Business Focus Mentor
Wayne is a business executive with over 35+ years experience having achieved senior level management successes in small and medium sized companies in a variety of industries.
He co-founded an information technology company and managed its growth from two people to twenty attaining annual revenues of $20 million. After 15 years, he managed a successful merger with a larger company.
The experiences he has gained throughout his career have provided him with the proven ability to determine strategic directions; and then bring together the resources, stakeholder relationships and systems to execute the strategies. Also, he developed the skills to balance short and long term initiatives to grow profitability. His most important talent is in building and managing integrated teams of all disciplines to achieve corporate objectives.
Through his company, NextLevel UP and his newest strategic venture, ValuePath Partners, he is now focusing on enabling small and medium size businesses to achieve sustainable growth in all stages of the Value Curve using ValuePath’s Strategy Execution Methodology.
He has been a partner in five startup organizations over the last 6 years in Arizona, and is an active member in mentorship groups engaged at CleanTech Open and, ASU’s Entrepreneurship Innovation mentorship program.
Wayne has a Bachelor degree in Industrial Engineering and a Masters in Business Administration.