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President, The Candy Store, Inc., Minnesota and Florida
More than a dozen experts work as a team

  • Zero net cost service
  • Finding money you are giving away, unintentionally
  • Complete business and personal in-depth analysis
    • Tax Planning
    • Financial Planning
    • Risk Management
    • Asset Protection
    • Exit Strategy / Succession Planning
    • Leadership and Organizational structure


President, Sinclair Financial, Inc.,
Minnesota and Florida (Financial Industry since 1994)
Licensed in Florida, Minnesota, and other states

Debt Placement, Equity Placement, Strategic Advisory - US and Canada
 

  • Finance for industrial projects

    • Powerplants
    • Ethanol Plants
    • Pulp & Paper Mills
    • Plywood Mills
    • Mines
    • Green energy, industrial, and commercial projects
    • Existing or pre-construction
  • Find the customers, identify their needs, and provide funding
  • Secure the sources for funding
  • Also help secure projects for the family business - www.EKT90.com

Financial Planning - Retirement and College Planning - Florida, Minnesota and other states

  • Finding people money they are currently transferring away unknowingly and unnecessarily
  • Mortgage, Taxes, how to fund your Qualified Plan, College Planning, and expenses
  • Helping people avoid the losses
  • Maximizing retirement income


President & Broker, Sinclair Real Estate, Inc., 
Fort Myers, Florida (Agent since 1995, Broker since 1997)

Industrial and Commercial Real Estate in the US and Canada  
www.SinclairRealEstate.com     

Present

  • Find safe projects with high returns that our CPA firm partners evaluate prior to approving for investment by our clients
  • Projects are typically syndicated

Past Services
 

  • Real estate development

     

  • Vacant land for development and investment - multifamily, single family, DRI's, PD's; commercial, light industrial, CPD's;  Vacant and income producing, commercial and residential buildings
     

  • Site location for end users, commercial development, investment


Commercial Broker, P&C Insurance,
Minnesota and Florida (since 2012)

Commercial and Personal Lines Insurance  

 

  • Commercial Lines - business liability, workman's comp, group health, buildings, umbrella policies, etc.

  • Personal lines - homeowners, auto, health, etc.


VP and Director, Superior Fine Papers Inc., Thunder Bay, Ontario, Canada (2009 to 2012)

CEO, Thunder Bay Fine Papers, Thunder Bay, Ontario, Canada (2008 to 2009)

  • Budgeted $250 million annual revenue with 320 employees
  • 200 Acre Billion Dollar Paper Mill on Lake Superior  


President, Sinclair Inc., Fort Myers, Florida (Feb 2003 - March 2008)
Residential Construction
 

  • Contracted for 130 homes, first year in business. 

  • $14 million annual revenue
  • 33 direct employees, over 300 employed by sub contractors on our project
  • High quality production residential
  • Developed an online ordering and tracking system from scratch
  • Ten years construction experience including three years running a construction business
  • State certified in Florida and Mississippi


President, Anik/Network Security Testing, Fort Myers, Florida (2002 - 2004)  
 

  • Technical Sales

  • Marketing
  • Cyber Security
  • Details


Technical Sales and Instruction, Atlantis Computer Centers, Fort Myers, Florida (2001 - 2002) 
 

  • Top sales person for training, networking and software development 

  • Primary position as an owner of the company was developing key relationships with local and national organizations, vendors, and potential referral sources
  • Managed network consulting operations
  • Acted as the CFO at startup 
  • Formed four community organizations - three IT-related
  • Details


President, Spot Marketing,
Fort Myers, Florida (1997 - 2001)  
Primary Services: Advertising agency with focuses in print, PR, and database driven web design
Secondary Services: Complete network planning and setup, as well as hardware consultation
 

  • Primary Functions:  Project Manager, Network Administrator, DBA, and Personnel Manager

  • Secondary Functions:  President, Comptroller, Sales Director, and Web Designer
  • Skills Developed:  ColdFusion, Relational Database Development, Contract Negotiation, and Project Management
  • Details of some larger web projects
  • Partial portfolio/work samples


Financial Consultant, Raymond James & Associates,
Fort Myers, Florida (1996 - 1997)
 

  • Stock Broker


Vice President, Staffile & Haywood Realty,
Fort Myers, Florida (1995 - 1996)
 

  • Commercial Broker, VP of Operations, and Director of IT


Mortgage Broker, Allstate Mortgage,
Cape Coral, Florida (1995 - 1996)
Residential Mortgages
 

  • Standard

  • Jumbo loans
  • VA Loans


Sales & Distribution, Federal Pioneer / Groupe Schnieder,
Substation Plant & Warehouse at Vancouver, BC (1990 - 1991)
Manufacturer of Electrical Equipment from breakers to power grids
 

  • Maintained relationships with all distributors and their branches across British Columbia Network Administrator, DBA, and Personnel Manager

  • Assisted in resolving issues with plant not meeting deadlines
  • Inside sales

Electrical Department, Great Lakes Forest Products / CP Forest Products, Thunder Bay, ON (1986 - 1988)

Labourer, EKT90 / EKT / Tamarron, Thunder Bay and Dryden, ON (1983 - 1989)