Retail Trade

Mark Oberlies

Mark Oberlies

Available

Santee, CA

Chapter: SCORE San Diego

Languages:English

How I can help you

General Manager - Business Consultant for automotive manufacturers and dealerships, always with a warm and friendly demeanor. Team builder who is acutely attentive to employees’ and guests’ needs. Skilled at conflict resolution. Punctual problem solver and avid multitasker. Track record of being an essential part of the management team and instrumental in providing effective solutions that produce immediate impact and contribute to the business and its long-term success.
 

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John Reed

Unavailable

Leawood, KS

Languages:English

How I can help you

I can help clients in the initial phases of their decision to start a business and also in their decision-making process once the business has begun.

I have extensive expeience in operations, distribution, sales, marketing and business orgainization. and am extremely aware of the risks, stresses and hard decisions involved in entrepreneurship.

My ability to help clients comes from a 35 year career in industry that included nearly every form of business activity and 4 years as a military (USAF) officer.  The highly varied jobs I held over my professional career can help clients see every aspect of their business from many different perspectives that will help them make informed (and profitable) decisions.

In two cases in my professional career I had the opportunity to run businesses that closely mirror what our small business clients are faced with as  independent owners. In one case I was tasked with managing an independent profit center in Kansas City which included operations, sales and administartion; and in another case, I became a minority owner of a company and was tasked with all sales and marketing functions in order to grow the business and achieve profitability.

 

 

 

 

Areas of expertise

Industry Experience

Education

University of Colorado, BA in Economics

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Anand Ramamurthy

Available

Manvel, TX

Chapter: SCORE Houston

Languages:English, Hindi

How I can help you

I can help improve operational performance, finance, strategy, project management, facility expansions and mergers & acquisitions. Marine Transportation, Shipbuilding & Repair, Oil & Gas (Energy) are my areas of expertise. As a business leader I have successfully started up multiple business segments, including business development, strategy, planning and execution, with complete P&L responsibility. I have successfully managed several facilities with over 800 employees, generating $150 million in revenues. I have a proven track record of managing several projects ranging from $1 million to $45 million. I can also help in the area of health, safety and environmental compliance (HSE) programs.

Areas of expertise

Industry Experience

Education

EDUCATION

MBA, Rice University – Jones Graduate School of Business, Houston, Texas, May 2013.

M.S. in Industrial Engineering, Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas, May 1991.

B.E. in Mechanical Engineering, Regional Engineering College, Trichy, India, May 1987.

CERTIFICATIONS

Project Management Professional (PMP) Certificate, Project Management Institute, June 2000.

Finance and Accounting for Executives, Rice University – Jones School of Business, Fall 2007.

Green Belt - Six Sigma / Lean Management – University of Houston, October 2013.

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Brick Carley

Available

Roswell, GA

Languages:English

How I can help you

I can help you and your business in a number areas – IT; Marketing & Sales; Finance and supply chain. My career has been in the technology industry in sales, consulting and client management. I have worked for and with large, small and start-up companies with a focus on retail, retail food services and wholesale distribution businesses.

My primary areas of assistance:

  • Business process problem solving
  • Marketing, including digital marketing and sales
  • Sales management – inside and outside sales
  • Business strategy and execution
  • Business organization and process improvement
  • Financial and accounting systems
  • Information Technology assessment and improvement
  • Executive Coaching 

In my work history, I have had the privilege to work with literally hundreds of businesses and organizations. I would welcome the opportunity to see if I could be of help to you and your business. 

Thanks !

Areas of expertise

Industry Experience

Education

BA Economics - Wheaton College, Wheaton, IL

MBA - Marketing; Financial Analysis - University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI

IBM Advanced Management School and President's Class - Babson College, Wellesly, MA

 

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George Fotopoulos

Unavailable

Philadelphia, PA

Languages:English

How I can help you

I can help your startup or established small business with Strategy, Operations, Marketing and Supply Chain. I have experience as a small business owner and CEO so I am intimately familiar with the challenges of starting and operating a business. 

My career includes experience in industrial materials distribution, B2B wholesale (textiles and professional cleaning products), real estate, renewables and venture capital. I have been worked for small businesses but have also faced them "across the table" in my venture capital role, so I believe I have a wide perspective and an ability to really understand their problems and priorities but also to provide an external viewpoint that will improve your understanding of how your business is perceived.. 

Areas of expertise

Industry Experience

Education

MBA from The George Washington University,

M.Sc in Chemistry from the Athens University.

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Heidi Reinking

Available

Sioux City, IA

Chapter: Des Moines SCORE

Languages:English

How I can help you

I can help businesses improve their sales and marketing functions. With 20+ years in public relations, marketing, sales, and networking, I'm a resource to help you grow your business.

Areas of expertise

Industry Experience

Education

Bachelor of Science - Business Administration - Bellevue University

Associate of Applied Science in Marketing Management - Western Iowa Tech Community College

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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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John Lindbloom MCC TCC

John Robert Lindbloom

Available

Waterford, WI

Languages:English

How I can help you

I can help guide you through the early stages of growth, from start-up to initial operations, financing, incorporation, employee acquisition, growing sales, marketing, and expansion.

For the last twenty years I have been a Computer Consultant, and have great expertise in technology, accounting, and marketing.  I have used and supported QuickBooks for 20 years. 

In businesses I haved owned, I have experience in home rehab and flipping, manufacturing, retail sales, fine arts theater, non-profits, travel industry agencies and schools, property acquisition and management, nursing home operations, and business and computer consulting.

As the former COO of MVP (Mast Vacation Partners) in Hinsdale IL, I also have experience with larger organizations and can help with the many issues that arise.  That organization coordinated the efforts of 307 individual member agencies and managed to capture 60% of the Midwest market. During my time with MVP I was a principal in the roll-up of 16 travel consortiums into what is now Vacation.com.

I have owned and managed both residential and commercial rental property.

During my career I have also enjoyed volunteering my time and participating on the board of directors of several Chambers of Commerce, trade associations and industry consortiums.

 

 

 

Areas of expertise

Industry Experience

Education

Milwaukee Area Technical College A.S. Network Specialist

(Graduated 2003 with honors - 4.0 Average)

University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

Harrington Institute of Design – Chicago

Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP) 2 certifications

Certified Microsoft Small Business Specialist

CompTIA A+, Network+, and Server+ Certifications - SCSI Certified

Trams Computer and Accounting Certified Consultant

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Renzo Proano | Digital Marketing Expert

Renzo Proano

Available

Ogunquit, ME

Chapter: Seacoast SCORE

Languages:English, Italian, Spanish

How I can help you

Marketer and entrepreneur. Digital Marketing, E-Commerce, Web Development, SEO, Pay Per Click, Facebook Ads, Shopify, and WordPress. I have led and manage local and global teams, developed, implemented, and executed performance media and user acquisition strategies for Microsoft, ALDO, and Cartier. I recently led all digital & social marketing efforts globally for the US's largest trading platform, working across different regions EMEA, LATAM, APAC, and North America. Currently, serving as a board member on a few startups as a Head of growth. 

Skills

  • Digital Marketing
  • Customer Acquisition Strategies
  • Lead Generation
  • Content Marketing & Strategy
  • Google Analytics
  • Google Ads
  • Facebook Ads
  • Go-to-Market Strategy

I’m confident that my knowledge and passion for Digital Marketing and Media strategy will help you and your business.

 

Areas of expertise

Industry Experience

Education

Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania

Executive Development Program (EDP) 

St. Francis College

BS. Business Management and Marketing

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