Edward D WirthEdward D. Wirth

Position: VP and Chief Marketing Officer

e-northamerica Inc.

E-mail: ewirth@e-northamerica.com

Phone number: +1 (727) 366-7641

Social networks:   LinkedIn  

EDW Consulting, Inc. 2/95 – Present

• Founder and President. (A Florida S Corporation)

Change Management, Re-engineering, Strategic HR and Marketing Planning and Implementation (CRM, Business Development, Channel Development, Sales Mgt.), Valuations. Specializing in Startups and Turnarounds.

• (1997 – 2000) Managing Partner, Cornwell Consulting Services (Telecom Workouts, Valuations) Specialized in “corporate proctology”.
o Served as Director and Acting President of Touch Tone America (a telecom reseller) and their ISP subsidiary, GetNet International, (NASDAQ:TONE) as turnaround agent for investors. Negotiated a reverse acquisition as an exit strategy.
o Served as VP-Administration for MTC Netsource (an international calling card provider), reporting to Trustee in Bankruptcy. Served as President of Scruznet, their ISP subsidiary. Motivated and retained personnel while formulating a workout plan.
o Performed over 35 valuations (16 for CCS) for use in merger and bankruptcy situations. Prepared testimony in 4 of these cases. All were settled before trial.
• (2001 – 2002) Director, Special Projects, C3 Services (Conferencing Services) Evaluated acquisition candidates and conferencing platform suppliers.
• (1994 – 2000) Associate, The Information Group (Business Process Design)
• (1998 – 2001) Director, Special Projects, CGM LLC. (Telco M&A.) Due Diligence, Marketing Plans.
• (2005) Branding research and implementation for International Society of Pharmaceutical Innovation.
• (2008 – 2009) Developed 3 Marketing courses for a major on-line university – Advertising, Global Marketing, and Entrepreneurial Marketing.
• (2008 – 2009) Developed and help implement the Marketing Plan for a high-tech startup (ExerTherm – Switchgear monitoring).
• (2011) VP – Marketing & Sales, Petre Software & Computer Services, LLC., and WiHSPA™ (Wi-Fi Hot Spot for Proximity Advertising.
• (2011) Director – Business Analysis, ProVice LLC. Business Process Management reengineering design and implementation. Internet marketing strategy.
• (2009 – present) Director, Business Development, Marketing and Sales, Power Service Concepts (industrial batteries, battery maintenance & monitoring, AC and DC risk mitigation).

Teaching:

• Florida Institute of Technology, (Aug. 1991 – present). (Currently inactive due to change of focus at FIT.) MBA Program, School of Extended Graduate Studies (Develop and teach courses in Policy Formulation, Marketing, e-Marketing, and Health Care Marketing). University Alliance undergraduate management program: Developed the courses for the Marketing major; deliver online instruction. (Currently inactive due to change of focus at FIT.)
• Stetson University, (Jan 2001 – June 2003) JD/MBA Program (Taught courses in Management, Marketing, Organizational Behavior)
• University of Phoenix, (Dec. 2001 – present). John Sperling School of Business, College of Undergraduate and Graduate Business & Management. (Classroom and online courses in Marketing, eBusiness, Strategy and Policy Formulation, Public Relations/Marcom. For the College of Humanities: Communications for Accountants and Sales Communications)
• South University Online (Feb. 2010 – present) Various Marketing courses
• Eckerd College (Sept. 2010 – present — Residential: International Marketing, Global Human Relations Management (2010 – 2012); Program for Experienced Learners (PEL) – Principles of Marketing, Consumer Behavior, Marketing Research (2012 – present).
• California Southern University (August 2014 – present. Various Marketing and Management courses within the School of Business.

Professional Associations:

• Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) – Life Member — Power Engineering Society, Stationary Battery Committee; former participant in the Standards Association. (member since 1987)
• Former Secretary, Tampa Bay Chapter, Society for Information Management (SIM)
• American Marketing Association (AMA) – member
• American Association of University Professors (AAUP) – member
• Listed in Who’s Who in Finance and Industry, 27th Ed, 1992-93, 28th Ed, 1993-94.

Personal:

I enjoy golf, boating, and travel. I especially enjoy our 6 children, 11 grandchildren, and three great-grandchildren, so life is good.

Member of Board of Directors – Swiss Club of St. Petersburg (www.swissclubstperersburg.com)

Training languages
English