Availability: I am available for full time or part time employment or special projects in Tacoma, South King County, Gig Harbor, Olympia, and Puyallup/Sumner. Also I am available for remote work, including Foreign Countries.
Despite being highly seasoned and accomplished, my expectations for compensation are reasonable, given my lifestyle and core values.
Compensation: Money matters but hardly is top of the list. Conditions matter to me. Harmoney matters to me. And knowing I can help those who are open and ready matters far, far more to me. Click here for more information. First and foremost, besides being very highly experienced, ethical, and dependable, I am also very highly organized when it comes to business.
Well Rounded, Very Broad: its one thing to manage a project, sell a product, advise a CEO on strategy, act as an HR generalist, or analyze cash flow, it is another thing altogether to be able to them is one. I am inside/outside, hard/soft, a thinker and a doer, a spokesperson and an analyst. This is my raison d’etre. A wide angle lens for business:
Organization: I delight in structured process, I am especially good with:I elaborate upon my penchant for order here. I can create order anywhere and resolve nearly any mess.
Communications, Sales: Its one thing to talk on the phone, another to write, and yet another, create a website or promote an effort. I can do them all. Not as separate pieces but, sui generis, as one. This includes creating and operating a website 37th in the world by category, cold calling hundreds of thousands of persons, or as a key sales manager in a difficult process. I can do it all and write more about this here, under Outreach.
Analysis: In addition to building a mathematical model of the stock market, international finance, and making my own CRM’s, I do my own data mining and value chain analysis.
Enterprise, Leadership and Advisory: I have written my business plans, not just for show, but for implementation and adoption. It is one thing to think it, another to do it, and another to refine it. I do all there. I have counseled many business owners.
Personal Assistant: I am not what is traditionally taken as a Executive or Personal Administrative Assistant, but A. I have done it before, and recently, and B. it is my dream role. A strong person as a strong number two to a strong number one. Tell me what you need. Let me just do it.
Special Projects: I have over twenty years of experience on many, many types of projects. Across many sorts of environments, assets classes, and domains. Downloadable copy of David Korn, Resume 2017 in word. Or Google Docs if you prefer, here.
Project Management: More or less same as above, but in a different form. I have over twenty years in projects, including media, financial management, engineering design, estimating, contract administration.
Knowledge Management: How is a knowledge management system, aka KMS any different than project management? Similar but not same. This means, a project OF projects. How do you manage the flood of files, emails, phone calls. This is an art and an acquired skill and is not a one day wonder or gained in an MBA program. This is what I do. Knowledge Management. For Assets, Finances, Sales, Customers, Media, or Data.
Industry Specific Knowledge
AEC: Architecture-Engineering-Construction both in design and production, as well as delivery and project closeout.
Finance: Detailed knowledge of stocks, bonds, commodities, currencies. P&L, gain loss summaries, income statements, risk analysis, forecasting. Bought-sold $200M in stocks, managed $40M in capital, $800k in annual fee based revenue, ranking at Fortune 100 Corporation.
Sales, Customer Service: In addition to extensive financial sales and management experience on both sides, I have extensive industrial sales experience. Knowledge of Industrial fabrics, tools, distribution, warehousing, trucking, imports, and manufacturers representatives. Know how to diffuse a difficult customer situation, but getting the toughest person to smile. A hard earned art form from years in the trenches. Not in a book.
Project Management, Coordination: Extensive experience on large, complex, fast projects and lots of detail, technical requirements.
Social Media: Have obtained feature articles from Pulitzer Prize winning newspapers, know the nuts and bolts of how it works. Not from point and click, drag and drop, but hundreds of posts and pages. Created 280k view site currently in operation. Helped in site with 3M YouTube views.
Retail, Warehouse, Powered Equipment, Tools: Extensive knowledge of building materials, millwork, lumber, tools, flooring, hardware, basic knowledge of lighting. Able to organize inventory. Created inventory for 130 miles of product for warehouse in Australia remotely Expertise in customer service.
Moral, Honesty, Dependability: Many have testified to my honesty and my track record can be verified. Here is a good place to start. I have a proven and known track record.
Maps: Expert Google Map maker
Food: Self taught in fine cooking. Would call myself a chef, but then again, a REAL chef does it all, including deserts and baking. Not me.
Yard Work, cleaning, animals: Able to do yard work, clean garages, basements, home offices. Very good with animals.
Health, Nutrition, Fitness, Outdoors: Knowledge of holistic health, healing with food, alpine climbing, awareness for the earth.
Chess: Accomplished tournament chess player. That is to say, I have many years in sustained, deliberate, structured thinking under stress.
Runner: Young for my years. Not quite up to ultra marathon, but got close. a dream I still have. Lifetime athlete. Runner for 47 years.
Activist: Connected to many world leaders, in the English speaking world or if not know them, know those who get it in rapid climate change.