Education

Education
Jul 2009 - Aug 2012

Master of Business Administration, Finance

Anderson University

GPA: 4.0/4.0

Work History

Work History
Sep 2011 - Present

Financial Analyst

United States Department of Housing and Urban Development
  • Conduct comprehensive financial and risk management examinations of public housing agencies within Indiana and develop written analysis that is presented to senior management and the board of directors.
  • Analyze financial reports using ratio, trend, and statistical analysis to ensure compliance and develop unique creative strategies to correct insolvency, non-compliance, and systemic risk.
  • Lead discussions with housing agencies' senior management that result in the development of restoration plans or obtain commitments for corrective action while developing a positive relationship to foster productive changes within the agency.
  • Represent the Indiana Office of Public Housing to public housing agencies' executive staff and board members as well as real estate developers, investors, bankers, external auditors, attorneys, local officials, and law enforcement regarding the performance and risks affecting the affordable housing industry.
  • Collect, review, and analyze large data sets to determine areas of non-compliance and take action to correct compliance violations by developing tailored training packages and technical assistance.
  • Review and evaluates audits and financial documents to determine and ensure compliance with Departmental and other federal, state, and local regulations, requirements, statutes, and policies.
  • Serve as a technical expert for all public and assisted housing programs specializing in; cash management, budget and fiscal controls, accounting records, and investments for five public housing authorities administering over $800,000,000 of federal government funds collectively.
  • Administer the financial management, administration, and operational risk analysis of $53,000,000 in annual operating subsidy for all public housing within the State of Indiana.
  • Conduct financial analysis and compliance monitoring of public housing energy performance contracts valued at over $21,000,000.
  • Oversee Housing Choice Voucher financial data for 20,000 vouchers and public housing financial data for 11,000 units.
Jun 2010 - Oct 2011

Project Manager (Underwriter)

United States Department of Housing and Urban Development
  • Underwrote 61 multifamily commercial loans valued at over $500,000,000 including more than 10,250 units.
  • Analyzed a variety of multifamily commercial loans for creditworthiness including 223(a)(7), 223(f), 221(d)(4) loans and 202 grants.
  • Evaluated complex commercial loans with nontraditional financing and ownership structure including: 3 year waiver request, tax credit properties, mixed financing, mark-to-market, bonds, surplus cash notes, secondary financing, and cooperative refinancing.
  • Coordinated and instructed classes for FHA refinancing transactions, analysis of financial statements, analysis of schedule of real estate owned, and risk mitigation policy to Indianapolis and Chicago Multifamily staff.
  • Created and presented regional training for analysis of borrowers' real estate owned and the effect of fair market value of investments vs. book value of investments.
  • Developed and administered a series of Microsoft Excel and Word applications to assist in the manipulating, identification, and analysis of financial data and trends.
  • Streamlined the developed processes through coordination with entire Multifamily staff on the policies and procedures of the loan committees; HUD-92264, and HUD-92264-A.
Sep 2006 - Sep 2009

Industrial Sales Representative

Diamond Vogel Paints
  • Developed new sales territory from 0 clients to 36 in four state territory over nine months working independently to achieve goals.
  • Analyzed coating application, performance problems, and developed creative solutions for clients who were not able to use powder or liquid coating effectively in the past.
  • Performed analysis and research to support contract negotiations and savings calculations.
  • Conducted line audits, cost analysis evaluations, and specification writing for customers.
  • Created training programs for clients and co-workers using new applications of technology and consequently creating new sales practices company-wide.
  • Collaborated with state and federal environmental offices about regulatory enforcement acting as a liaison between customer and environmental agencies.
  • Directly consulted chemist in development of new coatings technologies communicating end user’s needs leading to increased market share and technological breakthroughs.
Mar 2003 - Mar 2009

Sergeant – Automated Logistics and Water Treatment

United States Army Reserves

Overseas Campaigns/ Operation Iraqi Freedom

Forward Operating Base Hammer: Undisclosed, Iraq

  • Provided expert guidance to establish the initial layout of a food rations warehouse creating a integrated logistic support plan and subsequently put it into action.
  • Distributed enough food and water for 19,000 soldiers while in a hostile environment which at times had no formal security, electricity, or outside communication
  • Supervised ten individuals maintaining distribution of over 11,000 cases of water and over 2,400 cases of food rations while maintaining safety regulations.
  • Monitored distribution reports analyzing and tracking flow of goods of all logistical movements.

