Economist with 5 years of experience. Specialty areas include international trade and macroeconomic and microeconomic analysis. Strategic thinker and planner. Broad range of teaching experience. Military experience and experience working in high-pressure environments. Four years of communications and data management experience. Five years experience in customer service at TGI Friday's restaurant in London, United Kingdom, and New York, New York. Fast learner. Positive, can-do attitude.
Staff supervision and leadership experience
Drafting strategic documents
Experience in planning, setting up, and maintaining communication networks
Experience in logistical planning
Excellent planning and organizational skills
Excellent strategic writer
Excellent interpersonal skills
MS Word Expert
MS Excel Expert
MS SharePoint Expert
Excellent public speaker
Conversational Spanish and German
International Trade Specialist, 09/2010
to Current U.S. Department of Agriculture – Washington,
Evaluated and documented data in international trade, macroeconomic indicators, housing markets prices and the value of amenities and location, food market structures, and consumer behavior
Hosted visiting scholars and dignitaries.
Presented at a strategic conference in London, United Kingdom
International Agricultural Intern, 01/2010
to 06/2010 U.S. Department of Agriculture – Santo Domingo,
Evaluated and documented data on food aid in Haiti after 2010 earthquake.
Constructed functioning website for the U.S. Embassy
Economic Research Assistant, 08/2009
to 02/2010 Institute for Policy and Economic Development – El Paso,
Evaluated and documented data in the El Paso, TX, housing market.
Economics Facilitator, 06/2009
to Current University of Phoenix – Fairfax,
Advised students on academic plan and course selection.
Developed curriculum for micreconomics, macroeconomics, and international trade economics.
Presented weekly in front of students.
Assistant Economist, 08/2008
to 01/2009 Consumer Economic Research Analysis and Forecasting – London,
Evaluated and documented data in consumer behavior, exchange rates, , food and durable goods prices, sales, housing starts, house prices, and credit conditions.
Communications Supervisor, 08/1999
to 08/2003 U.S. Marine Corps – Iraq, Kuwait, Japan,
Worked in high-pressure environments
Planned, build, and maintained secure radio, phone, and data communications networks
Master of Science: Agricultural Economics,
2008 Imperial College London - London,
Bachelor of Arts: International Relations,
2007 Kingston University - London,
Training: Department of Commerce Statistics Training; Department of State politics training; Commodity data collection training; Strategic writing training; Food supply chain training
Research: Market Research in United Kingdom (2008); El Paso Border Region Housing Market Research (2010); Analysis of U.S.-EU Trade Relations (2010-2013); Constructed templates for analytical tools used in trade negotiations (2013); Wrote briefing papers for high-level officials Teaching: Taught international trade economics, macroeconomics, and microeconomics
Project Management Tasked and supervised economic and policy analysis
Studied Business Economics for one year at the University of Texas El Paso
Associates degree in general studies during military service