4276 Gratiot Avenune                                             Citizenship: U.S.
Port Huron, MI  48060                                            Languages: English, Italian
Tel  917 774 0131                                                        working knowledge of
                                                                                   French, Latin


1984-86 General Manager King Vision Medical Center, San Francisco, CA  Eye care clinic specialized in the surgical correction of myopia (near sightedness). Responsibilities: Research and  purchase of surgical equipment and supplies. Staffing the office and recuritment of doctors. Writing sales brochures and sales presentations. Supervision of marketing, sales, and sales training. Financial control and responsibility.
1980-83 Zone Sales Manager Volvo of America, Hayward, CA  Responsibilities: Sales of Volvos to the dealer network in northern California. Financial control of all aspects of each of the 15 agencies. Writing customer questionaires and sales tracking. Planning mix of models/colors/options for the zone for each model year.
1978-79 Market Analyst Volkswagen of America, Pleasanton, CA  Responsibilities: Sales tracking, following and projecting the mix of models/colors/options for the northern California market, co-ordinating delivery of vehicles.
1974-76 Assistant Manager Crescent Corporation, Port Huron, MI  Aluminum orthopedic  equipment manufacturer. Annual sales at the time approximately US $500,000. Responsibilities: All facets of management, including purchasing and stock maintanence, production scheduling and control.

1994-present Free-lance journalist Brussels, Rome, Milan     Partial list of publishing credits:
European Report  Newsletter covering European Union politics
Agri-service International  Newsletter covering EU agriculture
euro abstracts  Monthly review of scientific and technical research financed by the EU
Europa Times  Monthly newspaper on European current events
La Padania Newspaper of the Italian political party Lega (articles written in Italian)
Arab Business Report  Political commentary with a Middle-East point of view
Bloomberg  American financial wire service
Associated Press-Dow Jones  American financial wire service
CDM Promotions  Guide to European countries
Also worked as translator and interpreter
1995 Editor, Living in Belgium 1995-96   A complete guide updated annually for English-speaking foreigners
     moving to Belgium, covering work permits, taxes, housing, schools, churches, social groups, etc.

1989-present English teacher, including Business English: Services of English and American Languages
    (S.E.A.L.), Milano
    Passport; a non-profit educational institution-Milano
    Circolo Folologico di Milano, Italy's oldest cultural association for languages
    Bayerische Assicurazione, the Italian division of the largest insurance group in the world
    Centre des langues de Louvain (CLL); Hôpital St. Joseph, Brussels
    Private students in both Italy and Belgium
1987-present Actor, dubber, translator, voice  Europe, Asia, Africa


B.A., English literature, University of Notre Dame, 1973
M.B.A., International Marketing, American Graduate School for International Management (Thunderbird),
   1977 (Phoenix, AZ)
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