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Supply Chain Management, Financial Analyst, Business Analyst

Menlo Park, CA
April 25, 2016

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Dan (Dannie) Zhang Pg. *

Dan (Dannie) Zhang

Menlo Park, CA


Highly motivated and proactive graduate with a M.S. in Finance and a M.S. in Business and Management specializing in supply chain management. Proven track record of success gaining skills and experience in multiple internships with a record of excellence in project management, internal and external customer service, finance, and accounting.

Highly trustworthy, discreet and ethical consistently demonstrating thoroughness, efficiency, accuracy and meticulous attention to detail.

Possess strong research, analytical and organizational skills with ability to make well thought out decisions.

Easily develops relationships and a positive rapport with co-workers, management and customers from diverse backgrounds at all levels.

Creative problem solver with ability to apply analytical and quantitative skills to evaluate business and customer needs formulating solutions and processes that enhance operations and profitability while satisfying customers.

Strong understanding of operations management, resources planning, accounting and financial analysis and reporting.

Communicates well with ability to plan and work effectively in a fast paced environment with deadlines and constantly changing priorities.

Proficient in Excel, SQL, SPSS, Word, PowerPoint, Outlook and Google Tools. Fluent in English and Mandarin. EDUCATION

Master of Science in Finance, Johns Hopkins University, Carey Business School Aug. 2014 Member of Carey Consulting & Finance Clubs, Financial Management Assoc. & Investment Banking Club. Master of Science in Business and Management, University of Maryland, R. H. Smith School of Business Major: Business and Management: Supply Chain Management May 2013 Member of Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals (CSCMP), Smith Master Student Association. Bachelor’s Degree in Economics, Zhejiang University, School of Economics June 2012 Honorary Diploma of Chu Kochen Honors College, Major: Finance & Banking PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Red House Fashion, CA, US/Beijing, China 10/14 2/16 Supply Chain Finance Analyst/Business Development Consultant

Interfaced remotely with cross-functional groups for new product development strategies and implementations.

Collaborated with finance group to provide analysis and commentary for consolidated financial statements.

Utilized advanced Excel, SQL and other tools to build and maintain various financial and resource planning models and metrics, consolidated reporting, charts and presentations for internal teams and executive updates.

Conducted sales forecasting, procurement planning, budgeting, inventory and product lifecycle management.

Coordinated and administered review of vendor contract agreements, assessing the performance of key vendors and developing vendor improvement plans to support the continued focus on delivering improved value.

Evaluated impacts of changes in supply chain on cost through what-if analysis and sensitivity analysis.

Integrated tightly with key operation groups and led a group of 4 to provide business assumptions and trends, analyze key drivers of revenue and cost changes, and support for cost reduction efforts.

Designed and delivered robust implementable ideas of image consulting services which enlarged customer base by 21%, boosted sales revenue by 34% within a year and signally increased brand awareness and visibility.

Led 4 consultants in providing potential and existing customers with advisory opinions on how to match their wardrobes picking trends of the season of Red House Fashion to build stylish and professional image.

Kept abreast of current thinking and technical knowledge after completing initial image consulting training from an AICI CIP certified image consultant.

Bank of China, Urumqi, China 6/13 8/13

Corporate Banking Financial Analyst Internship

Led 6 interns in conducting statistical modeling analysis and compiled daily reports of corporate deposits.

Identified a critical issue of bank rate that didn’t meet the requirement by China Banking Regulatory Commission. Proposed a solution adopted by the bank to reduce the default risk of loans.

Lucubrated financial status of applicants for small business loans, computed key financial ratios, analyzed unsystematic risks and drafted reports to management for further decision making.

Arranged regular meetings and social events with enterprise clients to develop and maintain business relationship; offered expert advice and guidance on financial management practice and dig out potential business opportunities. Boston Consulting Group, Shanghai, China 6/12 7/12 Associate Consultant Internship

Dig into current business background and prospects of cement industry, gathered and manipulated data and Dan (Dannie) Zhang Pg. 2

executed cold calls to subject matter experts for informational interviews.

Teamed closely with consultants and associates documenting and providing client SWOT analysis.

Collaborated with project managers and team members in drafting business expansion and industry chain merger proposals for clients.

Designed portion of client PowerPoint presentation; reported relevant information to upper management. Citibank, Shanghai, China 4/12 5/12

Citibank Young Talent Program/Investment Analyst Associate Internship

Conducted financial asset valuation and simulated asset allocation strategies utilizing financial modeling and investment analysis techniques and skills.

Researched demographic groups, analyzed investment requests of clients, modeled multiple planning and investment scenarios and devised investment portfolio solutions.

Monitored macroeconomic trends and organized investment information in financial markets.

Strengthened client relationships by matching updated clients’ requests with portfolios to achieve desired results.

Developed customized and comprehensive investment plans tailored to the needs of the high net worth clients. Industrial and Commercial Bank of China, Urumqi, China 6/11 9/11 Financial Advisory Internship

Guided and directed VIP clients’ inquiries to ensure optimal banking experience.

Boosted Platinum Cards sales to high-end clients by 20% per month.

Managed and analyzed VIP clients’ financial status and investment demands; communicated and built close relationships with VIP clients to make financial suggestions and recommend suitable investment products. VOLUNTEER EXPERIENCE

Founder, Mobile Medical Team, Urumqi, China 2/12 – Present

Developed concept of creating, planning and implementing mobile medical team to assist residents with poor living conditions in remote areas of SinKiang to receive free medical exams, diagnosis, and medicines.

Raised more than $160K as initial fund, garnered support from medical companies, hospitals, commercial tenants, entrepreneurs and established partnership with local medical institutions.

Secured permits for one month trip per year to provide medical services which included securing medical personnel, planning route and daily schedules and transportation, overseeing finances, expense management, supply chain support and coordination, negotiating with vendors and purchasing supplies.

Led a team of 20 professionals from different key sectors in visiting poorest areas with extreme living conditions and small local clinics providing free services and medicines, assisted with complicated diagnosis and made recommendations on operations and management improvements.

Mobile Medical Team was successful helping many people and also saved the lives of two patients that were diagnosed with serious illness that needed higher level treatment by contacting and arranging with the nearest hospital to treat them. As a result of impact of trip, partner medical companies set up an office and distribution center to better serve this market.

Currently assist with advice and recommendations on supply chain management, team expansion and marketing.

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