Contact Information

Chief Executive
Phone: 516-208-2810

Steve Davies

Steve Davies has been running The Alternative Board in Nassau County since 2002. Under his leadership, the Nassau County chapter has become one of the ten largest in the world, and over 60% of its business owner members have been participating for over five years.

Following a successful career with Barclays Bank in England, Steve moved to Long Island and founded US Computer Group. He grew this cutting edge IT services company swiftly over the following decade and it became one of the premier forces in its industry with $25 million in revenues and over 200 employees. This growth placed the company on the INC Magazine list of the 500 fastest growing companies in the US for five consecutive years and it was inducted into the INC 500 Hall of Fame. Steve was named a regional winner in the Ernst and Young Entrepreneur of the Year program for his accomplishments.

Steve is a dynamic entrepreneur with business experience in diverse industries. He brings a unique perspective by combining a strong financial background with a proven track record in leading companies through explosive growth. Major skills are in strategic marketing and positioning, creating and implementing growth strategies, resolving management issues that affect growing companies and creating financial reports that help in running a business. Over the last decade he has helped countless business owners accomplish their dreams.

As well as running The Alternative Board in Nassau County, Steve is also President and founder of Edge Initiatives, a management consulting firm that works with CEOs and presidents of small to medium sized companies. He is an acknowledged expert on Time Management and writes regularly on strategic, managerial and operational issues that affect small to medium sized owner-managed businesses.

Steve holds a Master’s Degree in English from Oxford University. He is an Associate of the Institute of Bankers in London, England and winner of their Transatlantic Banking Scholarship. He is also a certified coach for Strategic Business Leadership™, a Certified Professional Behavioral Analyst and a Certified Professional Values Analyst.

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Contract Facilitator
Phone: (516) 815-8656

Woody Greenberg

Woody Greenberg has been a senior executive and consultant for over 40 years with a record of success in diverse industries. His consulting practice is focused on strategic planning, financial management, operations improvement and family issues for small businesses.

Greenberg is a Certified Facilitator for The Alternative Board®. TAB is a selective, by invitation only, membership organization made up of Presidents, CEOs and owners who meet in small structured boards on a monthly basis to improve the profitability of their companies. He is also a Certified Coach in Strategic Business Leadership™

As President and COO, Greenberg was instrumental in the growth and profitability of Charles Greenberg & Sons, Inc. a 900-employee manufacturer of children’s shirts. While at Greenberg, he commercialized his in-house systems development team by co-founding Computer Generated Solutions, a professional services firm in the computer software field. He was Chairman and CEO of CGS in its early growth years, subsequently selling his interest in that firm.

He received an AB from Princeton and an MBA from Columbia School of Business. He has been a board member of the American Apparel Manufacturers Association and the Metro NY Chapter of the Young Presidents’ Organization, and has served as a commercial arbitrator with the American Arbitration Association.

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Contract Facilitator
Phone: 516.972.5127

Paul Meringolo

Paul D. Meringolo is the former Chief Executive Officer and Director of Medical Action Industries Inc. Paul held various executive positions during his 35 years with the company, including President and Chief Executive Officer for 18 consecutive years; Paul served as Chairman, President & CEO from October 1997 to May 2012.  Prior to that, he performed sales and operational roles within the company.

Paul led the company growth from a start-up to an established leading supplier of medical and surgical disposable products, marketed primarily to acute care facilities in domestic and certain international markets.  Paul aligned the company’s resources and created a strategy that focused on increasing market share with present customers, entering new markets for existing product lines, accelerating internal development of new products and maximizing the utilization of its existing facilities.

Under Paul’s leadership, the company identified opportunities for accelerating revenue growth and improving profitability. Since 1994, the company engaged in an active acquisition program and completed eleven acquisitions; the strategic initiatives put in motion helped the company gain significant market share and increased gross margins. In 2014, the company sold its Medegen Medical Products, LLC subsidiary and certain other assets of its Patient Care business unit to Medira Inc., an affiliate of Inteplast Group, Ltd. for approximately $78.6 million; and ultimately, on October 1, 2014, Owens & Minor, Inc. acquired Medical Action Industries Inc. representing a total transactional value of approximately $237.5 million.

Currently, Paul is an advisor and serves as a member of the board of directors for several companies.  He is excited about becoming a TAB certified facilitator as he is looking to give back and share his significant business experience with other business owners to help them become more successful.

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Contract Facilitator
Mobile: (516) 398-0576

Mitch Weinreb

Mitch Weinreb has been in the corrugated box and packaging supply industry for over 30 years. He started with a family business and sold out in 2000. Mitch is skilled at recognizing market opportunities and bringing them to reality. He truly thinks “outside the box”.

When the Internet was coming of age in the late 90’s, Mitch formed Allboxes Direct in order to sell boxes online to homeowners who were relocating. He obtained along with developing the home improvement market for an outlet to sell moving boxes as well. If you find boxes at a big box retailer or independent hardware store, it is Mitch’s vision on the shelf.

Mitch is an ex captain with a Long Island, NY Volunteer Fire Department. Although he could not continue to devote his time and energy after 10 years of service, Mitch became a volunteer mentor and counselor with SCORE in order to continue with his commitment of giving back to the community.

As a seasoned business person and mentor, Mitch is pleased to be part of The Alternative Board as a facilitator.

Whether a customer, vendor or a contact, Mitch is a firm believer in helping others succeed, which is his ultimate reward.

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