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Old August 12th 03, 08:34 AM
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Guess who embellished his resume after resigning as the USCF's executive
director and became a chief operating officer?
According to information available on the Internet, on Oct. 7, 2002, George L.
DeFeis joined The Objectivist Center in the newly created post of chief
operating officer. In that capacity, he will oversee all of the center's
operations, administration, general management, and finance, including
fundraising, membership development, event planning, and the production of
Navigator.

And now, from the embellished DeFeis resume via the The Objectivist Center's
news release comes the following:
"In 2000, De Feis was recruited to be the executive director of the U.S. Chess
Federation, with the mission of bringing profitability to that organization
after it had lost money during the four previous years. At the USCF, he focused
on a pricing strategy, "branding" initiative, publishing venture, membership
drive, and sponsorship campaign, as well as tournament management and a unified
marketing approach. Within one year, DeFeis had put USCF in the black, launched
an onlite site for playing chess, increased membership, and negotiated an
agreement for the U.S. Championship worth over $1 million."

George Mirijanian
(who knows a resume-embellisher when he sees one)
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Old August 12th 03, 01:24 PM
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"Miriling" wrote in message
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The reason given for DeFeis' departure from The Objectivist Center,

according
to its executive director in a news release, was "It had also become clear

that
his particular skills and experience were not the best fit for our

mission."

I'll bet.

StanB



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Old August 13th 03, 12:43 AM
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Miriling wrote:

The reason given for DeFeis' departure from The Objectivist Center, according
to its executive director in a news release, was "It had also become clear that
his particular skills and experience were not the best fit for our mission."


I'm greatly surprised the DeFeis hasn't found a home in a
government agency. He sounds like the perfect fit - all
promise, no substance. :-/


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Old August 13th 03, 06:26 AM
Bruce Draney
 
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Bill Smythe wrote:

At least now he has a chance to accomplish something concrete.

Bill Smythe


One could even say he's cemented his place in history.

Best Regards,

Bruce
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Old August 13th 03, 04:20 PM
AlforChess
 
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Default Speaking of chief operating officers. Guess who?

The reason given for DeFeis' departure from The Objectivist Center,
according
to its executive director in a news release, was "It had also become clear

that
his particular skills and experience were not the best fit for our

mission."


How could anyone be "objective" after working for USCF?
al
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Old August 13th 03, 05:08 PM
Kevin L. Bachler
 
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In article , Miriling says...


Update: DeFeis did not last long at The Objectivist Center. He left at the end
of March 2003 and accepted a position as executive director of the Concrete
Industry Board in New York.



In article , Bruce Draney says...

Bill Smythe wrote:

At least now he has a chance to accomplish something concrete.

Bill Smythe


One could even say he's cemented his place in history.

Best Regards,

Bruce


To be making such bad puns, you and Bill must be really Bored. Perhaps you
could try something more Industrious to occupy your time.

Kevin L. Bachler

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Old August 24th 03, 04:58 PM
Jerry
 
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Why pick on a particular ex-employee? The uscf
consistantly hires people who are inappropriate.

Briarroot wrote:

Miriling wrote:

The reason given for DeFeis' departure from The Objectivist Center, according
to its executive director in a news release, was "It had also become clear that
his particular skills and experience were not the best fit for our mission."


I'm greatly surprised the DeFeis hasn't found a home in a
government agency. He sounds like the perfect fit - all
promise, no substance. :-/


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Old August 24th 03, 05:08 PM
Jerome Bibuld
 
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Dear Jerry,

Heil Dubya!

Your question is not unreasonable. However, it cannot apply to DeFeis, an
unconscionable fraud who was, by far, the worst "ED" in the history of the USCF
and, perhaps, the only really poor one. (In my opinion, the problems of the
USCF rest with the past members of the EB and its equivalent, the PB. The ED
normally was the victim of these politicians and could not do what properly was
required of of the position.)

Why pick on a particular ex-employee? The uscf
consistantly hires people who are inappropriate.

Briarroot wrote:

Miriling wrote:

The reason given for DeFeis' departure from The Objectivist Center,

according
to its executive director in a news release, was "It had also become

clear that
his particular skills and experience were not the best fit for our

mission."

I'm greatly surprised the DeFeis hasn't found a home in a
government agency. He sounds like the perfect fit - all
promise, no substance. :-/


Heute Uhmuhrikkka, Afghanistan und Irak. Morge die ganze Welt!

Uhmuhrikkka, Uhmuhrikkka uber Alles!

Fraternally,

Jerry (whose given name is different from yours)
gens una sumus
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