The Bush Company, Inc. operates on an Associate Staffing System, wherein, management and technical professional experts are retained relative to a particular assignment. Over the years, the Company has established an excellent working relationship with many Associates and currently has on file individuals and firms with impeccable credentials in the following disciplines:
Certified Public Accountants and MBA’s — specializing in marketing, finance, and management with emphases on small and international business development.
International Commercial Law — we have a working relationship with professionals who practice international law within their respective countries.
Agricultural — engineers, technicians, extension specialist, economist, agronomists, poultry and livestock specialists
Computer Information Systems Specialist — system analyst, programmers, database specialist and engineers.
General Construction Contractors and Civil and Structural Engineers — we maintain a working relationship with some of the areas brightest talent.
Food Service & Processing Specialists — engineers, dieticians, technologist, chefs, food service managers, brokers and distributors for all types of food items and operations.
Specialists in Mineral Exploration for Gold and Diamonds– bush and field explorers for land and water sites, specialists in geology, geophysics, geochemistry; metallurgists and mining engineers. Focus placer deposits.
Education and Training Specialists — We develop training programs for various skills, trades and other disciplines relative to economic development factors and manpower requirement programs.
E. DOUGLAS SHADD
Mr. Shadd –Founder: Is no longer associated with the firm with the exception of private sector International Business Development – (primarily feeding relief related issue).
Mr. Shadd is an MBA with more than thirty years of entrepreneurial management and business development expertise. He has managed a diverse range of business activity in both domestic and international markets. His entrepreneurial experiences (twenty-four years) include an owner operator of several businesses, i.e., Brokerage firm, and Business Development Group and Consultant firm. He has cross sector industry experience, i.e., food service industry; agribusiness; entertainment industry; international business development & management; natural resource development; consultancy; construction management; government contracting; information technology. His international experience consisted of project development and management relative to natural resources and agribusiness projects and feeding relief solutions.
Mr. Ronald O’Neal: provides marketing expertise as will as economic planning. As a marketing consultant he has provided services to a large variety of retail consumer product companies, telemarketing, and industrial sales organizations.
As a business consultant he made a special effort to provide marketing and business development services to nonprofit organizations as well. Clients included First Harlem Management Corp., Grace Community Development Corp., Atlantic City Business Development Organization. Mr. O’Neal also served as Executive Director City of Mt..Vernon NY, City Demonstration Agency Management Program .
Mr. O’Neal served as Vice Chair on the City of Camden NJ Zoning Board of Adjustment, and Instructor of Economics at Camden County College.
Mr. O’Neal earned a B.A. in Political Science from Herbert H. Lehman College, The City University of New York and a MBA from Rutgers University School of Business.
EUGENE C. JACKSON
Mr. Eugene C. Jackson: Is a Management and Technical Assistance consultant. As an Executive with Eastman Kodak company Mr. Jackson held the position of Director of Imaging Systems for Commercial & Government Systems Division, and before that position he had full responsibility for the Department of Defense Automated Document Management and Publishing System at Eastman.
Mr. Jackson served as Chief Executive Officer for Business Systems Group Inc., a full service systems engineering concern with offices in New York, Virginia, and Tennessee. The Business Systems Group client list included Fortune-500 companies, government agencies and major educational institutions. In addition, Mr. Jackson has held significant management positions with Xerox Corporation and served in several systems management positions with Aetna Life & Casualty. Therefore, Mr. Jackson brings a big business perspective and systems integration to the table, while fostering a first hand knowledge of small business development. He offers analytical, managerial, and organizational expertise.
Mr. Jackson received his Bachelors degree in Management Science from Central Connecticut State University and his MBA from the University of Rochester. He has also completed the Executive Development Program offered by the University of Rochester.
Associate Consultant Serving as Director of Engineering for The Bush Company
Michael Ernst is the principal and founder of Michael Ernst P.E, P.A., the company that bears his name. He founded the company after a varied experience in many industries with Fortune 500 companies. Mr. Ernst’s corporate career culminated as the Director of Engineering for a Fortune 50 food company. During that assignment, Mr. Ernst managed the environmental compliance, and capital budgets of nine manufacturing facilities with gross sales in excess of $1B. By squeezing ROI from every capital dollar, Mr. Ernst generated returns as great as 500%, increasing one facility, plant wide efficiency by 50%.
Mr. Ernst has focused his firm on providing plant-engineering services to facilities in the food, flavor, fragrance and related industries. By getting to know the operations of each facility, Mr. Ernst can supply solutions that solve a greater range of problems than consultants hired for only one specific problem. Practical plant experience insures that solutions are robust and continue to work for years even under unanticipated conditions. Clients of the firm include John Labatt Ltd., Nestle Beverage Inc., Estee? Lauder, Whitlock Holdings Inc., Tuscan Dairy Farms Inc., Takasago International (USA) Inc., J. Manheimer Inc. and others.
Mr. Ernst international experience includes projects in the Emirate of Qatar, The Netherlands, and Puerto Rico.
Mr. Ernst received his Bachelor of Science Summa cum Laude and Master of Science both in Chemical Engineering in a four year honors program at the Polytechnic Institute of New York. Mr. Ernst holds Professional Engineering Licensure in New York and New Jersey. He is also a Certified Hazardous Material Manager (CHMM).
Associate Consultant For Special Projects and Research
Dr.Olutoye Akinjiola is a chemical engineer with over 20 year broad range of hands-on experience in academics and in process industries. Earlier in his career he performed research on heat transfer and fluid flow at the UK Atomic Energy Research Establishment at Harwell. He was a senior process engineer with the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation. Later he became a professor of at the university of Ife where he taught undergraduate and graduate courses in chemical engineering. Back to the industry, he re-designed PS Nitrogen (Clinton, Iowa) fertilizer’s plant process safety after it was de-bottlenecked to increase ammonia production from 40 to 70 tons/day. Prior to joining the Bush Company as a consultant, Dr. Akinjiola was a senior principal engineer with Air Products and Chemicals in the Research and Engineering unit. Dr. Akinjiola has been applying his strong background in engineering principles to enhance productivity and profitability in chemical process, energy, food, and pulp and paper industries. Dr. Akinjiola has a B.S. in Chemical Engineering for the University of Ife, Nigeria, and earned both a MSc. and a PhD degree in Chemical Engineering from the University of Rochester, NY.
WILLIAM H. JORDAN
William H. Jordan, Jr., is a computer and internet consulting professional. Mr. Jordan is a 1985 graduate of Howard University in Washington D.C. with a B.S. in Electrical Engineering. Mr. Jordan has over 14 years of industry experience in digital electronic design and software development. He completed Howard University’s Small Business Development Program.
Mr. Jordan has an extensive background in embedded systems hardware and software design, development and testing for both commercial and military systems. Mr. Jordan has lead projects through the full development cycle from specifications development to product delivery and support. Systems experience includes IBM, SUN, SGI and HP in both Unix and PC operating environments.
Mr. Jordan is married to the former Eleanor Hudgins and is father of Dara, Jabari, Alia and Osei .
Development Team Bio’s:
In addition the Bio’s presented herein, the Bush Company has key linkages with other companies such as Bakers Bright (Gordon Voss – master food technologist), as well as access to retired Kellogg Executives. Additionally, we have worked with major manufactures in food processing and packaging, equipment vendors, and commodity providers.
We are capable of building a development / management team for any given agribusiness / food processing and packaging application. We have successfully conducted numerous executive searches. Furthermore we believe in offering a substantial compensation package including earned equity options.