Meet Our Counselors


Wally Wood 

Wally Wood, an editor and writer, has worked with a number of authors as a ghostwriter and collaborator. With an extensive background in a variety of business subjects, his credits include 19 books. Topics include management, sales, advertising, marketing, business relationships, direct marketing, and more. His fiction credits include, Getting Oriented: A Novel About Japan. He was the editor of Mart Magazine, a bimonthly trade publication for appliance-TV retailers, and the founding editor of Magazine Age, a monthly magazine for advertising executives. Wally has sold articles to magazines as diverse as Esquire, Better Homes & Gardens, Marketing & Media Decisions, Sales & Marketing Management and Across the Board. He has been a volunteer teacher in prison for almost 20 years teaching writing and most recently a “How to Start a Business” course. He has a MA in creative writing from The City University of New York. 

George Brooks Face-to-Face

  • IBM Applied Science 1957-1960
  • Operations Research Consulting
  • Manufacturing Owner
  • Software Deveoper Owner
  • General Consulting
  • Tax Director Fortune 500 Co


Gerald Casiello Face-to-Face

Extensive experience in Sales, Sales Management, Purchasing, and Distribution. In charge of Quality Programs using Statistical Quality Control and Statistical Process Control to enhance Supply Chain Management and Profitability. Specialist in small business financing and purchase evaluations.


Charlotte Cilley Face-to-Face


Joseph Eisenberg Face-to-Face


Cheryl Hayes Face-to-Face

Worked for fortune 500 companies for over 25 years and most recently as a consultant, specializing in financial modeling for project valuations, assisting with strategic options analysis and preparing corporate materials. I've also helped put together the financial section of business plans, building models specific to individual projects.


Pat Rinaldi Face-to-Face

VP Finance: Gerber Scientific Inc., Tolland, CT (2009-2013)


VP Finance & IT, Americas: KODAK POLYCHROME GRAPHICS, Norwalk, CT (2000 – 2005)

VP Finance: ORAL-B LABS (a division of The Gillette Co.), Belmont, CA (1999 – 2000)

VP Finance: DURACELL NORTH ATLANTIC GROUP (a div. of The Gillette Co.) Bethel, CT (1981-1999)

Educational Details:

University of New Haven, MBA (Finance)

St. Anselm College, BA (Economics)

Jill Kieffer Face-to-Face

Accomplished Corporate Sales & Marketing Communications Manager with cross-functional expertise in Human Resources. Extensive experience in developing and managing corporate training, communication, organizational development programs and systems. Proven creative talent with demonstrated strength in producing and managing successful corporate HR, Marketing and Communication initiatives. 


Thomas Longmire Face-to-Face

Following graduation, served 3 years as an engineering officer on Atlantic Fleet destroyers.Joined Union Carbide Corp. in 1963. Worked in sales, marketing, product management, and new business development positions. Appointed VP/GM of 3 differnt UCC businesses during the period 1980-1986.Joined Amoco Chemical Co.6/86 as VP/GM Carbon Fibers and Composites and became VP/GM Olefins and Polymers in 1989. Retired from Amoco 9/94 and started a consulting practice specializing in turn arounds and new business development.This led to a 3 year assignment as GM, Business Development at Xerox Corp. and a 3 year stint as CEO of Micronair LLC. Retired and joined Score in 2003.


Robert Markowitz Face-to-Face

Successful initiating and incorporating easy to follow low or no cost, common sense operations that will minimize wasted time, energy and money


Rudy Molho Face-to-Face


Dennis Daugherty Face-to-Face

Trusted advisor to customers and colleagues alike, while serving in such roles as Channel Program Manager, Software Sales Manager, Senior Vice President, Vice President of Risk Management, and Director of Insurance and Risk Management.  Companies include IBM, Aon, American Can, TRW, BFGoodrich.


Robert Pietrzkiewicz Face-to-Face


Peter Roberts Face-to-Face

{Employed 17 years furniture mfg. Opened 5 showrooms, established national rep organization, and developed contract market (food service industry).}    {Next Opened restaurant supply/importing co. 102 employees, 8000 dealers, $7.4 million after 5 years. Sold.}-   {Opened Amish furniture/Gazebo outlet. Sold.}    {- Opened 11,000 sq. ft. gift shop in Lancaster Pa. - Absentee owner, 14 years. Traffic = 2000 people/ day.- Sold after 14 years.}


Frederick Sell Face-to-Face


Richard HersteinFace-to-Face

Thirty-five year career at the General Electric Company with the majority of time spent in GE Capital's commercial real estate business.  Broad, growth focused background with experience in a diverse range of functions including risk management, new business development and asset management. 


Christopher Tse Face-to-Face


Wesley Thompson Face-to-Face

Executive Director IT Services, VP&COO manufacturing and specialized chemical process services, Regional marketing director  scientific information systems,  Sr Manager  scientific and technical system market development

IT services, field sales, marketing, market development, and manufacturing Executive with experience in small companies as well as large corporations at C, staff, and line management levels. Particular emphasis on developing new businesses as well as optimizing and improving efficiencies within existing operations for increased profit. Broad industry experience in analysis and expansion of business including development of new products and services, building and leading high performance teams, marketing, market development, business partner management, and exploiting new technologies as required. Mergers of IT organizational staff and processes. Style characterized by hands on involvement as required, net conversations, ROI sensitivity, organizational and innovation awareness. Served honorably in the U.S. Navy, Aviation, RVAH Reconnaissance Attack Squadron.

Specialties: Mergers, Startups, turnarounds, new and existing business evaluations, team building, existing business optimization, scientific and technical systems integration, operations executive