How I can help you

Mentor and Subject Matter Expert (SME) for the Food industry My background is in Sales, Marketing and General Management food, dairy and beverage products I am familiar with local manufacturing options: AZ Cottage Food Program; commercial kitchens; co-packing I enjoy helping clients with: initial feasability studies sales and marketing ideas - developing a unique selling proposition/USP - differentiating your company from the competition product development; purchasing; manufacturing government regulations appliable to the food business getting customers and keeping them correctly pricing the product or service - and then collecting the amount thats been invoiced Current activities: Subject Matter Expert - Food Industry - SCORE Phoenix chapter Past President/VP Membership - the Caledonian Society of AZ, of a Non-Profit 501[c]3 organization which puts on the annual Phoenix Scottish Highland Games I help SCORE clients in the following areas, Food-related: Business Plans and Business Analysis, Sales Strategy (Profitable Revenue Generation); and Competitive Analysis, Cost Reduction and Efficiency Improvements, Mergers Acquisitions, and Exit Strategies. I am available Tuesdays and Wednesdays for co-mentoring on-line sessions - [Zoom or Google Meets]; Telephone; Email

Areas of Expertise

  • Business Plans / Startup Assistance
  • Marketing, Public Relations & Sales
  • Non-Profit
  • Operations
  • Product Development & Manufacturing

Industry Experience

  • Accommodation & Food Services
  • Manufacturing
  • Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services

Don Finch

Communication Methods

  • In Person
  • Phone
  • Video