Jason Turo

Jason Turo



Masters of Business Administration (MBA)

University of Alaska

3.9 GPA

Graduated May 2010

Managerial and finance concentration

2004 - 2009

Bachelor's of Business Administration

University of Alaska

3.6 GPA

Dean's List

Candidate for Graduation with Honors

Work Experience

Work History

Work History
2008 - Present


Student Investment Fund, University of Alaska

Portfolio Management of educational funds valued over $300,000 used in an academic and real world setting.  This active learning environment consists of researching/presenting oral and written reports on general economic trends, individual corporations, and entire industries.  Versed in analyzing financial information to produce forecasts of business, industry, and economic conditions for investment decisions.  Daily tasks involved developing plans of action for investments based on financial analyses, comparing the relative quality of various securities in a given industry.

2006 - 2009

Project Manager

Alaska Superior Services

Completed a 1400+ sq. ft. custom home valued at $250,000 as owner builder/project manager.  Project was featured in the Alaska State Home Builders Association "Parade of Homes."  Coordinated financial contract negotiations, project estimation, purchasing materials, building code regulations, and developed positive relationships with local officials and professionals.  Project was completed while maintaining strict budget costs and time constraints.

2006 - 2008

Operations Manager

Captain Bligh’s Beaver Creek Lodge

Plan, organize, and implement daily fishing charters for $2,000,000 organization for distinguished clientele on the Kenai River in Alaska. Schedule and supervise employees on daily tasks.  Perform responsibilities conducting payroll, accounts payable, accounts receivable and inventory control.  Created profitable website which generates registration for summer tourist seasons.

2005 - 2006

Alaskan Alpine Club

Constructed tallest freestanding structures made of ice from the ground-up in 2005-2006.  Insured all participants on location participated in a safe and organized manner. Marketing for donations and promotions. Taught technical ice climbing skills of safety, top-rope, lead, rope management, ascend, and belay to more than 50 students.

2003 - 2005

Store Manager

Alaska Mountain Shop

Completed daily tasks of inventory control and purchasing of retail products sold on a military installation.  Met with product representatives organizing financing, cost analysis, and deliveries.  Conducted scheduling of employees and trained them on various computer software.

2000 - 2003

Cannon Crewmember/Liaison

United States Army

Cannon Crewmember:

Participated as a team member of Howitzer crew.  Responsible for safety and welfare for soldiers of combat unit.  Plan, organize, lead, and teach outdoor activities, safety and survival skills to military and civilian personnel.

Personnel Liaison:

Responsible for federal computer equipment and software valued over $100,000.  Participate as a team member and translated those skills to lead and manage others in an intense environment.  Prepared classified federal budgeting accounts, bookkeeping and treasury reports for $15,000 monthly expenses.  Guided tours of recreation and welfare for Military personnel and Department of Defense employees.

Awards: Army Commendation Medal, (3) Army Achievement Medals.

Qualifications:  Airborne, Air Assault, Expert Rifleman, Physical Fitness Excellence

Work Experience


Jason is a results-oriented Financial Consultant, Operations Manager and Entrepreneur. He strives to maximize efficiency by multi-tasking and improving processes and procedures.  He is a highly motivated leader and team member, who is optimistic and challenged by each new opportunity. 


Rock/ice climbing, mountaineering, cross country/downhill skiing, fishing, hunting, kayaking, surfing, flying, hiking, extended winter camping and traveling

Investments: Real estate, stocks, emerging markets, options, and derivatives securities.