Spent 38 years in banking doing commercial lending. Estimate that I worked with over 1,500 businesses in that time; one as small a $50K per year in sales and one as large as $150MM. Experienced in lending to manufacturers, retailers, commercial and residential construction, medical, hospitality, many service providers and limited agricultural industry.
Served 37 years in US Coast Guard and Reserve, rising from E-1 to E-9 and retired as Lt. Cmdr.
Have spent over 30 years teaching banking and finance courses at the collegiate level part-time.
Joined SCORE in 2011 and have been Chapter Chair for 1.5 years.