Strategic Advisor for Start-up, Growth and Profitability
An experienced consultant, entrepreneur and executive. A valued strategic advisor, consultant, coach, writer and cheerleader for entrepreneurs.
President of a consulting firm that provides creative, practical business solutions for owner-managers and entrepreneurs. Published writer in the field of entrepreneurship, dedicated to helping entrepreneurs to be better and to do better.
Prior business experience as a senior manager and executive with AES Data, international management consultant with Coopers and Lybrand. As an entrepreneur, started a computer products distribution business in Montreal that grew to $35 million per year in 10 years with 55 employees and offices and distribution centres across Canada and in the US.
As a consultant to entrepreneurs helped businesses at all stages: from start-up through to the operating challenges of managing cash flow, achieving sustainable growth and maintaining profitability. Expertise is best applied in assessing business performance and developing strategic plans for improvements in performance and profitability while realizing market opportunities.
Lectured at Concordia and McGill Universities on entrepreneurship, financial management and business planning. Given seminars and workshops on business management and entrepreneurship issues and continues to offer ideas, information and inspiration for entrepreneurs through his blogs, newsletters, articles and books.
An MBA and Engineer with a wealth of business management and consulting experience. Successful in both corporate and entrepreneurial environments with particular expertise in manufacturing and distribution, professional services and technology businesses.
Specialties: Corporate strategy, business plans, sales and marketing programs, business diagnostics, strategic action plans, profit and performance improvement, business transition and succession plans.