Interest

Athletics, Hiking, Traveling, Snowboarding, and Maryland Blue Crabs

Summary

Tamara is a Senior Consultant with the Financial & Enterprise Data Analytics team at FTI Consulting. She has experience analyzing large, disparate and complex data sets in numerous industries, ranging from consumer finance, health insurance litigation, distribution of a restitution fund and United States historical trust accounting. Tamara enjoys the team-setting her career track has put her on and looks forward to working with teams as she progresses.

Tamara earned her Bachelor’s of Business Administration from James Madison University, in the fields of Finance and Marketing. While at James Madison, she served as Vice President of her Sorority and was involved in a range of extra curricular activities, such as campus tours, and the Madison Investment Fund.

Tamara is an eager learner – she looks forward to new challenges and broadening her horizons. As her career progresses and becomes more flexible, she would like to become involved in volunteering with the Girl Scouts of the USA and Junior League.

Work History

Work History
Jan 2010 - Present

Senior Consultant

FTI Consulting

Senior Consultant with the Financial and Enterprise Data Analytics team

  • Act as a mentor for new hires and new experienced employees
  • Work with data sets to normalize and prepare for analysis
  • Perform analysis on data sets; utilizing SQL Server, Microsoft Access and Excel
  • Develop training quick start guides for new hires, solutions repository for Directors and Managing Directors
Jul 2007 - Jan 2010

Consultant

FTI Consulting

Forensic & Litigation Consultant with the Financial & Enterprise Data Analytics (FEDA) team

Project background includes:

·United States Historical Trust Accounting

oTeam Leader , cancelled checks and Treasury monies manual mapping

oTransaction Mapping: manual matching of missing transactions utilizing SQL Server, Microsoft Access and review of hard copies of Treasury Information

·Defense of a Major Credit Card Company

oAnalysis of nearly 2 billion transactional records from company’s system

oSearch for matching debits/credits and refunds

·Defense of Individual Charged with two Counts of Securities Fraud and one of Conspiracy

oProcessed market patterns, patterns of individual and date of release of information to public to show trading patterns, gains and losses

·Review of Evidence for Distribution of Monies from Restitution Fund

oReviewed hard copy evidence to verify quantities, locations and dates of sold propane.

Jun 2006 - Aug 2006

Commercial Real Estate Leasing Intern

Merritt Properties
  • Became proficient with MRI (Management Reports International) CoStar & CoStar Tenant.
  • Developed space update mailers for current and prospective tenants.
  • Developed a budget comparison based on data from years’ past.
  • Worked to develop an extrapolation of private share value based on past data and expected growth values.
  • Cold calling of prospective tenants and former prospective tenants.
Jun 2005 - Aug 2005

Accounting Department Intern

Minibar Systems USA
  • Work with the company’s Accounts Receivable and Payable Accounts
  • Worked with accounting software ACCPAC
  • Helped to convert company's hard copy contract library to electronic version

Education

Education
2003 - 2007

Bachelors of Business Administration

James Madison University

Skills

Skills

Visual Basic

Oracle

Microsoft Office

SQL Server