Vance has over forty years of experience as an engineering-construction industry professional. Vanceâ€™s first job in construction was as a building site laborer and over time progressed to executive management positions in large international engineering-construction organizations. While Vanceâ€™s business writing expertise is applicable to virtually any business type his writing specialty is results-oriented construction business documents including executive correspondence & speeches, comprehensive business plans, strategic plans, marketing plans, business operations analyses & progress evaluation reports, large capital project proposals, professional & technical services proposals, contract documents & agreements, expert witness testimony, and business research & research reports. Vance is a published construction business author and guest speaker. His articles have appeared in construction journals in the U.S., Canada and Europe. The texts of his speaking engagements have been published in the proceedings of U.S. and foreign government organizations and trade associations in the U.S., Europe, Latin America, and Asia. While working as the Executive Director of the Indonesian-American Economic Council, Vance authored quarterly newsletters and numerous white papers focused on identifying business opportunities and strengthening international business relations of the Councilâ€™s members. Dedicated to contributing to the community in which he lives, Vance has worked with youth, dislocated workers, and veteransâ€™ workforce development programs. Currently working as a U.S. Small Business Administration Certified SCORE Business Mentor Vance assists local area entrepreneurs to get their business dreams started and business owners to achieve their near-term business goals.
Vance is a voracious reader covering a wide variety of genres including mindless thrillers for long airplane rides, historical novels, science fiction, and historical and current day political analyses. Working with Alan Wright, Ph.D., Vance is a contributing editor, proofreader, and critic for two of Dr. Wrightâ€™s current fiction novels. Vance and his wife are avid world travelers. Vance has lived in five international countries and worked in or visited over seventy others. Illustrating the breadth of Vanceâ€™s writing skills Vance authored a travel article â€“ The Balkans By Bus â€“ which is posted in his LinkedIn profile.
Studied the variety of aspects covering forest management and wood technology.
Received 5-year professional degree in architecture.
Studied marketing, accounting, business operations research, business law, finance, business management consulting and international business
Vance graduated valedictorian from Colegio Americano (the American high school) in Caracas, Venezuela.
Responsible for two of N. G. Gilbert Corporation's U.S. engineering-construction business unit operations and all of its international operations.
Created the business management consulting firm - Business Development Services Associates, Inc. Directed the marketing, sales and performance of management consulting firmâ€™s overall business operations.
Vance Titus is a seasoned construction professional and construction industry writer. Vance has direct, hands-on experience designing, developing and managing very large infrastructure, industrial and institutional projects, as well as more modest-sized tourist resort complexes, residential properties and government buildings and facilities in the U.S. and more than twenty-five countries around the world.