Provides Opinion & Testimony In:
Arboriculture Logging Forest Management Safety, Arboriculture, Logging, Forest Management Safety Issues, Arboriculture Logging Forest Management Safety Tree Care, Logging Forest Safety Issues,
Expert Witness No. 634
Direct involvement in Tree care, Logging and Forest Management operations
Training, Safety and HR experience
20 plus years Supervisory and Team Building Experience
Experience in leadership positions with increasing management and P&L responsibilities
Operational, Marketing, Sales, Strategic Planning and Third Party Management
Effective written, verbal, professional speaking and interpersonal skills
Marketing the Design, Construction, Maintenance and Operations for facilities & utilities
Consulting and expert witness work involving logging, tree care and other Green Industry operational issues. Cases involved bodily injuries, property damage and operational issues. Worked for both plaintiffs and defendants. As CEO/consultant, acted as an operational management consultant for sectors including manufacturing, contractor supply, software development, sales and service, architects & engineering firms, (See below). Delivered over 700 professional presentations to associations, organizations and corporations throughout the United States on the subjects of time, operations, sales and process management, work place safety, supervision and leadership.
Services provided include:
Provide management for tree care and forest operations
Provide safety, sales and operational training for tree care operations
Provide sales and marketing expertise for counter and field sales forces
Facilities management and assessment software development, sales, implementations and service
Provide interim management support, with P&L oversight, for re-organization, and process re-design
Diagnose challenges negatively effecting business and assist in corrective actions
Selected Corporate Consulting Projects:
Developed a process to track & manage $2 billion of hurricane infrastructure projects
Managed an oversight team for high profile projects utilizing MS Project software
Facilitated FEMA & Applicant project management control functions
Developed Recovery Contracts
The AMES Corporation
Opened a new territory and established a functional architect & engineering operation
Facilitated a merger with a $1.4 million site/civil and surveying company
Managed the new merged entity’s business and marketing program.
Managed the marketing of facilities management software, sales and service.
Re-organized company including, TQM, process re-design and a new marketing strategies
Expanded the US wide independent sales rep network by over 66%
Devised an exit strategy for the owner
Coordinated new product design
Set up manufacturing equipment maintenance schedules and safety training program
Identified over $400k in excess inventory
Strategic Resource Solutions/Applied Computer Technologies
Directed the development of facilities assessment software
Developed marketing strategy, sales and delivery of facilities assessment software.
Collaborated in the merger transition of above two companies.
The AMES Corporation
Developed and managed a new Facilities Management business unit.
Formulated the marketing, management and sales of services
Managed the HR, Marketing and Accounting functions
Interlakes Advantage International
A $5 million consulting company engaged in operations management consulting to the manufacturing, utility, and healthcare industries. Projects included: Computer Management Systems, Materials Management, Process Improvement, Executive Coaching, Supervisor Training, Purchasing, Safety, Customer Service, Patient Support Services, Environmental Services, etc. Clients included: Scotts, Colt, WESCO, Telex, Lane Supply, Remington, New Hampshire Electric Cooperative and Columbia Medical Center. Was also responsible for Human Resources, Research and Development, and Marketing/Sales programs. Sales ranged to $500,000.
Bartlett Tree Experts
Responsible for the nationwide coordination of HR, Safety, Sales, Production, Training and Service. Developed safety training programs in all phases of tree care, operations and tree removal. Instrumental in significantly reducing annual worker compensation costs by 87.5%, saving in excess of $1 Million.
3-de Logging/Tree Service and Energy Farms, Inc
Managed two successful startup companies with full P & L responsibility: a logging and tree service company and an energy development company, both of which increased revenues at an average annual rate of 26%. Participated in, and developed woods crews. Marked timber and set up contracts and logging jobs. Directed day to day operations of both companies. Directed the negotiations, design, budgeting, construction and management of the largest co-generating wind farm East of the Mississippi valued at over $2.5 million. Project was finished under budget by 15% and ahead of schedule by 27% . During the operational phase the site had a generation equipment availability rate of over 99%.
Directed management staff of 8 who managed over 700 personnel engaged in design, construction, maintenance and operations of utilities, facilities, equipment and land valued at over $500 million. As an additional duty, functioned as the Base Forester and Conservation Officer at two Air Force Bases and as Conservation Officer at one other base. Responsible for strategic planning, budget formulation and managing same. Managed the installation of the first computerized Department of Defense Utility Supervisory Control System.
BS in Forest Management – Utah State University
Civil & Cold Regions Engineering – Air Force Institute of Technology
Graduate Work – Facilities Management – Air Force Institute of Technology
Dale Carnegie Business Management – Dale Carnegie Institute
Dale Carnegie Sales Management – Dale Carnegie Institute
Member of International Facilities Management Association
Board of Directors – Interlakes Advantage International, – 7 years
Past member – steering committee for the Laconia Airport Authority – 6 months
Past NAA member
Board of Directors – New England Speakers Association – 1 year
Published – “Power Scheduling, The New Approach To Time Management”
Researched and prepared a white paper on Wind Energy Conversion Systems
Developed a “coaching” program called “PACE”.
Recipient of three Commendation Medals from the USAF
Inactive Secret Clearance (SBI completed by DIS)
Numerous short courses on: Sales, Safety, Management, OHSA, Business, Leadership, Supervision, etc