More than fifteen years experience in Corporate Turnarounds, Manufacturing, International Outsourcing, New Business and International Business Development. Corporate officer in three publicly traded corporations.

International guest speaker on topics of Entrepreneurship.

Experienced executive in China, Canada, Ireland, England, France, Belgium, Israel, the former Soviet Union and Costa Rica.

Credibility within Venture Capital and Corporate Finance communities.

Experienced in union negotiations and in non-union environments.

Relevant Experience & Accomplishments:

As CEO successfully guided a stagnant 85-year-old, $100 Million, 250 employee, manufacturer and distributor of food products through Chapter 11. Increased sales from $55 Million to $100 Million and improved annual profit from operations by over $10 Million.

As COO managed the successful turnaround from Chapter 11 of a NYSE Consumer Products Company with sales of $350 Million and 3,400 unionized and non-unionized employees in six countries.

As Chairman, CEO of a US consulting company negotiated two mergers and one joint venture in the P.R.O.C. Merger resulted in an international product sourcing, quality and logistics management enterprise between US and China corporation. Mission was to deliver services to small and mid-sized  US based companies. Objective is to improve corporate competitveness in the global environment.

Managed World-wide Strategic Planning for a $160 Million, 1,800 employees, High Technology Corporation.

As CEO founded a Venture Capital financed athletic products company and achieved pretax margins of 40%.As CEO of a world leader in the manufacture of small recreational watercraft; sales increased 30% annually and increased profitability 65%.

As employee/consultant doubled the revenue of six companies in my first year.

Industry experience includes consumer products, application software, aerospace, optical products, food products, sports equipment, international outsourcing, composite manufacturing, fitness equipment, executive education, housewares and electronics.

Consulting Manager for General Electric Military and Small Commercial Jet Engines Business.Invented and created innovative products in four different industries.Negotiated mergers and acquisitions with public and privately held corporations.Developed and marketed a successful new MBA Program

Management and Supervision:

Chief Operating Officer for a NYSE Company with 3400 Union and Non-Union employees in six countries.CEO and President for four corporations ranging from Venture Capital Start-up to Mid-sized Corporations.Successfully managed two major corporations, consisting of 22 companies through successful Chapter 11 reorganization.

Responsible for the creation and staffing of a new Executive MBA Program in Entrepreneurship at a Major University.Former Board Member of Seven Business Development Incubators in the State of Maine.Former Advisory Board Member to one business college and one law school technology center.Developed downsizing strategy as Consulting Manager for a General Electric Business Group.Managed business enterprises in nine foreign countries.


Bridgewater State University, College of Science and Mathematics,  Advisory Council Member – 2011-Present;

Executive Board Member – SemiNex (2011-Present): Working in concert with executive management to determine, strategize and lead marketplace expansion and business development efforts into various commercial sectors.  Objective is to fundamentally transform key industries by displacing conventional laser technology with super-high-power semiconductor diode lasers.  

Appointed by Governor King and Governor Baldacci of Maine, to the Board of Directors of The Maine Applied Technology Development Centers. Each of the seven business development incubators seeks to commercialize products and services in emerging technologies of Environmental Technology, Biotechnology, Information Technologies, Aquaculture and Marine Sciences, Forestry and Agriculture Technologies, Precision Manufacturing and Composite Materials. 2000-2006.Board of Advisors, Business School, Newbury College, Boston, MA 2004-2007.Board of Advisors, University of Maine Law School, Technology Center, 2004-2007.Board of Advisors, Sawyer School, Suffolk University, 1998-2004.Bridgewater State College Foundation, 1995-2000.Prevent Blindness America (Massachusetts affiliate), former VP and Board Member.Golf, Kayaking.


President, CEO, VP Sales & Marketing Executive Profile:
  • International Communications & Negotiations
  • Business Transformations
  • Foreign Marketing Strategy
  • Global Operations Management
  • Key Client Acquisition & Retention
  • Finance
  • Sales Management

Transformative chief executive officer with more than fifteen years of success designing global corporate strategies that increase market share and create positive change.   Generates critical partnerships by utilizing a healthy rolodex to raise brand awareness and public valuation. Leads and drives the effective execution of intercontinental campaigns.

