••••• Over seven years of professional treasury experience specializing in problem-solving, multi-tasking and team building/guidance. Key accomplishments included:
A. Designing and implementing a project to convert payment methods, saving an estimated $3 million over five-year period.
B. Created comprehensive daily and monthly cash forecast for an entire fiscal year down to the minutest intricate detail. This model is still being utilized today and is the subject of commendation by senior finance officials. Altogether, this cash forecast model has lead to an annual average of $•••••,••••• in extra interest earnings and savings.
C. Acted as a key liaison that thoroughly understood all aspects of cash management practices within a very small Treasury unit in order to provide effective and timely solutions to even the most routine of problems/issues.
••••• Over seven years of professional banking/trust experience specializing in problem-solving and efficient and accurate operational processing . Key accomplishments included:
A. Continuous interaction with internal and external partners to improve and recommend more efficient operational workflows and processes.
B. Pioneered self-managed operation team that set the procedures for how the team would operate. Additionally, responsible for team evaluation to determine success of this pilot program and its participants.
CHICAGO PUBLIC SCHOOLS CHICAGO, IL March, ••••• - July, ••••• Senior Treasury Analyst
••••• Managed the banking relationships within CPS, which included determining the optimal level of services within a cost-effective fee structure.
••••• Acted as principal liaison between the Bureau of Treasury and all external/internal partners to resolve any cash management problem/situation on a same-day basis.
••••• Designed, implemented, and currently coordinating technology financing program for entire school system.
••••• Analyzed and forecasted cash flows in order to establish liquidity and investment strategies and complete the trading of short-term debt instruments.
••••• Evaluated financial statements of firms seeking to conduct business with CPS to ascertain the current and future financial viability of these firms. Ensured firms could complete contracts with CPS to provide vital goods and services needed to run the schools.
NORTHERN TRUST COMPANY CHICAGO, IL ••••• Senior Trade Settlement SpecialistAugust, •••••September, •••••
••••• Resolved hundreds of daily out-of-balances and exceptions inside settlement workflow processes within ••••• hours of origination.
••••• Designed various team projects to improve the workflow efficiency within various settlement units, including new systems and workflow designs. .
••••• Processed accurately and timely approximately 1,••••• trades per day for settlement.
DePaul University Chicago, IL Spring ••••• Masters in Business Administration-Finance
DePaul University Chicago, IL Spring ••••• Bachelors of Science-Finance with Honors
••••• Microsoft Office/Project
••••• Customized Internal Systems