Senior Business & Financial Advisor Professional Resume for: Charles Cortland Hooper Note: Hit “View” on top bar, then click “View Slideshow”, then you may advance each slide when ready by pressing the “Space” bar or left-clicking your mouse
Employment History: Professional Experience: Core Companies and Duration: Aerospace engineer/project manager Litton Industries, Van Nuys, CA (1967-1970) Active Duty Military Officer United States Navy (1970-1974) U.S. Government Contractor Programs Development Associates, LA, (1974-80) Leadership/Management Trainer Organizational Systems, Inc., La Jolla, CA (1974-1987) Real Estate Developer & Manager Hooper, Goode, Inc., Temecula, CA (1976-1994) Mining Development andProduction Mojave Natural Resources, Inc. (1986-1994) CEO Publicly Traded Companies Freestar Technologies, Laguna Beach, CA (1999-02) Real Estate Housing Consultant Triple M Marketing, Temecula, CA (1997-Pres) Financial Advisor & Consultant Integrated Financial Solutions, Hemet, CA (1974-Pres) Green Technology Developer Liberty Capital International, Inc. (2006-Pres) Financial Systems Developer Intuitively Interactive Financial Systems, Inc. (1969-Pres)
With over 38 years experience in top level business and management positions and consulting; organizational development, marketing and training; providing professional money management/advisory services; pioneering data systems, software and high technology use in large organizations; and, leading, organizing, recruiting and training large scale community service and volunteer organizations, Mr. Hooper is a highly skilled and recognized expert in all of these fields. He has served these organizations, industries and professions in a wide variety of capacities, with many diverse responsibilities... predominantly at the top levels. His career spans being licensed as a registered investment advisor at the age of 21, being the designer and lead change agent in the development of “Human Resources” programs and functions world-wide in government and the private sector, publishing a national Investment Advisory Newsletter, and turning around businesses and developing some of the most sophisticated software and data base management systems for large scale organizational development. Along the way he has been a high impact manager, recruiter and developer for organizations in which he believes. Mr. Hooper has designed and developed a wide range of real estate projects, arranged financings for real estate, businesses and bank guarantees in excess of $6.5 Billion, and remains an active business, financial and management consultant in Southern California.
Background Summary The above has led to the following recognitions:
1) Goodwill Ambassador to India for the United States. 2) Gold Medal from Society of American Military Engineers. 3) Gold Medal from the American Legion. 4) Gold Medal from the Veterans of Foreign Wars. 5) US Presidential Cabinet letters of commendation. 6) #1 Graduate at UCLA and LA High School. 7) Top rated in grade US Naval Officer in US Military. 8) Eagle Scout in Boy Scouts of America. 9) Vigil Honor in Order of the Arrow. 10) US Government contracts regarding sales, management and leadership training. 11) US industry contracts for financial and business management. 12) Publication in the US Congressional Record, and national financial/management magazines. Awards & Recognitions
Ph.D.Program, Finance & Human Behavior, US International University, San Diego, 1975
M.S. Management Sciences, US Naval Postgraduate School, CA 1972
B.S. Systems Engineering, Magna Cum Laude, UCLA- Los Angeles, CA 1970
Licenses Obtained: Insurance (1990), Real Estate(1978) and Investments(1969 & 2000).
Mr. Hooper has also been a 30 year Member of the San Diego Yacht Club (America’s Cup winner), past school Board Chairman, Chairman of Pop Warner, Scout Master, Church Leader and President of numerous other community/service organizations which have provided a broad perspective on management, service & volunteerism in large organizations and access to the networks and resources to effectively analyze, design, and develop them to their highest and best functions and purposes by advising and working with C-level Executives and Directors.
His ability to keep confidences and appropriately deal with sensitive data stems from his 35 years experience as a trusted advisor where it is required as a practice and by law to maintain one’s licenses, and having held secret clearances and performed many classified assignments in the service of the US Navy and United States Department of State.