Quickly reforms organizations within high pressure situations.Institutes initiatives and carries them out in order to boost efficiencies and increase profitability. Builds upon the strengths of technology, finance, sales, marketing and operations teams in matrix management environments.  Directs quality improvement campaigns in environments where growth and accountability are paramount.

Extensive qualifications in the following competencies:

  • Strategic Alliances                                                          
  • Foreign Service Provisioning
  • Corporate Business Development
  • Investor Communications & Relations
  • Operations Analysis & Change Planning                  
  • Project Management & Implementation    
  • Marketing Strategies & Sales Management                              
  • Direction, Re-engineering of Mission & Focus

Profiled by CNN, CNBC, Business Week, Success Magazine, US News & World Report, American Business Network, US News & World Report, Sports Illustrated and Success Magazine.

Work History

Work History
Aug 2007 - Present

Chairman, CEO

Entrata, LLC

Entrata, LLC,Lawrence, MA                                                                                                                      

Improves operating efficiencies in the international business segment and firms engaged in DNA sequencing, metal fabrication, clothing manufacture, fitness equipment, computers and electronic alarms.

Chief Executive Officer & Chairman

Key clients: Sony, Panasonic, NLT, Avid, Pinnacle, JLG International, AccuService of China and WYBYS of the Dominican Republic.

Reduced annual operating costs $4.5 million by negotiating three joint venture agreements in China. 

Realized $2 million of new revenue within 90 days by developing and staffing an international sales and marketing organization for largest third party quality and inspection company in China, which provided client sourcing from the Americas.

Raised $3 million, conceptualized and founded a company whose mission is to fight childhood obesity by designing, manufacturing, and marketing fitness equipment. 

Reduced cost of goods sold $12 million by outsourcing over $36 million of production.

Notable Engagements:

CEO – Executive Board Member – Threellop (2011-Present): In the capacity of CEO and Executive Board, leading the business expansion of DNA computing technologies into the industrial plain. Threellop’s founders recently created and are now manufacturing groundbreaking technology which emulates the computational behavior and information processing of organic DNA, by using a silicon based artificial solution to address computational challenges in forensics and medicine.

Executive Board Member – SemiNex (2011-Present): Working in concert with executive management to determine, strategize and lead marketplace expansion and business development efforts into various commercial sectors.  Objective is to fundamentally transform key industries by displacing conventional laser technology with super-high-power semiconductor diode lasers.  

SemiNex provides cost-effective laser applications and improves performance and efficiencies while drastically reducing product size and power consumption.  By utilizing a unique application of quantum physics, superior performances in thermal and electrical efficiency will be achieved, as well as delivering excellent total optical power. SemiNex products and applications will be widely used for medical, military and free space optical communications systems.

Vice President Sales & Marketing- NLT(2009-2010)

Designed and authored marketplace strategy and business development plans for this “World Leader” software developer. Created tapeless acquisition and ingest solutions for the professional broadcast, production and professional sports industries.

Increased average sale 2800%, from $900 to $ 26,000, and margin 4200% by rebranding value proposition.  

Saved clients $300,000 in annual overhead by increasing productivity in a HD environment.

1999 - 2007

President & Chairman

Alden Rowing Shells, LLC

Alden Rowing Shells, LLC,Rowley, MA                                                                                                     

The world’s largest manufacturer and distributor of competitive and recreational rowing shells.


Generated $5 million in new sales and distribution relationships across England, Ireland, Germany, Netherlands, Canada, France, Sweden, Norway, Spain and Portugal. 

Transformed from a New England retailer to the world leader by initiating new global e-commerce marketing strategy.

Lowered cost of goods sold 30% by reducing production cycle time from three weeks to 3 days.

