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John Sprague | Elance
 
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Last Sign-in: Jun 11, 2014

John Sprague

Offshore Trades Consulting Services
   United States
  |   Tucson, AZ
  |  2:11 am Local Time

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Overview

During the past 35 years, John has served as a consultant and business development specialist to over 20 companies and multiple nations. During this time, these groups have benefited from John's experience regarding business development including planning, concept development, financing, design, construction, operations, management, research, and marketing.

Many of the businesses and countries that John has served needed assistance in the difficult area of business start-ups and the unique aspects of this phase of business development -...

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Portfolio

Created this prosperity plan for a start-up aquaculture business
Created this blue ocean marketing strategy for a start-up aquaculture company
Created an executive business summary for start-up company for funding and investment...

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Proforma Financial Statement Development
Business and Marketing Planning
Project Conceptualization Design Development and Management

Service Description

While a business development specialist for the University of Hawaii, Sea Grant Extension Servicesí Pacific Program John was responsible for market and business development for aquaculture companies located in the State of Hawaii and six Pacific Island nations.

As a technical specialist for the Pacific International Center for High Technology Research, John managed several alternative energy projects.

Since moving from Hawaii to Tucson, Arizona, John has consulted on a unique integrated biofuels project in Sonora, Mexico, business development strategies for a sturgeon/caviar start-up business in Idaho, and program development for the Sea of Cortez Seawater Greenhouse concept.

While serving as a technical consultant to Ventana Medical Systems, a wholly owned subsidiary of Roche Pharmaceutical and Intuit, John was able to polish his customer relation skills. This ability allows John to work well with contacts and customers at any level of your business

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Education

California State University Long Beach
BS Marine Biology
1972 - 1976
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Proforma Financial Statements Proposal Writing Business Concept Development Aquaculture Alternative Energy Business Plans
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