Thursday, June 11, 2020 from 6:30 PM to 8:00 PM EDT
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SCORE Northeast NJ 
SCORE Northeast New Jersey 


SCORE Northeast New Jersey Event 

The COVID 19 shutdown had a big impact on all businesses.We have assembled a panel of 8 experienced mentors from entrepreneurs, marketing, finance, tech, operations and more to share their experiences after previous business disasters. Hear how they approached the problem from their perspective and learn the one thing they would do right now.
About the Presenters

Odeh Ahmad

Formerly Chief Financial Officer, Managing Partner and Board of Directors member for a national transportation and warehousing company. Owner of a tax preparation business. Expertise in accounting and finance, taxation, mergers & amp;acquisitions, legal compliance and insurance.

John Bishop

20 years in financial and general management of a Fortune 100 company, followed by 25 years running and growing his own mechanical construction company. Senior officer of a national trade association and 20 years of service as founder, senior officer and board member of a number of non-profit organizations, both religious and secular. 

Benson Chapman

Extensive tax and accounting experience with a Big-4 accounting firm and a publicly-held company; served on an IRS advisory committee. Expertise in business and individual taxation including income,payroll and sales taxes; bank loans and equity finance; accounting systems and procedures.

Kenneth Coughlin

In private practice with a wide range of litigation, commercial, transactional, corporate and administrative law experience. Teaches business law. Prior experience as a trial lawyer and in-house counsel.

Larry Matte

Senior level sales and marketing positions in the application software industry. Co-founder of Cyber Marketing Services (CMS), an internet portal for the contact center industry providing marketing programs for business-to-business companies. Expertise in developing business and marketing plans, sales techniques, and topics related to application software.

Mike Glicksman

Owned and operated Viziflex Seels, Inc. a manufacturer of computer products and acrylic displays,for over 34-years. Experienced in all facets of running a small business including acquisitions, procurement,production and management.

Curtis Springstead

Extensive experience optimizing business processes, leveraging technology to improve customer service, reduce costs and increase sales. Has helped develop multiple businesses with reduced cost and risk using LEAN startup methods. SCORE clients have included many different types including consultants/service providers, web apps and software, inventors and non-profits.

Thomas Van Lenten

Experienced Chief financial officer at public global financial institutions, broker/dealers,community banks, and private high-tech company. Responsible for financial reporting and management reporting,acquisition analysis, systems implementation, strategic planning, and restructuring. Consultant: served as CFO for financial services and high-tech companies. CEO and owner of intermodal transportation company.