Created a new $100 million international market, high end price point activity to the mass market, by inventing and successfully marketing the first rotationally molded rowing shell.  

Designed and developed the only adaptive special rowing equipment for the 2001 World Championship.

1998 - 2004

Executive Director, Professor of Entrepreneurial Studies

Suffolk University,Boston, MA                                                                                                                            1998 – 2004

A 10,000 student, private university in the heart of Boston offering full- and part-time undergraduate and graduate programs. “The Best Business Schools”, published by ThePrinceton Review.

Executive Director

Historical appointment as Professor of Entrepreneurial Studies at the Sawyer Business School. 

Generated over $30 million and grew enrollment to over 250 students by developing and marketing successful new MBA and BA Programs in Entrepreneurial Studies. 

Developed consulting relationships with CEOs from US, Russia, Ukraine and Costa Rica.

Courses developed at the MBA level include Innovation and Business Planning, The Conceptual Business Plan, Strategic Planning and the Capstone Independent Study. 

1997 - 1999

President and Chairman

One Xcel, Inc.

One Xcel, Inc., Merged with NYSE Co.,Danvers, MA                                                                                        1995 – 1998

Venture capital backed startup which invented, designed and developed optically correct protective facial products for professional and amateur athletes.

President & Chairman

Increased shareholder value and created a lucrative competitive bid situation by validating a key product and developing highly successful international relationships within the medical community and sports industry.

Sponsored the National Championship of Collegiate Ice Hockey. Negotiated exclusive licensing agreements with the National Football League, National Hockey League, and the AHCA.

Managed public relations resulting in interviews on CNN, CNBC, NESN, American Business Network, Bloomberg Network, Business Week, U.S. News and World Report, Sports Illustrated, and Success magazine.

Invented, patented and created the new category of optically correct eye shields. Managed product approval and certification for the U.S. Canada, and the European Common Market.

Holder of two high technology patents. Developed new market segment in sports. Sold company to NYSE Corporation.

1994 - 1997

Chief Executive Officer & Chief Financial Officer

Demakes Enterprises, Inc.

DEMAKES ENTERPRISES, INC. Lynn, MASuccessfully managed the turnaround from Chapter 11 for this 85 year old company. Revenue increased from $50 Million to $100 Million for this 250 employee, low cost manufacturer of food products. Created a new family of products to address a niche of upscale, nutritionally superior products.

Increased brand awareness by developing distribution channels outside of New England.

Improved annual profit from operations by over $10 Million.

1988 - 1994

Corporate Vice President & Chief Operating Officer


TOWLE MANUFACTURING COMPANY, Boston, MARecruited to lead the successful turnaround of this NYSE, Consumer Products Company. Sales of $350 Million with 3,400 unionized and non-union employees in six countries. Recruited and selected Division Presidents and Vice-presidents.General management assignments in Canada (National Silver) and Ireland (Galway Crystal).Negotiated long-term labor agreements with the UAW, AFL-CIO, IAM, and the UnitedSteel Workers.

1973 - 1988

Early Career Experience

Early career experience as Corporate Director, Strategic Planning at Scitex Corporation, Ltd; as Manager, Organizational Consulting at General Electric Corp. Aircraft Engine Division; and as Plant Manager at Cape Dory Yachts.



Graduate Studies

Salem State University

Graduate Courses in Educational Psychology.


Certificate in Business MBA Update

Dartmouth College - Amos Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth

Executive, residential program in advanced business concepts.

1981 - 1983

Executive MBA

Executive MBA Program, Membership in National Business Honor Society.

1968 - 1972

BA in Pschology & History



Core Competencies

President, CEO, CFO, COO, General Manager, MBA, BA, Turnaround, International Business, Strategy, Consumer Products, Food Products, Construction Products, Merger & Acquisition, Entrepreneur, New Product Development, Market Development, Consulting, Education, Venture Capital, Product Innovation, Business Incubators, Union & Non-union Environments, Board Member, Patent Holder, Business Owner. Reuters Insight Expert.