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Online Counselors -- SCORE Chicago


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These Chicago area counselors offer business counseling by email. Go to and put in Illinois to find them.

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Online Counselors -- SCORE Chicago

  1. 1. SCORE Chicago Counselors Who Will Answer Your Questions Online and select Illinois to find them by name
  2. 2. Richard Elkins <ul><li>Career Summary: Marketing, sales, import & export in the Beauty Supply field. Familar with retail and all aspects of business. Was National sales Manager and President of two companies. Traveled much of the United States with reps and manufacturers representatives. I have an extremely good concept of general business practices in manufacturing, importing and marketing. </li></ul>
  3. 3. Mitchel Gold <ul><li>Career Summary : President of American Legal Forms Engraving Printing, and Office Supplies..My strength are in selling and marketing.This was a one man business that I built into 8 employees and sold it out after rnning it for 35 years. I know what it takes to start and run a small business. </li></ul>
  4. 4. George Klein <ul><li>Career Summary: 35 Years with major commercial and residential lighting manufacturers. From salesman to vice pres, sales and marketing, 5 years in own lighting design and distribution business. Specializing in sales management, compensation, manufacturers representative relations, wholesale and retail lighting distribution. </li></ul><ul><li>Education:2 years college, engineering 1 year night school, marketing various industry seminars </li></ul><ul><li>Professional Societies: I E S. </li></ul>
  5. 5. Larry Lakin <ul><li>Career Summary: Financial management career primarily in cosmetic and fragrances and toy industries with an International focus. Held CFO positions in Max Factor, Toys R Us, LJN Toys, Jovan Brands and Franks Nursery. Started up a small fragrance Co with partners and later sold Co to a large manufacturer. </li></ul><ul><li>Education : BS in Accountancy, University of Illinois Attended John Marshall Law School </li></ul>
  6. 6. David Lebowitz  <ul><li>Career Summary : U.S. Air Force: Taught course in management methods to officers and non-commissioned officers. Manufacturing - Ostermoor & Company, Mattress Manufacturers: Started in production, plant supervisor, purchasing agent, national sales and marketing manager and finally president over a 22 year period. Retailing - Final Touch Bath Boutique: Owned and operated single location retail store selling bath accessories, body care products, gifts, home accessories, housewares, linens and soaps and lotions. Involved in every phase of business operation over a 28 year period. Manufacturers Representative: Simultaneous with retail store operation developed a business representing several manufacturers to the retail trade; primarily selling housewares, giftware and decorative accessories. Called on department stores, mass merchants, independent retailers and mail order firms. Operated this business for 25 years. </li></ul><ul><li>Education : B.S. in Economics, Wharton School of Finance, University of Pennsylvania </li></ul>
  7. 7. Anibal Merino <ul><li>Career Summary : I started in CHILE with one of the Branches of the main Brewery. Left the Company as General Sales Manager,to join Inter-American Orange Crush Co. as Representative for Chile, promoted to Regional Sales Manager for the Southern Division . Transferred to the Company main Headquarters, Evanston IL US (become an American citizen). Retired as Vice-President for Latin America and the Caribbean. Responsible for our operations in 23 Countries and 8 Subsidiaries. Traveled Extensively .With the help of my staff we were able to expand our business and increase our sales volume 5 folds. After Retirement I became an International Consultant for Beverages, got several assignments, mainly from US Companies and finally decided to work for an Importer Distributor in the Chicago area, Stawski Importer Distributor, which imported and sold ,wines, beer alcoholic Beverages from Europe and Australia. </li></ul>
  8. 8. Sherwin Malkin <ul><li>Career Summary : Practicing attorney for over 50 years. However, inquiries should not seek legal advice, since Score counselors are not permitted to provide such advice. </li></ul><ul><li>Education : B.S. degree from Northwestern University Juris Doctor degree from University of Michigan Law SchoolProfessional </li></ul><ul><li>Societies: Illinois State Bar Association </li></ul>
  9. 9. Eshwar Noojibail <ul><li>Career Summary: Since 1965, worked in several manufacturing companies as an engineer, consultant and manager. Started own company in 1976 as a consulting engineers, speciality contractor and environmmental enginnering. </li></ul><ul><li>Education : Graduate degrees in Physics, mechanical Engineering from India and B.S degree in Industrial Engineering from University of Michigan; Post Graduate degree in Industrial engineering from illinois Institute of Engineering.Professional Societies:AMIE (INDIA); AIIE; APICS (US); CEM (US); P.E(ILLINOIS) </li></ul>
  10. 10. Robert Paul  <ul><li>Career Summary: I have been engaged throughout my career in credit, business planning, strategic planning, and computer technology. At various times I was Chief Credit Officer and Chief Information Officer of a large corporation that loaned money to small businesses and individuals. I have recently started my own small business. </li></ul><ul><li>Education: Bachelor degree (Mathematics) Masters of Business Administration </li></ul>
  11. 11. Earl Shraiberg <ul><li>Career Summary: 1978 Opened The Shape-Up Shop, Inc. the first fitness specialty storre in Chicago 1988 Started Body-Solid, Inc. a manufacturer and wholesale distributer of fitness products 1990 Started Fitness Factory Outlet, a mail order fitness company 1998 Expanded the company into e-commerce 2005 Retired as Pres. and CEO of the companies. </li></ul>
  12. 12. Burton Silberman <ul><li>Career Summary: My business career, I spent over 45 years in the automotive industries, covering all phases of retailing, wholesaling, chain store operation. As president and CEO for 31 years our company grew to be one of the most successful operation in our area. My expertise covers service repair, highperformance,coustomizing ,print and radio advertising, </li></ul>
  13. 13. Frank Whelan <ul><li>Career Summary: Professional manager with broad experience in the start-up, growth and development of financial service businesses. 27 years in various mortgage banking senior management positions. 10 years in domestic and international banking, 8 years in manufacturing process management. Skilled in all phases of business and strategic planning, lending and credit management, overall operations and process management, organizational development, budgeting and cost control, credit and risk, marketing, financial planning and analysis. Started three successful businesses from scratch. </li></ul>
  14. 14. SCORE Chicago Counselors Who Will Answer Your Questions Online and select Illinois to find them by name