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As a recent MBA in Finance graduate with sell-side equity research experience, I am seeking a challenging career position as a financial professional.

My overarching career objective is to obtain employment with an organization seeking an ambitious, hard-working, and inquisitive recruit. 

I am confident that my technical skills and specialist training, coupled with the well-rounded nature of my liberal arts undergraduate education and broad business studies and professional experiences, will be an excellent foundation on which I am ready to build a career that meets the needs and expectations of my future employer.

Thank you for taking the time to visit my online "VisualCV."  Please do not hesitate to contact me directly if you have any questions or would like to follow-up with an employment opportunity that fits my background and credentials.

Work experience

Mar 2010Jan 2011

Research Associate Intern, Equity Research Department

C.L. King & Associates

* Spearheaded initiation coverage on $4B diversified manufacturing company which included analyzing the company’s fundamental strategies, owning the financial model, and writing sections of the draft report.

* Facilitated in expansion of research coverage on Industrials 15% and Restaurants 10% in six months.

* Conducted SWOT analysis on business development initiatives resulting in new office expansion in the Midwest.

Feb 2007Jun 2007

Business Analyst, Professional Services Team

Thomson Tax & Accounting

* Yielded $4M+ annual client cost reductions for Global 1000 clients through interface between New York and London offices to leverage expertise and deliver value-added solutions in transfer pricing issues.

* Tailored client transfer pricing solutions in complex markets based on OECD, IRS, and Sarbanes-Oxley requirements and best practices to generate value-add through compliance assurance and penalty avoidance.

* Conducted detailed review of company financial position based on divisional business activity, capital spending, and other key drivers, data resources, and metrics across various geographic and sectoral regions.

Feb 2003May 2004

Financial Advisor Intern, Global Wealth Management Group

Smith Barney

* Supported growth in AUM 15% YoY through target marketing to tailor client expansion in target niches.

* Contributed to risk-adjusted portfolio returns in excess of internal benchmarks through portfolio rebalancing according to client risk tolerance and asset allocation deploying dollar-cost-averaging methods.

* Utilized fundamental analysis to identify investment recommendations for client portfolio acquisitions in capital market securities including equities, fixed income, mutual funds, alternative investments, and ETFs.


John Dunn, III

John Dunn III led the hedge fund studies component of a selective and specialized Wall Street training course that I completed in Boston during the Winter of 2005 with the Swiss Finance Academy.

Mr. Dunn has over 25-years of international investment banking and institutional portfolio management experience in all the world's major financial markets - including New York, London, Hong Kong, and Geneva.

Theoretically trained, previously Associate Professor of Finance at Thunderbird, and currently working with instituional investors, hedge funds, and trading strategies through his company, Oak Point Investments, Mr. Dunn has an incredibly thorough and broad knowledge base about the investment banking and alternative investments industry.

Jim Barrett

Jim Barrett was my supervisor and direct report during the past year in which I interned as an analyst in the Equity Research Department at C.L. King & Associates.

Mr. Barrett is an executive director at the company, as well as the head of the Equity Research Department.  He holds an MBA in Marketing from Columbia Business School and has over eight years of experience as a marketing director for Joseph E. Seagrams & Sons. 

In addition to leading the equity research team, Mr. Barrett is a Senior Analyst in the Homebuilding/ Building Materials sector, where he covers mid-cap stocks within that space.  As an analyst, Mr. Barret was recognized by the Wall Street Journal's "Best on the Street" survey and had also achieved "All Star" recognition by Zacks, as well as ranking among top analysts in the Reuters CFO survey.

Gary Farber

Gary Farber was a direct mentor at C.L. King.  We collaborated on numerous technical projects, which enhanced my financial modeling and due diligence skills, as well as enabled me to gain exposure interacting with institutional clients and executive level management at client companies the Equity Research Department provides coverage on through NYC meetings, seminars, and conferences.

Mr. Farber is a Senior Equity Analyst with 14-years of experience in equity research on the sell-side and buy-side.  As a generalist on the buy-side, Mr. Farber conducted fundamental research of small- and mid-cap stocks, and currently works on the sell-side as a specialist in the Industrials/Cyclicals industry sector space.  On the sell-side, Mr. Farber received consistent Institutional Investor and the Wall Street Journal's "Best on the Street" recognition.

He is a CPA and holds an MBA from the Anderson School of Business at UCLA.


Jul 2008Dec 2010


Union Graduate College

Union Graduate College is a graduate-only institution, dedicated to providing an exceptional, AACSB-Accredited MBA Program. 

The singular focus of this business school is reflected in the reputation of its faculty, the strength of its programs, and the caliber of MBA students and graduates.

Sep 2002Jun 2006


Union College

Founded in 1795, Union College is a small, independent liberal arts college committed to integrating the humanities and social sciences with science and engineering in new and exciting ways.  Rigorous academic studies take place in a diverse, welcoming campus environment that supports personal growth of students, offering a wealth of opportunities for students to find and pursue their passions, and inspires them to engage with the local and global community through meaningful projects and volunteer work. 

Graduates of Union College are well-suited to a host of career opportunities and make a significant impact on the communities in which they reside, as well as the world at large.  Alumni are also strongly represented on Wall Street at all levels of seniority, including David Viniar, CFO of Goldman Sachs (1976).

Sep 2004Dec 2004

General Course

London School of Economics

The London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) is one of the foremost social science universities in the world.  LSE is a specialist university with an international intake and a global reach.  Since its 1895 founding, the LSE has produced 29 world leaders and heads of state, 15 Nobel Prize Winners from faculty and graduates, and close to 90,000 registered alumni with over 15,000 in North America alone.

Located in the heart of London, England, the LSE is the #1 U.K. University for social sciences (ahead of Oxford University and Cambridge University) and #4 for social sciences in the entire world (U.S. News and World Report's 2009 World's Best College rankings). 

With its global reach and international reputation for academic excellence, LSE graduates are highly regarded and sought after.  General Course alumni include U.S. President John F. Kennedy (1935), as well as other well-known alumni including Supreme Court Justic Anthony Kennedy, Senator Daniel Patrick Moynihan, former Chairman of the Federal Reserve Paul Volker, former Secretary of the Treasury Robert Rubin, and the Rolling Stones lead singer, Mick Jagger.