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  1. Dorothy F.

    Dorothy F.

    QA Management, Food Safety Consultant, QA Auditor, Trainer, Regulatory

    United States - Last active: 03/16/2014 - Tests: 2

    Obtain a position were I am able to utilize my knowledge and 20 years of experience. I tailor my guidance and services to meet your company needs. Services include; evaluating food safety and hygiene procedures, food safety programs & HACCP plans, preparing food businesses for third party audits, developing value-added food safety SOP's & GMP's, food safety training for food handlers, supervisors & management, prosecution & food surveillance training for EHO's, local government food & public health inspection services, litigation support & expert witness testimony for the food industry, reviewing regulatory requirements, crisis / recall management, shelf life improvement and labeling requirements. My extensive knowledge in food safety includes the following industries; Bakery, Pasta, Beverages, Coffee, Extracts, Sauces, Oils, Spreads, Flavors, Spices, Dairy, Peanut, Meat, Seafood, Fruits, Vegetables, and Canning products. Audited distribution centers included; Frozen, Refrigerated, Dry Storage and Packaging Warehouses, Food and Non-Food Packaging industries included; Corrugated, Films, Containers, Bags, Cups and Table Ware. I can provide technical training to management and employees at client facilities on topics such as food safety, HACCP, GMPs, allergens, regulatory inspections, pest control, operational methods, personnel practices, maintenance for food safety, and cleaning practices.

    $50.00 /hr
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  2. Andrew German

    Andrew German

    International MBA | Business Development Specialist

    United States - Last active: 12 days ago - Tests: 8

    I'm a business development and marketing specialist with a passion for growing businesses through relationship building and customer acquisition. With several years of B2B account management and sales experience, I thrive on fostering mutually beneficial relationships. As an Internet marketer and e-commerce specialist, I’m more than comfortable across all online marketing channels, with a focus on paid advertising and affiliate marketing. Colleagues know me as a highly creative individual who can always be relied upon come up with a new approach. But I know that the client’s business comes first, and I never try to impose my ideas on others. Instead, I spend a lot of time understanding the business and the audience before suggesting ideas. I can (and often do) work well alone, but I'm at my best collaborating with others. I have an MBA from HHL Leipzig Graduate School of Management and a BS from the University of Central Florida. I was also a PhD candidate at HHL in the Chair for Entrepreneurship and Technology Transfer, where I helped author two conference papers focusing on Business Model Innovation. HHL is Germany's oldest private business school and is renowned for its Entrepreneurship program. I’m currently freelancing while I pursue new opportunities and can be reached either through this profile or via Specialties: e-commerce, business development, sales, online marketing, entrepreneurship, business models, web technologies, corporate strategy Other experience in real estate valuation, commercial underwriting, capital markets knowledge, access to debt markets, commercial leasing, general real estate

    $37.00 /hr
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  3. Tara Phelps

    Tara Phelps


    United States - Last active: 02/08/2014 - Tests: 1

    Welcome, I’m Tara Phelps, Founder of Success Technologies and known as the Technology Matchmaker. I am a business automation and strategy expert whose passion is helping coaches, entrepreneurs and small business owners like you, to use technology to save time and money, create more meaningful relationships with clients and prospects, and acheive greater success in your business. Having evaluated 2500+ web tools & apps, my talent is tailoring technology to take your passion, product or service successfully online. While most “techies” lead with technology, I believe you must start with your mindset, business and marketing strategies first. With focus and clarity, I work with you to build your business with the tools and systems that provide the ability to grow exponentially. As a former corporate systems consultant, business development and project management executive, I has been creating amazing solutions and creating success by automating businesses – for solopreneurs, entrepreneurs, startups and Fortune 100 corporations. Over the course of my career, I have participated in selling over $300 million in services and automation solutions, helping to transform companies and organizations one solution at a time. My success can be attributed in large part to my ability to translate business strategy and needs into technical solutions for virtually any sized business, a skill I refined during her 20+ years working with technology. When I’m not addicted to new technologies and services, I love delivering my programs and training to entrepreneurs and small business owners. I also participate in a number of entrepreneur mastermind groups and speak at a variety of industry symposiums and conferences. Specialties: Technology consulting, internet marketing, new business development, social media management, systems integration, sales funnel development, marketing channel development, content development & syndication, website development, digital architecture, professional services, project management, strategic business planning. Industries: Coaching, personal development, real estate, healthcare.

    $38.89 /hr
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  4. Miguel Taino

    Miguel Taino

    Business Consultant (LATAM)

    Brazil - Last active: 10/18/2011

    Business Consultant. Professional with extensive experience in sales, strategic and financial planning and project management. To add value to your organization through a structured, systematic approach to business development and marketing management. Past experiences working with commodities trade and financial planning for food & beverages company in Latin America (specially Brazil, Venezuela, Peru and Mexico). Parliamo Italiano! Hablamos Español! We speak English! Falamos Português!

    $60.00 /hr
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  5. Shayrea C.

    Shayrea C.

