I have graduated from MANCHESTER BUSINESS SCHOOL,UNITED KINGDOM. Highly advanced Finance and Excel modelling skills, coupled with my forte in building complex forecast models enable me to perform investment bank grade analysis, leading to professionally prepared financial projections and statements. I am also an expert in creating pitch decks, business plans and corporate presentations targeted at bankers and investors. Proficient in: ---------------- - Business Plan, Analysis and Investor Presentations - Business Analysis & Modeling - Business Plan Writing - Investment Research - Financial Research, Planning, Analysis - Legal Documentation for Investment(Term Sheet) - Memorandum for Sale Presentation - Valuation Report and Analysis - Balance Sheet preparation - Financial Forecasting - Auditing and many more. Working With Me Can Be Beneficial In The Following Ways: -Excellent Written and Spoken English Skills. - 40-60 Hours/week availability
As principal of Penn Business Development Group I have been providing clients with professional quality business plans, at an affordable price since 2006, and I look forward to giving you the same quality service that we've given our past clients. In addition to providing you with a winning business plan Penn Business Development Group also provides both new and existing companies a variety of other services designed to help in their overall development. I have completed business plans for a wide variety of businesses and industries, including; Aeronautic, Consulting, Contractors, Food and Beverage, Infrastructures, Real Estate, Internet, Retail, Social Service, Non-Profits, Designers (Clothing), Designers (Architectural), Personal Services, Investments, Import/Export, Medical, and many more. I have also provided services for individuals outside the United States. These included projects in Colombia, Europe, China, The Philippines, Thailand, India, Western Africa, and Canada.
I Sivaramakrishnan working as a Consultant & Researcher have 4 years of experience in creating market research reports, business plans marketing plans, strategy documents, competition analysis report, financial projections etc. I have worked with clients from a gamut of sectors including IT, Healthcare, FMCG, e-commerce, Education, OTC , Hospitality, Retail and Real estate, both from India and worldwide.
Put 25+ years to your advantage with an accountant from Price Waterhouse who will help your business succeed. CFO Level. Expert with Business Plans, Valuations, accounting, projections, debt and equity packages, marketing plans, monthly financials, investment models & analysis, financial analysis, strategic analysis, working capital, work with equity partners, securities, broker-dealers, taxes, K-1's. I have worked with many startups and helped to take small businesses public. Worked with businesses ranging in size from 1 employee and $50K in sales up to over 1,000 employees and $1billion in sales.I really enjoy my work with helping smaller businesses succeed! Let me help you so you can focus on your business.
For the past few years, I have worked with over 60 start-ups with the intent of researching, conceptualizing, planning and launch their respective endeavours. I help companies re-orient themselves strategically, and help align their financial resources to their strategic objectives. I have also worked extensively with companies acquiring venture and angel investment and have developed a multitude of pitch decks and business valuations. I play a critical role in the overall development of the business model and help justify the business concepts of my clients, using empirical data and unique frameworks, which I have developed in-house, in consequence to the unique needs of start-ups and small businesses.
The aim of delivering unparalleled and unique ideas, our job is to provide our customers and organizations with advice to solve issues, create value, maximize growth and improve business performance.We are dedicated to providing quality consultancy services and solutions in areas of finance, accounting, designing and writing We provide following services: 1. Business Plans 2. Financial and Management Accounting 2. Business Modelling and Planning 3. Financial Modeling 4. Feasibility Studies 5- Business Writing 6- Academic Writing 7- Content Writing The relationship with client is given special importance as reflected in feedback of clients about the quality of service.
Ranked in the top 0.04% of Elance Finance & Accounting Freelancers High performing Finance/ Accounting Executive with a proven record of profitable growth, earnings enhancement, and increased operational efficiency. Unique blend of strategic business planning and information technology, driving process improvement and productivity. Management of $6 Billion private banking, $150 Million investment, $250 Million residential mortgage, and $1.5 Billion commercial lending portfolios. Initiatives include secondary loan sale and other fee income strategies, introduction of new product lines, and operating expense reductions improving ROA by 25%. Implementation of CRM, Transfer Pricing, Asset/Liability Management, and other organizational profitability systems improving earnings by over $5 Million. I hold a BS in Accounting, MBA, and a CPA license.
Research, writes, and designs business plans, pitch/investor decks, financial models, marketing plans, process improvement reports, and assists in any other business process need. I am a successful business starter and owner. I have helped launch dozens of businesses over the last several years that I either started, or assisted in launch. Multiple years as a consultant for fortune 20 company. Six sigma black belt certified and degrees in business and management. PMP certified. I have also experience in statistics, analysis, marketing, small business start-up, and accounting. Excel expert who has created VBA workbooks, financial calculators, feasibility studies, and any standard Excel template companies need including invoice sheets, and balance sheets. Social media and marketing expert.
The Coley Group is a full-service consulting firm specializing in the development of creative written communications of all types. We have become an industry leader by providing expert, affordable consulting services for our clients that meet their needs in a timely manner. Headquartered in Dallas/Fort Worth, our staff of capable, expert consultants and writers can effectively develop solutions that get you the results you so richly deserve. Regardless of the size or scope of your writing needs, the Coley Group can offer the creativity that stands out in the crowd. From business plans that will give your organization a solid foundation to marketing campaigns that will help define and penetrate your target market, there is only one name to remember for all of your strategic consulting business needs. The Coley Group where creativity is our passion and imagination is our power
We are Certified QuickBooks Proadvisor 2009- 2014 , Xero Certified and Sage Certified ( Level1 ). The company is headed by Chartered Accountants. We are a trusted Financial Outsourcing Company, specializes in delivering wide range of integrated,cost-effective , offshore bookkeeping,accounting and financial services to individuals, growing SME's and companies based in US, UK , Canada & Australia. Our Vision is to become no.1 financial outsourcing company by providing best quality services to our esteemed clients. Our company is led and managed by experienced & cohesive team of specialists from the field of accounting and financial sector. We also ensure absolute confidentiality and privacy of any information that is given to us. Thus, by outsourcing from us you can leverage on our knowledge and expertise on the best practices and accounting standards because we commit to perform the tasks entrusted to us with professional skill, integrity and accuracy.
