GEORGE K. STAROPOLI
Software Products & Development / Contract
STARMAN GROUP, 1990 to present
FoxPro -- Since Aug 1991
Developed database for randomization of events for simulation of experiences in growing up in america (Destination: Earth game). Recommended by well-known educator and columnist in her book "The Value of Family". Prepared distribution package. Also developed DB for business broker listing inventory.
C++ -- Since Feb 1995. VC5 MFC since July 1997
Wrote packages for screen saver slideshow using personal photos for display with options for wallpaper and/or background colors; developed FoxPro graphics interface using C++ dlls for graph production and movie presentation in game; designed and developed natural langauge SQL generator, providing DLL, COM, ATL, activeX linking, including MS Access 97 add-ins. Client/server version of SQL generator using ASP pages.
From August 1997 to present has been spent developing DALIS-SQL english to SQL translator using MSVC++ 6 and MS Access 97. Modules for DLL, COM, activex component (Client/server under ASP), activex control and internet java speech module.
Java -- Since Feb 1996
In addition to our 20+ years experience in computing, systems design and project management, we are a unique management advisory firm that provides general management consulting to owners and/or senior executives of small firms. We specialize in financial reviews and analysis of control systems for improved performance.
* Reviewed business plan for $3.8 MM environmental firm and proposed
restructuring for 3-5 year IPO and provided investor pricing strategies.
* Developed decision support systems for start-up marketing firm and setup its accounting system.
* Reviewed financing plans for several firms seeking investors and/or venture capital.
* Developed several financial tools to evaluate health of a business and to isolate areas needing management's attention.
Experienced senior executive with Fortune 500 and small business start-up background. Executive skills demonstrated over 11 year period: co-founded and was CEO of three firms - 8 year old software consulting firm and 5 years in business consulting, and mergers & acquisitions firm. As vice president for a leading international financial services firm, had major influence at Board level on successful corporate-wide, multi-million dollar data communications project
MS in Management - Polytechnic University (1976) (now NYU Poytechnic Institute)
Member of the Board of Directors: Valley Citizens League; Conshaugh Lakes Community Assn, an 800 member private community; Data Processing Management Assn (DPMA) of New York. Founding member of the CEO Clubs of New York, a private organization of small business owners; Arizona Software Association.