Evanston, Illinois 60202
A performance-driven and dedicated finance professional with demonstrated experience in investment operations, client services, business development, liquidity analysis, report/vendor management, and trade execution, settlement, and compliance. Proven aptitude in handling multiple projects while exceeding objectives and redefining expectations in a deadline-driven environment. A versatile and analytical producer who works with cross-functional teams, solves ever-changing needs, and develops short-/long-term solutions for an organization.
GROSVENOR CAPITAL MANAGEMENT, L.P., Chicago, Illinois Finance Associate, 2005-2018
Spearheaded investment operations, operational due diligence, client services, and technology development on a variety of projects and day-to-day responsibilities. Led liquidity analysis, trade execution/settlement, pre-/post-trade compliance, and AML requests on behalf of over 70 advised funds. Directed formation/launch of new investment funds and strengthened ongoing relationships with administrators and custodians. Reviewed offering memoranda, subscription documents, side letters, and background investigation reports. Prepared and reviewed custom client reporting.
Served on several technology initiatives, including building/maintaining proprietary databases, liquidity reporting engine, and trade management tool.
Evaluated and recommended hiring of third-party investigation providers. JAPAN EXTERNAL TRADE ORGANIZATION (JETRO), Chicago, Illinois Assistant Director of Agriculture, 2001-2005
Advised companies entering Japanese market on regulatory/legal issues while providing entry strategies, market research, and business partnering. Conducted research in areas of U.S. agronomy, trade, economics, and law. Worked with investment team to promote and execute foreign direct investment (FDI) in Japan.
Oversaw FDI project for major American agricultural association.
Represented JETRO at relevant conventions and meetings. ADDITIONAL EXPERIENCE
AEON INTERCULTURAL, Sendai, Japan, Foreign Teaching Staff, 1999-2000. Worked in multicultural office teaching English conversation, grammar, and writing classes to Japanese students. Designed and developed integrated curriculum for students of all skill levels. Promoted business through recruitment and advertising campaigns. CENTER FOR JAPANESE STUDIES, UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN, Ann Arbor, Michigan, Lecture Series Coordinator, 1997-1999. Planned, promoted, and executed weekly lecture series featuring scholars and professionals in field of Japanese studies. Tracked payments, balanced grant money, booked travel arrangements, and designed/distributed promotional materials.
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CENDANT INTERCULTURAL, THE BENNETT GROUP, Chicago, Illinois, Assistant Account Manager, 1996-1997. Scheduled, planned, customized, and executed cross-cultural training programs for employees of Fortune 500 companies. Revised and updated cultural training models and tools. Developed and implemented quality control project and follow- up surveys on efficacy of cross-cultural training programs. EDUCATION
UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN, Ann Arbor, Michigan
M.A., Japanese Studies, 1999
LOYOLA UNIVERSITY CHICAGO, Chicago, Illinois
B.A., Anthropology, 1996
Magna Cum Laude
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