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Management Self Employed

New York, New York, United States
January 20, 2017

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Summary of Experience

Over ** years of experience in financial analysis and project management. Significant industry experience in Commercial and Residential Mortgage Backed Securities, including securitization for Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac. Self-starter with excellent leadership and communication skills.

Work experience

KPMG LLP April 2008 – Present

Financial Risk Management

Experience in flood insurance remediation with a major banking client; including the audit and assessment of appraisal documentation, flood premium billing and payment methods, as well as identification of flood zone territories.

Conduct financial risk management for advisory and audit engagements related to financial instrument valuations and cash flow analysis of fixed income, structured products, technical accounting applications, and whole loan portfolios Developed project plans and milestones as a framework in development of audit guidelines, as well as for Comprehensive Capital Analysis and Review (CCAR) under FRB requirements.

Analyze and assess internal control policies and risk management activities related to investment portfolios, liquidity sources, accounting changes, and new regulations related to Dodd Frank.

Oversee the planning, implementation, and tracking of short-term and long term engagements; including project planning, staffing, implementation and delivery. Proven ability to consistently deliver projects on time and on budget.

Staff Connect August 2007 – April 2008


Grant Program Administrator supporting the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops. Responsible for review and analysis of federal grant programs, ranging in size from $500,000 to $6 million; monitor budgets, verify participant eligibility, monitor revenues and expenses.

Created cash flow models to forecast expenditures for federal grant programs. Developed quarterly and semi-annual budget forecast models for requests to extend specific grant programs.

Ciena Capital LLC/BLX LLC January 2006 – July 2007

Credit Risk Department

Published annual and quarterly reports on portfolio performance, specified industry groups, geographic exposures, and interest rate risks.

Created spreadsheet models to manage inventory levels and reordering processes as an Independent Consultant for small businesses.

Collected and analyzed data on macro and micro economies as related to geographic and economic exposures for commercial business on a $4.2 billion loan portfolio of commercial mortgages.

Independent Financial Analyst/ Consultant September 2004 – January 2006

Self Employed

Provided independent consulting services to local small businesses in operational improvement including cost and inventory management.

Developed spreadsheet models to manage inventory levels and reordering processes as an Independent Consultant for small businesses.

E*TRADE Financial/Harris Direct April 1999 –- August 2002

Agency-side Trade Desk

Traded listed, over-the-counter equity, and option securities, averaged over 400 trades per day.

Responsible for training personnel in trading regulations and agency desk functions such as: short sales, option assignments, and accuracy of trade executions.

Analyzed the accuracy and timeliness of $5 million worth of trade executions for potential price improvements, the results were presented in a weekly research report to management.

Grayson Financial Inc. August 1998 – April 1999

Operations Department

Responsible for overseeing the daily functions of the operation department, including: account transfers, new accounts, verifying option agreements, and risk-less principal trading.

Developed database to track broker commissions and ticket charges for P&L reports.

M.S. Farrell & Co. May 1997 –- August 1998

Financial Advisor

Tailored portfolios and managed investments for small business owners and retail investors.

Provided financial advice to investors and increased assets under management by 35% within 1 year.

Education, Professional Affiliations, and Certifications,

M.B.A. William E. Simon Graduate School of Business Administration June 2004

B.S. Rider University May 1997

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