Gene Irwin

Gene Irwin

Education

Education

MS

Univ. of Tulsa

MS

OSU

BS

MSU

Special Background:  Nuclear Science & Combustion Thermodynamics / Security Clearance

Other Studies

Executive Studies Program:  New Product Development Programs ~ Wharton Business School in Philadelphia

Executive Studies Program:  Finance ~ Peat Marwick at University of Houston

Executive Certifications:       Finance ~ Venture Capital Analysis;  Corporate Funding Strategies ACFA

Selected Achievements & Skills

Design Engineer, developed multiple locations of Production Plants of over $40 Million.  One of my early career opportunities challenged me as the field engineer responsible for plant development in the Mid-West, as pipeline networks required new production plants in eleven (11) different locations, all built on time and under budget. 

District Sales Manager in Houston, established new territories and clients in use of CAD/CAM technology with over $ 1 Million in initial sales and installation to construction / design companies.  I helped establish technical sales techniques and support activities across multiple disciplines throughout a three state District (Texas, Oklahoma, Louisiana).

Established Special Interest Group for Architecture, Engineering and Constructors, while growing new division to $30 Million in two years.  As the National Product Manager for Computervision, assisted product development and service into well-received and rapidly growing marketplace throughout North America.  HQ in Bedford (Boston) Massachusetts.

As Regional Sales Manager of new A/I technology, established new offices across 14 states, and helped the company sales to over $100 Million in less than 3 years.  My clients include TI, Motorola, Hughes Tool, Texaco, Schlumberger, NASA, UT, LASL, MCC, Brown & Root, Dresser Industries, Fluor, Geosource, DOD contractors and Exxon. 

Executive Vice President and COO, helped take company public.  Product was specialized software for the banking industry, developed $4.5 Million IPO through direct presentations to NASDAQ brokers / syndicate / Venture Capital firms.

Senior Managing Director of consulting firm, focused on Mergers & Acquisitions, which selected clients from all types of industries for M&A development.  I was the public Speaker and Author of direct concept-specific consulting projects.  Successful with more than 200 client companies, P&L Analysis and direct finance options.  Full-time travel nationwide.

Skills:  Professional writing and speaking, technical sales & marketing team leader and motivator, very comfortable with all types of business owners and difficult / complex problems to resolve. Aware of Sigma Six strategies.  Very personable, extremely efficient, intense and focused on objectives and positive results, while supporting all team members & clients during product or project development.

PRESIDENT / EVP SALES & MARKETING

Senior Consultant / Senior Managing Director

National Product Sales Manager / Regional Manager

Technology Products / Start-ups / Rapid Growth Companies

Joint Venture / IPO / Mergers & Acquisitions / DOD Client Companies

Manufacturing, Engineering & Product Design / Project Management / Finance

  • Fortune 500 Exec. / North America Division / Software Applications / Technical Sales
  • Entrepreneur/ IPO Development / Software & Hardware / Startups / Training
  • Develop SIG User base / Architecture / Construction / Engineering / Government Clients

Extremely Rapid Growth:  Divisions / Companies / Technical Products / Service Agreements

Work History

Work History
2006 - Present

President & COO

ASH Capital, Inc. Energy Deveopment and VC Investments / North America
1990 - 2006

Corporate & Executive

Great Western Business, Cornerstone, Global Funding / Finance
1978 - 1990

Technical Sales Engineer

Applicon, Computervision, Symbolics, Integrated BancSystems
1973 - 1978

Design & Development Engineer

Conoco, Westinghouse-HEDL, Combustion Engineering