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San Leandro, California, United States
May 06, 2019

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Qianyi (Sandy) Zhao

**** **** **. *** ***, Davis, CA 95616 267-***-****


Pennsylvania State University University Park, PA

Smeal College of Business

Bachelor of Science in Risk Management GPA: 3.75/4.00 May 2018 Concentration: Actuarial Science

Minor: Statistics

Dean’s List: Spring 2014, Fall 2015, Spring 2016, Spring 2017 Professional Exams

Associate of Society of Actuaries (ASA) Designation Candidate

Exam P: Probability (40% Pass Rate) Passed: January 2017

Exam FM: Financial Mathematics (45% Pass Rate) Passed : February 2017

VEE: Economics Credited: April 2018

VEE: Accounting and Finance Credited: April 2018

VEE: Mathematical Statistics Credited: April 2018

Exam MLC: Long-Term Actuarial Mathematics (35% Pass Rate) Passed: June 2018

Exam C: Short-Term Actuarial Mathematics (43% Pass Rate) Passed: June 2018

Sitting for Exam IFM (Investment and Financial Markets) and Exam SRM (Statistics for Risk Modeling) Experience

Calbay Marble Inc. San Leandro, California

Project Estimator August 2018– Present

Perform data analysis on the company’s construction plans using work breakdown structure

Construct multi-layer mathematical models to automate weekly ETC, project costs, and resource constraints

Spearhead daily communication with clients to establish expectations, enhance deliverables, and review work details

Coordinate with Project Managers to monitor trade partner contracts, track project variances and budget integrity

Expedite responses to RFP’s in a deadline-driven environment, accomplishing a bid-hit ratio of 4:1 Corporate Securities Valuation Case Competition University Park, PA Team Leader Fall 2017

Examined the competitive advantages of the client’s company in today’s financial services marketplace

Assessed the client’s internal and external environments and identified factors affecting the client’s stock price

Performed statistical regression on client’s future performance based on the past data and corporate finance strategies

Refined qualitative and quantitative analysis based on publicly available information from the S&P 500 Index Insurance Pricing Group Project University Park, PA Project Leader Spring 2017

Identified and inquired with key stakeholders to pinpoint the clients’ potential risks and insurance needs

Calculated rating variables for final premiums based on documented mortality, interest, expense, and risk assumptions

Awarded 2nd Place across all participating teams for constructing effective pricing models for premiums Due South Computer Co. LTD Shenzhen, China

Data Processing Intern June 2014– August 2014

Compiled, cleansed, and verified unstructured data from source information using Alteryx

Reviewed data for deficiencies and errors, and resolved information discrepancies in data structure

Bridged the business and IT knowledge gap by preparing tailored data sets for differing information requests Honors & Activities

Mathematics Department Tutor Spring 2017- May 2018

Reviewed lecture materials for 3 advanced courses and held weekly office hours for college-sponsored tutoring

Developed academic strategies for improvement and successfully raised average test score as compared to class average Beta Gamma Sigma International Honor Society Spring 2016- May 2018

Selected as a candidate in the top 10% of a Bachelor’s business program from an accredited school

Participated in the business programs to refine skills and expand professional network Penn State President’s Freshman Award Recipient Spring 2015

Selected as 1 of 40 candidates among a pool of over 400 applicants

Awarded for excellence in academic standing (4.00 Cumulative GPA) upon completion of 36 University credits Skills

Language: English (Fluent), Mandarin (Native), Cantonese (Native)

Technical: Proficient with Microsoft Excel, SAS, Dreamweaver, R, and RStudio Various analytics software exposures including SPSS, Tableau, and Alteryx

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