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