m a corporate development manager resume example with 11+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
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Professional Summary

Versatile vice president of corporate development with over ten years of diverse experience driving high-profile investments for top-tier multinationals. Strengths in investment management, relationship building and communication backed by $100B of deals assessed and involvement in $12B of transactions executed. Extensive record managing collaborative relationships with business leaders and cross-functional teams across the globe. Learning mindset, practiced at adapting to deliver multiple complex projects in fast-paced dynamic settings.

  • CFA charter holder, MBA with dual concentration in finance and accounting.
    10 years of internal consulting experience in top tier multinational.
  • Excellent Microsoft Office skills, particularly Excel and PowerPoint
  • Effectively prioritizes multiple projects, delivering results to tight deadlines.
  • Excellent leadership and communication skills, creativity and clarity in communicating complex concepts visually and in writing.
  • Analytically comfortable, with strong attention to detail.
  • Highly self-motivated and results-oriented.
  • Capable of motivating and aligning teams around common objectives, managing workflows to tight timelines.
  • Practiced in building strong relationships across departments and at all levels of company.
Work History
M&A Corporate Development Manager, 09/2017 - Current
  • Directed management of investment opportunities with valuations ranging from $100M to $10B to deliver growth strategies of operating businesses.
  • Built strong relationships across departments and at all levels of company. Function as Senior Manager on appointed projects, leading and giving approval t work performed by advisors on assigned deals. Coached and mentored junior staff.
  • Collaborated with leadership on board and investment committee communications, including owning end-to-end process decision review board meeting preparation and working with teams across business to create comprehensive decks with clear and compelling storylines.
  • Coordinated with Research and Technology teams to build out models to support projects, then drive them into production environments.
  • Influenced closing of seven transactions estimated near $2B.
  • Managed collaborative relationships with members of more than 20 different cross-functional teams.
  • Created system to track operational KPI metrics tied to overall firm financials highlighting goals and impact of business strategies.
  • Collaborated and participated in negotiations of complex transactions of up to $2B.
  • Recognized business acumen and analytical skills, named acquisitions and divestitures subject matter expert (SME) consulting, and establishing best practices.
  • Provided leadership and empowered team of advisors in due diligence and evaluation, leading to closing of $470M of contracts contributing to country-level strategic initiative to ensure compliance with new regulations.
  • Shaped $380M divestment creating $60M of cash returns by questioning existing views and designing market-centered business cases addressing needs of prospective buyers.
M&A Corporate Development Senior Economist, 01/2016 - 09/2017
  • Directed due diligence and evaluation of acquisitions, divestitures, and commercial transactions. Designed financial and operating models, created discounted cash flow valuation, returns analysis, merger analysis, comparable internal company analysis, precedent transaction analysis, build versus buy decisions, general financial statement analysis, risk assessment and mitigation, and structuring.
  • Contributed to desktop research and diligence of potential investments. Accountable for thinking and operating strategically at high level and to manage processes and projects in hands-on way with excellent attention to detail.
  • Developed understanding and built consensus across functions of KPIs and metrics that will drive business value. Partnered with external relations to draft, coordinate, and distribute investment memos.
  • Communicated actionable insights and assisted renegotiation of existing agreements leading to $110M+ of savings.
  • Motivated $200M of savings by taking initiative to launch research uncovering misinterpretation of existing cost-of-service contract and synthesizing proper analysis resulting in 85% reduction in fees.
Senior Business Developer, Corporate Development, 01/2012 - 12/2015
  • Coordinated sourcing, evaluation, and due diligence of M&A and investment opportunities. Assisted in writing and presentation of deal materials internally and externally. Managed investment portfolio.
  • Created collaborative relationships with internal and external stakeholders and business leaders. Trained, coached, and supervised work performed by advisors.
  • Organized priority of cross-functional initiatives and deals within each side of business and across firm to timely completion.
  • Launched new investment opportunities, supporting balance sheet capital management to coordinate clear and accurate financial reporting.
  • Influenced workstreams related to closing of three transactions estimated at $10B.
  • Directed team of 5 in screening, evaluation, and recommendation efforts across over 80+ acquisition targets informing decision-making leading to execution of $8B corporate acquisition.
  • Campaigned for Mexico's energy reform by serving as consultant to policymakers and managing strategic relationships with industry groups shaping vision for new regulatory framework.
  • Influenced $2B of asset acquisitions and closing of two joint ventures.
Sr. Business Analyst, Strategic Planning, 10/2009 - 12/2011
  • Collaborated with management to create operating models and launch regional strategic plans. Implemented and maintained best practice processes. Synthesized complex business issues and communicated insights.
  • Launched operating models, designed financial models outlining discounted cash flow valuation coordinating across cross-functional teams to evaluate five complex acquisitions and two exploration bid processes.
  • Instrumental in $1B+ acquisition exploration assets positioning company for on of largest onshore oil discovery in US over past three decades.
MBA: Finance and accounting, Expected in 2009
Rice University Jones Graduate School of Business - Houston, TX,
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Bachelor of Arts: Economics, Expected in XXX
University of Texas At Austin - Austin, TX
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CFA® charter holder, CFA Institute

Additional Information

Multilingual in English, Spanish, and Portuguese.

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School Attended

  • Rice University Jones Graduate School of Business
  • University of Texas At Austin

Job Titles Held:

  • M&A Corporate Development Manager
  • M&A Corporate Development Senior Economist
  • Senior Business Developer, Corporate Development
  • Sr. Business Analyst, Strategic Planning


  • MBA
  • Bachelor of Arts

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