Meet the Counselors

Our Counselors are volunteers with many years of experience in industry and are ready and willing to assist you in establishing or growing your business.

Kit Werremeyer


Chapter: Tampa SCORE
Career Summary: 32 years US and international engineering and construction business for major EPC oil, gas,...
Industry Experience: Construction, Industrials and Utilities, Consulting, Research and Business Services, International Trade, Imports / Exports
Mentoring Skills: Business Operations, Business Strategy & Planning, Legal Services, Sales, Marketing & Public Relations

Joe LoPresti

Chapter Tampa Score

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Industry Experience: Construction, Industrials and Utilities, Educational Services, 

Mentoring Skills: Business Operations, Human Resources & Internal Communications

 

 

Dixon Bash

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Mentoring Skills: Business Strategy & Planning, Business Finance & Accounting

 

Eugene Bliss

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Mentoring Skills: Business Strategy & Planning, Business Operations, Sales, Marketing & Public Relations, Technology & IT Services

 

Robert Camp

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Mentoring Skills: Sales, Marketing & Public Relations, Business Operations

 

 

Richard Cohen

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Mentoring Skills: Business Finance & Accounting, Business Operations, Business Strategy & Planning, Manufacturing & Product Development, Sales, Marketing & Public Relations

 

Mr. Enrico F. Palumbo

Career Summary: Mr. Palumbo is the Chief Executive Officer and Founder of the Global Sage Group, LLC. He sets the vision, direction and the strategy for the enterprise. He specializes in the delivery of enterprise-wide business transformation strategy.

Industry Experience: He has been instrumental in the delivery of leadership IT consulting, that transformed the IT function of a number of the Fortune 500. He has more than 45 years of technology experience, with emphasis on the application of emerging technologies and large-scale system integration strategy.
Prior to founding GSG, Mr. Palumbo was a member of the founders group of Answerthink, where he served as the Director of IT Strategy. Mr. Palumbo was the Director of World Class IT in the Northeast geography and the Nolan Norton practice at KPMG Peat Marwick, LLP. Mr. Palumbo was employed at Digital for nineteen years in a variety of very senior assignments, such as the Director of IT Strategy Consulting, where he led the delivery of cutting edge consulting methodology and services globally.

Mentoring Skills: IT Consulting, business strategy, new business start-ups, business management.

 

Stroud Curran

Career Summary: Seventeen (19) years in financial management for large and small companies and 28 years as a health care consultant with specialties in financial management, strategic planning and market evaluations for continuing care retirement centers, assisted living and nursing facilities.  His background also includes acquisitions and divestitures, bankruptcy and workouts.  He was a director and chairman of Wesley Enhanced Living, a multi-facility, nonprofit continuing care retirement community provider headquartered in Pennsylvania.

Industry Experience: Public accounting (inactive CPA) with Price Waterhouse & Co., K-3 education, manufacturing and retailing with the Singer Company, healthcare consulting with Laventhol & Horwath and Third Age, Inc.

Mentoring Skills: Business Finance & Accounting, Business Strategy & Planning, Non-Profit

 

 

George R. Boraiko

Chapter: Tampa SCORE – Emeritus Member

Career Summary: Having earned his BA Degree in Business Administration from Loras College, George continues his 38 year career with The Ashdale Group, Inc. as their CEO and lead Business Development Consultant. Throughout the period above, George simultaneously held executive level positions at Associates Finance, Merrill Lynch, A.G. Edwards, National Background Data and others.

Industry Experience: Business Consultant; Investment Banker; Professional Options & Commodities Arbitrageur; Consumer & Commercial Financier; Real Estate Syndicator; Insurance Broker; Reorganization Structure Specialist; Public Speaker.

Mentoring Skills: Resource Procurement; Capital Budgeting & Planning; Equity Growth Strategy; Sales & Marketing