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 Expert  725663

Expert in Agriculture, Aquaculture, Organics, Operations, Logistics, Sales and Marketing

Available for your Consulting and Expert Witness Needs

West Virginia (WV)
Washington, DC
Education Work History Career AccomplishmentsPublicationsConsulting Services Expert Witness Market Research

Summary of Expertise:

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Expert has been involved in fisheries worldwide for 20+ years as a marketer, sales director and owner of a company that processes markets and sells products from fisheries worldwide.

Has been involved in legal case testimony and deposition work as related to organic agriculture.

On a regular basis, Expert's company advises Trust Funders, Investment Bankers, CEO's and Portfolio Managers worldwide. He is directly involved in aquaculture and sells products worldwide. Expert conducts extensive daily research on the worldwide fisheries pricing, health and trends. He is aware of and observes the TAC for many pacific fisheries and is especially knowledgeable and very up to date on Pollock, Chilean and Scottish Salmon, Tilapia, King Crab, Shrimp, Haddock and Mackerel. He can discuss all aspects of costs, profits and the revenue drivers.

Expert has extensive knowledge into the day-to-day operations of deep sea fleets, and the cost related to operating and maintaining these fleets. He is very familiar with the costs and revenue drivers as well as supply side economics of deep sea fisheries.

He was recently nominated to the National Academy of Sciences National Research Councils committee to develop a concept of operations for the National Bio and Agro Defense Facility in Manhattan, Kansas.

Expert is currently consulting on startup projects in the field of aquaculture in Brazil and Puerto Rico.

His experience includes 30 years as an international CEO/ COO in research, production, logistics, sales, and marketing.

Expert has been part of many international and national startup corporations and has developed and operated business in multiple locations in the US as well as Brazil, Puerto Rico, Dominican Republic, Russia, Honduras, Ecuador as well as Ghana. Business operations were multiple areas that included tropical banana plantations, large organic farming operations, organic aquaculture, import/export businesses, international logistical support companies as well as food processing companies.

He has not only developed these businesses but has been part of the design, development and eventual operational aspects of each. He has served at the executive management and ownership levels and currently sits on their boards of directors.

Expert has developed project management consulting as well as direct role participation and has applied it to single family construction as well as international land development, with great success. His firm has also directly built homes in many USA locations as well as in Nigeria, Russia, and Dominican Republic as well as in Puerto Rico.

Expert has been at the C-executive level of business for the past 20 years. The decision making is critical as well as must be timely, with direct consequences. He has a proven, outstanding leadership and management skills with an ability to assemble and develop a strong team of motivated professionals.

Expert is highly motivated by situations in which he is held accountable. He can act with a sense of urgency, even under pressure. He can make the hard decisions, to determine outcomes and he acts with authority. His approach is business-like. He has promoted the benefits of teamwork and to involve the team in the discussion of how things should be done.




development process




fish farm




freshwater fish


freshwater aquaculture


packaging development


renewable resource




salmon farm


seafood product




tilapia farm




United States Department of Agriculture


business development


business management


business strategy




operations management


project management


building construction


construction contract




residential building construction


construction project management


manufactured housing


management decision-making

Expert has been involved in organic verification testimony and deposition work as recently as midsummer 2016.

expert testimony

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Expert may consult nationally and internationally, and is also local to the following cities: Tampa, Florida;  Saint Petersburg, Florida;  Orlando, Florida;  Clearwater, Florida;  Cape Coral, Florida;  Lakeland, Florida;  Largo, Florida;  and Sarasota, Florida.

Year   Degree   Subject   Institution  
1990   MBA   Operations Management   George Mason University  
1980   BS   Business Administration   Salem University  
1984   BA   Sociology   Salem University  
1994   Associates   Estate Development   University of Maryland  

Work History:
Years   Employer   Department   Title   Responsibilities

2006 to


Expert's Firm



President/ COO


He is in charge of all international consulting. He specializes (but is not limited to) international trade, domestic agriculture, tropical agriculture, aquaculture and fisheries, infrastructure development of same.

2005 to 2012


Agro Industries


Sales/ Marketing




He handled national and international sales, marketing and logistics for the Company that specializes in the importation of aquaculture and deep offshore fisheries products, as well as tropical fruits.

2000 to 2007


8th Sea, the organic seafood company


Executive Management


Director, International Projects


He managed all plant expansion in Brazil as well as projects in the USA. He was directly in charge of logistics, sales and marketing, both domestic and international. He also managed the installation and construction of all farm pond and packing facility projects.

