Meet Our Counselors

We offer information and assistance for your business or your business idea. Every month SCORE provides FREE counseling to hundreds of entrepreneurs or budding entrepreneurs in the South Florida area.

We offer information and assistance for your business or your business idea. Every month SCORE provides FREE counseling to hundreds of entrepreneurs or budding entrepreneurs in the South Florida area.


Extensive background in a variety of business functions over his 40-year career.  Sixteen years with the Bell System in areas of manufacturing, product management, strategy, and sales.  14 years with Siemens Communications with an extensive background in Channel Management, Distributor sales, and secondary market sales.  10 years with Siemens Corporation in Operational Audit. Responsible for high-potential executive development and improvement in the efficiency and effectiveness of Siemens Operating Companies in the U.S.


An extensive career in the Engineering and Construction fields. Successful manager of C & E of the largest civil works project for US Army Corps of Engineers in New Orleans, La. Experience with State and industrial contractors and suppliers, both as manager and mentor, through the Small Business Set-Aside programs.


40 years experience in direct business-to-business in the uniform and service apparel field. Created a national mail order catalog of service apparel to the Hotel, Restaurant, Casino, and business industries, along with an eCommerce site.


30 years in International Banking. Specialties: Operations and IT Management,  Process Reengineering, Cost Control, Internal Auditing and Controls, M&A Due Diligence and Integration. Fluency in German, Spanish, and some Portuguese.


All phases of merchandising and management for Dept. stores and Discount stores relating to Home Furnishings and Clothing.


Sales and marketing executive with over 35 years’ experience in product distribution, managing wholesale networks, new product introduction, brand programming, sales presentations to wholesale and retail networks, building sales teams, creating and managing budgets, and achieving profitability objectives in the consumer goods industry as a Manager and Senior Manager.


Professional interior designer, a member of American Society of Interior Designers, (ASID),  40 years as owner of residential/commercial ID firm. Business management skills also include art, art galleries, sleepaway camping.


(B.S., M.B.A.) 45+ years Computer & Aerospace industries including Grumman, IDI, DEC, Compaq, & HP. Global experience dealing with governments and medium/large commercial clients.  President and Advisor to various organizations and private fundraising. Experienced leader in Disaster Tolerant, High Performance and paradigm shifts in computing environments.


Highly successful sales and marketing executive.  Expertise in all types of consumer products, hard lines, and apparel.  Successful marketing of "AS SEEN ON TV" merchandise.  Founded manufacturers' sales representative organization that grew into a 16 person team. Expertise in direct importing.


B.S. (Dipl. Ing.) Electrical Engineering. Headed marketing organizations within IBM both domestically and internationally. Experienced in distribution channel development, product launches, business reengineering, business consulting.


Over 50 years experience in management, marketing and leadership both on the corporate and small business levels.  3 years active duty in the U.S. Navy.  President of Steelcraft Manufacturing Company, a leading manufacturer of steel doors and frames growing the business to include 14 additional companies.  After selling Steelcraft to American Standard Inc., became Group Vice President American Standard Inc., operating 12 companies with over 3000 employees.


A long career as CEO or high-level executive with major corporations, including Arthur Andersen & Co., GAF Corporation, The Singer Company, Teleflora & Florafax, and Huttig Building Products. Experienced in manufacturing, sales and marketing, distribution, operations, finance, and systems serving consumers.


20 years marketing/ market research experience with multinational cosmetic and consumer goods manufacturers: L’Oreal, Johnson & Johnson, Underwood Ham, Colgate-Palmolive in Caracas, Venezuela. Experience with new product development, new product launches, marketing strategies, ad agency relations, qualitative and quantitative research, focus groups.

40+ years as practicing organizational psychologist specializing in business and talent development.  Worked with large and small companies to develop talent, respond to unforeseen business challenges and provide coaching to executives and managers.


Business consultant specializing in new business startup, crisis management, reorganization and high-risk financing. Currently General Manager of nation's largest drop ship distributor of upscale frozen desserts and pastries.  Former CEO/Chairman of CTSI Intl., a designer/manufacturer of high-tech computer peripherals.


Creative, imaginative, successful entrepreneur.  In 1990 created Designer Resale shop in NYC, offering pre-owned luxe clothing and accessories. Expanded 6 times; added Gentlemen's Resale and Children's Resale. Featured on Today Show, ABC News, Forbes, NY Times, New York Magazine, Vogue, and many others. Authored "Miracle on 81st Street", explaining how she did it. Following 23 years, successfully sold the business.


Attorney, specializing in large-scale real estate transactions (towers, shopping centers, office parks). Represented owner/developers, publicly held companies and financial institutions, principally Ma. and NYC.


A 30-year career in the weight loss industry as President of  Nutri/System Weight Loss Centers and Jenny Craig International, both NYSE companies. Began his career as a franchisee of Nutri/System and built the largest franchisee group of centers in Florida and Georgia. Responsible for restructuring Jenny Craig during an industry downturn and returned the company to profitability.


Successful corporate marketing and advertising executive with over 40 years experience in franchised quick service and fast casual restaurants and franchised education services.


CEO, Service Merchandise for 40 years (operated 400 stores nationwide), 10 years as executive with "99 Cent Stuff", Board Member "The Limited (Victoria's Secret, Lane Bryant and Bath & Body Works.