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Data Analyst

New Jersey, United States
January 28, 2018

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Michael B. Gallo

**** ****** ***** ***** **********, NJ 08536



Research Analyst with 18 years’ experience in problem solving, product testing, and data interpretation. Performed in fast-paced environments, consistently meeting tight deadlines and managing client expectations. Seeking a position that leverages my skills in compliance, database management, or customer service. EXPERIENCE

Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey Hopewell, NJ 5/17 – 1/18 Data Analyst I, Professional Contracting & Servicing, Integrated Resources Inc. (contractor)

• Tracked and monitored physician contracting, and coordinated the recruitment process.

• Tracked contract system routing processes, and generated templates for enhanced follow up on contracts.

• Generated and maintained the error log for the contract management system. Bloomberg L.P. Skillman, NJ

2012 – 2016 Research Analyst, Funds Compliance Team

• Consistently exceeded client expectations by effectively handling one of the largest pricing workbooks, typically providing over 20,000 fund prices per day.

• Evaluated data fields for web portal user interfaces; provided detailed enhancement feedback to programmers to improve the data structure, usability, and efficiency.

• Provided one-on-one workbook training, automated email rejection rules, and developed troubleshooting techniques, resulting in faster problem solving.

• Collaborated with clients and internal teams in UK and South Africa to manage rejected ticker submissions, resulting in significant time savings and increased throughput.

• Liaised daily with one of the largest vendors on price file delivery, ticker delivery, ticker submissions, and client inquiries, resulting in smoother information distribution, greater work transparency, and stronger vendor/client relationships. 2000 – 2012 Research Analyst, Mutual Funds European Team

• Managed coverage for over 8,000 European mutual funds, providing timely and accurate information on pricing, total assets, dividends, corporate actions, and classifications.

• Developed relationships with fund companies, management companies, portfolio managers, and vendors to acquire and maintain fund data, resulting in expanding the fund database.

• Spearheaded the creation and maintenance of pricing workbooks for current and new pricing sources, eliminating pricing data gaps.

• Beta-tested fund product application enhancements and error checking tools; provided detailed results to programmers and decreased database errors. 1998 – 2000 Research Analyst, 13F Filings Team

• Transferred SEC13F filings data from scanned images into Excel workbooks, resulting in improved data sharing across departments to facilitate report generation.

• Performed quality audits and corrected data discrepancies to improve data accuracy. EDUCATION

1993 – 1997 Raritan Valley Community College North Branch, NJ

• A.A. in Liberal Arts; coursework in business, psychology, and art history.

• Division III baseball pitcher, nationally ranked team. PERSONAL

• Z-Health training system sports performance, rehabilitation, and injury prevention.

• Weight-lifting enthusiast; goal to dead lift 300 lbs.

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