Financial economist/analyst with knowledge and skills in forecasting, valuation, risk management, accounting, statistics, data mining, and investment management; experience working with statistical and financial software such as Microsoft Excel, SAS, R, and MATLAB.
I also have experience designing test items for the GMAT, GRE, SAT, and ACT. Further, I have knowledge of the MBA application process.
I have earned a Master of Science (M.S.) in Economics, concentrating in Financial Economics. I previously earned a Bachelor of Science (B.S.), double majoring in Biology and Psychology while minoring in history. I hold the Series 7 (General Securities Representative) and Series 66 (Uniform Securities Agent & Investment Adviser) licenses.
I have experience in investment research, financial analysis, forecasting, valuation, and modeling. I have designed financial models using Excel and created presentations with PowerPoint. I have used Excel, SAS, R, and MATLAB for statistical, regression, and other analyses.
My passion lies in investment management and research. I have skills and knowledge in investment theory and strategies such as special situations, arbitrage, and value investing. I am familiar with hedge funds and other investment vehicles. I am skilled in DCF, NPV, IRR, Variance, VaR, Comps, and other financial methods and techniques.