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Bill Genova ...Mr. Network's story

HEY I BELIEVE IN NETWORKING SO HERE IS MY STORY ----YOU MAY FIND SOME REASON TO DO BUSINESS OR SOCIALISE WITH ME.

July 2000

Genova Business Development
President

Contract to various companies or projects. Organizing a Business Improvement area, creating and executing a market plan for a Toronto tour company, opening major restaurants and stores, tax sheltering, viaticals.

 

Additional activities;

 

     Tour manager and guide, historian and story teller. I give personal individual and group tours. I have given many step-on tours with bus companies that have contacted me, as well as tours via the hydrofoil and buses to Niagara Falls and throughout Southern Ontario.

     Each day I either walk 10 km or  bike twice that distance which means I am up for walking and biking tours.

     Emergency supply teacher for the Toronto District School Board. I teach any subject but enjoy teaching History, Geography, Mythology, English, Civics, Philosophy, Business, Salesmanship, and Religion.

       I am a qualified TESL teacher. (Ontario TESL Diploma).

       I teach English at various ESL private schools and tutor privately as well.

       I also tutor adults to acquire computer skills.

       I also host monthly meetings titled "Celebrate your Intellect", which discuss a wide range of subjects.

 

Genova Associates
President
June 1998 June 2000
Business Development
Facilitate companies at various levels of maturity from Venture Capital to Mezzanine Financing, to going public through an IPO
Provides for companies -- Growth Assessment, Investment Banking Strategies, Management Strategic Planning, Research-Based Repositioning Strategies, Investor Media Relations, and on Going Management Consulting
Connecting clients with individuals, companies, institutions, monies etc to achieve their objectives.

Sales Manager
Retirement Compensation Funding
January 1996 to May 1998.
Focus on Retirement Compensation Arrangement and Pension Planning for executives in major corporations.
Sell Business Life Insurance, health insurance, R.R.S.P., Pension plans, Group plans, R.R.I.F.'S, Tax Shelters, Mutual Funds, estate and financial plans.

President
Genvita Inc., Ativita Inc., and Great Lakes Capital Ltd.
January 1992 to December 1995
Investments involving the purchase or sale of real estate and mortgages for my own account, other individuals or syndicates.
Networking and introducing individuals into business opportunities with each other.

Partner & Director
Retirement Compensation Funding
December 1990 to December 1991
Focus on Retirement Compensation Arrangement and Pension Planning for executives.
Sell Business Life Insurance, health insurance, R.R.S.P., Pension plans, Group plans, R.R.I.F.'S, Tax Shelters, Mutual Funds, estate and financial plans.

Sales Manager
Confederation Life/Toronto City Branch
April 1987 to November 1990
Market and sell financial products for Confederation Life.
These include Business Life Insurance, health insurance, R.R.S.P., Pension plans, Group plans, R.R.I.F.'S, Tax Shelters, Mutual Funds, estate and financial plans.


Account Executive
Financial Planning Pan Financial
October 1986 to March 1987
Market and sell financial planning, life insurance, disability, pension products, tax shelters and mutual funds.

President
Genova Marketing Consultants

Financial Planner
Professional Economic Consultants

Life Insurance Salesman
Licensed with Confederation Life
William Genova Insurance Agencies Inc.
November 1973 to September 1983
Sell Business Life Insurance, health Insurance, Pension plans, Group Benefits, tax shelters and estate plans.

President
Genova Communications

Corporate Communications Manager
Xerox Corporation

Director of Advertising and Public Relations
Honeywell Corporation

Sales Promotion Manager
Prize Incentives

Copywriter
Eaton's of Canada Limited

Assistant Promotion Manager
CKLW Windsor Ontario

FORMAL EDUCATION:
Graduate high school senior diploma
Graduate of University of Ryerson
(Degree in Radio and Television (Communications))
Ontario TESL Diploma (English as a Second Language).

COURSES GIVEN BY:
(1) Advertising & Sales Club
(2) Association of Industrial Advertisers
(3) Industrial Marketers of Toronto
(4) Association of Canadian Advertiser
(5) Various corporate courses dealing with sales and marketing
(6) Life Underwriters courses
(7) Courses given by Independant Insurance Brokers Assoication
(8) Licensed Level Two Life Insurance
(9) Licensed to sell Registered Education Savings Plans

OTHER BACKGROUND DATA:

Chairman, Public Relations Council (Canadian Business Equipment Manufacturers Association.)
Chairman, Quebec Market Committee (Association of Industrial Advertisers)
Vice-President, Ryerson Alumni Association
Founding member Knights of the Round Table
Executive Member, Tau Epsilon Nu
Communications Council (Civic Action Party)
Member of Association of Canadian Advertising Association Committee
Membership Association of Canadian Advertising Association
Membership Industrial Advertisers
Membership Industrial Marketers of Toronto
Marketing teacher extension course at Ryerson
Canadian National Ski Patrol --National Director of Public Relations
Director, Skyloft Ski & Country Club
Agents Advisory Council Confederation Life
Member of the Million Dollar Roundtable
Speaker on Insurance Topics
Lecturer on Selling
President & Owner of Newmarket Golf & Country Club
Guest speaker on Etymology
Guest speaker of comparative mythology
Chairman and Primary Fund Raiser for the North York Symphony Orchestra
Fund Raiser for Villa Colombo (Home for the Aged)
Director and Treasurer of the Canadian Native Arts Foundation
Public Relations for Lise Genova Inc.
Speaker at the Niagara Institute
Member of the Cambridge Club
President & Owner of Cupolo Sports
Private tutor for computer programs: of Word Perfect, Lotus, D-Base, Financial & Estate Planning Programs, Insurance Programs, and many others.
Guest speaker at Life Underwriters on various insurance subjects
Investor Relations Lifestart
Investor Relations for Genescreen
Investor Relations for Kelso
Investor Relations for Yanks Peak Resources
Partner, Director and Sales Manager for Retirement Compensation Funding
Director and Chair for Membership Toronto Entertainment
District Association (TEDA) a Business Improvement Area
President and Organizer of NETWORK-NETWORK (Singles organization with 1500 member)
Artist
Photographer
Writer