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Manager Self Employed

Arlington, Massachusetts, 02474, United States
March 01, 2018

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Executive Summary

Over ** years of financial, operational and sales management experience at branch, regional and country wide positions. In depth knowledge of local and international business customs and practices. Highly experienced in startup and takeoff of new business unit operations as well as reengineering existing operations to maximize efficiency and profitability.

Professional Experience

Project Consulting

January 2012 – Present

Self Employed

Arlington, MA

Financial, operations and IT project consulting to small and medium sizes businesses.

Migration to enterprise software solutions to ensure data integrity and security.

Financial planning and analysis with stakeholders to create long term business plans.

Training and mentoring of stakeholders, business development and customer support staff.


December 2009 – December 2011

Self Employed

Argos, Greece

Financial risk and compliance program implementation.

Corporate bond issuance negotiations.

Corporate banking, floorplan and consumer finance agreement negotiations and implementation.

Business plan creation and financial structure review.

SFS Hellas Consumer Finance– Societe Generale Group

January 2007 – December 2009

Regional Manager Southern Greece

Athens, Greece

Expanded regional commercial operations by hiring 5 business development staff members.

Regional control of 55 million Euro revenue budget in consumer, floor plan, and corporate financing.

Exceeded regional targets for risk exposure, gross interest rate profit margin and new client accounts.

Responsible for training, oversight and mentoring of business development staff.

BNP Paribas Consumer Finance

November 2004 – December 2006

Country Head – Auto Consumer Finance Department

Athens, Greece

Established new business unit commercial, operations and back office functions within HQ parameters.

Created, managed and executed business plan regarding automotive financing options.

Oversaw external commercial network, dealer support, credit control and granting departments.

Profit and loss and business unit responsibility of 50 million Euro revenue budget.

A. D. Rentas & Sons LLC

October 2002 – September 2004

Financial Planning and Analysis Manager

Argos, Greece

Designed, created and executed budgeting process, including strategic long term business plan.

Designed and executed internal audit procedures regarding all financial and operational issues.

Created new business development, goal tracking and sales control strategy using SAP.

Implemented SAP enterprise software migration to conform to all financial and operational goals.

Megatrust Securities S.A.

May 1998 - August 2002

Branch Manager

Argos, Greece

Managed 45 million Euro branch revenue budget and oversaw .5 million Euro operating expense budget.

Oversaw internal and external business development and back office operations.

Managed branch key accounts regarding current and future investment strategy.

Presented investment options in securities, derivatives and depository notes for maximum profitability.

Microcom, Inc.

June 1993 - July 1997

Financial Analyst

Norwood, MA

Prepared and analyzed corporate operating budgets and quarterly forecasts.

Compiled and analyzed product line and business unit profit and loss statements.

Supported senior management and subsidiary financial analysis requirements.

Prepared financial data for distribution to board of directors and SEC reporting requirements.


Northeastern University

September 1990 - June 1995

Bachelor of Science in Business Administration

Boston, MA

Concentration: Finance and Management


Highly Proficient user of Microsoft Excel and Access.

Proficient user of other Microsoft Office applications.

Proficient user of various ERP systems (SAP, Hyperion, LogicDis, Softone).

Proficient user of Salesforce CRM.

Training Seminars

Training the Trainers

June 2006

BNP Paribas Personal Finance – Aventage Consultants

Paris, France

The European Auto Financing Market – Methods and Products

September 2005

BNP Paribas Personal Finance - Cofica

Paris, France

Strategies and Uses of Derivatives

September 2000

Athens Derivative Exchange

Athens, Greece

Professional Certifications

Hellenic Capital Markets Commission

March 2000

Certified Financial Advisor

Athens, Greece

Language Skills

Fluent in Greek (Speaking, Reading and Writing).

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