John has more than 25 years of business experience with major corporations as well as small businesses. He is with the WSU/Small Business Development Center in Tacoma, and has served clients in Pierce County as a Business Advisor since 2004. He was selected the Washington State STAR Performer in 2012.Much of his corporate career was in production, engineering and management. His small business experience includes management in manufacturing, recreation and consulting industries. John’s public service work includes terms on municipal planning commissions. He is past Chair of Tennis Officials, Pacific Northwest Section of the United States Tennis Association and is a certified national tennis official.
His education includes an M.B.A. (University of Denver) and a B.S. in Industrial Engineering (Montana State University). He is a Certified Business Advisor in Washington.
Areas of Specialization:
Product development, manufacturing systems, process and quality improvement, financial projections, logistics, economic analysis and business planning.
Financial Projections Excel Template – an extensive month-by-month income statement and cash flow template is available by e-mail; contact John at above address.
Business Plan Review – the Tacoma SBDC offers review of your written Business Plan within two weeks by two qualified reviewers