I create insightful, cutting edge strategies that lead to growth in sales and profit while supporting employee productivity and satisfaction.
Sabbatical with consulting
Self-employed | Austin, TX, USA
August 2014 - Present
Traveled in Central and South America, experienced local cultures, and conducted occasional
• Developed a comprehensive business analysis and strategic plan for Bohdi Burgers based on the blue ocean model, guiding the business to success from day one.
• Evaluated market size and strength and key success factors for Amallulu.org. Provided partners
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Southern University at New Orleans | New Orleans, LA, USA
August 2010 - May 2014
Coached students and colleagues, authored papers, advanced institutional goals.
• Coached and mentored disadvantaged youth on strategic business methods, enabling them to become successful business professionals.
• Taught a wide variety of courses that provided students with guidance and instruction about
strategic management and marketing strategy.
• Collaborated on a complete overhaul and More ...
Independent Strategy Consultant
Self-employed | New Orleans, LA, USA
July 2002 - June 2010
Performed strategic management consultations, situation analyses, and evaluations of market potential
while managing as many as 60 research assistants and interviewers.
• Partnered with colleagues to create a site location model for Timesaver, Inc., leading to the opening of 10 new high performing stores.
• Partnered with the Urban Institute at the University of New Orleans in assessing the More ...
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Tulane University, A. B. Freeman School of Business
Doctorate / PhD, Business | New Orleans, LA, USA
1982 - 1985
Doctor of Philosophy in Business, Tulane University, A. B. Freeman School of Business
Masters, Finance | New Orleans, LA, USA
1980 - 1982
Master of Business Administration in Finance, Tulane University, A. B. Freeman School
University of Maryland at College Park
Bachelors, Economics | College Park, MD, USA
1964 - 1966
Bachelor of Arts in Economics with high honors and special awards in economics
Project ManagementBusiness Analysisinterpersonal skillsMarket Researchconflict resolutionmarketing strategyStrategic planningMicrosoft suiteDATABASE MODELINGBlue Ocean StrategyScenario AnalysisStrategy and PlanningTesting, Assessments, and MonitoringCORPORATE STRATEGYFEASIBILITYsolutions to problemsnew product development and launchExceptional analytical, communication, presentation skills