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A gentle and practical reading experience taught by a Ph.D. in Youngstown, OH.


My method begins with patience and understanding of the student’s difficulties. We then build upon the student’s strengths.


I have a BA in Sociology, a Master’s degree in Education, a Ph.D. in Counseling Psychology, and a MBA. I have taught at the Associate's, Bachelor’s and Doctoral levels. I thoroughly enjoy reading and music as my hobbies.


Transportation Fee : $20
Rate for online lessons : $30/h
Rate for 5 hours of lessons : $125
Rate for 10 hours of lessons : $250
Lessons offered by John
The lessons will be held
at his home
at your home
Taught subjects
  • Academic help for reading
  • All Levels

John's resume

John Mahinis, Ph.D., MBA
1169 Trails Edge Drive
Hubbard, Ohio 44425
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I am a strategic thinker, quickly grasp complex topics, experienced in developing efficient execution plans. Projects involving rapid turnaround times and time-critical decisions are within my comfort zone. My strong people skills make me an excellent team builder, strategist, planner, and organizer. Twenty plus years of exposure to finance, financial planning, and financial analysis have made me strong in these ares. Important character traits include loyalty/trust/devotion/commitment/candor. They are the bedrock principles upon which my strength as a leader exist. These, along with my enthusiasm, dedication, drive, creativity, stability, and collaborative nature, make me a dynamic communicator, with strong emotional intelligence. I have directed organizations in several traditional, higher level corporate, senior executive roles within a variety of different industries nationally and internationally. I am bi-lingual, observant, quick, accurate, friendly, conscientious, and educated but not elitist. I am well acquainted with managing the plethora of personalities, cultures, and nationalities inherent in international business. I am equally comfortable with domestic clientele.
Business-to-consumer settings
Problem solver
Adaptable to change
Promote cultures reflective of the organization’s values
Accustomed to working hand-in-hand with company principals
31 years of management experience
Integral member of executive management team
Technically proficient with many computer based applications
Lead to positively drive growth/contain costs
Set/implement metrics for trackable improvement which can be directly tied to the customer experience and cost savings
Establish/maintain effective working relationships internally/externally
Possess passion for employee development
Passion for operational improvement.
Please do not hesitate to contact me with any questions or concerns. I would appreciate the opportunity to review my qualifications in more detail and look forward to your favorable response.
Please see my resume below for your kind review and consideration. Thank you.


John Mahinis, Ph.D., MBA

Name: John N. Mahinis

Corporate Executive Increasing Bottom-Line Profitability Through Change Management Strategies
Professional Profile
Accomplished Executive with proven ability to develop and implement strategies that support business and financial objectives. Have led key initiatives that increased sales. Recognized as an expert in applying financial concepts to asset management decisions.
Respected Leader, able to build highly motivated management teams focused on achieving revenue goals. Keep up-to-date with changes through continuing professional development.
Areas of Expertise
High-Volume, High-Dollar Negotiations  
Strategic/Tactical Planning  
Multimillion-Dollar Operating and Capital Budget Administration  
Analytical and Financial Skills.

Educational Degrees: Year

B.A. (Sociology) 1981
M.S. (Education) 1983
Ph.D. (Counseling Psychology) 1987
MBA 1992

Professional History:

Liquidation Brokers, LLC (formerly Infinity Remarketing Services, LLC) and Bin Voyage, LLC (a subsidiary of Protospective, LLC)
FEBRUARY 2020-Present CEO

Develop strategic growth plan for a start-up retail chain which included franchise development (three franchises sold in an eight-month period) while overseeing the wholesale brokerage of liquidated merchandise through contracts held with major retailers such as Target, Home Depot, and Amazon. Manage internal investment program, the proceeds of which are used for product procurement and physical expansion. Responsibilities include financial management/accounting, real estate management for three companies.

CTC Manufacturing, Inc., West Hazleton, PA :

PRIVATE NON-PROFIT CATERING TO THOSE WITH PHYSICAL AND INTELLECTUAL DISABILITIES: Reduced operating expenses and pay rates, during which time contract discussions for more favorable terms ensued with two of our major clients. Secured contracts for warehouse storage and apparel production. Maintained a strong and positive working relationship with the Board of Directors. Ran the organization in a fiscally responsible manner. Approved all contracts and expenditures. Promoted revenue growth by growing business relationships with new and existing contracts. Established effective working relationships with community groups. Developed and executed personnel policies. Oversaw the creation and management of consumer services to ensure compliance with the organization’s mission, vision, and priorities of the Board, strategic goals and objectives, and organizational policies.

