A graduate of Boston University School of Management, Burt is a SCORE NYC mentor, the founder and principal of a global marketing and consulting agency, and an advisory board member of Virtual Enterprise International. He has written commentaries on improving higher education for Washington Examiner and John William Pope Center. After a 20 year career in corporate retail America, he began his second career. His unique combination of skill sets include includes new business development, retailing, wholesaling, merchandising, branding, marketing, sales, global licensing, global sourcing, importing and consulting to small businesses. He has an innate ability to identify underdeveloped and niche markets as well as implementing them into profitable businesses.