Work History

Work History
Jun 2012 - Present

Futures Trader Trainee

TopStep Trader, LLC
  • Executed futures trading strategy based on short-term, event-based trading opportunities.
  • Performed trend and futures product analyses, utilizing short-term strategies to maximize profitability.
  • Utilized comprehensive knowledge of micro and macroeconomic factors to evaluate risk.
  • Used simulated trading software including CQG, T4, and Ninja Trader to test new futures trading strategies.
Sep 2009 - Aug 2010

Futures Trader

HTG Capital Partners, LLC
  • Dedicated time to building existing skills in consultation with industry experts including:  Ed Seykota, Perry Kaufman, and Tom Rice; and tested methodologies through sophisticated trading simulators.
  • Compiled and analyzed daily research, news events, and economic trends from sources such as Bloomberg, Reuters, RanSquawk, The Gartman Letter, and others.
  • Maintained P & L statements using Excel spreadsheets.  Developed enhancements to Spreadsheets.
  • Initiate High-Frequency proprietary Futures trades using TT, CQG, and Bloomberg.
Dec 2003 - Sep 2009

Consultant

KDA & Associates, Inc.
  • Responsible for financial management and analysis, including contract negotiations, forecasting, ledger management, project metrics monitoring, and P & L analysis.
  • Researched projects cost, allocation of company financial resources, inflation, and employment levels using Excel.
  • Presented economic and financial concepts to partners towards setting policies for the company.

Education

Education

Technical Skills

Skills

Microsoft Excel, Word, Powerpoint, Outlook, Lotus, Tradestation, Trading Technologies, Bloomberg, and CQG sofwtare.