Experienced CPA & Advisor providing tax, accounting and planning services to seasoned businesses and start-ups. Rest assured that even the most complex of projects will be carried out with the highest level of professionalism. - Certified Public Accountant (license # 33526) - IRS Authorized E-File provider - Chartered Global Management Accountant - MBA (Accounting) - M.S. (Statistics) - Member - American Institute of Certified Public Accountants - Quickbooks Certified ProAdvisor
My name is Rodney Lynch, and as principal of Media Financial Consulting I have a passion for what I do: taking incoherent mountains of data and helping business owners make sense of the data to help them make better (and more profitable) business decisions. The Mission Statement: To provide business owners with expertise that a part time CFO can deliver for companies that can't afford to retain this type of expertise on their company budget. I am about delivering a experience: the experience of a sound financial understanding of your business model to help you make the best decisions for your business. This is an ideal situation for businesses who need assistance with understanding their financial situation from someone with Big 4 consulting experience as well as a strong finance industry knowledge. "The bitterness of poor quality remains longer after the sweetness of low price is gone."
MBA, Business Development Strategist with 7 years experience in Strategic Business Development and Strategic Alliances at top Silicon Valley firms -one publicly traded and two startups. 2 Years experience in International Development for US Peace Corps serving as Economic Development Advisor. References available.
Corporate finance advisor with 20+ years of experience helping business owners, entrepreneurs and companies with business valuations, financial models for capital raising and acquisitions, business plans, investor presentations, and private placements, as well provide assistance with acquisition processes, business sales, and structuring and negotiation of transactions. Certified Valuation Analyst (CVA) by National Association of Certified Valuators and Analysts. Past experience includes mergers, acquisitions, divestitures, capital raising, venture capital and private equity transactions, in the US, Europe, Latin America and China, at large banks and boutique advisory firms. Wharton MBA and undergraduate degree from top European school. Speak fluent English, French and Swedish, basic German and Spanish, and beginner Mandarin.
Mission Statement To CEOs of small-medium enterprises (for profit or non-profit) seeking powerful, pervasive and highly customised solutions to a variety of business problems of strategic, operational and financial nature; we provide ?human technologies? at competitive prices and deliver service excellence whilst aiming for desired end-results. We make sure integrity, continuous improvement and diffusion of knowledge are pervasive and we aim to contribute to a better, healthier and cleaner world.
I'm Brian Dela Cruz, owner of Take Flight Business Solutions LLC. You can be confident that we can do an excellent job. We take great pride in our work, and are ready to develop a solution that works for you. Are you ready to move forward?! I have 16 years of successful work experience in strategic planning, finance, and accounting, and have managed accounting, finance, and business intelligence teams. I am a continuous learner. 1) I scored from top 20% to top 5% on most skills tests on Elance. 2) I earned my MBA from the Thunderbird School, No. 15 best business school worldwide. 3) I became a U.S. CPA in Massachusetts. 4) I achieved the CMA and CTP designations. I have experience in working with small to large businesses. I have been very successful at starting my own consulting company. I have always been achievement oriented, and have deliberately worked very hard to be the best at my craft in order to provide our customers with the best results possible.
With a firm background in finance, marketing and business administration, I have evaluated and written numerous business plans and financial models for both start-up entrepreneurs as well as companies looking for expansion and growth. I also have past experiences in e-commerce, blogging, SEO and Social Media Marketing. The multinational client list spans diverse industries including fashion, e-commerce, food and beverage, oil & gas, real estate, construction, healthcare and many more..
* Specialist in financial writing, financial and market analyis, business plans, funding proposals, problem analysis and business solutions. *Over 215 Elance projects with rating of 4.9 out of possible 5.0 Registered Investment Advisor rep, MBA, Ex SEC Broker and Certirfied Business Anallyst Indepth Financial& marketing analysis and business valuations Experienced daily Financial Blogmaster for content and website management E-book ghostwriting, publishing and marketing turnkey solutions. Published authors on staff as well as publishing, website development and ecommere set up for marketing and selling your books on your own site. * Strong experience in financial analysis, trading equities, forex and options, financial writing, research and investing e-books. **New business development bricks and mortar as well as Internet e-commerce.
Do you need funding?? I develop great business plans and strong pitch decks . . . and then introduce my clients to money sources with whom I've done business in the past. My way seems to work - more than $250 million provided my clients in the last few years.
Carlos Bertolami is a passionate Business Consultant with more than 12 years of Strategic Planning, Business Processes Management (CRM, ERP, LMS, PM, PLM, etc) and Services Design (inter-disciplinary approach) experience developed at different multinational companies. Mr Bertolami?s career began in the consulting industry where he soon held a number of leadership positions in recognized companies as Avaya, Telecom, Paradigma, Techint, etc. In 2004 he was named a Business Manager for the South Cone Region (5 countries) at Microsoft. Bertolami earned a B.S. degree in Industrial Engineering from the UTN (Universidad Tecnol?gica Nacional), Buenos Aires. He also was selected as the top performer business consultant in 2007 in Paradigma Consulting (Argentina). Specialties: Strategic Planning, Business Processes Management, Integral Program Management, Services Design
I am an Accountant by profession & work with individuals, businesses and organizations that aim high & aspire to grow in this competitive market. I render specialization in QuickBooks, Quicken, Sage, Peachtree, MYOB, ERP, Microsoft Accounting, VT Transactions.
Our company has qualified Accountants and I specially have a Masters Degree too in Business Studies with an excellent GPA. I have 5 years of teaching experience in Accounting and Finance. I am expert in all Accounts and Finance related work. Quality service,timely completion of task and client satisfaction are my primary motives. We have always been multitasking in work with excellence. So, our major services are related to Accounting and Finance but we do provide services related to Graphic Designing, Auto-CAD and many more.
Having more than 7 years of experience in making Business Plan, Financial Plan, Market Research, Equity Analysis, Business Valuation and other financial services. Clear, concise and effective Business Plan and Financial Plan based on your organizational goals and funding needs that appropriately matches the funders? expectations and for your long-term needs. This includes an in-depth review of your organization in order to effectively communicate your vision, mission and strategies. I will give you a business plan that will include real human market intelligence gathering and a well-researched document for your use that is completely unique. These documents will be ready for your bank manager or possible investors to understand how your venture will work and operate. It will be an easy-to-understand dossier for people to understand the venture and identify how it will make money for them (and you!). A quality one stop solutions for your Business and Financials Needs. Thanks
Experienced CFO (CPA & CA), General Manager, Marketing & Sales leader. Helping entrepreneurs: - Maximize profit & performance - Increase sales leads and revenue Experience: - CFO for 10+ years & worked at KPMG for 6 years - General Manager for 7+ years - Marketing and sales industry for 18+ years
Reverb Partners helps entrepreneurs raise capital, grow revenue and achieve profitability. Since 2009 we have worked with hundreds of clients and influenced $50 million in debt and equity transactions, strategic initiatives and product sales. With an innovative flat-rate fee structure that aligns client expectations with fast, measurable results, Reverb Partners is the ideal resource for any business in search of experienced, professional and affordable guidance in fundraising, sales, business development, product marketing or executive management.
