How I can help you
Born/raised in The Netherlands, father operated electrical contracting business and two appliance stores. Started Eindhoven Technical University (BSME program), quit when parents planned to emigrate to USA. Worked for Dutch government Rivers Control department. Emigrated to USA in 1959, worked as design engineer in machinery biz. Purchased, grew a nearly bankrupt machinery manufacturer in 1986 (sold 2000), expanded into foreign markets including Eastern Europe and Far East. Today continue to work as project engineer / machine designer for business now owned by son.
I split my time between Tucson, AZ in the winter (Nov-April) and my home in Howell, Michigan from May through October.
Areas of Expertise
- Accounting & Cash Flow
- Business Plans / Startup Assistance
- Human Resources
- International Trade
- Marketing, Public Relations & Sales
- Product Development & Manufacturing
- Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services
- Retail Trade
- Wholesale Trade