// Education

Education
May 2015 - Jul 2015

Web Development Immersive

Lighthouse Labs

600 hours of intense and exciting learning about everything needed to jump  headfirst into the tech industry as a junior developer.

2009 - 2014

Bachelor of Commerce in Finance

Ryerson University

Specialization in finance and fell into becoming a student leader which ended up being the best experience I could have asked for.

// Projects

  • SkillSwapr
    • A social networking site that matches people that want to learn/teach different skills.
    • Uses the Sinatra Framework and Bootstrap for the front-end.
  • Rotten Mangoes
    • Rotten Tomatoes imitation site made with Ruby on Rails.
  • Music Wall
    • Social site for sharing and voting on music.
    • Implemented with Sinatra and Bootstrap.

Skills

Languages/Dictionaries

  • Ruby
  • Javascript
  • HTML
  • CSS/SASS
  • Git

Frameworks

  • Rails
  • Sinatra

Database

  • SQLite
  • Postgres

Testing

  • TDD
  • RSpec

// Work History

Work History
Jul 2014 - May 2015

Account Manager

Hay Group
  • Build and maintain relationships with key decision makers in portfolio of 50+ corporate accounts
  • Collaborate with Consultants and Sales Team on account strategy, and up-selling/cross-selling
  • Grow current accounts, proactively nurture old ones, and guide new sales leads through the sales process
  • Develop and communicate consulting project estimates and timelines to clients for customized solutions
  • Liaise with clients and consultants on new product launches and business opportunities
  • Provide ongoing training for suite of mobile apps and extensive online database tool to clients
  • Present product demos and sales pitches at client offices throughout the Greater Toronto Area
  • With a focus on relationship management, ensure that client's expectations are not just met, but exceeded!
Nov 2011 - Jul 2014

Client Account Manager

CanadianForex
  • Provided world class customer support to portfolio of over 300 active clients and assisted them with spot deals, forward contracts, and limit orders of values exceeding $2 million via phone and online
  • Effectively trained clients on how to navigate the online dealing platform to ensure a quality first impression
  • Trained new dealers on operations, compliance procedures, and customer relations
  • Exceeded sales benchmarks by 10-20% 10 months consecutively for converting warm leads into revenue generating clients
  • Assisted in UX design of new iPhone app to maximize usability and intuitiveness
May 2013 - May 2014

Board of Directors

Ryerson Commerce Society
  • Senior advisory position responsible for financial and strategic decisions of Canada's largest undergraduate business society
  • Represented 9, 000 undergraduate business students and oversaw a $1. 3 million budget
  • Sat on several committees regarding membership group funding and special capital projects
Sep 2013 - Jan 2014

Business Strategy Case Competition Team

JDCC Ryerson, Ryerson University
  • Analyzed professional strategy cases during 4 months of training in a small team setting
  • Presented full implementation plans to Ryerson faculty, industry members and a large audience
Dec 2011 - May 2013

Co-President

Ryerson Toastmasters, Ryerson University
  • Co-managed a team of 20 in planning biweekly Toastmaster meetings and large speaking events Instilled confidence, motivation, and innovation in team of student volunteers
  • Communicated a restructuring plan and implemented policies to ensure group sustainability
  • Utilized Google AdWords and Facebook Ad campaigns to increase average event attendance by 25%
  • Conducted 30+ interviews over course of year to create and maintain executive and associate teams
  • Connected with third parties who could bring added value to the group's initiatives
May 2012 - May 2013

Advertising & Strategy Executive

Ryerson Folio, Ryerson University
  • Pitched initiative to university executives and corporate sponsors to achieve 120% of funding
  • Launched inaugural edition of magazine and secured funding for 3 future issues
  • Created partnerships with external companies to increase revenue and sustainability.