    Business Consultant: Grants, Business Plans, Portfolios, & Resume/ CVs

    United States - Last active: 11/07/2014 - Tests: 1 - Portfolio: 2

    I have been providing quality writing products for over 10 years! I strive to help individuals and businesses to develop personal and corporate business strategies. I offer high quality writing products and services such as resumes, business plans, portfolios, report writing, and grant writing. I am a solutions – driven professional with a successful record of accomplishments in both personal and professional undertakings. I have worked on a wide array of projects that include global applications testing, international research, business development, intranet development (SharePoint 2010), and e – course development. My commitment to quality work is what sets me apart from my competitors. I pride myself on my standard of work. Whether I collaborate on a multi-million dollar project or produce a job-landing resume for a college graduate, I will provide the same level of commitment to each of my clients. Business Skills: Research & Analysis Grant Writing Proposal Writing Resume Writing Business Strategy Public Speaking Presentation (PowerPoint) Information Technology Skills SharePoint development Online Course Design (Blackboard) Agile Testing Waterfall Testing Microsoft Office Suite Requirements Testing IBM Mainframe Rational Testing Tools

    $62.00 /hr
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  6. Adam S.

    Adam S.

    Finance, Business and Technology Consultant

    United States - Last active: 3 months ago - Tests: 6 - Portfolio: 1

    ➢ Highly experienced financial and technology professional. ➢ Professional experience includes fortune 100 firms such as JPMorgan Chase, Deutsche Bank and the Chicago Mercantile Exchange. ➢ Bachelor Degree from the University of Florida in Finance & Information Sciences ➢ MBA from the University of Pennsylvania with a specialization in Finance ➢ Highly proficient with Microsoft Office, Intuit QuickBooks, Hyperion Essbase, Cognos, OLAP tools (Visual Basic/Macros), Crystal Reports, Java, C++, SAS, SQL, Bloomberg, Capital IQ, ARGUS, Thomson Reuters, Morningstar and Green Belt-Six Sigma ➢ WPM: 100+

    $16.00 /hr
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  7. Christopher McKenzie-Smith

    Christopher McKenzie-Smith

    Graphic Designer

    Jamaica - Last active: 06/04/2014 - Tests: 4 - Portfolio: 4

    To contribute positively to your company by working efficiently and effectively, and by satisfying any need, and making necessary sacrifices for the well being of the company. I will go the extra mile. I have 3 years of experience in Advertising and Marketing, 1 year in Banking and Finance, and 2 Years in Management and Operations. I currently attend the University College of the Caribbean(UCC), Jamaica where i'm pursuing a BSC in Marketing.

    $11.11 /hr
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  8. Rodrigo Glehn

    Rodrigo Glehn

    Planning Engineer

    Brazil - Last active: 07/26/2014 - Portfolio: 3

    12 years of experience in Turn Key Project (Engineering, Maintenance, Construction and Commissioning) in Industrial Plants (Petrochemical, Mining and Thermal Power Plants) in development of medium and large EPC (Engineering, Procurement and Construction) and EPCM (Engineering, Procurement, Construction and Management). Experience in the implementation and operation of project control systems for Construction and Engineering Projects. Management time and costs, pointing out evaluation criteria of physical and financial progress, supervision and control of services’ contracts.

    $55.56 /hr
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    Technical Project / Program Management

    United States - Last active: 05/14/2014 - Tests: 1

    • Over 7 years of total experience working as a Technical Project Manager and Senior Business Analyst in the IT sector. • Over 6 years of experience in web technologies which include HTML, Java Script and Software as a Service (SaaS). • Experienced in client facing environment and handling multiple projects through the SDLC process. • PM experience included daily interaction with clients, cross-functional and development teams (onshore and offshore). • Experienced in developing Project charter, Project plan, Meeting minutes, weekly reporting and presentations. • Experienced in gathering business & functional requirement, developing specification documents (BRD, FRD, SRS, BRS, UCS and UIS), process mapping using UML methodologies and developing test cases & plans. • Experienced in Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC) methodologies – Waterfall and Agile (Scrum). • Proficient in using advance SQL queries, UML to create Activity diagrams, Sequence diagrams & Use Case analysis. • Strong team builder with excellent analytical and communication skills with capability to handle new technologies. • Excellent working knowledge in analyzing and improving business process to improve quality and efficiency. • Outstanding communication skills with the ability to build strong working relationship with coworkers and cliental.

    $44.44 /hr
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  10. Shannon Medlin

    Shannon Medlin Agency Contractor

    tekGoddess - Founder, Owner, Software & Analytics Engineer

    United States - Last active: 11/06/2014 - Tests: 4

    Continuous Process and Systems Improvement Specialist seeking creative projects within the non-profit, Open Source, small business and LC3 communities. Fifteen years experience with IT Service and Software Development, primarily within the private Education Industry. Intimately familiar with both Proprietary and Open Source Application & Reporting environments bolstered by a strong background in Network, Server & Security administration. Proven knowledge leader and detailed Systems Design Analyst. Unique project proposal and management techniques with significant performance and efficiency improvement gains. Provides collaborative tailor designed solutions from concept to launch. ​Artfully applies industry Best Practices to boost innovation, facilitating Organic Collaboration and Ideation. Full Portfolio:

    Associated with: tekAura

    $50.00 /hr
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