I have a unique skill set that sets me apart from other candidates. I have over 9 years experience working in the education industry in various capacities. I have extensive experience creating with various types of writing from creating e-learning scripts, in-person training materials, curriculum development to non-fiction and children's writing. I have a B.S. in Forensic Science & Chemistry, an M.B.A., and am pursuing a M.A. in Instructional Systems Development with a focus on teaching Adult Learners. In addition, I have over 10,000 clock hours tutoring students grades 5-12 in various Math, Science, and Standardized Test Prep (i.e. SAT, ACT, GED, and GRE). I thrive in dynamic environments and work very well under pressure. In past positions, I have worked on several projects at once and was able to produce a finished product well before deadlines. I have a keen eye for details and thoroughly enjoy working on projects that require extensive research.
Expert in Financial Models,Financial Forecasting & Projections Financial Analysis ,Financial Statements, Merger & Acquisition, Corporate Finance advisory, preparing business plans for obtain the finance. Having a quality experience in in Financial Planing & Budgeting, Business Valuation, Cost Accounting, Quick Books, Bookkeeping and Reconciliations.
Solid experience in identifying, and cultivating new ventures, as well as maintaining and growing legacy accounts in both public and private sectors. Proven success record in providing custom solutions by acknowledging customer needs, presenting the right solution and developing a relationship built on trust. Highly motivated self-starter with an entrepreneurial spirit, skilled strategic planner and highly organized project manager. Background and experience with the Startups/Investors world, especially in Italy. Quantitative, analytical and presentation skills. Multicultural and international background.
I am a CFA charterholder and CPA professional who wants to help businesses and organizations meet their goals. I graduated from University of Georgia with a B.B.A in Accounting and a B.B.A in Finance, and I am looking for spare work. I am interested in financial modeling jobs, financial planning, tutoring & homework help, accounting assistance, and other financial analysis.
Business valuation expert with 7+ years of experience helping business owners, entrepreneurs and companies with business valuations, financial models for investors, acquisition and buyout models, business plans, investor presentations, and private placements, as well provide assistance with structuring and negotiation of transactions. I have performed numerous valuations for actual transactions and have extensive experience in preparing fairness opinions related to such matters. I am accredited in business valuation holding the Accredited Senior Appraiser in Business Valuation accreditation from the American Society of Appraisers, a Chartered Financial Analyst Level II candidate, and have an MBA in finance.
IdeaVibe creates business plans, pitch books, private placement memorandums (PPM's), executive summaries, and standard operating procedures for: Great Ideas, Startups, Existing Businesses, Bank Presentations, Venture Capital Presentations, Private Investor Presentations, Grants, Crowdfunding Business Owners Looking to Grow and Business Owners Looking to Sell
have significant experience and expertise in completing financial year-ends including accounts and all taxation. In addition, I have a long history of assisting small companies and start-ups in all aspects of accounting, tax and secretarial including drafting business plans for raising finance and forming corporate entities. I am seeking opportunities assist companies and start-ups in accountancy, planning, and taxation. I am also seeking opportunities to provide year end accountancy assistance. I also have experience in writing VBA based applications for MS Access and I am very competent with excel. I have implemented a number of accounting systems including SAP by design
20 years experience in the pressure filled Private Equity industry as well as starting and operating businesses will help you in every aspect of your business, fund-raising or legal project. My 25 years experience as a business owner and general manager of private equity firms means that I bring high level expertise and insight that allows me to deliver on time and on budget. I draft professional business plans, private placement memorandum, proposal letters, Letters of Interest, sales, negotiation, market research reports and other business and investment related documents. I also provide high quality legal research and legal writing support and drafting. My goal is to ensure that my client's project goals are met and exceeded and that their goals are accomplished through our engagement. Take a look at my resume, samples of my work and feedback from recent clients.
We are certified QuickBooks (Proadvisors), Xero, Freshbooks, Wave, Myob & Sage bookkeepers. We are an experienced team of eminent, cost effective & experienced accountants specializing in the field of accounting, bookkeeping & data entry services. We are committed to highest levels of quality services within agreed timelines. We ensure complete data confidentiality. The Principals have more than 12 years of experience & were part of Big 4 Accounting Firms in India & abroad. We are a member firm of TIAG, A Worldwide Alliance Of Independent Accounting Firms. We are ISO Certified 9001:2008 & 27000:2005. AJSH & Co., C.A. firm (our associate firm) is registered with ICAI (India) & PCAOB (USA). We have clients across geographies, i.e. India, USA, Canada, Australia, UK, Europe, Africa & Middle East. Bharti Airtel, India Globalization Capital (SEC Listed Co), Jones Lang LaSalle, Macquarie, Max Life Insurance, Network18, SMC Global Securities, Tata, Vodafone are few clients to name.
JaZaa Consultancy Services, a unit of Jazaa Financial Advisory Pvt. Ltd. provides exhaustive financial consultancy including Project Appraisal, Financial/IT Administration, Start-up Solutions and Independent Investment and Portfolio advisory to individuals, institutions and corporate. JaZaa Consultancy Services is a boutique consulting firm. We help our clients to understand the dynamics of fast changing environment and adapt themselves towards most efficient business processes to delight their customers. We devise ways for our clients to evolve and grow in the competitive environments. We are proud of our committed team who devoted themselves for providing excellence to their clients. The team consists of financial and analytic experts who have a very strong academic background and varied industry experiences. We have a very high level of ethical and moral commitment in all our business practices and robust corporate governance.
