Seasoned Entrepreneur with C-Level experience in Strategic Planning, Sales, Marketing, Operations, Organizational Development and Accounting across diverse business environments - including Start-Up, Expansion, Contraction and Turnaround.
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Strategic Planning & Forecasting
Entrepreneurial organizations tend to operate in the here-and-now with little forethought to needs beyond the latest monthly, quarterly or annual numbers. This tendency doesn't necessarily translate into poor management or even poor planning since posting strong performance numbers are critical to stability and growth.
Knowing your organizational tendency and bringing in talent that can build an organizational framework for planning and forecasting is paramount to sustained success. Our strategic planning and forecasting is not about elaborate presentations built to impress a specific audience. Our planning process is geared toward plans that can be used by the organization's staff with goals that align to the SMART (Specific, Measurable, Attainable, Relevant and Time-bound) criteria.
Stability & Growth Services
Entrepreneurial focused organizations are great at understanding and exploiting market niches where their expertise resides. However; they can be too externally focused without realizing the effort needed to transform operations that consistently delivers on their vision.
Our practical experience has taught us that extensive analysis by an expensive staff is not always the best way to serve our clients. Generally, practical solutions are elegant in their simplicity. Simply elegant in our view translates into solutions your organization can internalize and implement without excessive reorganization and expense.
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Vital-Ops Support Services, Inc.
2013 - Present
Established and launched a planning and support consulting organization - responsibilities include managing the day-to-day financial and operations of the company: securing capital, investor...
Always Best Care Senior Services
Owner - Agency Director
2009 - Present
Launched a new business venture with responsibilities including negotiating franchise agreements, gaining state licensing for regulated services, developing marketing and sales plans and...
Blueline Simulations, LLC
Chief Operating Officer
2002 - 2009
Highly visible leadership role establishing, launching and managing the day-to-day financial and operations of the company: securing capital, investor relations, insurance, marketing, accounting,...
Vice President - Marketing
2001 - 2002
Responsible for strategic marketing and stakeholder collaboration to ensure continued growth and sustainability of the company. Emphasis on refining and implementing an integrated marketing...
Sprint / Untied Telephone
General Manager - Business Unit Planning
1990 - 2001
GM - Business Unit Planning (2000-2001)
GM - Marketing Strategy & Sales Support (1997-2000)
Organizational Development Manager (1994-1997)
Rapid progression through...
Masters Business Administration
1997 - 1999
Elizabeth City State University
BS Accounting (Cum Laude)
1985 - 1987
BS Accounting (DNG)
1982 - 1985