We are strategic collaborators, innovators and change agents who are passionate about our clients and the opportunities we create. Honesty, belief in doing the right thing, committment to excellence, transparency, and integrity are our values.
Chief Executive Officer
Mr. Barrick has spent the last 30 years serving his clients and managing successful projects that have led him to create Smart Business Doctor. Joe graduated with a Bachelor of Science Degree Business Administration, Specialization Marketing / Management from Elmira College in New York. His ability to deliver more than expected results, with integrity and engaging solutions, is what sets his company apart from the competition. Joe spent most of his career within two industries: Real estate development/construction and Business Engineering. His vast knowledge of operations, corporate finance and c-suite advisement has helped navigate companies through difficult transitions. Joe believes that all organizations have the ability to move from good to great through smart decisive action and customized solutions. Mr. Barrick oversees a team of committed employees that embrace his creed of conduct and believe in helping clients meet true success.
“My greatest accomplishment in business is developing long- term relationships with our clients in which we serve through transparency and accountability.”
Chief Operations Officer
Patricia Davis has been with Smart Business Doctor since its start, serving as Chief Operations Officer.
Ms. Davis has more than twenty years of executive leadership experience in the corporate sector. Patricia has served as Chief Operations Officer in a variety of industries and has extensive financial management experience. Patricia was an integral part of bringing privately held corporations to IPO. Ms.Davis started her career working within sales and client relations and moved up through organizations tasked with P&L and fiduciary responsibilities. She has extensive start-up and operational change management experience.
VP, Business Development
As VP of Business Development, Jim McKie brings over 30 years of diverse experience working with both for-profit and non-profit organizations throughout the United States and Latin America. Jim has owned and operated multiple companies ranging from software development, internet marketing and brand development to business consulting, training, and capital raising for various real estate development projects. Jim has held various C-Level positions at companies over his 30 years in business. Mr. McKie also holds a board seat with Life After Active Duty, an organization dedicated to helping veterans re-integrate into their communities after their military careers have come to an end.
Mr. McKie is a veteran of the U.S. Air Force and has a B.A. degree in Business Administration.
VP of Business Engineering
Godfrey Holder serves as VP of Business Engineering for Smart Business Doctor.
Managing Director, VP of Business Assessment
Mr. Chumbook has over 25 years of professional leadership experience with 15 years of specialized training and experience conducting business analysis. Rob has worked with clients ranging in annual revenues from 1 million to 100 million and specializes in construction, manufacturing, engineering, and distribution. In addition to outside expertise in the market place, Rob also has a business ownership background having run his own successful business for several years. Rob has obtained expertise and experience working with hundreds of businesses on industrial processes, job costing, distribution and inventory, sales and marketing, computer systems, and over all successful best business practices and organization.
Mr. Chumbook graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree in Economics/Entrepreneur Science from the business school at the University of Southern California. Rob recently moved from Chicago to Jacksonville, FL and has one daughter.
“We are a collection of elite business professional in our industry who as a group of business engineers have hundreds of years experience in the business management consulting industry stewarding our clients along the path to realizing both Quality of Life and Financial Freedom.
In no other business platform can we positively influence the success of small to medium size businesses by the growth and development of its life blood…its’ people.”
Chief Technology Officer
Alex brings over a decade of professional software engineering and architecture experience. He has leadership experience in retail, manufacturing and information technology industries. His passion is machine learning science and with his expertise in web and mobile development, he is pushing Smart Business Doctor to the cutting edge of technology.
Mr. Paluzzi is a graduate of Saint Francis University with a Bachelor’s Degree in Management Information Systems with emphasis on Computer Science.
Sr. Business Analyst
Rated in the Top 5% of all Middle and Upper Level Executives by Alexander Proudfoot Consulting
Ralph Watson has a varied and extensive career spanning 45 years of increasingly responsible positions in both sales and operations in a very diverse mix of industry specialties, including food processing, textile and apparel, financial services, strategic marketing and professional management consulting.
As a Senior Executive Analyst with several international managements consulting firms, he distinguished himself as one of the top analysts in a highly competitive field. He also and was an International Business Coach for SkillPath Executive Services coaching 10 businesses in Germany and the United Kingdom.
Earlier in his career, he rose to Associate Manager of three divisions of the third largest milk cooperative in the country where he turned around a failing division and decertified two powerful unions. Moving from there he joined the Southland Corporation to launch the Dole Fruit N’ Juice Bar and a franchise program with Coca-Cola Foods. Later he joined a family owned, vertically integrated textile and apparel company and within 6 months was Vice-President of Sales. He took the company from a Cost Plus5% product mix to one carrying a 30% Gross Margin. He then went into business for himself in the highly competitive industry of financial services where he set up a national health insurance program for the Business Partners of IBM and later earned a license to implement the Monopolize Your Marketplace strategic marketing system.
He holds a BSA degree from the University of Georgia.
Sr. Business Analyst
Steve Mason serves as Sr. Business Analyst for Smart Business Doctor.
Senior Project Director
Mr. Fetner has more than 30 years experience in Business with over 20 of those years in Sales and Sales Management. Scott graduated from Purdue University where he majored in Industrial Management with majors in Accounting and Computer Science. He spent 6.5 years in the Navy as a Naval Flight Officer flying back seat in F-4 Phantoms and teaching Seamanship at Naval Aviation Schools Command. His Sales training was from a Bert Rogers training syllabus while with Union Carbide, Linde Division. He progressed through several different sales positions, primarily in big ticket sales and Sales Management. His financial back ground, learned at Purdue, has been augmented by years of Business Budgeting and over 7 years of Business Consulting to small and medium sized businesses. His unique past experiences have provided him with the tools to become an excellent Project Manager and Consultant.
Sr. Project Director
Sr. Project Director
Business Development Director
Howard Siegel serves as Business Development Director for Smart Business Doctor, LLC.
Business Development Director
Milt Jordan serves as Business Development Director for Smart Business Doctor, LLC.