Business development is a real passion of mine. Helping businesses change, adapt and tackle big and complex challenges. Business consulting is an interest I like to do on the side. I have successfully worked for two corporations with annual revenues of billions of dollars. Headstrong Inc. - focused on Global Software Development Consulting; and Bell Mobility - largest telecommunications company in Canada. I worked directly with these companies in winning business. This requires extraordinary amount of time in convincing clients how our products and services can make their business successful. To win businesses requires you to think and work like a business owner. Also, for 3 years I worked as a Business Development Manager to help a small technology company grow from eight to twenty five employees. I helped this company solve their stagnant growth, bottlenecks and constraints that is hindering their growth. Visit my full website: www.jinnoordonez.com
Business Development Consultant and Advisor , a market expert , with a proven knowledge of Middle East FMCG market and a proven ability to connect with decision makers. I provide consulting services in business development, assisting my clients and my employer to expand their business across the region. Specializing in FMCG industry, with a huge network of business contacts from supermarkets and distributors, able to provide professional assistance for the market entrance of any foreign company. Working as the Head Business Development Manager at Intertrade Hellas SA ( Dubai Office) for Middle East & UK and supporting as an External Business Development Consultant different companies with their foreign client's expansion and with their clients from Middle East to find the best suppliers. Market Research Â Pricing Strategy Development Â Strategic Negotiations Â Deals Â Sales Development B2B Â Connector with Decision Makers Â Business Development Strategy
Successful business development consultant, with expertise in identifying, designing, and implementing programs and initiatives that improve revenue and profitability. Deliver measurable value by applying unique talents in innovative thinking, strong analytical skills, superior presentation and communication ability, and a proven leadership style. Generate unique and compelling value propositions that lead to local market leadership Define specific value offerings for customer segments Designed, presented, and implemented customized value propositions that increased SALES with three clients by $6,600,000 or (72%) over prior year baseline Improved PROFITS with these three clients by $325,000 (44%) over prior year baseline Reduced costs-to-serve these clients by 1.25% of sales from prior yr baseline Implementation of local market strategies and business plans resulted in collective EVA of $1,200,000 during the first 24 month period post-implementation
Top 1% in Business Development Top 1% in Business Analysis Top 5% in Marketing Top 5% in Marketing Strategy I am very excited to provide world-class business consulting for driving our project to profitable success. The purpose of your confident investment in my value-added services is to generate positive bottom-line results for your company. I look forward to performing beyond reasonable expectations for accomplishing deliverables on time and on budget. Please reference my Service Description below for additional credentials.
For the last 10+ years, I have specialized in business development, proposal writing, project management and planning. One of my greatest assets is that I have a good ear for the requirements of the Client. Being a creative, punctual and highly organized person, I am able to transform ideas and strategies into concise plans and policies, instructions, proposals and findings. The areas where I have delivered are project management, bid management, IT management, business development, marketing, HR etc. Clients can leverage both from my technical and business background. I continuously strive for professional development through research, training and memberships in different organizations, such as International Institute of Business Analysis (IIBA), Project Management Institute (PMI) and others. The work I enjoy the most is creating something long lasting that becomes a legacy of an organization and helps run operations, business or projects on their own.
Currently performing as the Country Manager of Elance in Bangladesh, I am an ICT / BPO consultant with 6+ years of experience in brand management, service marketing, and customer service management. I hold a Bachelor's degree in Business Administration from North South University (Bangladesh), with major in Human Resource Management and minor in Marketing. Being a business development person to the core, I see myself as a goal-oriented professional, passionate about bringing perfection to business operation and brand image overall. I specialize in developing product/service marketing models, and executing innovative projects and events that can strengthen positive reputation of a brand. I am also a seasoned public speaker with expertise on PR and media communication. Areas I am passionate about: - Brand Management and Marketing - ICT Business Development - PR & Media Communication - Public Speaking - Talent Acquisition
B.S. Degree in Accounting, Enrolled Agent with over 10 years experiences on bookkeeping, payroll, and taxation. Dedicated to providing professional accounting and tax preparation for individuals and small businesses at an affordable price.
I am a well-presented, articulate and professional senior manager; I have a total of 15 years in the aviation industry. In this period I established 3 line station and 2 AMO's for Solenta Aviation. I was the General Manager contracts as well as GM maintenance at ExecuJet aviation. I went to Nigeria and opened a full AMO for ExecuJet and established the business area. My interpersonal and communication skills are excellent and I have the ability to interact with people at all levels in a significant and meaningful way. Included in my strengths are total commitment; analytical skills; persuasiveness; organisational skills; resourcefulness; time management; staff leadership; decision making; and relationship building. My ambition causes me to be self-motivated and I work best under pressure whereupon I think outside the box and become extremely pro-active.
Ashley has over nine years of experience in developing growth strategies for Fortune 500 companies. Before heading to New York to work in a strategic management role, Ashley graduated from the University of Pennsylvania with a Bachelor?s of Arts in Economics. Immediately after graduating, Ashley spent a few years working as a management strategy consultant at Booz & Co. Then, Ashley worked at Tiffany & Co. in their International group developing growth strategies for both their retail and trade stores. Most recently, Ashley worked at VIACOM in their strategy and business development group, developing growth strategies for their networks.
I founded and managed two successful technology corporations and I have been a member of the executive teams of several organizations during the last 30 years. My main skills and interests are in the building of world-class corporations that want and win on the global markets through the development of customer-centric and differentiated value propositions as efficient go-to-market strategies. I am fluent in English, French, and Spanish, and I own a strong expertise in coaching executives as I am a "hands-on" contributor around the globe. More at https://www.linkedin.com/in/andregilbert
Expert and Master in Financial Modeling, Financial Projection, Valuation,Financial Analysis,Excel/VBA, Dashboard,Charts and Graph, Formula and Function. Having more than 6 years of working experiences in Financial Analysis, Financial Modeling using excel and vba, Financial Statement Analysis, Financial Valuation,Investment Valuation, Leverage Buyout, Ratio Analysis, Equity Research, Investor Presentation in PPT,Excel Modeling,Book Keeping and Accounting in Excel and QuickBooks, I offer broad range of expertise and in depth analysis of business and finance with 100% uniqueness and unlimited revisions.
MBA from Bentley University with a Management concentration. Experienced business writer in business strategy analysis, marketing strategy, business plans, business memos, and market research. Start-up and business development addict. Undergraduate degree from Rochester Institute of Technology with majors in Management and Economics & Statistics, with a minor in Public policy. Two years of experience in the finance industry in Market Risk Management.
