Introduction

About Me

With 30+ years as a CEO, I know the pressure CEO's and Business Owners face when dealing with complex business issues.

My passion is helping CEO's grow their business by using my business experience, leadership and coaching skills. Creating a safe space where CEO's can leverage their collective knowledge produces exponential results.

My Skills

insurance
executive-coaching
leadership-development
coaching
public-speaking
strategic-planning
business-strategy
change-management
organizational-development
mentoring
personal-development
emergency-medical-technician
leadership
new-business-development
small-business
training
executive-development
workshop-facilitation
team-leadership
emotional-intelligence
management
ceos
strategy
performance-management
negotiation
business-coaching
succession-planning
360-feedback
executive-management
management-development
business-development
sales-process
motivational-speaking
performance-improvement
culture-change
consulting
career-development
advisory-boards
strategic-leadership
organizational-effectiveness
strategic-thinking
turn-around-management
organizational-leadership
thought-leadership
investments
conflict-resolution
organizational-design
life-insurance

Work/Experience

Group Chair at Competive Edge Leadership, LLC

June 2013 - Present
Group Chair, mentor and coach to CEO's, Business Owners and Senior Executives, assisting them in achieving personal and professional success.

My role includes Chairing monthly peer-to-peer Advisory Board Meetings for groups of 12 to 20 CEO’s and Business Owners and mentoring/coaching each of them on an individual basis. In my role as facilitator, mentor, advisor and coach I increase the effectiveness and enhance the lives of the Board Members by showing them how to manage and initiate change more effectively, make better decisions, stimulate their professional and personal growth and the growth of their companies', and reduce the isolation of being the CEO and leader of their firm. I also hold the CEO’s accountable to implement their decisions and to take consistent actions toward their professional and personal improvement.

President at Sayville Rotary Club

January 2012 - January 2013

Certified Insurance Counselor at Folks Insurance Agency

March 2009 - Present
Business and Personal Insurance

COO at TBS

January 2009 - February 2010

CEO Coach and Professional Facilitator at Vistage International

June 2001 - June 2012
Vistage International is the world's largest CEO Membership Organization, and I was honored to work with incredible groups of CEO's as a professional coach, and facilitator.

President at von Frank & Associates

March 2001 - Present
CEO Coaching and leadership development

President at Joseph A. Lister, Inc.

June 1981 - January 2009

Education

NYIT-Cardean University

Degree: MBA
Field of Study: Business Administration

State University of New York Maritime College

Degree: BS
Field of Study: Meterology & Oceanography

Location

Contact Information

Long Island, NY

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