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Sales Management

Huntington Beach, California, United States
October 15, 2016

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Pye Eshraghian, MBA

***** ***** ****, ********** *****, CA 92620

Mobile: 949-***-****


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Seasoned executive with extensive experience in corporate finance and operations, industrial research and consulting, sales and business development, project and alliance management, marketing and content production. Retain an elite education in international business, worldwide professional contacts across various sectors, multiple language skills and a unique talent for trends forecasting across diverse disciplines. Carry an unmatched knowledge of recessionary corporate risk mitigation, monetary history, behavioural economics, psychology, political economy and philosophy.

Business sectors: Venture consulting; Traditional and sustainable energy; Media content and distribution; Telecommunications; Precious metals commodity trading; mortgage and real estate finance; Public policy. Unique skill base: Financial operations and budget management; Merger assessment; Strategic planning; High volume sales generation; Team building and mobilization; Marketing design and innovation; Corporate software implementation; Macroeconomic, multi-industry, geopolitical and cultural trends analysis; Foreign policy and fiscal risk resolution; Public relations execution.

Business Experience

Hard Asset Partners LLC New York, NY & Los Angeles, CA Co-Founder and Head of Finance 2015 - 2016

Arranged business plan, provided financial and strategic research and executed business development for this NY-based, disruptive fintech-laden hard asset alternative investment retirement firm ($7T market). Private Equity Investment Consulting Greater Los Angeles Area, CA Strategic and Analytic Advisor 2013 - 2015

Analyzing marketing strategies and evaluating businesses to determine best financing structures for both clients and investors;

Redesigned and enhanced portfolio financial reporting;

Documenting and training current business metrics reporting systems;

Provided time sensitive analyses on various customer and business metrics for venture capital rounds of start-up funding;

Representing unique, industry-leading firms to angel and institutional investors: 1) The leading UK-based technology venture capital firm ($100MM second fund); 2) Highly disruptive, first-ever Meaningful Use (government certified) Health Informatics Platform, connecting doctors, patients, care teams, pharmaceuticals and extended care teams ($20MM); 3) Leading technology innovator in the global precision agriculture and viticulture sectors ($500K); 4) Leading national digital document verification firm ($2MM). Monex Deposit Company Newport Beach, CA

Account Executive 2010 – 2013

Commodity sales and trading of gold, silver, platinum and palladium bullion at largest precious metals dealer in the US.

Sold over $100 million worth of product, building a $12 million trading book of business in under three years;

Traded clients using technical and fundamentals analysis, intensive research of commodities sector and integration of wider macroeconomic/geopolitical drivers;

Provisioned senior management with exclusive sector research carrying wider sector trending data;

Awarded frequent incentives awards for monthly and quarterly sales performance. Independent Capital and Strategic Advisor Los Angeles, CA 2008 - 2010

Advised senior management of privately held companies on fiscal and operational strategies, raising private equity, deflationary economic risk assessment and forging strategic partnerships;

Clients included a technology public relations firm, artificial intelligence software start-up, leading biofuels generator, Seattle-based law firm, nationwide academic tutor, start-up kit car manufacturer and an offshore cement construction consortium;

Pye Eshraghian, MBA

20601 Troon Lane, Huntington Beach, CA 92620

Mobile: 949-***-****


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Incorporated and led Paradigm M Energy, Inc., a Moscow-based energy engineering firm, focusing on generating alternative sources of electricity through patent-pending technologies. Constructive Technologies Group, Inc. - Engineering Consultancy Irvine, CA Strategic Planning and Operations Analyst 2006 – 2007

Counseled senior management on divisional operations and wider strategy against sector recession;

Directed monthly and quarterly corporate budgeting and financial forecasting, reporting directly to the president and controller;

Exclusively advised president on merger offer from industry competitor operating in Asia;

Won federal government consulting contract (GSA) for firm. Impac Warehouse Lending Group – Impac Mortgage Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: IMH) Newport Beach, CA Warehouse Associate, Operations Analyst 2004 – 2006

Led research on national loan underwriters, title/closing agents, beneficiary banks, trends in national mortgage fraud, industry mergers and loan risk remission;

Managed heavy daily volumes of loan collateral vis-à-vis counterparty banks and administered daily due diligence/quality control;

Delivered to senior management executive analysis of the real estate market that forecast the current economic crisis three years in advance.

Convergent Media, Inc. Huntington Beach, CA

President 2000 – 2004

Directed market research advisory services for digitally evolving telecommunications and media firms in Europe and the US (I.E. Ericsson, Investor, Motorola, Net Insight, Amadeus and Completel);

Launched e-commerce start-up by recruiting the IBM/Epoch Incubator, venture capital firm, national Internet service provider, equity investors and technical support for its founders;

Introduced UK-based Internet protocol hardware to domestic vendors. Cornerbrook Films, LLC Orange County, CA

Producer – Independent Film Production Company 1999 - 2000

Successfully produced a motion picture that garnered festival awards, global video and pay-tv distribution;

Managed budget, creative partners, investors, legal, post-production, music supervision, marketing and incorporation.

International Creative Management, Inc. (ICM) Beverly Hills, CA Account Representative / Agent Assistant 1996 – 1999 ICM was the largest talent and literary agency in the entertainment industry.

Represented online entertainment firms, emerging technologies, writers, artists and animators to the traditional film studio and television networks;

Supervised team-based advising, research and branding support for non-industry clientele (I.E. Mercedes Benz, Condé Nast Publications and Alfred Dunhill) by leveraging firm’s traditional clients. Education

University of Cambridge, Resident - St. Catharine’s College Cambridge, UK MBA - Strategic Planning; International Business - The Judge Business School Curricular Consulting & Research

Founded and directed research team for Level (3) Communications - London, analyzing competitors in the European broadband carrier market;

Led group consulting and market penetration analysis for Polatis, Ltd., a European manufacturer of fiber- optic switching technology;

Delivered cutting-edge comparative marketing strategies to European and American media firms

(NTL, Telewest, Vivendi Universal, News Corp., BSkyB, Bertelsmann and Time Warner). University of California Irvine, CA

BA - Dual Major - Economics & Political Science – with Honors Research & Publications

Available upon request.

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