet Technology

Master of Business and Technology (MBT)
University of Georgia
Terry College of Business
prospective graduate*

  • Marketing, Communications

Bachelor of Arts (BA) - Advertising
University of South Carolina
College of Journalism and Mass Communications

  • Digital Content, Art & Design

Associate of Arts (AA) - Graphic Design
Greenville Technical College
 

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Jim Stipcich

Unavailable

Helena, MT

Languages:English

How I can help you

I enjoy helping small businesses get started, grow and succeed through improving performance in planning, operations, finance and marketing, 

As a visionary, entrepreneur, CPA, CEO and, business advisor I have succesfully built my own small retail businesses, successfully developed and managed multi-billion dollar organizations and helped numerous small businesses and nonprofit organizations succeed.  My skill set includes strategic planning, process development and improvement, finance, marketing, and business operations.  I provide strategic planning assitance, business planning, lunding pursuit support, financial managment support, business development assistance, operations planning and marketing assistance to start-up and small business organizations.        

Areas of expertise

Industry Experience

Education

I have a Bachelor of Science in Business with an Emphasis in Accounting from the University of Montana. 

 

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Sales, Marketing and New Venture Executive

Tom Fairhurst

Available

Skaneateles, NY

Chapter: Auburn SCORE

Languages:English

How I can help you

In order to be helpful to you, I have extensive experience in creative problem solving, strategic business development, marketing, sales and new ventures. In addition, I have a strong working knowledge in finance and operations. During my career I have successfully and dynamically grown multiple businesses across several different industries.Most recently I started a Non-Emergency Medical Transport business from inception with no external funding and no sales to successfully selling the million dollar plus business with a high profit margin and 20 employees in just 5 years.

Prior to this I worked with Procter & Gamble on their Iams/Eukanuba Pet Foods, Pampers/Luvs Diapers, Folgers/Millstone Coffees, Pringles Potato Chips and other brands with major retailers to expand the business for both the brands and retailers via leveragin shopper behavior learnings. As the worldwide Executive Vice President of Sale and Marketing for Marietta Corporation I led the turn around of this personal care business servicing the Hospitality Industry by expanding the distributor network and securing license agreements with Major Lodging chains worldwide. I worked in Marketing , New Ventures and Partnerships in children's products with Fisher Price Toys and Western Publishing (Little Golden Books). 

It is this vaired experience across businesses that allows me to quickly understand the opportunities/challenges, means of developing innovative approaches and utilizing my passion/drive in helping you during discussions to realize your vision.

Areas of expertise

Industry Experience

Education

BA Dgree from Wittenberg University in Springfield, Ohio

MBA Degree from Southern Methodist University in Dallas, Texas

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Bruce Salzman

Available

Victoria, TX

Languages:English

How I can help you

My experience includes starting and running businesses.  Have experience with Non-Profit, Franchise, Media, Automotive.  Marketing, promotion, customer service, hiring, training and more.

Areas of expertise

Industry Experience

Education

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