Leader with over 19 years of experience in fraud detection, customer relations, analysis, innovation, and
management within Financial Services, Consumer Products, and the Public Sector.
Large Fraud and Anti Money Laundering (AML) system Implementations
Big Data Analytics
SASCary (Remote), NCSenior Technical Architect03/2012 to Current
Solution Architect, Manager, and Consultant on large scale Anti Money Laundering (AML) and Fraud Solutions.
Conduct analysis for tuning and initial threshold setting of new AML scenarios.
Gathered requirements and helped implement Case Management solution for Claim Investigative Unit of a large Insurance Provider.
Scoped and developed Proof of Concept for Fraud, Reporting, and Case Management solution for Department of Homeland Security.
Mentor and train junior staff.
Led multi-day scope gathering workshops for multiple large banks.
IBM Global Business ServicesHerndon, VAService Area Manager02/2010 to 03/2012
Led predicative modeling team researching Medicare fraud.
Organized and led requirements gathering sessions with Medical Officers and client upper management to define requirements for analyses and an automated analysis tool.
Benchmarked user requirements against other industry systems and gained sign-off from project executives on scope by suggesting short- and long-term development solutions.
Organized and led sessions with cross-functional IBM technical staff to design the automated analytical tool.
Worked with client technical resources and SAS to resolve challenging issues holding up system development.
Worked with Program Management to deliver Executive-Level project deliverables and weekly status reports to project stakeholders.
Utilized advanced analytical techniques to assess the safety and efficacy of new drugs.
Developed SAS code to integrate Oracle, Java, and preexisting SAS code.
Responsible for the career development of junior staff.
Heavily involved in recruiting for college students and experienced hires.
Zencos ConsultingCary (Remote), NCSr. Consultant08/2008 to 02/2010
Worked with client management to determine business requirements for a multi-million dollar Executive Compensation Tool. Managed team to translate resultant business requirements into technical specifications for development and implementation.
Led data requirements meetings among management at North Carolina Department of Commerce for a revision of the agency's building and sites website. Developed and presented key findings as a result of these meetings.
Developed a Tax Revenue Forecast Model for the City of Cary, NC.
Consulted for a large contract research organization to develop regression models examining relationships between side effects of medication and medical resource use with quality of life.
PricewaterhouseCoopersWashington, DCManager01/2005 to 02/2008
Advised clients in Banking and Capital Markets, Investment Management, Alternative Investments, Secondary Mortgage, and Student Loans within the Financial Services Industry.
Designed highly complex and specialized models to identify unauthorized trading practices.
Developed and delivered service capabilities presentations to potential clients.
Created papers and presentations for both internal and external audiences on Forensic Testing for Investment Managers and Investment Advisors for Regulatory Compliance.
Verified the accuracy of various client-developed risk and loss models by developing comparable SAS-based code.
Supervised Associate through Manager level staff on various data analyses, quality assurance, documentation, and Extraction Transformation and Loading tasks.
Responsible for engagement financials including developing and maintaining budgets, tracking hours and expenses, and billing clients.
Developed strong relationships with client management that led to add-on work and referrals within their companies for other engagements.
Piloted a new E-mail Text Mining service offering to add to our SEC Mock inspections.
Mentored and coached staff as part of the company's development programs.
Served on year-end review committees for determining promotions and performance levels.
Developed basic SAS training classes.
Chairman Award winner for project work.
Fannie MaeWashington, DCDeveloper/Business Analyst05/2002 to 06/2004
Provided data gathering and analytic support for the Trading Market Room.
Identified trends in loan data to rebut potential new HUD regulatory policies.
Re-engineered non-SAS programs into SAS programs to calculate Mortgage Backed Security factors.
Responded to over 150 ad hoc client requests for SAS and SQL queries and reports using multiple large Oracle tables.
Modified existing SAS programs and created new SAS programs to deliver quarterly OFHEO regulatory reports and files.
Developed Ab Initio maps to replace SAS and SQL Oracle table pulls and transformations.
Created HTML formatted reports to the Chairman's office that summarized daily market conditions and corporate trading activity.
e-centivesBethesda, MDData Analyst11/2001 to 05/2002
Developed customer segmentation models for various customer groups within the company using linear and logistical regression, clustering analysis, and sampling techniques.
Pulled large quantities of data from several ORACLE tables using SAS and SQL code to create client presentation materials for a large consumer goods client.
Programmed quality control routines to ensure accuracy of client data.
National Association of Security DealersRockville, MDProgram Specialist12/2000 to 11/2001
Created SAS code to recalculate a major stock market index to identify traders trying to manipulate the market with misreported trades.
Worked with business users on a continuous basis to create new approaches to monitor NASD member firms.
Assisted with preparation of presentations for selling market regulation services.
Developed daily management reports (Cash Market Analysis, Large Trader, and Open Positions by Traders), for a live joint venture between the NASD and the London Futures Exchange.
Queried extremely large Oracle tables that contain millions of daily NASDAQ orders, quotes, and trades using SAS and SQL code.
Price WaterhouseWashington, DCSenior Consultant10/1995 to 06/2000
Advised clients in the Credit Card and Market Regulation industries, and various US Government agencies.
Used multiple statistical techniques to analyze customer financial and demographic data to determine the characteristics of customers that used a credit cards call center.
Developed a financial system for the Price Waterhouse European Theater to facilitate the determination of project specific and overall company profitability.
Wrote SAS code to test and analyze NASD's Advanced Detection System (a system which monitors dealer trades for regulatory rule violations) for accuracy.
Served as lead analyst and Subordinate Statistician on multiple mail delivery performance measurement projects involving over 150 people.
Used various statistical techniques (factor analysis, canonical correlation, cluster analysis) to develop a loan-scoring model using financial ratios that examine the financial health of multifamily loans.
Evaluated different analytical software tools for implementation in a client research lab. Presented findings and recommendations to client senior management.
Managed staff on Data Warehousing and Reporting initiatives for both internal and external clients
Presented reports to clients and company senior management. Technical
Fannie Mae Washington DC 2002 - 2004
e-centives, Bethesda MD 2001 - 2002
National Association of Security Dealers, Rockville MD 2000 - 2001
Price Waterhouse Washington DC 1995 - 2000
Master of Science:Business and Management - Concentration in StatisticsUniversity of Maryland, College Park, Maryland, USRobert H. Smith School of Business
Bachelor of Science:Dual Major - Decision Information Systems and FinanceUniversity of Maryland, College Park, Maryland, USRobert H. Smith School of Business
Client Management, Requirements Gathering, Solution Development, Big Data