1997 to 2002


Capital Fruits of Puerto Rico


Executive Management




Expert was in charge of the design, development, planning and implementation of a large organic banana plantation in Puerto Rico. He also served as operations director upon completion of the farm.

Career Accomplishments:

National Association of Project Managers, National Association of Realtors, National Organics Standards Board, Organic Trade Association

Professional Appointments

Board President, 8th Sea Past Board Memeber, Agro Industrial of Haiti Past Board President, Capital Fruit of Puerto Rico Past Board member, Project Hope, USA

Publications and Patents Summary

He publishes industry observations and trends on a regular basis.

Government Experience:
Years   Agency   Role   Description
2008 to   DOE   Consultant   Representing firms in the renewable energy field

Consulting Services:
Selected Consulting Examples:
  • Expert consults on a regular basis on international topics related to aquaculture, agriculture and logistics. He regularly consults with top Wall Street firms, as well as top financial investment firms world wide.
  • He has consulted on food processing facilities in Las Vegas, New York, and Tampa, Florida. As well as international projects in Honduras, San Pedro Sula and The Dominican Republic as well as Puerto Rico.
  • He has consulted in many international locations, as in West and East Africa, Europe, Russia and frequently in South and Central America and the Caribbean.
  • He is currently a consultant in Puerto Rico, Honduras and the Dominican Republic on 3 multi-purpose international fisheries projects.
  • Current projects include: Gulf spill effect on seafood short/ long term, aquaculture, fisheries, researching the eventual Pollock TAC totals for 2011 and the Chilean Salmon industry.
Recent Client Requests:
  • Trout farm expert for consulting on trout farm.
Click the green button above to contact Expert for a free initial screening call regarding your expert consulting needs.  Expert is available for consulting to corporate, legal and government clients.  Remember, your initial screening call to speak with Expert is free.

Expert Witness:
Expert Witness Experience Summary:
Expert has served as a researcher for preparation of cases in aquaculture and deep sea fisheries as well as tropical agriculture. Most recently preparing information for the Gulf disaster.
Recent Litigation Client Requests:
  • Fish farm expert for consulting on Fish Farm / Products Liability Case.
Click the green button above to contact Expert for a free initial screening call regarding expert testimony, litigation consulting and support, forensic services, or any related expert witness services.  A few litigation needs include product liability, personal injury, economic loss, intellectual property (patent, trademark, trade secret, copyright), and insurance matters.  Remember, your initial screening call to speak with Expert is free.

International Experience:
Years   Country / Region   Summary
1999 to 1999   Russia   Set up operations for a brick producing company as well as a lumber milling company
2004 to 2004   Dominican Republic   set up all operations for a6000 acre organic banana and plantain plantation, based on our operation that was ongoing in Puerto Rico
1998 to 1998   Italy   Helped establish a banana importing company in Naples
1997 to 1997   Ghana, West Africa   On the ground management for a timber operation
2006 to 2010   Brazil   Established a fully verticaly integrated organic aquaculture company in Parana State
1999 to 2009   Puerto Rico   Designed, built and operated organic banana and tropical fruit operation
1999 to 2009   Honduras   Developed tropical, organic fruit production

Language Skills:
Foreign Language   Description
English   Native
Spanish   Conversational
Italian   Conversational
Polish   Conversational

Market Research:
He can discuss all aspects of many fisheries regulations worldwide. Expert can cover most regions of the world; including great source data form the areas of Russia and the North Sea. He trades in the industry daily and stay current on all available data, not only through research but through my extended contact base worldwide, in industry, government and regulatory agencies.

He has been in a unique position to observe and operate multiple industries as well as acquire first hand knowledge in and at all levels of multiple international business projects.

Click the green button above to contact Expert for a free initial screening call regarding your marketing research, industry research, and company research needs.  For research needs involving multiple experts or secondary research, a Research Director can be assigned to coordinate the work into a custom report for you as a potentially quicker and more cost effective alternative to doing this work yourself or hiring a boutique consultancy.  Remember, your initial screening call to speak with Expert is free.

Additional Skills and Services:

He has developed seminars and training programs for both the tilapia aquaculture operations in Brazil as well as for the banana/plantain plantation in Puerto Rico the Dominican Republic and Honduras.

Supplier and Vendor Location and Selection

He has extensive experience and expertise in these fields. He was the primary person responsible for all materials on projects in multiple international locations as well as in multiple states in the US. This is multiple disciplined areas in , agriculture, aquaculture, fisheries, industrial construction.

Other Skills and Services

He has an extensive background in international start up business operations, from conception through to completion and into operations. His consulting has been world wide.


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