1) Goodwill Ambassador to India for Youth Development 2) President of Theta Zi Fraternity & Inter-Fraternity Council 3) Scoutmaster- Boy Scouts of America 4) Program Director- US Navy Human Resources Program 5) President- Pacific Southwest Quarter Horse Association 6) Chairman of Temecula Valley School Board 7) Chairman- Temecula Valley Pop Warner Youth Programs 8) Membership Chairman- American Quarter Horse Association 9) Chairman- several large Community Homeowners Associations 10) Director- Genesa Foundation 11) Lodge & Chapter Chief- Order of the Arrow Fraternal Service Organization 12) Other leadership/participation roles in Toastmasters International, Veterans of Foreign Wars, American Legion, National Rifle Association and California Mining Association Top Leadership In Service Organizations
Preliminary Land Planning and Site Layout coordination
Entitlement Planning and Processing
Project Financing Packaging & Acquisition
Construction and Materials Specifications
Bid Preparation, Advertising and Selection
Construction Contracts, Budgeting & On-Site Management
Marketing Plans and Market Research
Project Lease-Up or Project Sales Management
Property Operational Management
Mortgage Placement, Approval & Processing for Buyers
Designed, Packaged, Financed, Developed, Managed & Sold $16,000,000,000+. Real Estate Development Skills & Experience
Mining and Related Services/Industry Experience:
Member of California Mining Association.
Owner of the largest colored aggregate mining company in the Western United States.
Mined and supplied raw materials for major cement plants.
Engineered and permitted 18 major quarries in California.
Acquired, developed and maintained over 900 federal mining claims and mineral leases with the BLM.
CEO of public companies selling heavy mining equipment.
Mined and produced raw materials for the industrial minerals markets specializing in carbonate deposits.
Built portable gold placer processing and beneficiation rigs.
Developed pricing models and computerized trading systems for the gold futures markets.
Mined and supplied landscape and construction aggregate to big box home improvement chains in the southwest.
Arranged monetization of gold bonds and certificates.
Communications Skills Public speaker, spokesperson, platform trainer, small group trainer, corporate presentations, high-level briefer, top level negotiator, direct sales and sales trainer, network builder, group consensus developer, strong and impassioned leader. Excellent letter writing, narratives, manuals, instructions, promotional materials, brochures, marketing plans, business plans, strategic analyses, research reports, summary activity reports and evaluations, news releases & announcements, ad copy, bulletins & newsletters. Published in national magazines/journals & United States Congressional Record. Verbal: Written:
Abused Children’s facilities in Orange County (Orangewood) and San Diego (Casa Manana)
Project Friendship-Blankets for Asian war refugees
Project Fresh Start-Plastic surgery for disfigured children
Foster parent and adoptions programs
Abused animal shelters
Youth Sports programs (Pop Warner & Little League)
Boy Scouts of America programs & camper-ships
Temecula Valley Balloon & Wine Festival
National Rifle Association child safety programs
Most in capacity of managing director or chairman
1) Prepared and distributed professional press packages for distribution to thousands of broker/dealers, underwriters, lenders and investors. 2) Prepared promotional materials including business plans, brochures and concept packages to promote the business of the clients. 3) Worked with media development firms in preparation of the full range of corporate identity materials including web-sites, video and audio presentations. 4) Designed, prepared and placed advertisements in all forms of print media. 5) Prepared, scheduled, submitted and monitored a wide variety of public service announcements (PSA’s) in print media and local radio stations. 6) Designed and manned booths at numerous industry trade shows on behalf of client’s business. 7) Functioned as spokesperson for various programs and organizations, including speaking at national conventions and investment seminars. 8) Prepared and delivered “road show” type presentations to investment bankers and venture capital firms nation-wide. Public Relations
Performance evaluations, letters of commendation and other unsolicited comments in writing from University (UCLA) and graduate school (US Naval Postgraduate School) deans and chancellors, US State Department Ambassadors (India), US cabinet officials (Secretaries of Defense and the Navy), highest ranking US Naval Officers (Chief of Naval Operations, Chief of Naval Personnel) and other superiors for whom “Cort” has worked , include the following direct quotes relating to interpersonal skills and personal traits :
.“has the unique ability to operate effectively at each of these interfaces in a fluid and innovative situation based on his established competency , responsiveness and highly developed interpersonal skill ”
.“ works exceptionally well with other people and seems always mindful of the goals of an organization and of conflicting interests between individuals within it”
.“ extraordinary motivation , dedication and enthusiasm ”, “ displays warmth , personal insight and impassioned dedication ”
Interpersonal Skills Testimonials
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