Business Consulting and Strategic Planning Services
Meet our volunteer team of business department faculty, business executives, and consulting
professionals working to support local San Diego businesses. Let us assess your company's positioning and planning for the post COVID-19 economy and provide
recommendations for moving forward.
Book your personal consulting appointment now!
Culture and Values
Return to work planning
- Re-engaging employees
Digitizing sales, marketing, service and operations
Business model transformation
Business Development Specialist Team:
Former Director of Organization Development, Qualcomm
Executive in Residence & Lecturer, CSUSM
Nuala Campany, Ph.D., has over 25 years of organization and talent development. She
has a Ph.D. in human and organization systems and her experiences around the globe
include leading change management initiatives to support organization transformation
efforts, mergers and acquisitions, the implementation of team-based systems, Six Sigma,
and lean manufacturing. In addition, she is an expert consultant in the areas of leadership
development, team effectiveness, talent management, organization design and effectiveness.
Assistant Professor, Entrepreneurship
Cal State San Marcos
Samuel Clarke is an Assistant Professor of Entrepreneurship and Management in the
College of Business Administration. He earned his Ph.D. in Business Administration
from the University of Hawaii at Manoa and BA in Finance from the University of Utah.
In addition to pursuing a Ph.D. in Business Administration, Sam is involved in the
founding and growth of several new ventures in the areas of software, health benefits,
and consumer financing. He has also previously served as Chair of the Utah Entrepreneurship
Challenge at the Pierre Lassonde Entrepreneurial Center at the University of Utah
where he oversaw the entrepreneurial programs, business plan competition, training
and education, accelerator and over $100,000 in seed financing per year.
Professor Clarke's research focuses on novel ways in which entrepreneurs and investors
use financial technologies in the resource acquisition process. His research has been
presented at the Academy of Management Conference and Babson College Entrepreneurship
Director of Business Development for Cal State University, San Marcos, College of
Miguel is a highly accomplished, results-oriented C-level leader with more than 35+
years experience leading business management, global sales/marketing, with two Fortune
500 companies. A Leader in running a $200M Sales organization as a VP, Sales, and
most currently providing Leadership and Sales Training to professionals as a Transformational
Leadership Consultant and Coach. He also serves as faculty teaching Sales and Sales
Management, Leadership and International Marketing and Sales.
Principal Consultant, McLaughlin Enterprises
Peter McLaughlin is a current Executive in Residence & Lecturer at CSUSM. He is the Technological Founder of Pyxis Corp and he helped to create the wireless tire pressure monitoring system TPMS for General Motors. Peter served
as a member of the Olympic Organizing Committee and also was the Executive Producer
of the full length feature film, “Gone”.
Alan Lerchbacker, MBA
President and CEO, F&A International
Alan Lerchbacker offers extensive experience in executive management, strategic planning and growth
initiatives, financing mergers & acquisitions, and expanding markets and growth strategies.
With a background in Shipyard Operations, Alan was the first CEO of Austal USA, an
Australian Company teamed with General Dynamics and Boeing, headquartered in Mobile,
Alabama. Lerchbacker grew this company from 66 people to over 1200 and today they
are over 5000 employees and building the next two classes of ships for the U.S. Navy;
LCS and JHSV. Alan sold his San Diego based company NCI to YYK and is now consulting.
His education background includes a Director Certification, from UCLA, Anderson School
of Business, an EMBA from Claremont University; Peter Drucker School of Business,
an MSME from Naval Postgraduate School, and a BSME from the U.S. Naval Academy, Annapolis.
Book your perosnal consulting appointment now!
- What does the service cost?
| This consulting service is free of charge. A CSUSM team of faculty and Executives
in Residence will work with the business owner to assess the state of the organization
and identify the most significant problems or opportunities. The consultant will then
provide recommendations and advice for moving forward. The consultant may recommend using in-house staff, third party service providers,
or CSUSM fee-based resource programs to execute ideas.
- How soon after submitting my application will I be contacted.
|Please allow at least 48 hours response time for your application. If you have immediate
questions, please email our Director, Miguel de Jesus, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
- How long will the consulting process take?
|One 60 minute to 75 minute consultation with a consultant.
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