How I can help you
My industry expertise and experience includes the areas of strategic planning,marketing and sales as well as cash flow annalysis and distribution
My background includes over 40 years of global business experience in Executive Management, Strategic Planning, Marketing and Business Development, for consumer and technology products. In 1997 I established AJK Associates, a management consulting firm focused on the strategic development and implementation processes required to deliver client growth and profitability. My experience includes bringing startup companies to market, channel and market expansion, and negotiation and implementation of strategic business partnerships.
Before starting my consulting company, I held various senior level positions; including Vice President Global Market Development and Vice President North America Sales, Beverage Industry for Mars Electronics International. Executive Vice President for the Rockola Corporation and earlier with the Snapple Beverage Company where my responsibilities as the National Vending Manager included the development and management of the corporate cold drink sales and marketing strategies for the company and its 300 distributors
In addition to my 18 years with SCORE, I am very active at UNCW, Cameron School of Business where I mentor college business students in their junior and senior years. Additionally,I am an invited guest lecturer in the Business School Marketing Department.
Among my many other volunteer activities, I served on the Board of Directors for the Temple of Israel, Wilmington NC and as past Chairman of the Finance Committee. Additionally, as the chairman of the temples Every Member Campaign we successfully raised $1.5 Million dollars to allow construction of the Reibman Education and Social Center. Currently I am Chairman of the Strategic Planning Committee.
I would be happy to share my experiences with you and you help you grow your business. Please contact me
Areas of Expertise
- Business Strategy & Planning
- Business Operations
- Sales, Marketing & Public Relations
- Professional & Business Services
- Retail & Wholesale Trade