Proven Business Experience

Consumer products research and development business professional

Consumer products background with Kraft Foods, General Foods, and Oscar Mayer Foods  divisions of Philip Morris (Altria). 

R&D; Sales; Marketing; and Portfolio Management.

Solid Academic Credentials

Ph.D. professor of Marketing

Academic degrees from the Univ. of Tennessee, Emory Univ., and Texas A&M Univ. 

Certifications from Harvard Law School, Univ. of Southern California, Harvard Univ., American Mktg Assoc., and Superior Court of NC.

Areas of Expertise

Mediator, negotiation, R&D, innovation consultant

Business relationship management; negotiation; user-centered product design; mediated settlements; marketing strategy; marketing communications;  professional sales.