Do You Need To Convince New Investors or A Banker What A Great Investment Your Company Is? I'll Help You Prove It To Them With A Quality Business Plan, Investor Presentation Or Detailed Multi-Year Financial Forecast. I like working with small businesses whose owners have big plans. You can put my expertise and experience from 20 years as a Wall Street banker and analyst and 11 years in commercial banking in New York, London and Hong Kong to work for you. Detailed investment analysis and planning, creative funding options and investor relations for small, high-growth businesses in the US or abroad are my specialty. Expertise: ? Creating Custom Professional-Quality Corporate Planning Tools and Insights ? Helping Professional Investors and Bankers Understand Your Business ? Multi-Year Financial Forecasting (Sales, Expenses, Cash Flow, Earnings) I look forward to helping you get the money you need to grow your small business.
I have over 15 years experience in building and managing international businesses. My experience is supported by solid education: - Executive MBA - Math (specialization: statistics in business) and Computer Sciences MSc - Extensive Project Management @ IBM Education Center I'm passionate about applying advanced math and statistics into investments and business calculations, simulations, predictions, etc. I'm in Elance TOP 5% on: - Excel - Project Management - Business Planning - Business Development other: - tools: Excel, Amibroker, R - deep IT knowledge and understanding - investment processing - strategy
Business development executive Nipuna Solutions (International PBO) Â Cold calling, gathering sales intelligence, handling objections Â Business-to-Business lead generation and sales prospecting across USA,Canada,UK, Australia and other European Countries. Â Identifying the decision makers in a company and introducing and selling our products and services.
RANKED IN THE TOP 5%. EXCELLENT CUSTOMER CARE GUARANTEED! Businesses fail primarily due to a lack of senior, functional and tactical management of information, resources and tasks. We can structure your business plan and strategy in a manner that mitigates and even eliminate most if not all of the failure trip wires. Our team has successfuly developed business plans and strategies for start-up IT companies, healthcare organizations and retail orgainzations with an online and physical store presence. In addition, we are capable of providing continuous services to help you maintain your plan and strategy with services such as our quarterly business reports, on-going consulting subscriptions, organization alignment services, business development packs and business seminars. Please contact us (through the Elance platform) for an indepth look at how we can bring continuous VALUE to your organization (and your clients) over it's entire life time.
Seasoned executive with vast experience in Business Development, Marketing and Account Management. I founded and leaded for 7 years a very successful software development company providing near shore outsourcing services to customers in the United States. I know what it takes to create the production infrastructure for a growing company, recruit, hire, manage and motivate management, sales, technical and quality teams, open new markets, execute business development, account management and deliver quality projects on scope, time and budget. I have managed world-class teams of project managers, engineer and designers. Always working on mission critical business projects with tight deadlines for clients in different industries. I am used to high-level presentations of service/product offerings and critical negotiation and account management with CXOÂs and decision makers. My strongest role has always being to serve as liaison between business, marketing and engineering te
My passion is businesses development and helping my clients meet their financial and social goals. I believe every business needs to consider sustainability as they plan, grow, monitor and repot on progress. You can expect me to exceed your expectations, produce quickly, and give you thoughtful feedback on your finances, goals, strategies, and processes. I specialize in business plan development, strategic planning, financial analysis, forecasting/budgeting, and executive coaching. I have extensive experience with nonprofits, associations, small and medium business. I combine the skills of a CFO and the creativity of artist, and my clients appreciate this unique and professional approach.
As a business owner in today's economy, it takes more than drive to succeed. To be profitable and achieving consistent growth you have to develop a powerful brand and message. Brett Baughman is an Expert Business Strategist with 20+ years of success consulting and developing big & small companies to produce extraordinary results! As a leader in the field of personal & business development, Brett uses his patented techniques to help business owners innovate and execute at a higher level! Business Services: (see full descriptions below) ÂÂ Brand Development & Mgmt ÂÂ Advanced Sales Training Â Executive Coaching Â Business Development ÂÂ Marketing Strategy Â Social Media Marketing Â Process Mgmt & Efficiency Training ÂÂ Lead Generation Â Interview Coaching ÂÂ Call Center Coaching Personal Skills: ÂÂ Life Coaching ÂÂ NLP, Hypnosis, Time Line Therapy Â Anxiety & Stress Mgmt SCHEDULE A FREE CONSULTATION to discuss your project: http://mtmlifecoaching.com/book-your-session
I have 20+ years of business development in Taiwan in a variety of industries, including FMCG, ag/food, retail, environmental, sales, market research, and others. I speak fluent Mandarin and hold both an MA and MBA. Prices negotiable based on your needs.
An expert in business development and investment fields,able to provide solutions in start up businesses and existing businesses.advise on key business systems that will ensure success in the business,assist in strategic planning of business,write business plans,do business analysis and evaluation,book keeping,research and projection,good at creative writing in proposals. have worked with insurance firms and private start up in east African region.
I am a dedicated professional with extensive management experience in Export, Marketing, Consultancy and IT industries, including an excellent understanding of developing and running businesses in sub-Saharan African countries especially Mozambique, Zambia and Zimbabwe. Large established business network with excellent working relationships with key suppliers, NGOs, GOs and large businesses throughout Africa. If you are looking to expand and do business in Africa, I am the man to help you.
My background is predominantly in new business, business development, account and partner relationship management, project management and sales. For the last 10 years I have worked within the energy efficiency and renewables industry. I have a very entrepreneurial mindset and that influences how I work. I have a keen interest in new and growing businesses, start-ups and enjoy working in fast-paced, fluid environments. I have delivered many long-term projects, sales campaigns, secured multi-million-pound contracts with blue-chip companies and developed many lasting partnerships with c-suite executives and leading UK businesses.
Having run the business development, marketing, and strategic planning of a healthcare business consultancy for over 5 years, I'm excited to be able to contribute to all businesses with an interest in the global healthcare industry. My consulting principle has always put the well-being of patients and end users first and foremost. This simple but often overlooked part in the provision healthcare services has consistently proven to provide the greatest returns to mu clients in the long-term, and I believe that it will prove the same for you.
