The Herold Group, Scottsdale, AZ-Business Consultant
~ Consultant to start-ups and small growth oriented companies in the Technology space
2011 – 2015
Visual Pro 360 Inc, Tempe, AZ. Founder and CEO.
~ Organized a consortium along with Oracle and Panasonic to bring a total solution approach called Video Evidence Management Solutions (VELM) to the Law enforcement industry.
~ Successfully implemented Proof of Concept of VELM to several Tier 1 law enforcement agencies.
~ Deployed evidence capture systems at Omaha, Sacramento, and Dallas County Sheriff’s office as well as many others.
2007 – 2015
Rapid Access, Tempe, AZ and Burnsville, MN
~ Developed E-commerce site for marketing and sales of Panasonic Tough Book computers and related products primarily to State, County, and local government entities.
~ Developed site to market evidence capture systems to Tier 3 law enforcement agencies including Police, sheriffs, and state patrols.
2006 – 2011
Paradigm System Solutions Inc., Burnsville, MN-CEO, co-Founder.
~Started company in January 2006 and grew business from $4M in first year to $5.8M in 2007 and $8.9 in 2008.
~Opened sales offices in Chicago, Texas, and Arizona.
~Expanded to internet sales in 2007 through dba Rapid Access Computer.
~Recognized as Panasonics Utility partner of the year in 2007 and Dealer of the year in 2011
1987 – 1999
Graphics Technologies Inc., Eden Prairie, MN – CEO, Founder
~ Distributed PC products nationally with five branches
~ Maintained quarterly profitability for twelve consecutive years
~ Founded the business with no outside capital
~ Organically grew the company from $o to just under $100,000,000 in 1998
~ Sold the company to Public company (Virtual Technology) on January 29,1999
1973 – 1987
Herold Marketing Assoc., Eden Prairie, MN – CEO, Founder
~ Apple Computer’s first Manufacturers Representative
~ Grew Apple’s business 1900% in four years
~ Represented 20 plus companies in Consumer Electronics and Personal Computers
1969 – 1973
Dayton Hudson Corporation, Minneapolis, MN – Senior Financial Consultant
~ Implemented financial control systems at Target Stores
~ Completed department sizing project for Dayton Development Company
~ Conducted feasibility studies, fact finding projects, and financial system implementations at Lechmere Stores, JB Hudson Jewelers, Etc.
1968 – 1968
Electro Mechanical Research, Bloomington, MN – Systems analyst
~ Maintained companies Fortran Compiler
~ Wrote diagnostic program for EMR’s process computer
~ Wrote program documentation for process computer
1966 – 1968
Univac Corporation, St. Paul, MN – Diagnostic programmer
~ Wrote diagnostic program for Univac 1812 computer
~ Completed diagnostic programming for the National Security Agency.
~ Completed diagnostic programs for the Apollo Space programs peripherals
1964 – 1966
Control Data Corporation, Arden Hills, MN – Customer Engineer
~ Maintained CDC’s mainframe at corporate headquarters
1960 – 1964
United States Navy
Aviation Electronics Technician
Honorable Discharge attached in following link DD214 (NAVY).pdf
1960 – 1964
Born and raised in Cresco, Iowa
Graduated from Notre Dame High School
Graduated from St Joseph’s Grade School
EDUCATION AND TRAINING:
Bachelor of Science in Business, University of Minnesota 1970
Control Data Corporation, two and half years training in Computer Technology
United States Navy, two years training school in Electronics
Attended numerous Executive Management courses over the years
Available upon request
Driver’s License attached in following link SH DL 011117.pdf
Passport and SS card attached in following link passport ssn.pdf