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Norma J. Rist About Norma J. Rist

Norma Rist is president of Norma J. Rist CEO Consulting, Inc.,
a company that provides strategic growth and profitability solutions. She has over 20 years of experience in marketing, operations and financial management. Her management experience includes positions as controller for a $200-million division of a public corporation and vice president and general manager for a $40-million manufacturing and wholesale company, Pepsi-Cola Bottlers of Akron, Inc. Norma is the author
of Small Business Savvy (Adams, 2001).

As a consultant and business coach, Norma works with business owners to analyze financial information, improve operational effectiveness, and assess new opportunities. She has assisted hundreds of entrepreneurs in growing their businesses and improving profitability.

Awards and Honors

Leadership Akron 1985
The Peter Bommarito Award for Outstanding Volunteer Services to the Community, The Akron-Medina County Labor Council of AFL-CIO, 1990
U.S. Small Business Administration Cleveland District Office Advocate of the Year, 1999

Selected Recent Clients
Carey & Littler Staffing, Akron
Center for Families and Children, Cleveland
Concept Freight, Akron
Data for Decisions in Marketing, Inc., Akron
Edwin Shaw Hospital, Summit County
Home Builders Association Serving Portage & Summit Counties
Interactive Therapeutics, Stow
Liniform Service, Barberton
McKay Insurance Agency, Inc., Akron
R.W. Martin & Sons, Kent
Sarah Adult Day Services, Inc., Canton


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