I am a native English speaker with great writing, pronunciation, proof reading and business plan writing skills. I am currently operating my own start-up business in the field of robotic's technology which position's me well for the current market climate for the development of business plans and general business development tasks. I also possess skills in the field of analytic financial and small business research for use with (but not limited to) accounting requirements and standards
If you are into personal or professional development and want to improve then my skills will be of service to you. My job is helping people to achieve their goals and dreams by utilizing various tools,techniques as well as my all-round knowledge. From my sessions you will gain important knowledge and tools so you can continue to improve without my help Personal and collective growth were always important in my life so when I graduated devoted my life into personal development by intense reading and attendance in various seminars/workshops with the ultimate goal being to have job that also contributes back to society During my job experiences in international companies I successfully managed and coached people from all different backgrounds so decided to create my own business and follow my dream.Now looking to expand my business the sweet part for me is that I get to help more people to achieve their dreams in the process! Thanks for reading,looking forward to hear from you
An international business strategist and builder with on the ground experience in the USA, Western Europe, Pac-Rim, N. Africa & Central Asia as an executive in seed stage, start-up, emerging growth and pre-IPO companies, and as a senior executive in multi-tiered, global, publicly traded corporations. Success also includes start-up through full lifecycle NASDAQ IPO, multiple liquidity events and business turn-around situations. Particularly skilled at driving high-margin revenues through creative business development, and instituting operational efficiencies to insure strong bottom-line profits. In addition, as a certified leadership trainer, I am proficient at developing, leading & mentoring others to do the same.
"Don developed marketing campaigns, social media presence, web design, PPC, web analytics and online marketing initiatives that helped grow company over 400%." -B. Ferm, Product Marketing Director 15 Years' Experience * Highly Recommended * High Quality, Professional, On-time Delivery * New to Elance: Please See Recommendation Letters * 100% Satisfaction * I've developed dozens of successful websites and 14 business plans that collectively obtained over $40M in funding. I'm web development, internet marketing specialist and business plan writer with over 15 years experience.
I specialize in corporate and marketing strategy consulting for large and SMEs, as well as business writing encompassing market research, business plan, academic writing, and grant/proposal writing. My portfolio of clients include SMEs in consumer products, non-profit organizations, and market research providers. Having graduated with a Bachelor's degree in Engineering and Master's in MBA, I have gained extensive work experience in research, manufacturing, post-secondary, and international commerce industry. Skills: Project management, business plan writing, e-commerce management, and management consulting.
Highly qualified and experienced Australian professionals specializing in: HR Management, Business Strategy, Performance Analysis and Technology Solutions. Process-oriented and results driven, drawing on years of management and technical experience in small businesses as well as national organizations. Focused on improving the performance of businesses through expert management advice and implementation strategies. With a proven track record of assisting companies identify operational inefficiencies, improve systems, enter new markets, achieve vertical and horizal integration, improve staff retention and engagement, develop leadership teams and improve their bottom line. Experienced across a range of industries, including health care, international recruitment agencies, mining, manufacturing, software development and education.
At our core, we are sales people with a passion for design. We have seen at first hand the commercial power of clear communication, both in setting client expectation and in helping the company communicate its position. Our design consultant has a Master degree in Communications and is reading for a PhD in the application of design to increasing quality of life for Alzheimer sufferers. Our founder's experience includes working in West Africa, where clear communication of services helps avoid costly mistakes. He studied the development of clear communications strategies at Imperial College London. We will help you grow your business
Always driven to deliver professional and outstanding work. 4+ years of professional experience in the field of Business Analysis and Business Development. Top 1% score in Business Development, Market Research, Financial Analysis and Economics. Easy to work with and can follow directions very well. I will provide you with conceptualize creative solutions that are suitable for your business as per your requirement. I am a proficient and enthusiastic professional who works with passion to deliver upon and above client expectations.
"Investor focused service delivered by an Expert" - Ranked among top 0.05% professionals in Finance & Management category - MBA from top-tier global Business School - Extensive experience in Private Equity, Venture Capital, Management Consulting and Business Development - On Advisory Board of a Canadian Start-up; South Asian e-Learning start-up; Indian e-commerce venture If you need any assistance in developing a Business plan, Financial Model, Investment Memorandum or if you just want to have a discussion, feel free to invite me for "one hour free consultation" over Skype.
I've built two companies, run a number of projects and worked as Director of Business Development for one of the worlds major digital distribution services in the games industry. My strengths lie in business development, specifically creating new products & services or developing those in use; cost-cutting; strategic partnerships (high & low level); negotiation; business strategy; business model development; and general problem solving. I've also written a cookbook and driven a beat-up little car halfway across the world.
I am a highly skilled and educated business professional looking to add value to your projects and work. My services include, but are not limited to: *financial analysis *business development *business plan creation and review *proposal writing *presentations (Prezi and PowerPoint) *business writing *editing I am an expert level user of Microsoft Excel. Presentations are another specialty of mine and I'll ensure that yours look professional, sleek and modern.
Need an expert in business development or finance? I have 15 years of experience working with companies in many different industries including technology and software, aerospace & defense, business services, and industrial and consumer products. I've written hundreds of business plans, financial models, and industry and financial reports. Can provide work samples and references. Satisfaction is guaranteed.
Project Management and Business Development professional with Top MBA and 9+ years experience in Energy, Oil & Gas, Engineering, IT and Telco, looking for a new challenge in Copenhagen or London. * I have a natural knack for developing processes and tools to reduce time and costs. * I managed to grow a portfolio from $2 million to over $120 million in under 5 years, with 10 customer accounts, 20 projects, and 60+ contracts. * Ownership of SAP improvement translated into being in contact with 100+ people from clients, suppliers, partners, and account managers, to other business areas such as finance, procurement, and PMO. * I have mastered the negotiation of setting prices, budgets, scope, timeline, and strategy. * I have monitored, controlled, and forecasted budgets, cash flows, P&Ls, accounts payable and receivable, invoices and billable hours. This ensured the health and the profitability of the projects and tenders I was involved with.
Pam Barker has developed small businesses for over 20 years. Proactive, analytical, resourceful professional who understands finance, operations and marketing. Extensive work with start-up organizations and small businesses up to 15ML in annual sales, both virtual and brick-n-mortar. Business owner of Cr8tivsolutions LLC since 1999, working virtually since 2003. Cr8tivsolutions will provide cost effective service to meet your business office needs with the successful track record of an experienced business management consultant. Creating effective solutions for today's business owners. Pam Barker Cr8tivsolutions LLC www.cr8tivsolutions.com --
I hold a Master of Business Administration major in Finance and Bachelor in Commerce Degree. I have over 8 years diversified experience in the fields of Bookkeeping, Accounting, Finance, Business Plan, Financial Planning & Forecasting, Financial Statement & Projection, Budgeting, Costing and Pricing, Inventory Management, Imports and Tax. I have sound communication, analytical, personal and computer skills. I have extensive knowledge and practical experience of Full Accounting cycle, Accounting software, Xero, Quickbooks Online and desktop, Quicken, MYOB, Wave Accounting, Freshbook, SAP, Buildium, Excel spreadsheets advance functions and ability to handle any accounting software.
