Secaucus, NJ 07094
Code, Data and Quantitative Services
Solving problems with experience, knowledge, and tools. Proven collaborative consultant with experience building and deploying software in the financial and healthcare industries, startups to large businesses. Extensive background in quantitative finance, regulation, accounting, business law aimed at financial transactions and business operations. Full-stack development experience with ReactJS, NodeJS, GraphQL, SQL, AWS, Python, R, Mathematica and others.
Languages, Libraries and Applications
3+ years React, Node, AWS single page applications, analysis, design, architecture, development, testing, deployment, and maintenance. Extensive use of functional programming methods and React Hooks for state management.
Experience with REST and GraphQL APIs including AWS, serverless, Integrations to Stripe, Shippo, Medicare Blue Button, FHIR, proprietary computation server.
Experience with XML, JSON, GraphQL, SQL, FPML, FHIR, SVG, and other data store and transport formats.
Proficiency in working with data stores such as MSSQL, MySQL, DynamoDB with AWS Appsync, MongoDB.
Working experience on React JS Virtual DOM and React Views, rendering using components using custom HTML and familiarity with shadow DOM.
Use of Git, GitHub, AWS CLI, Amplify CloudFront with YAML for infrastructure, version control and deployment pipeline, experience in various agile methodologies like Test Driven Development (TDD), CI/CD, Lean, and SCRUM.
Created consumer facing SPA https://christysrumcakes.com
Created a SPA clinical health data aggregation and analysis system – https://christyheatlh.org.
Created a SPA analytical business operations financial model using 90 million accounting records https://aitoconsulting.org.
Simultaneously managed multiple requirements gathering and development teams.
Intellectual capacity to grasp new situations quickly and apply problem-solving skills.
Integrations and APIs
Managed team using Python for mapping, testing, logging, and alerting for technical integration to dozens of internal and external applications interfacing SunGard Front ARENA.
Managed team using Python, XML, FPML for development of processing to the street for OTC products. Order & dealing desk handoffs, affirm & confirm via Markit Partners and T-Zero to DTCC including ISDA doc management, confirm & settlement of cash-flows, novation and termination processing, as well as contract compacting and tearing up.
Christy Rum Cake – 2019 to Current
Consumer facing e-commerce start-up. 100% React SPA, Node, AWS. Integration to Stripe, Shippo and quickbooks.
Christy Health Inc. – 2017 to Current
This startup is focused on patients with chronic conditions and their caregivers. 100% React SPA, Node, AWS. Integration to Medicare Blue Button 2 and FHIR, Stripe, quickbooks, proprietary computation server.
Healthcare Transformation Trust Utility Inc. (HTTU) – COO & Quant – 2014 to 2017
Founder and member of the board. Used Mathematica, Python, R for deep analysis of large healthcare systems claims, remits, and accounting records producing a bespoke Charge Adjustment Payment (CAP) model. This model quantifies historical, current and projected cash-flow velocity and stability, as well as, solvency risk from the record level up. The model provides a means to interrogate the viability of healthcare provider’s credit quality and financial operations capacity. Created and managed organizational controls for processing HIPPA data. Experience with angel and VC funding.
SunGard Financial Systems – Director Front Arena Americas – 2011 to 2014
Responsible for managing a team to support sales cases, liaise with product management, and develop solutions to take to market. Support marketing and communications to develop go to market campaigns, meet with media, and contribute to strategic analysis. Initiated strategic partnerships to leverage SunGard strengths and accelerate solutions time to market. The following accomplishments have resulted:
Pipeline value increased by a factor of 20
Opened sales efforts in LatAm
Lead the eOTC solution specification and go to market campaign
Tripled sales in two years for the region
Developed strong working relationships with TABB, Deloitte, and Microsoft
AITO Consulting – Owner – 2007 to Current
Business Analyst – Shumway Capital $5.0B AUM
May 10 – Aug 10
Business Analyst – Passport Capital $2.5B AUM
May 09 – Aug 09
Business Analyst, Technical – Deutsche Bank Absolute Return Strategies $5B AUM
Feb 08 – Mar 09
Managing Consultant, Business Analyst, Technical – State Street Global Advisors
Apr 07 – Jun 08
SunGard Consulting – Senior Consultant – 2004 to 2007
Managing Consultant, Domain Expert – UBS O’Connor $15B AUM
Jan 07 – Apr 07
Managing Consultant, Domain Expert, Technical – SSgA $10B AUM
Mar 06 – Apr 07
Domain Expert, Technical – Third Point $7.5B AUM
Jan 07 – Feb 07
Domain Expert – Hedge Serve Administrator (formerly FDS)
Nov 06 – Feb 07
Managing Consultant, Domain Expert, Technical – IFS
Sep 05 – Nov 06
Managing Consultant, Domain Expert, Account Manager – Bear Stearns
July 04 – Sep 05
Reuters Consulting – Senior Consultant – 1999 to 2004
Pre/post sales consulting North and South America for Kondor+ and KVaR+. Kondor+ is a cross asset portfolio management system. KVaR+ is a global VaR risk calculation and reporting system. Demonstrated, implemented, and upgraded Reuters Kondor+/KVaR+ applications in Chile, Brazil, Mexico, Canada, US at Putnam, ING, Deutsche Bank, Banco Santander, HSBC, ITAU, Standard Charter, BBVA, Banamex to name a few.
ITESM, Monterrey Institute of Technology and Higher Education – University Lecturer – 1996 to 1999
Taught 3 to 4 classes per semester. Developed a derivatives class for graduate and undergrad level. Courses taught theoretical and practical aspects of valuation models, hedging with Greeks, and derivatives processing. Student evaluations where consistent: hard but fair.
Co-taught Corporate Finance class with the University of Texas satellite Master of Business program.
Developed and conducted 3 week options market making courses. Helped trading desk managers’ judge who should be given trading books. Course was delivered multiple times to Deutsche, Dresdner, Swede Banc, Banco Santander, BBVA.
Formed a partnering agreement with Banamex to fund a $1M portfolio management lab. Each semester six undergrads where invited to participate for credit. Students where quickly placed after graduation.
Proprietary Trading – Options Market Maker at CBOT, CME, CBOE –1986 to 1996
EDUCATION AND SKILLS
BBA – Finance and Economics, 1986, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI
Highly experienced MS Office user including Visio, Project, and Accounting. Various analytical and development tools: HTLM, CSS, JS, ReactJS, NodeJS, Mathematica, R, Python, JSON, GraphQL, SQL, XML, AWS, NPM, GIT Linux-Ubuntu.