Daniel Feiman

Managing Director

Daniel Feiman, MBA, CMC®

Mr. Feiman brings over three decades of experience in consulting and training to his clients. Before founding Build It Backwards he has spent more than 18 years in both traditional and nontraditional banking, where he developed his skills in commercial lending, marketing, leasing, asset-based lending, management, and loan work-outs. As an internationally recognized speaker and trainer, Mr. Feiman also has developed and presented hundreds of successful seminars, training programs, and educational courses to thousands of attendees around the world with topics covering the all aspects of strategy, finance, and leadership.

He has published whitepapers, articles, SlideShare presentations, YouTube videos and books on strategy, finance and leadership. His 3rd book in the Build It Backwards series (THE Book on…Business from A to Z: The 260 Most Important Answers You Need to Know), was nominated for a Thought Leader of the Year award by the AM&AA & selected as a Finalist for a Global eBook of the Year Award. He has been quoted in The New York Times, The Los Angeles Times, American Banker’s Association Journal, and Beverly Hills Business, just to name a few. Mr. Feiman has also contributed to books on strategic planning and career outplacement

Mr. Feiman earned his Bachelor of Arts degree in Sociology from California State University, Northridge and his Master of Business Administration from Pepperdine University. He received his certificate from the UCLA Instructor Development Program, teaches as adjunct faculty at UCLA Extension’s Department of Business and Management, was The Visiting Professor in the University of Huddersfield’s (UK) Business School and is a Certified Management Consultant (CMC©).*

*(Certified Management Consultant) is the certification mark awarded by the Institute of Management Consultants USA and represents meeting the highest global standards and ethical canons of the profession. Fewer than 1% of all consultants have achieved this level of excellence.

Mr. Feiman can be reached at dsfeiman@BuildItBackwards.com

Operations Manager

Robin Marans

Ms. Marans has over three decades of experience in operations management. Her expertise is primarily concentrated in the areas of Office Management, Production Management, and Human Resources. Her capabilities include creating budgets, establishing internal controls, and implementing HR processes.

Of her 30+ years’ experience, she spent 11 years overseeing operations in the entertainment industry for television, movie, and theater productions. Ms. Marans further diversified her skills while managing the operating side of a multimedia training company that worked with firms such as Federated Group, Big 5, Kroger Grocery Stores, L.A. Department of Water & Power (DWP), Great Western Bank, Dillards, Household Finance, Security Pacific Bank, and SportMart.

Ms. Marans can be reached at rmarans@BuildItBackwards.com


Upcoming Events

  • Financial Analysis & Feasibility Study
    18-19 March, 2019
  • Financial Analysis & Feasibility Study
    21-22 March, 2019
  • Financial Data Analysis Using Mathematics & Statistical Methods
    25-26 March, 2019
  • Fundamentals of Finance & Accounting for the Non-Finance Manager
    15-16 April, 2019
  • Leadership, Critical Thinking & Innovation: Igniting Creativity for Workplace Excellence
    17-18 April, 2019
  • Strategy Equals Success: Strategic Planning, Implementation, Communication & Measurement
    20-21 May, 2019
  • Financial Analysis & Feasibility Study
    23-24 May, 2019
  • Finance for the Supply Management Professional
    28-29 May, 2019
  • Mini MBA: Finance, Risk Management & Corporate Governance
    10-14 June, 2019
  • Business Intelligence & Analytics for Financial Professionals
    19-20 August, 2019
  • Achieving Best Practice in Accounts Payable & Receivable
    22-23 August, 2019
  • Procurement Success Summit 2019
    Co-Chair & Key note presentation on Leadership

    25-27 September, 2019
  • Fundamentals of Finance & Accounting for the Non-Finance Manager
    22-23 October, 2019
  • Leadership, Critical Thinking & Innovation: Igniting Creativity for Workplace Excellence
    24-25 October, 2019


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