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VP Sales & Marketing

$8B + in products and services sales leadership. Established an aftermarket supply chain management co. Global sales. Communications and Planning. Lean Enterprise Implementation. Multiple offices; worldwide distributors/consultants.

Oct 2008Present

President and CEO

M7 Aerospace

 P & L Leadership. Balanced Scorecard Implementation; Lean Implementation. Cost Containment. ERP Implementation. Established Multiple P & L Business Units. Directed Engineering, Aftermarket, Supply Chain Management, Manufacturing, Commercial and Government Programs BPO, CFO, HR, Contracts, Legal, IT, Quality. Significant improvements in EBITDA and Productivity.

Jan 2007Oct 2008

President and CEO

Business Strategies International

Consulting: Operations, Sales and Marketing, Turnarounds, Restructuring, Finance, Lean/Six Sigma Continuous Improvement, Top Grading. Manufacturing and Professional/Technical Services; Union and Non-union.

Sep 2001Jan 2007

President and CEO

Safran USA

$1B+ P & L.; 5000 employees; 40 sites. Executive Leadership, Strategy/New Business Development, Financial Management, Lean/Six Sigma Implementation, Financial, IT and CRM Implementation. Grew business base from $350M to $1.2B+. Services to additional multi-billion $ joint venture companies with GE. Multiple Acquisitions and Divestitures and Merger of Aquired Companies. Restructured Operations.

Feb 1985Jan 1995

VP and GM

General Dynamics

Progressive positions; P & L, Sales and Marketing, and Program/Product Management in Manufacturing and Technical Services. Turnarounds; Increased Profitability 5 X within 6 months. Growth in Sales and Marketing assignments 25%+ per year.


Sep 1981May 1983


Lindenwood University


Successful leadership; continuous improvement.
Financial Leadership/Management Systems
Led successful implementation of financial, IT, and ERP/MRP Systems.
Mergers & Acquisitions
Multiple successful acquisitions (full cycle); divestitures and merger of companies.
Strong record of performance in business turnarounds/restructuring of companies and business units.
Sales & Marketing
Strong track record of growing companies and expanding into new markets/customers. CRM implementation. Reorganized organizations into high performing sales and marketing departments. Global experience commercial and government sales.
P & L Leadership
High performing, EBITDA, Growth, Lean/Continuous Improvement. Global; multi-site leadership of large, medium and small companies/business units. Commercial and government products and professional services; BPO.


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