The last thirty+ years have been fun-filled. All in all I have been involved in the start-up, improvement, turn around, sale, merger or aquisition of more than 25 different business entities from small individually owned businesses to Fortune 500 companies. Over 30 years experience in sales, marketing, business ownership and management. Expertise in areas ranging from technology, business development, sales training, insurance, financial products, business services, payment processing, advertising and individual business ownership.
2007-2011 – Commercial and Residential Real Estate Sales – Licensed Real estate Agent with Salmon Real Estate. I utilized my business and sales expertise in the real estate field, helping companies and residents alike to sell properties and find the right real estate for business or personal use.
2006 – Present BetterBizWorks, LLC & BetterBizTech, LLC – President of a business services company that provides custom websites, mobile apps, internet marketing, online business solutions, advertising, online directories, SEO, affiliate program management, payment processing.
2002 – 2008 National e-Pay Services, LLC – President of an Independent Sales Organization for electronic payment processing. Created this business from inception. Developed several bank relationships and provided customers with payment processing, business solutions, marketing and online advertising.
1999-2002 Gobi, Inc. – Director of Operations for a PC and ISP company. Improved and maintained operations of a start-up company, created it's salesforce and marketing strategy, and was involved in the sale of the company to Earthlink.
1996-1999 First Data Corp. – Vice President of Business Development. Created alternative sales channel for First Data, through banks, and Sam's Club. Involved in the start-up of marketing companies, alternative channel sales, telemarketing units, inside salesforces, and the management of regional and national salesforces.
1993-1996 First Data Merchant Services – Vice President and National Sales Rep, for Merchant Services. Involved in sales and installations of payment processing systems starting in regional sales and was promoted to mid-market and then national sales. After a successful career in sales I moved to business development for the parent company.
Old World Foods, Inc. President Wholesale provisions and meats. I created a wholesale food distribution business in New York City, supplying supermarkets and retail food stores with meats and provisions.
Prudential Securities – Financial Advisor investments, insurance, series 7, 63, options and commodities, Life and Health Licensed. I was responsible for the planning, investing and dissemination of funds for individual investors.
CharMar Creations Inc. – President Ceramics manufacturing business. Supplied over 250 businesses with ceramic giftware, home goods. Built business from inception to success, then sale.
Aqueduct, Belmont and Finger Lakes Race Track – Trainer Buying, Selling and training racehorses and was involved in breeding, training and racing of Racehorses. This was a seven day a week business. Responsibilites included relationships with breeders, owners and racetrack personel. I was involved in the care and feeding of thoroughbred horses and their monetary success.