With over 20 years of international business experience, I can help you navigate the political, social and economic landscape. Let me do the leg work for you, and make sure your business, product or service is ready to launch in the right international market. I have represented companies such as Sony Computer Entertainment (PlayStation), Sega of America, Knightsbridge Human Capital, and SKILLSdox. I become part of your team and apply my expertise so that you get results, in the form of increased revenue or brand exposure.
- I successfully launched and ran my own distribution company for a number of years, before selling it. Running the company required mastery over a number of different subjects such as: finance, excel, sales, business development, and overall strategy. - I majored in Business Accounting, Finance, and Management. In doing so, I have taken a number of investing, accounting, I.S., and other business related classes that helped me succeed with my business. - Lastly, I have a job at one of the Big Four accounting firms (in the tax department) that I plan to work at after I graduate. I learned a number of consulting, legal, writing, and accounting skills that will help me with future jobs.
My passion, skills, and experience center on the application of analytics and data modeling to help clients solve business problems and make smart decisions. I focus on the healthcare industry, but the underlying mathematical and statistical techniques I employ can be translated to any field. I have worked in the healthcare industry for nearly ten years with progressive experience in data modeling and analysis, market forecasting, industry research, strategic analysis, decision analysis, and project management. I have teamed with executives, physicians, and other decision-makers at all levels of healthcare organizations to address issues of planning, operation, and growth. By working with me, you will benefit from the cost-effective approach of outsourcing an advanced analytical capability on a per-project basis.
We are here to help organizations achieve excellence. We are led by an ACA and CIMA(UK) who brings along 14 years of expereince in the areas of Business Planning, Accounting,Reporting,Budget Management, Process Improvement,Finance Transformation, Audit and Internal Controls in Big 4 and top multinational corporations. Built upon the values of Openness,Balance and honesty we bring along diversity in terms of geographies we cover, issues we resolve and industries we know. Our team comprises of talented MBAs' and ACCAs' and you can rely on us for : Virtual CFO Services Business Process Outsourcing Finance Transformation Business Plans for start ups Financial Reporting Internal Control Evaluation Performance Management Process Reviews Accounts Preparation as per IFRS and USGAAP
Bizcon has deep expertise in business planning and financial advisory services across wide range of industries. We tailor our offerings to the need of our clients and help them solve the dynamic business problems through innovative solutions. We specialize in creating meticulous business plan, investor memorandum, projected financial statements, restructuring plans, financial analysis and modeling, and accounting services using Quickbooks. Our approach: We work together with our clients and develop clear and practical action plans to ensure sustainable performance. Our questionnaire intricately captures our client's objective and helps us develop quality deliverable that matches industry standards. We work seamlessly on the project with regular updates and continuously share the Work in Progress, seeking client's feedback and suggestions. Few samples are attached for your reference.
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Hey, my name is Samad and I'm a business consultant having more than 5 years of experience from MNCs in several industries included but are limited to IT, FMCG, Telecom, RMG, Mobile App, Apparel, E-commerce, Education, Hospitality, Fitness Center and so forth. I'm married and I like hiking. I'm a business consultant by profession and adventurist by heart. Business Management Services (experience with MNCs) (+) Business Development and Marketing Strategy (+) Business Plan (+) Financial Model (+) Business Coaching (+) Sales Consultant (+) Life Coaching (+) Strategic Plan (+) Process Mapping and Streamlining (+) Business process improvement (+) Manufacturing Strategies (+) Brand Development Strategies
We are a full suite end-to-end Public Relations, Business Development and Marketing solutions provider working with leading organizations from the Banking & Financial Services, Telecommunications, Technology, Energy & Utilities and Manufacturing, Non-profit & Retail domains. We delivers highly responsive and innovative solutions that help clients align their PR and Marketing strategy with business goals to address the most important needs through a combination of consulting solutions, proprietary methodologies. Your Success We focus on our clients' most critical issues and opportunities. We work on strategy, marketing and technology across all industries and geographies. We bring deep, functional expertise, but are known for our fun approach to work. We love what we do and we love bringing our success to our clients.
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Having 2 and a half years experience in business development, It sales, Business in sourcing, customised solution sales. Worked for Google add words. Google domain selling. Android apps, patent software, IVR with CAM integration. I do have a capability to proof my self in area of sales and marketing. Have skill to generate business. In sourcing new business project. Strategic alliance with different organisation. Worked for business partnership.
I am a driven innovator, business developer and entrepreneur with passion for business, the next promising, unique and innovative business ventures, ideas and concepts that is ready for national or international adaptation, expansion, partnership, investment or cooperation. My drive is to simplify business opportunities for innovative start-ups and SMEs. IÂm open for sharing my knowledge and time to promote success with zeal to establish and develop the number one enterprise. To achieve that, I use my unique skills and academic background in both Innovation Management and Business Administration. My core expertise is to identify business opportunities based on obstacles and situations on the market and in turn shape a solid structures and strategic solutions.
My name is Cesar GÃ³mez ArgÃ¼ello and I am sure I can help you as a Senior Consultant to your needs in developing your business in hight tech and/or telecom markets. Industries: Telecom, IT, BPO, Oil & Gas, Environmental Focus: Business Planning, Sales, Go to Market Strategies, Marketing Activities, Startups, HR Recruitment, Resources Allocation, Market Expansion and International Ventures. Primary Geographical Reach: Latin America, South Cone, with extended focus in US and Mexican markets. I bring more than 20 years in developing international markets for the telecom and IT industry, entrepreneurial experience as a plus with my own BPO Services Company. Thank you for your time in reading this introduction. IÂ´d like to invite you to visit my web site www.marianogo.com or via Skype: CM_GOMEZ always available. Best Regards
LET'S BUILD YOUR EMPIRE. If you are a CEO, CFO, Corporate Development or Business Development Director, your day to day activities are about incremental and steady growth. If you are an entrepreneur your daily focus is on managing your business and providing exemplary service. That is how a good business is built. Yet do you have the time, resources or expertise for jv and strategic alliances? To launch sales acceleration. To set up marketing systems and leverage technology. Create new profit centres. To access new capabilities. New products or services. Plug into new markets and distribution systems. Source and manage international joint ventures. Roll up other businesses into your organisation. That is how I serve my clients globally, personally and through partners. You focus on what you excel in. You engage with me because I execute on strategy . Executive MBA from Henley Business School, UK. Global experience and network.