M&R Power Equipment Group, Hermitage, PA:
2016-2017 President

M&R Power Equipment Group: Strategic visionary leader to all executives. Ensured smooth operation of the processes that contribute to the production of goods/services. Ensured the development/management of a professional/efficient organization. Increased construction equipment sales by 22% during my tenure. Reduced insurance premiums by 36% by analyzing/selecting an insurance carrier that gave us more for less, realizing a savings of $40,000 annually. Began a curriculum of cross training personnel in order to ensure all bases were covered with respect to operational tasks. Brought the organization into the digital age by creating an interactive website, a social media campaign, and the use of interstitial ads. Ensured the organization's assets, fiscal operations, marketing, human resource, technology, and programmatic strategies were effectively implemented across all segments of the organization and properly aligned with the organization's core mission.

Summer Global Systems, LLC, Poland, OH:
2010-2016 President/Owner

Summer Global Systems, LLC: Advocated within the public/private sectors, for issues relevant to the
organization and its service. Achieved a 40% market share within 8 months as a result of the design of my
portal lift.

Select International Services FZCO, Djibouti, Africa and Select International Services SARL, Djibouti, Africa: 2013-2016 Managing Director

Brokered the purchase of this organization and then became its managing director. Responsible for all aspects of the organization including all Customs Authority matters. Determined organization’s short/ long-term goals. Secured 10 million dollars worth of defense contracts within the first three months of operation. Personally generated 1 million dollars in defense contracts annually. Successfully negotiated tax disputes with the Djiboutian Government, negotiating a $250,000 penalty down to $100,000. Provided oversight of all activities. Assured quality/organizational stability through development/implementation of standards/controls/systems/procedures/regular evaluation. Assured process for selecting/development/motivating/evaluating staff. Recruited personnel/negotiated professional contracts, and saw that appropriate salary structures were developed/maintained. Promoted programs/services that were produced in a cost-effective manner, employing economy while maintaining an acceptable level of quality. Oversaw contractual/fiscal activities including budgeting/reporting/auditing. Facilitated the integration of the organization into the fabric of the community by using effective marketing/communications activities. Advocated within the public/private sectors, for issues relevant to the organization, and its services.

Seven Seas Shipchandling Company, Djibouti, Africa:
2009-2013 General Manager

Oversaw a 5 year, 150 million dollar prime vendor contract. Prepared for the next rebid of another 5-year contract and was successful in winning the bid. Interpreted functions/activities of operation to the U.S. Government. Directed resources toward accomplishment of goals. Strove for consistent enforcement of rules/standards/policies. Communicated with governmental entities/customers/tenants/regulatory agents/commissions/boards/general public. Coordinated orderly construction/development of operation to move forward with organizational objectives. Fiscal/Legal/Customs Authority responsibility. Budgeting/expenditure of funds. Responsible for legal policies//mandated responsibilities. Programs/policies implemented to ensure safety of employees/public. Reduced expenses by restructuring staff, renegotiating service contracts, reducing utility expenditures. Secured small business commercial contracts which generated annual revenue of USD $30 million. Developed operating budget for the short term (one to two fiscal-year periods). Coordinated long term planning to determine capital expenditures such as construction/land acquisition/major equipment purchases.

United States Army, Camp Lemonnier, Djibouti, Africa:
2006-2009 Rank: Lieutenant Colonel-Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa-Safety Director

Primary advisor/representative/consultant to Commander on safety issues. Developed/revised safety policy as necessary. Performed trend analysis/risk assessment/incorporated safety metrics into all on/off duty activities. Promoted a culture of Continuous Risk Assessment. Accident Prevention/Control: Evaluated potentially related hazardous operations/materials/procedures. Identified hazards/evaluated degree of risk/applied knowledge of safety/health principles/standards to initiate corrective action. Responded to safety/health suggestions and complaints. Performed in highly diversified work situations. Made studies of accidents/safety concern situations/devised methods of overcoming hazards. Inspected operating locations. Identified/directed attention to safety hazards/assisted supervisors in correcting potentially hazardous situations. Prepared drafts of directives/regulations. Reviewed accident history for previous months/made recommendations effecting overall policies to the Commander. Determined the need for, and initiated safety training programs for personnel. Prepared/issued bulletins/letters/notices for distribution to personnel relative to job/off-the-job safety.

