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Profile


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Financial Research Analyst

An energetic, motivated and highly dynamic person with strong working skills and 7 years of hands-on and theoretical experience in finance and business.  Strengths include:

·     Deep understanding of financial analysis principles

·     Able to perform both qualitative and quantitative analysis in variety of financial fields

·     Preparing and implementing strategies streamlining existing work-flows in order to increase efficiency

·     Ability to work with all levels of people and possession of strong relationship building skills

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Career Specifics


Career Specifics


International Monetary Fund. Research Assistant. Washington, D.C.                             2016 - 2017

·     Introduced and launched a markets monitor featuring European institutional and sovereign credit default swap spreads and equity indices for policy analysis and formulation by senior policy makers.

·     Achieved publication by the IMF of complex macroeconomic charts in a Financial Sector Policy Note regarding the Republic of Turkey’s financial system, sourcing data from various external and internal sources.

·     Contributed to a presentation given by the Managing Director of the IMF regarding the interconnectedness of the Pan-African financial system by analyzing financial data from approximately 20 financial institutions operating within Africa.

·     Attracted approximately 30-40 IMF staff to a training led in collaboration with the IMF library about how to use SQL server management studio to access, manage and analyze financial data stored in SQL server databases.

U.S. Department of the Treasury. Financial Analyst. Washington, D.C.                          2012 - 2016

·     Harmonized approximately 80 data fields mandated in regulatory reporting in the OTC derivatives markets by analyzing trade and position-level datasets stored in SQL Server and exceeding 5 million records.

·     Delivered to internal stakeholders several trade processing diagrams detailing the lifecycle of trades for products in the OTC derivatives market, including credit default, interest rate, commodity and foreign exchange swaps.

·     Created a common data format that was implemented across approximately 20 operating units producing Legal Entity Identifier (LEI) reference data by analyzing these data using SQL Server and Excel.

·     Achieved publication of writing in 2 reports detailing financial data reporting overlaps and trade lifecycles in the OTC derivatives market, and performed as lead author in a third report detailing potential risks in digital currency markets.

Mindbank Consulting Group. Desktop Support Analyst. Washington, D.C.                   2010 - 2012

·     Led the IT support of a high-profile new client and helped the office grow from 5 to about 50 people, resulting in a job offer to work directly for the client in a new role as a Financial Analyst. 

Infostructures. Helpdesk Analyst. Washington, D.C.                                                       2009 - 2010

·     Led the helpdesk support for a hospice care client of 150-200 end users, earning a raise from my firm after only 6 months on the job and a job offer for a more experienced role with a larger firm after just 11 months. 

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Education


Education


Robert H. Smith School of Business, University of Maryland, College Park, MD.                     2016                                  

Master of Business Administration, Master of Finance.

·     Member, Part-Time MBA Association (PTMBA)

University of Maryland, College Park, MD.                                                                                    2009

Bachelor of Arts, Economics.

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Publications and Contributed Research


Publications and Contributed Research


·       International Monetary Fund. “Kingdom of The Netherlands: Financial Sector Policy Note”. IMF Country Report. Washington, D.C.

·       International Monetary Fund. “Republic of Zambia: Financial Sector Policy Note”. IMF Country Report. Washington, D.C.

·       International Monetary Fund. ‘‘Republic of Turkey: Financial Sector Assessment Program – Technical Note on Stress Testing.’’ IMF Country Report. Washington, D.C.

·       International Monetary Fund. “Republic of Turkey: Financial Sector Policy Note”. IMF Country Report. Washington, D.C.

·       U.S. Treasury Department - Office of Financial Research. “U.S. Derivatives Trade Reporting “. 2015 Financial Stability Report. Washington, D.C.

·       U.S. Treasury Department - Office of Financial Research. “Reporting Burden and Efficiency”. 2014 Annual Report. Washington, D.C.

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Professional Affiliations


Professional Affiliations


·       IMF Research Analyst Community Association (RACA), Delegate for the Monetary and Capital Markets (MCM) Dept., Washington, D.C.

·       IMF Young Professionals (IMFYP), Washington, D.C.

·       Part-Time MBA Association (PTMBA), Washington, D.C.