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Franklin Park, NJ, 08823
September 26, 2008

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Kenneth A. Goodwin Jr.

*** ******** ***, ******** **** New Jersey 08823

Mobile: 201-***-****

E-mail: ***************@*****.***


Domestic and International Strategy Consultant • Project and Risk Management • Japan and U.S. Regulatory Compliance

• Partnered and consulted multi-national Senior Executives on engagement strategies and IPO triangular merger schemes.

• First ever foreigner to monitor JGB futures and options trades on the floor of the Tokyo Stock Exchange.


HUDSON COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE, Jersey City, New Jersey • 06/2008-Present

Adjunct Professor (Corporate and Financial Accounting)

• Teach two Financial Accounting II courses to 58 students that enable students to become proficient in preparation of corporate financial statements, managerial applications, accounting principles and financial measurements.

• Manage classroom activity and assess student progress on attendance, class participation and homework assignments.

• Develop and implement syllabus, examinations and case studies and provide final grades on respective students.

MERRILL LYNCH, & COMPANY, INC, New York, New York • 08/2007-02/2008

Global Private Wealth Management Associate

• Managed relationships with Senior Executives from Japan’s Sojitz and Toyota Corporations on alternative investment plans.

• Aided in the implementation of “Total Merrill” private wealth campaign and presented to high net worth candidates.

• Developed competitive analysis and monitoring plan and provided feedback to Merrill Lynch’s business development team.

THE FEDERAL RESERVE BANK OF NEW YORK, New York, New York • 08/2000 – 03-2007

Risk Manager/Bank Examiner

• Identified counterparty and basis risks on a $10 billion multi year synthetic blind CDO transaction at a major Japanese bank.

• Contributed regulatory guidance to a major Japanese Bank’s management that ensured compliance monitoring of its $7 billion monthly asset and liability gap and positions on mortgage and asset backed securities and synthetic and leverage loans.

• Managed and maintained business relationships with senior executives and Internal Audit committee members at 14 regional banks during the examination process to ensure the adequacy of control activities in accordance with the COSO framework.

• Led engagement planning and scoping activities with eight risk specialists and internal auditors at a major FBO bank that improved Sarbanes Oxley controls assessment and data management system at the subsidiary office in Mexico.

• Examined and investigated a major Canadian Bank for suspicious activities and transactions that ensured safety and soundness within the banking community as part of regulations stipulated within the Patriot Act.

• Wrote Federal Board of Governor resolutions on the bank-wide distributed Liquidity and Funding report for Japan major banks that ensured proper asset and liability management at the parent company level.

• Evaluated and presented transfer risk findings on syndicated loans and cash derivative positions of U.S. large complex banks in China, Indonesia, Philippines, and South Africa on behalf of the Inter-agency Country Exposure Review Committee.

Mike Mansfield Fellow (2Year Rotation Assignments in Tokyo, Japan) • 09/2004 – 09-2006

THE BANK OF JAPAN-Financial Systems, Bank Examination and International Departments

• Aided specialized team in teaching alternative operational techniques to Senior Bank Executives that enhanced understanding of Basel II requirements, Value at Risk and Loss Data Collection processes and Monte Carlo Simulation.

• Managed team of five and published consumer credit research that shaped consumer credit guidelines for finance companies.

THE JAPAN FINANCIAL SERVICE AGENCY-International Relations and Policy Departments

• Oversaw and managed research staff of four on developing solutions that improved the quality, operational cost and efficiency of IT technology usages and methodology of major Japanese banks relative to global peer banks.

• Lectured on financial literacy and Asia Basel II Pillar II Operations Controls and Best Practice Techniques to 40 Asian Banking Senior Executives and Commissioners at the 4th Annual Tokyo Financial Capital Markets Seminar.

• Managed research project staff of eleven and developed solutions on new examination layout at the Certified Public Accounting and Auditing Oversight Board, used in the 2007 quality control assessments for Japan CPA candidates.

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THE TOKYO STOCK EXCHANGE, INCORPORATED-Derivatives and Listing Departments and Trading Floor

• Matched trade orders on JGB and Equity Indexes using Zaraba and Itayose methods that prevented short term price volatility.

• Analyzed movements of JGB futures, ETFs, and OTC variance swaps for trading patterns and market manipulation.

• Managed team of three on the triangular merger scheme for equity swap ownership for foreign entities.

THE JAPAN NATIONAL DIET-The Office of the Honorable Yoshimasa Hayashi

• Consulted insights to Japan’s Keizai Doyukai on Japan’s $14.2 trillion pension reform used in a pension reform study.

• Consulted and directed investment bankers in the dynamics of Japan’s $3.1 trillion postal savings privatization system.

ITO YOKADO GROUP INCORPORATED Tokyo, Japan • 06/1999 – 08-1999

Graduate Intern-Management Associate, Seven-Eleven Japan Company Limited

• Drove creation and successfully implemented Seven-Eleven’s dominant strategy at 4 new franchises in Japan.

• Presented solutions and reports on improving the company’s $10 million supplied chain management systems within the distribution, warehouses, accounting, and store operations by implementing JIT management to streamline costs.

• Maintained quality and regulatory compliance by accessing local peer network to renovate existing store operations.

• Trained and rotated within Seven-Eleven’s departments at the company’s main headquarter in Shibuya, Tokyo.

FIRST UNION NATIONAL BANK (Wachovia Corporation) Charlotte, NC • 01/1996 – 08-1998

Qualified Retirement Plans Specialist

• Managed successfully over 50 Simplified Employee Pension accounts that increased in value to $20 million.

• Directed and advised Licensed Branch Network from New Jersey to Florida that maintained a 100,000 network.

• Serviced individually over 150 Individual Retirement Accounts that ensured compliance with IRS retirement tax codes.


Temple University, The Fox School of Business, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Master of Business Administration, Finance • 05/2000

Johnson C. Smith University, The Honors College, Charlotte, North Carolina

Bachelor of Science Degree, Business Management: Awarded Magna Cum Laude • 05/1995

Obirin University, Center for International Studies, Tokyo, Japan

Concentration: Japanese Management, Finance and Economics • 08/1994 – 07/1995


Japanese (Reading, Speaking, Writing)

Research, Presentations and Publications:

 Presented on Globalization and Sovereign Wealth Funds at 2008 FAPAC/ASPIRE Conference, June 2008-New York City

 “Sustaining Oneself in an Uncertain Marketplace,” NextGen Network, Spring 2008

 “Consumer Credit Reporting Systems Trends and Analysis,” Bank of Japan, May 2006

 “Banking Industry Investment Strategy and Information Technology Trends,” Japan Financial Service Agency, 2006

 “China’s New Exchange Rate Regime: A Crawling Managed Float,” ICAA Newsletter, Spring 2006

 “Overview and Unilateral Analysis of Japan's Accounting Examination,” Japan CPAAOB, December 2005

 “Deja Vous: The Ito Yokado Japan Internship,” NextStep Magazine, Summer 1999

 “MBA Outlook and Perspectives,” The Philadelphia Inquirer Newspaper, Fall 1998

 “The Nishinomiya Experience,” Featured on Japan Radio Station’s (NHK) “Japan’s Diary,” Spring 1995

 “The Gates of Narita,” Featured on Japan Radio Station’s (NHK)”Japan’s Diary,” Winter 1995


Member, The International Career Advancement Association

Member, KPMG-Peat Marwick PhD Project

Member, Andrew Carnegie Leadership Council

Member, Project by Project Asian American Volunteer Organization

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