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  1. Lisa Waller

    Lisa Waller

    Admn Asst, Buyer, Supply Chain, Transcription

    United States - Last active: 4 days ago - Tests: 13

    Greetings, I have over seventeen years experience working in administrative roles that includes data entry, customer service, supply chain, procurement, and recently I have offered transcription services. I am articulate and will work with you to achieve the best possible results. I offer many transferable skills that can help you complete your projects when needed. Thank you for this opportunity to introduce myself and my skill set. Lisa-Waller

    $27.78 /hr
    46 hours
    4.79
  2. Benjamin Buchanan

    Benjamin Buchanan

    Portfolio Manager, Entrepreneur, Start-up Consultant, Creativity Ninja

    United States - Last active: 9 days ago - Tests: 2

    I have managed a small family office for the past 7 years, and recently started an RIA with some friends to be able to take assets from outside of friends/family. I am also a Data Analyst at an awesome start-up based in Atlanta called Clickagy, a company that has developed some very cool, and very smart, data intelligence algorithms (machine learning). I have extensive knowledge around nearly all alternative investment categories, and a substantial knowledge base around what is involved during the inception of new companies. I have conducted over 1,000 hours of market research, including conducting well over 100 interviews with individuals that span the gamut of corporate and small business America, including C-level officers of publicly traded companies. The list of companies I have worked with or invested in includes the following spaces: 1) High tech algorithmic vertical farming 2) Supply Chain Financing 3) Motion sensor based senior monitoring system 4) Stem Cell Banking 5) Restaurants 6) Publicly traded IT companies 7) Internet of Things Startup in Silicon Valley 8) Startup Restaurant 9) Frontier Market Property Development Companies (Romania/Mongolia) 10) Algorithmic Real Time Bidding Ad Platform and Data Intelligence Company 11) Non Profits The portfolios I manage currently include investments in the following spaces: 1) Technical Commodity Futures 2) Fundamental Energy 3) Fund of Hedge Funds 4) All the vanilla stuff you would expect (stocks/bonds/mutual funds) 5) Real estate (tax lien, conservation easement, residential) 6) Start-up companies (seed through series) The strategy underlying the diverse pool of assets is focused on mitigating intra-asset correlation whenever volatility of any portfolio component spikes. My objective is to create a portfolio with a MAR of >1, i.e. my CAGR (compounded annual growth rate) exceeds by largest drawdown (peak>trough decline). I have designed a proprietary commodity futures trading system and am a series 3 (commodity futures proficiency) license holder. I also have my series 66 (state and federal regulation), and 65. I have traveled extensively, primarily around Latin America, most recently to Volunteer at a hospital in one of Lima's poorest suburbs. I have lived in both Romania and Peru, splitting time in the latter working at a midwifing clinic providing pre-natal healthcare and water-birthing, and doing marketing for an educational technology start-up. I lived in very third world conditions, and am intimately familiar with poverty and its impact on developmental and societal psychology. I am also an aspiring creative writer, and am 60,000 words into a novel that explores the character of a vigilante through snap shots of various life-forming events. My eclectic group of experiences and the seemingly disparate spaces in which I am involved share one common trait; amazing people. Everything I do is alongside of others who are highly specialized, and the best in their respective fields. I have learned more from them than I ever could have through self-teaching or in school, and will always be grateful for their mentoring and friendship. I have seen first-hand the power of a strong network, and in the vast majority of cases I see my role simply as helping incredible people in any way I can to do their best work. Lastly, I am incredibly excited by the exponential curve of technology, and the ramifications for nearly everything. Anyone that thinks the world will be recognizable 5 years from now is fooling themselves, the pace of change and invention has sped up to the point that a 5 year window henceforth will mean a different world. I love people - and that likely includes you. Please don't hesitate to reach out if there's something we can do together. Cheers! -Ben

