To obtain an analyst or trading position in a fast paced and competitive financial firm
Equity TraderJul 2010 to Current Columbia Wanger Asset Management － Chicago, IL
Seek liquidity and best execution for domestic and international equity orders, which can sometimes top one million shares, through brokers and electronic venues.
Monitor the research budget and find best ways to trade with 25+ research firms.
Develop trading strategies with PMs and analysts for small and midcap equities.
Execute currency trades through autopricers and brokers to cover international trades and to hedge against currency risk for certain portfolios.
Provide a liaison between trading and settlements to assist with trade matching, commission discrepancies and price disagreements.
Update analysts and PMs about global market conditions at meetings and throughout the day.
Assist accounting with cash and open order analysis to forecast future cash levels.
InternSep 2009 to Dec 2009 Avondale Partners － St. Louis, MO
Updated charts, graphs and data for firms followed by senior analyst.
Created reports outlining various sectors of the economy.
Acquired information from various SEC forms for Excel files.
InternJul 2007 Memphis, TN
OwnerJan 2006 to Current JC Enterprises － Wheaton, IL
Created, developed and operated an online video game store.
Increased revenues to $104,600 in 2010 with 40 percent margins.
Listed and shipped over 4,000 games in the one year.
Obtained positive customer feedback from 99.7% of customers.
Bachelor of Science, Business Administration Finance, Financial Analyst Track AccountingMay, 2010Saint Louis University － St. Louis, MOBusiness Administration Finance, Financial Analyst Track Accounting 3.73 / 4.00 Magna Cum Laude
Spring, 2008Bond University － Gold Coast, Australia