Senior Financial AnalystUnited Airlines － Chicago, IL
Financial Planning and Analysis Develop forecasted financial statements for executive leadership and Board of Directors to allow for informed decision making and accurate external financial guidance for UAL Corporation to Wall Street.
Prepare a quarterly productivity analysis that reviews and estimates divisional, as well as labor group specific trends of employee utilization.
Prepare and consolidate monthly review presentation for CFO that measures divisional financial performance.
Compile and review profit plans and budgets for corporate and operational divisions using actual performance, budget figures, estimated revenue and expenses for financial administration.
Analyze foreign exchange impact on revenue for the quarterly earnings book, as well as enterprise level financial metrics.
08/2011 to 03/2013
Directly responsible for managing over $500 million of annual revenue for United Airlines in key Pacific markets, including the U.S.
to Hong Kong, Taipei and Singapore.
Monitor US and foreign economies, competitors and pricing environment in order to maintain a competitive position in the industry to properly segment customers.
Compile weekly reports that analyze cabin load factor, fare mixes and revenue in order to optimize the potential profitability of markets through inventory availability.
Prepare bi-monthly strategy sessions that examine and adjust the demand forecast to accurately reflect the economic environment of a given flight or market.(i.e.
RASM impact of Cathay's entrance into the ORD to HKG market in October 2011.
08/2010 to 07/2011
Manage core domestic hub-to-hub markets, including: Chicago to San Francisco and key markets in the Northeast.
Implement strategies through use of revenue optimization system that identify forecast leverage trends in load factor, in order to maximize YoY unit revenue through expanded use of fare buy-ups.
After merger transaction with Continental Airlines in late 2010, selected to be part of a team tasked with transitioning United's legacy hub-based revenue management system to a spoke based model; intended to capture revenue synergies.
07/2007 to 01/2008
InternMorgan Stanley － Chicago, IL
Private Wealth Management.
Generated a mock million-dollar portfolio and invested in various stocks, bonds and ETF's resulting in a 0.6% increase in portfolio performance after 3 months, which in turn, provided research skills and familiarity with different investment strategies.
Prepared weekly Portfolio Allocation Fund summaries for client meetings using investment research tools, such as Morning Star and Bloomberg, which helped in building client relationships.
Expanded client base by creating a 500-person mass mailing database for all existing clients, as well as prospective investors, pertaining to the services provided by Morgan Stanley financial advisors.
Bachelor of Science: FinanceUniversity of Illinois College of Business － Urbana
Italian: Business and LanguageUniversity of Illinois － VeronaItaly
Bachelor of Science: Finance
LEADERSHIP EXPERIENCE & ACTIVITIES United FP&A Social Events Coordinator May 2013- Present Catholic Charities of Chicago July 2010- Present Youth Board Member Metropolitan Club of Chicago Dec 2011- Present Wellness Committee Chairman Organize events for Metropolitan Club members to encourage physical activity and health. Kappa Alpha Theta Sorority, University of Illinois at Urbana - Champaign 2009-2010 Social Chairman
Experience with Hyperion, Essbase analytic servers and EDW.
Self-motivated, adaptable and fun with strong personal communication skills.
Chicago 2012 Half-Marathon participant; also enjoys Frank Sinatra and spicy foods.