    $83.33 /hr
    230 hours
    5.00
  3. Joseph Gerard Romana

    Joseph Gerard Romana

    Serial Writer On The Loose

    Philippines - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 3

    I love writing! Writing makes me come alive and it shows in my maintaining different blog accounts and various freelance writing gigs both here in oDesk and outside. I am also a family man who wants to provide well for my family both in terms of finances and quality time. I am working very hard towards becoming a full-time freelance writer so I can do that. So why should you hire me? You should hire me because I love to write. When I write for you, I don’t look at it as just another meal ticket: I look at it as a passionate work of art. With that mindset, you’re assured that I will leave no stone unturned in giving you the best possible article, blog or other write-ups. You should hire me because I’m an excellent writer. I will let the feedback from previous oDesk clients and sample writings from the following links to bear witness to this audacious claim: 1. http://www.thepoc.net/features/pera-isipan/19938-risk-and-returns-investment-red-flags 2. http://www.thepoc.net/features/pera-isipan/19958-til-debt-do-you-part 3. http://www.thepoc.net/features/pera-isipan/20012-personal-finance-management-budgeting 4. http://www.thepoc.net/features/pera-isipan/20063-personal-finance-management-plastic-man-approach 5. http://www.thepoc.net/features/pera-isipan/20089-mlm-vs-pyramiding 6. http://www.thepoc.net/features/pera-isipan/20192-financial-literacy-generating-knowledge-power 7. http://www.thepoc.net/features/pera-isipan/20227-meron-akong-ano-meron-akong-kwento-the-millionaire-messenger-book-review 8. http://godinthedailystuff.wordpress.com/ 9. https://sites.google.com/site/sephromana/ 10. http://malakingmuscovadongoso.wordpress.com/ Hire me and see for yourself.

    $16.00 /hr
    0 hours
    4.75
  4. T B.

    T B. Agency Contractor

    MBA, Award-Winning Top 1% Expert: PLAN | PROMOTE | PROFIT

    United States - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 7 - Portfolio: 13

    Recognized by oDesk CEO Gary Swart on August 5, 2013: ~> Ranked as Top 1% Expert Provider ➤ Top 1% Provider: 5-Star Client Feedback, Top 2% - 6% Test Scores, 2+ Decades, Proven Results ➤ *** Exclusive annual awards from Motorola. *** Client roster includes worldwide Brands, such as: ABN AMRO, American Red Cross, Canon, Fisher Investments, Genentech, Hyatt, KonicaMinolta, Marriott, Novartis, P & G, Pfizer, Siemens, Sears, Xerox. Having ❶ dealt with﹥1/3 of the Fortune 500, ➋ built a new Business Unit for a multinational & globally recognized operation, ➌ earned an MBA, and ➍ consulted in Business Development with companies of all types, sizes, and industries...this experience becomes your asset through: > Bottom-Line improvements, > effective Growth Initiatives, > formalized Business Plans, > Forecasts & Budgets, > maximizing Sales & Marketing efforts, > Operational streamlining, > replicable Systems & Processes, > assessing Legacy Practices, > managing Turn-Arounds, > identifying & securing Strategic Alliances. < BP samples available upon request. Full portfolio cannot be posted publicly. >

    Groups: BigCommerce

    Associated with: STRATEGY

    $175.00 /hr
    1,022 hours
    4.68
  5. Muhammad Arslan Rafiq

    Muhammad Arslan Rafiq Agency Contractor

    Providing turnkey services

    Pakistan - Last active: 22 hours ago - Tests: 1 - Portfolio: 3

    The aim of delivering unparalleled and unique ideas, my job is to provide my customers and organizations with advice to solve issues, create value, maximize growth and improve business performance. I am dedicated to providing quality consultancy services and solutions in areas of finance, accounting, designing and writing I provide following services: 1. Business Plans 2. Financial and Management Accounting 2. Business Modelling and Planning 3. Financial Modeling 4. Feasibility Studies 5- Business Writing 6- Academic Writing 7- Content Writing The relationship with client is given special importance as reflected in feedback of clients about the quality of service.

