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Management Experience:

1. Manufacturing—Department Superintendent, and Plant Manager (Chicago, Atlanta)

2. Engineering/Construction and Start-up—Coatings Plants in USA, Mexico, Guatemala, Brazil and Italy.

3. Technology Transfer — WW Polymer Technology Transfer from R&D to Manufacturing.

4. Facility Planning—Board of Director Presentations of Capital Expansion Plans.

5. International Sales/Marketing—Industrial and Heavy Duty Coating, Aroma and Fragrance Chemicals, Biotechnology, Electronic Cleaners, Heavy Crude Oil Production/Transportation Enhances, Fuel Combustion Technology and Tank Cleaning.

6. Market Management—Senior Vice President, Cruise Industry

7. Equity Capital Funding—Private and Public.

8. General Management - President Italian Subsidiary( Glidden Salchi,spa), Executive Vice President Start-up Company, President General Manager Marine, Protective, and Power Coatings Divisions.

9. Team Builder, Mentor, Motivator

10. Executive Director Yacht Brokerage Company with World Wide Franchises

11. Finalist in Earnest Hemingway Contest 2002


1. Missouri School of Mines and Metallurgy—BS Chemical Engineering  -Paint and Polymer Chemistry

2. The George Washington University—MS Business Administration

3. Case Western Reserve University—Advance Management Program

4. Berlitz—Conversational Italian

5. Thunderbird School of International Management—Brazilian History and Conversational Portuguese


1. Broward County Commission—Marine Advisory Committee

2. Society of Naval Architects and Engineers (SNAME)

3. International Council of Cruise Lines (ICCL)

4. Propeller Club of United States—Miami Section

5. Miami River Marine Group

6. Florida Yacht Brokers Association

7. Charter Yacht Brokers Association

8. Natchez Chamber of Commerce

Work Experience:

1. US Army Corps of Engineers 1st Lt –2 years

2. The Glidden Co. Cleveland, Ohio—18 years

3. Petroferm Inc. Fernandina Beach, Florida—6 years

4. Akzo Nobel—International Paint Inc. Houston, Texas—13 years

5. Seacoat Technology LLC

6. Northrop and Johnson

7. Tom Taylor Corp—Present

8. Taylor'd Yacht Charters - Present



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