International Profit Associates, Inc., Buffalo Grove, IL:
2004-2006 Senior Business Valuation Analyst to Small and Medium Businesses

Bridgecom International, Inc.., Manhattan, NY:
2003-2004 Customer Relationship Manager/Retention Manager
Responsible for identification/implementation of internal cross-functional processes/procedures
that directly increase the level of quality of service and satisfaction provided to our customers,
insuring retention of accounts. Interacted with corporate decision-makers on all levels.
2003 Field Corporate Education Trainer
Demonstrated/taught (in field and classroom environments) cross-functional expertise (sales
process/sales management/corporate education training) to the entire sales force.
2001 District Sales Manager
Demonstrated leadership of business process improvement. Increased voice/data sales by
250%. Satisfied 100% of requirements on operating and capital budgets. Directed development
of a detailed marketing plan for the Northern New York Region. Retained primary responsibility
for recruiting, termination and counseling/development of all employees within this district.
2001 Senior Account Executive
Responsible for penetrating new territories. Upper 15% in sales within an organization of 60
Account Executives. Mentored junior Account Executives.

United States Arm, Ft. Lewis, WA
2001-2003 Rank: Major

Responsible for Emergency Operations Center-2nd shift. Participated
in tactical intelligence training exercises with the Japanese Self Defense Forces in Sendai, Japan.

Digital Broadband Communications, Inc., Buffalo, NY
2000 Senior Account Executive

Responsible for penetrating new territories. Upper 15% in sales within an organization of 45
Account Executives. Mentored junior Account Executives.

Mental Health Consultant, Allegany County, NY

Private practice consultant, assisting organizations in developing new initiatives, identifying grant
sources/grant preparation.

Private Counseling Practitioner, Allegany County, NY

Provided individual, marital, and family therapy to patients of all ages.

Allegany Rehabilitation Associates, Inc., Allegany County, NY
1993-1998 Non-Profit Adult Day Treatment Facility Program Director

Directed case management, implemented day treatment programs, wrote operations procedure
manual, established annual budget, participated with committees on quality assurance, annual goals
and objectives.

Pathways Incorporated, Corning , NY
1991-1993 Non-Profit Children’s Day Treatment Center Program Director

A newly established program between the New York State Department of Education and the New
York State Department of Mental Hygiene, I developed initiatives, monitored clinical records,
recruited, assigned/evaluated personnel.

Allegany Rehabilitation Associates, Inc., Allegany County, NY
1990-1991 Non-Profit Adult Day Treatment Facility Program Director

Directed case management, implemented day treatment programs, wrote operations procedure
manual, established annual budget, participated with committees on quality assurance, annual goals
and objectives.

Laurel Health Services, Inc., Western PA
1989-1990 Clinical Director of outpatient/day treatment programs
1987-1989 Clinical supervisor of outpatient/day treatment programs

Additional Military Experience:

343rd Army Security Agency
Chief of Intelligence Operations: Responsible for Tactical Intelligence tasking within the 28th Infantry Division. Commanded twenty enlisted personnel

986th Maintenance Battalion
Battalion Detachment Commander: Responsible for Command consisting of 90 personnel

3rd Battalion, 98th Regiment, 98th Division
Battalion S-1: Director of Personnel, responsible for all personnel matters within the Battalion

Alpha Company, 1st Battalion, 392nd Regiment
Company Commander: Basic Training Company consisting of two hundred personnel

First Corps, HHC G-2, Fort Lewis, WA
Directed emergency operations within the 1st Corps Emergency Operations Center, shortly after 9/11

Military Education:
Military Intelligence Officer’s Basic
Nuclear Biological Chemical Warfare School
Military Intelligence Officer’s Advanced Course
Collection Management and Dissemination Course
Combined Arms Staff Service Schooling
Ordnance Officer's Advanced Course
Command and General Staff College
Collateral Duty Safety Officer Course
Army Safety Course (Manager’s Safety Course)
Army Avoidance Course for Army Motor Vehicle Drivers
Commander’s Safety Course
Composite Risk Management Course
Composite Risk Management Operational Course
Environmental Compliance Officer Course
Mishap Investigation, Reporting & Record Keeping
Enterprise Safety Application Management System (ESAMS)
Army Aviation School Aviation Safety Officer’s Course
Army Safe Driver’s Training Course
Explosive Driver’s Course
Army Safe Driver’s Training
Instructor, Observer, Controller Course

Decorations and Service Medals:
Army Service Ribbon
Army Achievement Medal
Army Reserve Components Achievement Medal (Second Award)
Armed Forces Reserve Medal
Global Expeditionary Service Medal
Global War on Terrorism Medal
National Defense Service Ribbon
Joint Meritorious Unit Award
Defense Meritorious Service Medal

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