    Associated with: Sentient Solutions

    $20.00 /hr
    460 hours
    4.97
  6. S Curtis

    S Curtis

    Business Analyst

    United Kingdom - Last active: 01/19/2014 - Tests: 2 - Portfolio: 3

    I am a Business Analyst of 10 years + experience within Banking and Financial Services, and have worked for some of the major blue chip corporations - J P Morgan, American Express Bank and Barclays. Proficient in requirements gathering and documenting, stakeholder management, process analysis design and mapping, procedure writing, user manual writing, user training, Microsoft Office and Visio. Latterly, I am the content writer, designer and SEO expert for www.arachnewebdesigns.com I am also a native English speaker with A (Advanced) Level English Literature.

    $27.78 /hr
    64 hours
    5.00
  7. Neagu N.

    Neagu N.

    Translator English-French-Romanian(native Romanian)/ Virtual Assistant

    Romania - Last active: 2 months ago - Tests: 5 - Portfolio: 2

    I am looking for a chance to apply my ideas and my artistic skills to any kind of project which involves creativity and perspective. I can design the cover of a magazine, set up AD posters and even come up with a fresh perspective on the image of a certain product. Setting up a plan was always easy for me as I am a positively logical person and the people whom I worked with appreciate me as a gifted and serious leader. At present, I like to believe that what I lack in experience I make up for in talent and dedication and I am looking forward to embarking on new projects.

    $11.11 /hr
    338 hours
    5.00
  8. Rosvie Gonzales

    Rosvie Gonzales

    Mr.

    Philippines - Last active: 04/22/2014 - Tests: 3 - Portfolio: 1

    An investment banker in one of the largest full-service investment banks in the Philippines, with expertise in debt and equity markets, project finance and financial advisory. A recent MBA graduate, with a distinction of being awarded as the best strategic management paper for his exhaustive analysis of the financial services industry and proposed corporate strategies for his company. A quick learner and fast worker with high regard on quality and timeliness.

    $10.00 /hr
    0 hours
    5.00
  9. Nick Hames

    Nick Hames

    UK Copy writer with technical experience

    United Kingdom - Last active: 05/16/2012 - Tests: 5

    I offer a range of services to my clients including IT support, article writing, web copy, and technical documentation to name a few. With over 20 years of solid experience in the IT industry I can provide small and medium-sized companies with IT support, consultancy services, and expert technical guidance as required. I am also proficient in a number of copywriting areas and being a UK copywriter you can be sure any copy I write will be grammatically correct and free from errors. I am enthusiastic about the work I do and the people I work for and put my all into any project I am involved in. Whether you need server administration or a set of articles written you can be sure the work will be carried out on time, on budget and to your exact specifications

    $33.33 /hr
    0 hours
    5.00
  10. Yacob Cajee

    Yacob Cajee

    Freelance writer and editor

    United Kingdom - Last active: 11/21/2014 - Tests: 7 - Portfolio: 1

    A qualified accountant, aromatherapist, hypnotherapist and NLP practitioner, I have been published in “Public Finance”, “Men’s Health” and “In Essence”, the journal of the International Federation of Professional Aromatherapists. I have been commissioned to write specialist articles (for example on essential oil alternatives to antiperspirants) for Holland & Barratt’s "Healthy" magazine, and have recently completed an article on the diagnosis and treatment of prostate and testicular cancer. I have enjoyed a successful career in local government finance and have written many (and edited far more), policy papers, business and investment proposals and committee reports. In 2005, I compiled Diversity in Diction, Equality in Action, the guide to appropriate language in the workplace, published by the Trades Union Congress. With a background in Classics and a degree in English Literature from the University of London, I have an excellent knowledge of spelling, grammar and punctuation. I look forward to the opportunity of working with you.

    $33.33 /hr
    6 hours
    5.00