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♥Robert Love, Consulting Forester♥

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Location
Greater New York City Area
Industry
Building Materials
Current
  1. Discover eMAPP
Previous
  1. SAS Resources,
  2. FPA NJ,
  3. PSG - Professional Service Group of Dover
Education
  1. College for Financial Planning
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Background

Summary

Expert at discovering and distilling information into persuasive presentations that lead to proactive results. Assimilating and analyzing the intelligence formed with proven and successful results. Communicating concepts with stellar presentations! Exclusively fee consulting.

Practical expertise with Access, PowerPoint, Word. Also, knowledgeable with many other specialized financial applications, relationship management using CRM/sales force automation, internet marketing especially social and e-marketing, newsletter design and distribution, statistical, GIS, GPS, VB and reporting applications.

Subject expertise in Special Needs Life Planning, Military Financial Services, Real Estate, Appraisal, Forestry, Open Space Preservation, Conservation Easements, Timber and Socially Responsible Investing, Environmentally Friendly Wood Products, Housing, Education and Training and position trading. Formerly, CFP®, CF®: Certified Financial Planner® and Certified Forester®. Top Secret/SCI security clearance throughout Naval career.

Specialties:
*Pleasantly persistent applied researcher, expertise in business practices to develop charitable trusts, conservation easements, and environmentally friendly building materials.
*Team building and networking with people, to coordinate positive results.
*Knowledge in designing and managing databases.
*Intuitively skilled at gathering and assessing
information, analyzing and synthesizing ideas
into action.
*Experienced facilitator using imaginative and
creative techniques leading to effective solutions.

Experience

Consultant

Discover eMAPP
– Present (11 years)NJ

Financial life planning and implementation, emphasizing special needs and sustainable living, especially quality farming and special needs lifestyle situations including social business building.

Special Needs Planning and Business Specialist

SAS Resources
(8 years 6 months)

Diverse assignments doing tax planning and reporting, financial life values, building material distribution and training.

Pro Bono Committe

FPA NJ
(4 years)NJ

Provide tax preparation services as well as facilating training sessions.

Networking Instructor

PSG - Professional Service Group of Dover
(less than a year)

Networking Instructor; facilitated best networking practices for professionals.

Housing Consultant at Research Center (Home Innovation Center)

National Association of Home Builders
(2 years 1 month)Upper Marlboro, MD

Researching ways to improve housing renovation acquisition and thereby quality of life for military families. Analyzed a housing improvement program by leading a major study involving expert knowledge in quality and process control, database and statistical analysis, team building and communication skills.

* Reduced program costs and their variability as much as 82%. Demonstrated how effective planning and controls improve budgeting predictability 550%.

* Developed an elegant benchmark index to measure cost effectiveness of complex large-scale housing renovations. The index showed how effective planning and control systems saved on average $3.6 million per project.

* Held Certified Forester, CF® designation from the Society of American Foresters.

* Pioneered three major marketing projects to discover innovative and pragmatic solutions.

Also, performed client service and public education programs at "ToolBase Ask an Expert" call center extension program.

Finance Consultant

Conseco
(1 year 2 months)

Designed an interactive, easy to use and maintain, Web-based interactive forest products directory. Creativity, planning, project management, communication, technical
and coordination skills were crucial for success.

* Completed over 30 databases used to meet day-to-day operational requirements for a corporate client.

* Achieved rewards for production and quality customer service.

Instructor

Oregon State University
(5 years 1 month)

Provided educational programs and solutions improving marketing, manufacturing and small business practices for people creating value in wood products.

Performed economic and business development using atabase marketing yielded vital marketing and technical assistance to over 553 small to medium size business clients. A sustainable funding source for an advanced program, the "Oregon Wood Innovation Center" , http://owic.oregonstate.edu/, evolved from this project.

* Increased regional domestic income approximately $20 million

* Awarded Oregon Extension Service's Search for
Excellence for writing and publishing innovative Internet technical bulletins

Intelligence Officer

U. S. Navy
(27 years 9 months)

Provided meaningful information for upper management decisions, employing managerial, leadership, analytical and technical skills including security chain-of-custody procedures. Top Secret Clearance/SCI with SBI.

* Joint Service Commendation and Achievement Awards for operational information management systems.

Consultant

Resource Specialists
(8 years 11 months)

CFP® and Registered Consulting Forester and planner with over $40 million assets under
management. Practice development was primarily through educational programs and community outreach.

Forester

USDA Forest Service
(13 years)

Professional forester with extensive experience in all three branches of the U.S. Forest Service; Research, National Forest System, and State & Private Forestry. Also did appraisals for the B.L.M. Specialized in timber management.

* Certificate of Merit for improved sampling scaling techniques

Courses

Colorado State University

  • Multivariate and Stepwise Regression Analysis
  • Statistical Sampling Design

Colorado State University

  • Operations Research including Stochastic Processes
  • Probability and Set Therory

Languages

  1. Italian

Skills

  • Special Needs Planning
  • Asset Management
  • Conservation Easements
  • Customer Relations
  • Access
  • Investments
  • Business Planning
  • Position Trading
  • Options
  • Leadership
  • Process Improvement
  • Budgets
  • Customer Service
  • Training
  • Trading
  • Asset Managment
  • Team Building
  • Analysis
  • Program Management
  • Management
  • Project Management
  • Business Development
  • Building Materials
  • Retail
  • Merchandising
  • Estate Planning
  • Finance
  • Project Planning
  • Strategy
  • Negotiation
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Executive Management
  • Start-ups
  • Consulting
  • Marketing
  • Business Strategy
  • Management Consulting
  • Small Business
  • Risk Management
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Business Process...
  • Forecasting
  • New Business Development
  • CRM
  • Business Analysis
  • Strategic Planning
  • Analytics
  • Sales
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Education

Colorado State University

M.S, Forest Economics

Thesis on the "Control of Rocky Mountain Pine Beetle . . ."

Activities and Societies: Econometrics at Rocky Mountain Forest Research Station developing the national timber forecast.

Colorado State University

B.S., Wood Science and Technology

Cross Country Skiing
U.S. Forest Service Work Study, Trail Crew Construction
Graduated, Cum Laude

Activities and Societies: President of the Wood Science Student Chapter

Ocean County Community College

A.A.S, Business

Graduated with Honors in Business Administration with Accounting emphasis

Activities and Societies: Alpha Phi Omega Service Fraternity, Cross-Country Team, Student Senator, Shore Atheltic Club, "Marathon Runner of the Year" 1970

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