How I can help you

Using my experience as a small business owner and entrepreneur I can help you succeed in your business venture. I am high-energy, curious, and upbeat and will use these traits to offer focused, practical strategies to help you achieve your goals. My areas of expertise include finance and cost management; accounting; strategic planning at several phases of the small-business lifecycle, including development, start-up, expansion and maturity; sales and marketing at a hyper-local level; and IT/software implementation. I understand the importance of identifying the true cost of bringing a product or service to market. I can provide guidance on Product Cost Planning, from product development to plant cost and variance. Here are some things we can we work on together.. Turning an Idea into a plan of action Creating a Business Plan and Annual Strategic Plan Analyzing a Franchise Disclosure Document Setting Up QuickBooks (I use it every day) Calculating Break-Even Point and Return on Investment Understanding financial statements and ratios Annual Budgeting and Periodic Forecasting Creating an Employee Handbook Figuring out the true cost of a product, or service, and how much you must sell it for to earn a profit given market conditions Lets get started!

Areas of Expertise

  • Accounting & Cash Flow
  • Business Plans / Startup Assistance
  • Buying or Selling a Business
  • Franchising
  • Human Resources
  • Marketing, Public Relations & Sales
  • Operations
  • Product Development & Manufacturing
  • Strategy & Planning
  • Technology

Industry Experience

  • Arts, Entertainment, & Recreation
  • Educational Services
  • Manufacturing
  • Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services
  • Retail Trade

Carmen Guinto

Communication Methods

  • Email
  • In Person
  • Phone
  • Video