I'm a reputable business consultant and coach with experience in accounting, operations management, business development, project management and business process improvements. I help startups develop a financial sound company and I help established organization re-structure and assess their operations and processes. I'm a Certified Scrum Master, Lean Six Sigma Specialist - Green Belt, PMP Candidate, and Office Accounting Technician. I also create business plans, policies and procedures, SOP's, contracts, and bylaws.
A dynamic, results-driven Marketing Professional with more than 20 years of experience in the Telecommunications/IT industry. Possesses a unique blend of product management, marketing, business development and project management skills that have resulted in the successful product development, implementation, marketing and management of sustainable, profitable products and services. An informed, collaborative and conscientious leader that is committed to provide my company with sound business decisions and my customers with viable, compelling solutions.
Tri-County Business Solutions is family-owned specializing in Bookkeeping/Accounting and Business Consulting. We have over 25 years of accounting experience and have excellent customer service. Some of our Business Consulting services include new business start-up, competitive analysis, market research, and business coaching. Our vision and one of the reasons our customers love us is because we cultivate, manage, and unite businesses. Contact us today to see how we can improve your business.
In todayÂs world, driving growth requires a 360 degree view of the environment in which your business operates: your current products, your capabilities & resources, market requirements, and the competition. Where is your business today and where are you headed Â whatÂs your strategy? Achieving success in your chosen market requires an integrated plan, one which details a path forward without putting todayÂs business at risk. Market research provides market and target customer requirements. Technical teams must understand what market research says the customer wants and provide options. Market Planning & Development assimilates the technical capabilities and market drivers, creating a business plan to deliver product offerings that meet market demands and align with corporate strategy. Managing all of these disciplines requires a partner with experience across all three disciplines.
I have been able to add value to companies of all sizes, from pre and post IPO companies to growth phase and start-up organizations. I look at every business challenge as unique and work with stakeholders to create the best fit of strategies to meet their needs, budgets and outcomes that they seek. My notable strengths are: Strategic Planning, Competitive Analysis, Sales and Marketing Strategy, SEO, Product Launches, and business development. Above all, I offer my clients results, through sales and marketing strategies, branding, website video and blogging optimization, marketing content, creative and ongoing successful campaign ideas. Proven ability to adroitly, assess, and execute on key performance indicators to grow top line revenues, and increase operational efficiencies in fast-paced environments, by focusing on strategic, repeatable business processes, product improvement and value creation and innovation for all stakeholders.
Two highly regarded CPAs from NY with low costs and plenty of experience. Let us help you with all of your tax and accounting needs. You can trust that we will be dedicated to your project from the beginning, and we will make sure that you're not paying too much for your project. At all times, you will have two dedicated CPAs working on your project to ensure the best possible product.
I am a business strategist and business developer with more than 10 years of experience in this domain. I have a strong engineering background and solid project management skills. I also have a good understanding on operations, business processes and quality control systems. I am PRINCE2 registered practitioner and Six Sigma Green Belt. I am a certified consultant in European project management.
Extensive experience in Business Development, Management Consulting and Project Management across a broad range of high-technology industries. Criterion Business Solutions provides consulting services, coaching and advice to organisations seeking to improve or develop their strategic, operations and resource management practices.
Management consulting company specializing in the launch of startups and new business opportunities, filling in executive management skills, launching and growing technology associations and managing technology development projects. Having been hands on in planning, launching and managing startup ventures of my own and within large corporations, I have had the opportunity to "do it all": draft business plans and financial models, raise funds from investors, manage product and service development, operations, finance, hiring, business development, marketing, sales, board of directors...all aspects of business. I enjoy letting others benefit from my experiences. See more at www.ashwoodgroup.com
FinalStepMarketing is comprised of 3 divisions that provide a targeted and complete array of business development solutions that can take any company to the next level. Our Design & Development Division consists of some of the most creative designers and programmers in the industry and focuses on building eye catching and state of the art websites, engaging content, and breathtaking media. Our Marketing Division is the cornerstone of the company and offers everything from traditional and digital marketing to advanced data mining. Our marketing experts specialize in all areas of the industry, including but not limited to brand management, digital, and analytics, making our company the one stop shop for increasing sales and improving conversion. Our Consulting Division uses highly educated and knowledgeable statistical and financial experts capable of performing advanced spending analysis, research, and operational strategy development to help optimize your offering and maximize ROI.
Performance driven leader with proven capacity to succeed in Executive Office, Corporate and Operations environments. Experience encompasses Asset Management, Investor Relations, Mergers, Acquisitions, Business Development, Finance and Marketing for leading companies that include Goldman Sachs, Lone Star Funds, Dell and Starwood Hotels. Utility player with diverse accomplishments spanning 15 years. Cultivates partnerships across all levels of a company to achieve business goals. Consistent contributor to success of the organization.
New to elance, my name is David Berry, and my specialism is turning numbers on a page or spreadsheet into business success. People want to visualize and get excited about how business plans, analysis and statistics can be translated into earning real money, real investment opportunities and real profits for them in the real world. This is my specialism. As a mathematics and statistics graduate, qualified chartered management accountant, qualified management consultant and member of the Institute of Credit Management, I can take the business information from your company, any size company anywhere in the world, and compile strategic plans, business plans, management accounts, cost accounts, cash flow forecasts - you name it. The difference I offer is I also have a successful track record of starting-up companies from minimal capital and translating the numbers on the page in to a healthy bank balance. I can share with you my blue-print to business success.
Led by Mr. Alvan Eric Loreto, an MIT and Columbia Business School graduate, Ophanim Group, Inc. is a nimble Los Angeles based strategic consulting firm specializing in advisory services to startup companies, self-proprietorships, and established small businesses. Prior to starting his own enterprise, Mr. Loreto spent 6+ years as the principal partner of a sports representation firm and holds C-level experience in operations and finance for other startup ventures. Mr. Loreto honed his skills in corporate America, spending 11+ years performing structured multimillion-dollar personnel and project management in his previous line of employment at a major defense contracting company.