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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

Generate leads, 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.

CERTIFIED BUSINESS COACH / Action International, Lancaster, PA - 2009 to 2014

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.

/ Mercy Corps, Portland, OR - 2003 to 2004 

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 is ongoing. ·        

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.  

/ Lancaster Composite, Inc., Lancaster, PA - 1995 to 2000 & 2005 ·        

Funded Start-up
by marketing/selling $8m of high-price marine construction material during product development phase. ·        

Coordinated lead generation
, researching >1,000 projects for >100 qualified leads annually. ·        
Managed marketing
to >1,000 decision makers over multiple-year project cycles. ·        

Co-managed penetration of new overseas market
, conducting market research & marketing and assisting in specification-based sales & operations in high-growth U.A.E construction market.            

COUNTRY REPRESENTATIVE / International Orthodox Christian Charities, Baltimore, MD -  1994 to 1995, 2001 to 2003 ·        

Doubled size of new NGO
by establishing $10m aid programs in embargoed Serbia, war-torn Bosnia, and destitute Georgia. Post 9/11, founded IOCC’s domestic program. Programs are ongoing. 


INTERNATIONAL MARKETING SPECIALIST / International Signal & Control, Lancaster, Pa - 1987 to 1994 ·        

Helped secure $300m international sale
as member of defense contractor Marketing team.

Developed productive relationships
with/between foreign clients and ISC engineering teams.     

Systematically analyzed risks/opportunities
in defense export markets and advised CEO.