Camp Striker: Baghdad, Iraq

  • Chiefly developed logistical plan to receive, store and distribute water supplies throughout central Iraq keeping suppliers informed of consumption and future forecasts.
  • Certified by US Customs to perform Pre-Clearance of goods being shipped in and out of Iraq.
  • Responsible for the training, safety and motivation of eighteen soldiers emphasizing attention to detail and constant improvement ultimately earning The Army Commendation Medal.
  • Administered, revised, and updated a software system that oversaw shipping containers and contents, while achieving the rank of the most accurate warehouse in Iraq.

Domestic Reservist Duties

301st Quartermaster Company: Grand Rapids, MI

  • Chaired Infrastructure Creation Committee for water distribution, which developed plan for distributing over one million gallons of water over a ten mile area.
  • Operated and developed remote training program at annual training cycling soldiers through multiple stations.
  • Trained seven soldiers, monitored their welfare and involvement, and oversaw over $4 million of equipment.
  • Developed an equipment storage and repair plan that streamlined common supply issuing from 90 minutes to 5 minutes.
Aug 2004 - Sep 2006

Assistant Manager

Sherwin-Williams Paint Store
  • Structured purchasing plan and logistical details for operations in largest store in the district.
  • Managed retail portion of the store coordinating deliveries, staff schedules, and customer relations.
  • Created a maintenance plan to service all store equipment resulting in no unscheduled repairs.
  • Increased sales from $1.5 million to $1.8 million independently through new managerial objectives and market focus in eighteen months exceeding annual sales budget.

Professional Development

Work Programs

  • National Development Council - Rental Housing Development Finance - 9/12
  • Financial Analyst Summit (Presenter) - 8/12
  • Engineering Summit (Presenter)- 6/12
  • National Association of Housing and Redevelopment Officials - Board of Directors Financial Reporting (Presenter) - 6/12
  • LISC Organizational Development Initiative - Nuts and Bolts of Asset Management - 9/11
  • APPS and HUD-2530 - 7/10
  • Mortgage Credit and Underwriting (Presenter) - 2/2011
  • Low Income Housing Tax Credit - 9/10
  • Risk Mitigation and Underwriting - 8/10 - 9/10
  • Integrity Selling - 2/09
  • Management Training Program – Sherwin-Williams - 10/04

Awards

  • Anderson University M.B.A. "Perfect Score" 4.0 GPA Award - 6/12
  • Anderson University Business Plan Competition Winner - 4/12
  • Highest Producing Employee (By volume of commercial FHA loans) - 11/11
  • Highest Producing Staff (By volume of commercial FHA loans) - 11/10
  • Integrity Selling Training Program Honor Graduate - 2/09

Notable Military Awards:

  • Army Commendation Medal- 2/08
  • Iraq Campaign Medal- 2/08
  • Global War on Terrorism Service Medal- 2/08

Presentations

  • Financial Analyst Summit (HUD Region V), "Leveraging Capital for New Developments" - 8/12
  • Engineering Summit (HUD Region V), "Making 'Cents' of Energy Performance Contracts" - 6/12
  • National Association of Housing and Redevelopment Officials (NAHRO) State Conference, "Board of Directors Training: Financial Reporting and Budgeting" - 6/12
  • Midwest MAP Lenders Conference, "Risk Mitigation and Analysis of Real Estate Owned" - 5/11
  • Mortgage Credit and Underwriting Training (HUD Region V), "Underwriting 223(a)7 and 223(f) loans" and "Risk Mitigation and Analysis of Real Estate Owned" - 2/11