Frank DeSantis recently retired as Program Director at the Emerging Enterprise Center (EEC) in Wilmington, Delaware, a Business Incubator that serves early stage & start-up businesses in New Castle County. After a 36 year “Intrapreneurial” career in the corporate world with Sears, both in stores and home office, Frank has spent the last 8 years helping small business owners start and grow their companies, first with SCORE Delaware, and for the past 4½ years at the EEC. Frank’s understanding of both the strategic and practical sides of running the business helped EEC companies grow their business, develop business skills, and refine their business model so they are scalable and successful.
Frank is a proven General Manager who has combined customer focused, operationally driven, P&L accountability, strategic business development experience and customer relationship marketing management (CRM), to produce company recognized results. His experiences include:
· Region Human Resource management administering HR policies including compensation, benefits and employee relations, for 110 units and 20,000 associates