International Business Consultant ► Market Research ◆ Lead Generation ◆ Revenue Optimization / Lancaster, PA / 2004-Present
I develop and implement strategies to enter overseas and domestic markets.
FX Analyst / Maverick FX, Salt Lake City, Utah / 2015-Present
Analyzing the global economy to filter price-action-based trading opportunities in the Foreign Exchange spot market.
CORPORATE TRADER /FIRMA FX, Philadelphia, PA / 2014-2015
develop clientele, and sell foreign exchange and international payment services.
Contacted hundreds of U.S. businesses weekly to build book of business. Advised clients on currency pricing and bought/sold variety of
currencies daily for clients including transactions ranging from $2K-$250K.
Counseled business owners/teams on sales and management techniques and systems. Clients included advertisers, commercial cleaners, construction contractors, building control system contractors, dentists, hobby shops, investment managers, landscapers, physicians, plumbers, printers, and website developers.
Helped increase business success of one client from $2M to $4M through transition to sole-ownership.
Improved selling skills and sales management system knowledge.
FIELD MANAGER - NORTHERN IRAQ / Mercy
Corps, Portland, OR - 2003 to
Given responsibility to independently design and
implement a multi-project Assistance Program in 4-province territory, secured
$15m funding for 13 projects while
many other organizations were shutting down. No one was injured on my watch. Program
Hired and trained a >25 person national team to perform all required business functions.
Liaised with wide range of stakeholders, including IDPs, Refugees, the destitute; US, Iraqi
(and KRG) officials; UN, US and International donors; media associates; faith
leaders, emerging civil society agencies; combatant representatives, indigenous
partners; and vendors.