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Updated January, 2007
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Email:   Phone: 917.548.6431


Consultant highly proficient in Excel, Word, and Powerpoint, with excellent email and oral communication skills. Quickly learns and adapts to new projects, software, and client needs to efficiently produce analysis, presentations, and other client deliverables in a time-critical environment that often demands pinpoint accuracy and highly customized creative solutions. History of taking ownership of difficult projects, or rescuing projects in jeopardy, ensuring their success and preserving strong client relationships.

Professional Experience:

Mercer HR Consulting, Retirement Business, New York, NY, July 1999 through October 2006
  • Analyze plan design and features to meet client spending and benefit goals with Excel programming and proprietary software. Recommend and implement design changes.
  • Generate profit with custom solutions for benefit certifications (projects often considered loss leaders). Requires data review, extensive plan and legal analysis, frequent contact with clients and outside plan counsel, complex Excel and Word programming, and stringent review process to ensure perfection of results.
  • Produce custom benefit statement solutions for populations of 5,000 to 20,000. Involves data collection, plan document analysis, complex Excel or Access programming, and extensive peer review and implementation.
  • Complete annual pension and retiree medical benefits valuations. Requires data collection and review, proprietary database administration, plan document and prior report analysis, programming and running of proprietary valuation software, issuing final report, analysis of results, and projected plan expenditures.
  • Completed Course 1 and 2 of the Society of Actuaries exams.

GE Capital, Corporate IT Intern, Stamford CT, May 26 - August 18, 1998: Participated as an IMLP (Information Management Leadership Program) intern.

  • Organized and tracked the implementation of the "Six Sigma Quality Coach" across GE Capital business. This project included establishing, contacting, and assisting quality and technical representatives from over 30 different GE Capital entities, and creating a web site to detail the progress and status of the divisions.
  • Analyzed the overall effect of standardization of desktops and laptops on GE Capital. This project included data collection, statistical manipulation, and presentation. The results were reported to the CIO of GE Capital.
  • Developed and managed the Corporate IT "Global Services Delivery" web site, which is an information center for all of GE Capital for technology standards, IT security, and vendor information, web sites, and contacts.

Economics Tutor, January, 1998 - May, 1999:
Assist 20+ students per session with problem sets and exam preparation.
Personal Trainer at Colgate University Fitness Center, September, 1997 - May, 1999
Train clients and provide nutrition and exercise information to all students and members.
Computer Consultant at Colgate University IT Lab, September, 1997 - May, 1999
Assist students and other lab users with various computer related problems.
JCPenney Sales Associate, January, 1994 - June, 1996
Floor sales associate in men's casual, athletic, and dress.

Colgate University, Hamilton, NY, BA in Mathematical Economics, May, 1999
Overall GPA: 3.70; Concentration GPA: 3.88; Class rank: 41/677

Computers: All MS Office applications (extremely strong with Excel), Web Development.
Sports Nutrition and Optimal Nutrition

Certified Personal Trainer (CPT) by the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA), June, 1997 (lapsed)

Internet Based Businesses (100% ownership):

MetroHost ( Established August 1997 - hosting and web development. Manages all aspects of providing small businesses with a profitable online presence. Currently maintains 90 revenue generating accounts.

Phi Beta Kappa, January, 1999;  National Academic Honor Society.
Omicron Delta Epsilon, Spring '98; International Economics Honor Society.
Charles A. Dana Scholar, Spring '97; In recognition of superior academic achievement as well as demonstrated leadership in the college community. 
The First-Year General Education Essay Contest Prize, Spring '96; Awarded to the author of the best essay written by a first-year student in a section of General Education 101.
The First Year Mathematical Prize, Spring '96; Awarded on the basis of a competitive exam covering first and second semester calculus. 
Haskell-Schiff Memorial Prize, Spring '96; Given to that member of the first year class who seems to show the most promise for a career in physical chemistry.
Phi Eta Sigma, Spring '96; Academic honor society for first year students.
Dean's Award for Academic Excellence, Fall '95 - Fall '99.

Piano, Soccer, Weightlifting, Softball

Complete Listing of College Courses
Chemistry: Intro Chemistry 111, Organic Chemistry 1, Organic Chemistry 2, 
Proteins and Nucleic Acids
Computer Science: Introduction to Computer Science
Economics: Introduction to Economics, Intermediate Microeconomics, Intermediate Macroeconomics, Statistical Economics, International Economics, Econometrics, Labor Economics, Mathematical Economics, Seminar in Mathematical Economics, Accounting, Financial Economics
General Education: Western Traditions, Challenge of Modernity, Japan, Talent State Society and the 20th Century
Math: Calculus 2, Calculus 3, Linear Algebra and Differential Equations, Probability and Statistics 1, Probability and Statistics II, Applied Math - Social Sciences
Music: Harmony 1 
Philosophy: Philosophy of Law, Business Ethics, Logic
Physics: Physics Intro 120 
Political Science: Congress and Decision Making