One of the persons who stopped by and bought my book was Adrian Pelkus, President of A Squared Technologies, Inc. and leader of a group called the San Diego Inventors Forum. This is his story of helping American businesses.
About Michele Nash-Hoff
Michele is founder and president of ElectroFab Sales, a sales agency specializing in helping manufacturers select the right processes for their products since 1985.
She is currently a director on the board of the and the San Diego Inventors Forum and is also Chair of the California chapter of the Coalition for a Prosperous America.
Michele is the author of Rebuild Manufacturing – the key to American Prosperity, which is a sequel to the 2009 and 2012 edition of Can American Manufacturing Be Saved? Why We Should and How We Can available at www.amazon.com. She had her own column on IndustryWeek’s e newsline until 2018, and has written articles for many other e newslines and industry websites.
Michele earned a B. A. from San Diego State University and is a 1994 graduate of San Diego’s leadership program (LEAD San Diego). She earned a certificate in Total Quality Management in 1993 and a Yellow Belt in Lean Six Sigma in 2014.
Michele Nash-Hoff started in San Diego’s high-tech manufacturing industry as an engineering secretary at age 18 before going back to college as a young mother. Her career includes being part of the founding team of two startup companies.
She has also served as a Managing Member of two new business incubators for start-up companies while running ElectroFab in the last 20 years. The National Business Incubation Association published Michele’s first book, For Profit Business Incubators in 1998. She was a mentor for startup companies for CONNECT's Springboard program from 2015-2018.
Entries by Michele Nash-Hoff
September 16, 2021 marks the 10th anniversary of the America Invents Act (AIA) at the Decade of Stolen Dreams Inventor Rally organized by US Inventor, Inc., a non-profit association of inventors devoted to protecting the intellectual property of individuals and small companies. It represents its 13,000 inventor and small business members by promoting strong intellectual […]
On June 29, 2021, the U.S. International Trade Commission (USITC) released a report on the economic impact of the many bilateral, regional, and multilateral trade agreements that the U.S has signed since 1984. These include NAFTA, that went into effect in 1994, the multilateral trade deal that created the World Trade Organization in 1995, as […]
For many years, the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) has been coordinating talks among 140 countries on cross-border tax reform in order to get multi-national corporations to pay their fair share of taxes. Currently, multinational corporations that have subsidiaries or divisions in other countries use legal accounting strategies to reduce their taxes by transferring profits to […]
On May 24th, the Coalition for a Prosperous America released a new working paper, “Job Quality Index for Black, Hispanic and Asian American workers. In this working paper, Jeff Ferry, CPA Chief Economist, and Amanda Mayoral, CPA Economist, present Job Quality Indexes for three important minority groups within the U.S. workforce: Asian, Black, and Hispanic […]
Makerspaces are a good idea for any community that wants to accelerate the development of manufacturing businesses in their region. According to Makerspaces.com, a Makerspace “is a collaborative work space inside a school, library or separate public/private facility for making, learning, exploring and sharing that uses high tech to no tech tools. These spaces are […]
The panels on the third day (March 25th) of the virtual CPA conference highlighted how the technology industry contributes to national security and the economy as well as how a currency policy would contribute to President Biden’s “Build Back Better” industrial strategy.
Summary of day two of CPA’s conference. Reforming Corporate Taxation to Help Reshore Our Industries and Buy American. What you need to know.
What you need to know about Coalition for a Prosperous America’s annual trade conference in 2021.
One definition of the “American Dream” is “The belief that anyone, regardless of where they were born or what class they were born into, can attain their own version of success in a society in which upward mobility is possible for everyone. The American dream is believed to be achieved through sacrifice, risk-taking, and hard […]