partner chief operating officer resume example with 12+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
  • Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK
  • Home: (555) 432-1000
  • Cell:
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  • Multi-talented C-Suite executive and internationally savvy financial services professional. A visionary leader with a proven track record of building company infrastructure and leading profitable growth. Repeated success in:
  • Executive leadership and oversight
  • Industry expertise across multiple asset classes
  • Working collaboratively within multidisciplinary groups
  • Business strategy and revenue growth
  • Product innovation, development, and launch
  • Guest services
  • Inventory control procedures
  • Merchandising expertise
  • Loss prevention
  • Cash register operations
  • Product promotions
Partner & Chief Operating Officer, 01/2022 to Current
American Red CrossUtica, NY,
  • (“Tephra Digital”) is a privately held investment firm that focuses on digital assets
  • It employs a long-term investing philosophy and has a strategic relationship with Leucadia Asset Management, the asset management division of Jefferies Financial Group Inc
  • SUMMARY OF CONTRIBUTIONS: Oversees all aspects of the firm’s operations and finances
  • Responsible for accelerating the firm’s growth by establishing, implementing, and leading a strategic operations and growth plan
  • Member of the Management, Investment and Valuation committees
  • Non-voting member of the Executive committee
  • Business Infrastructure Development: Designed and implemented the finance and operational infrastructure to support growth
  • Formalized all accounting, finance, human resources, office administrative, legal functions, creating the foundation for sustainable growth
  • Organizational Leadership: Responsible for talent acquisition and retention
  • Created a company culture that nurtures creativity and innovation
Executive Director, 01/2021 to 01/2022
Marsh & Mclennan Companies, Inc.Philadelphia, PA,
  • Capital
  • J.P
  • Morgan Private Capital provides customized financing solutions for private companies across the capital structure and is comprised of a growth equity arm and a private debt business that spans corporate lending, distressed lending, special situations, and asset-based lending strategies
  • J.P
  • Morgan Private Capital is part of J.P
  • Morgan Global Alternatives, the alternative investment arm of J.P
  • Morgan Asset Management
  • SUMMARY OF CONTRIBUTIONS: Founding member of the Private Capital division responsible for building the organization from the ground up
  • Worked with Private Capital leadership to coordinate capital raises for fund vehicles and lead strategic projects, including initiatives in data science, impact/ESG and product structuring
  • Business Development: Proactively identified, structured, and lead key strategic initiatives to scale and accelerate the business
  • Business Strategy & Revenue Growth: Helped design and drive product campaigns for new fund launches across Growth Equity ($1.5B), Direct Lending ($1B) and Timber ($3B) businesses
  • Product Innovation, Development & Launch: Partnered with Technology to explore and implement cutting- edge tools and advanced digital strategies
Vice President, Lead Global Relationship Manager, 01/2018 to 01/2021
  • BlackRock, Inc
  • Is an American multinational investment management corporation based in New York City
  • BlackRock is the world's largest asset manager, with US$10 trillion in assets under management as of January 2022
  • SUMMARY OF CONTRIBUTIONS: Directed provider selection for fully outsourced operational model and lead negotiations, considering cost structures, longer-term opportunities, and broader enterprise-wide relationships
  • Business Strategy & Revenue Growth: Led multiple RFPs/RFIs, commercial and contractual terms negotiations and due diligence processes; negotiated savings of more than $20M
  • Relationship Management: Managed executive relationships (>$170B AUM) including leading quarterly executive meetings, evaluating, and communicating performance, and managing product analytics and dashboards
  • Change Management: Oversaw due diligence, developed value proposition, and negotiated required services with prospective Fund Administration providers; Completed due diligence across 6 prospective providers to consolidate services for ~$40B in AUM for private equity and hedge funds
Vice President, 01/2010 to 01/2018
  • Group, Inc
  • Is a leading global financial institution that delivers a broad range of financial services across investment banking, securities, investment management and consumer banking to a large and diversified client base that includes corporations, financial institutions, governments, and individuals
  • SUMMARY OF CONTRIBUTIONS: 1 of 2 employees to have ever been promoted from junior Associate to Vice
  • President in 1 year
  • Progressively held multiple roles across several divisions, usually acting with minimal direction in self-directed capacities to resolve issues and implement strategies
  • Led organizational development changes, enabling organization to better respond and adapt to industry and market changes
Education and Training
Management Executive Education Blockchain Technologies: Business Innovation: Application, Expected in 01/2022 to Massachusetts Institute of Technology - ,
Blockchain and Digital Assets: , Expected in 01/2022 to University of Pennsylvania, Wharton School of Business - ,
  • Blockchain Council Certified Cryptocurrency Expert (CCE)
  • Financial Industry Regulatory Authority
: , Expected in 01/2020 to
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FINRA) Registered Representative
B.Sc.: Chemical Engineering, Expected in to Howard University - Washington, DC
  • Summa Cum Laude, Ranked #1 in graduating class, Howard University Founders Scholarship recipient
  • Recipient of multiple honors, awards, and scholarships
  • Honored as a Who's Who Among Students in American Universities and Colleges LICENSES
  • Led a multi-year global initiative to represent ~$30B of divisional alternative investments in firmwide risk systems
  • Product Innovation, Development & Launch: Designed and implemented a client engagement strategy that increased revenue by 420%
  • Investor Relations and Client Service: Received multiple client commendations for outstanding service and innovation
  • Industry Leadership: Served as the Goldman Sachs lead on an industry-wide Working Group of the Loan
  • Syndications and Trading Association (LSTA), focused on reducing trade settlement times by 75% to T+7
  • Change Management: Implemented a highly successful streamlined operating model for the full post-trade lifecycle of bank loans, resulting in an increase in the teams’ throughput; the analysis and results led to FTE reduction of 32

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School Attended

  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology
  • University of Pennsylvania, Wharton School of Business
  • Howard University

Job Titles Held:

  • Partner & Chief Operating Officer
  • Executive Director
  • Vice President, Lead Global Relationship Manager
  • Vice President


  • Management Executive Education Blockchain Technologies: Business Innovation
  • Blockchain and Digital Assets
  • <ul><li>Blockchain Council Certified Cryptocurrency Expert (CCE)</li><li>Financial Industry Regulatory Authority</li></ul>
  • B.Sc.

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