Curriculum Vitae



Some men see things the way they are and ask, “Why?”
I dream things that never were, and ask “Why not?”
– George Bernard Shaw

For more than 30 years I have hired, managed, motivated, and mentored, legal, accounting, risk-management, design, construction, marketing, and sales professionals; building talented teams for complex development projects to small office relocations.



2012 – Present  APPlied Consumer Market Engineering | ACMEapps     Milwaukee, WI

                        CEO and Founder                                   

·         Mobile platform app development startup.


1983 – Present  Central Investment Company, Incorporated 1895        Milwaukee, WI

                        Real Estate Broker – State of Wisconsin          

·         Managed a closely-held family business, and created its first outside board of directors.

·         Wrote and implemented the company’s first strategic business plan.

·         Restructured and refinanced the corporation and its asset portfolio.

·         Installed, enhanced, and computerized a BOMA standardized accounting system.

·         Managed an award-winning national marketing campaign.

·         Orchestrated commercial real estate acquisition, marketing, leasing, financing, design, construction, management, and disposition.



·         2000 Pure Gold Award, Real Estate Library

·         1995 Pro-Comm Professional Excellence Award, BMA-Business Marketing Association



·         1985 - 1999 Chief Executive Officer Roundtable                            Milwaukee, WI

                              MMAC—Council of Small Business Executives

·         1985 - 1995 Chief Executive Officer Roundtable                                Chicago, IL

                              AMA—American Management Association, Presidents Association

·         1990           The Construction Process Seminar                                 St. Paul, MN

                              R. S. Means

·         1988           ICSC Leasing Institute                                               Ann Arbor, MI

                              ICSC—International Council of Shopping Centers

·         1985           Management Course for Presidents                             Key Largo, FL

                              AMA—American Management Association, Presidents Association

·         1983           Small Business Development Course                           Milwaukee, WI

                              MMAC—Metropolitan Milwaukee Association of Commerce



·         1976 - 1978 University of Wisconsin                                                  Madison, WI
                  Economics, Political Science, and Computer Science

·         1975 - 1976 Marquette University                                                    Milwaukee, WI

·         1971 - 1974 St. Norbert College                                                          De Pere, WI



·         AMA—American Management Association, Presidents Association Roundtable

·         American Red Cross of Southeastern Wisconsin—Staff Services Volunteer

·         Arrowhead Union High School District—Planning & Direction Committee

·         BOMA—Building Owners and Managers Association

·         Business World—Company Advisor, Sponsor

·         CARW—Commercial Association of REALTORS® Wisconsin

·         Jazz In The Park—Food & Beverage Chairman, Volunteer Chairman, Sponsor

·         Junior Achievement—Applied Economics Instructor, Be Entrepreneurial Instructor

·         Milwaukee Art Museum—Grape Lakes Food & Wine Festival Co-chairman

·         Milwaukee Athletic Club—House Committee, Business Roundtable Leader

·         Milwaukee River Rhythms—Sponsor

·         MMAC—Metropolitan Milwaukee Association of Commerce,
     COSBE—Council of Small Business Executives, CEO Roundtable Founding Member

·         WHA Public Television—Telebid Auction Operations Manager

·         Wisconsin Club—Membership Committee, Entertainment Committee