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Joined: 29 Jan 2012
Posts: 9
Location: United States
Concentration: Finance, Strategy
GPA: 3.52
WE: Sales (Other)
Followers: 0

Kudos [?]: 5 [0], given: 0

Profile Evaluation Please - Thanks in advance!! [#permalink] New post 29 Jan 2012, 15:07
Thanks in advance for taking a look! All feedback welcome! Is top ten realistic for me or should I set my sets elsewhere?

Thanks again!



Education & Test Scores:
Top 50 Undergrad - Two B.S. Degree's in Finance (business school) and Honors Philosophy (arts & sciences)
Graduated Cum Laude
Overall GPA - 3.52
Hold Series 7 and 66 Finra Licenses
Candidate for CFA Level II (this upcoming June)
GMAT - 690 (First time taken, I think I have a little more in me!)

Work Experience:
Most recent first

Current - Business Sales Strategist
While working as a Sales Director I developed an iPad application to assist our external sales representative and subsequently was moved into higher level sales strategy role.

2 yrs - Regional Sales Director:
Worked in partnership with the Regional Vice President to manage the Souther California, Nevada and Hawaii territory at a top mutual fund company. Beat our goal in both years.

3 yrs - Financial Analyst:
Various responsibilities (SOX 404, Asset and Investment pricing and valuation). Managed several subsidiary audits internal, worked with external auditors and prepared and presented quarterly and annual financial reports. Worked closely with senior management to improve internal controls on these entities. Extensive work valuing and modeling Structured Investment Vehicle (SIV) securities and managing our firms exposure to them.

Extracurriculars (College):
Heavily involved in Undergraduate Government. Was the Director of Campus Events both Junior and Senior year. Managed a 300k budget and a staff of 22 people.
Teaching Assistant for two years for an honors philosophy class.

Extracurriculars (Post-College):
Various Educational Related Fund Raising
Avid Skier, Guitar Player and amateur race car driver.
Crew Chief for my garages professional race team.
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Joined: 03 Jun 2010
Posts: 685
Location: United States (MO)
Concentration: Nonprofit, General Management
Schools: Michigan (Ross) - Class of 2015
GMAT 1: 740 Q47 V45
GRE 1: 336 Q169 V167
GPA: 3.22
WE: Information Technology (Manufacturing)
Followers: 16

Kudos [?]: 145 [0], given: 249

Re: Profile Evaluation Please - Thanks in advance!! [#permalink] New post 30 Jan 2012, 08:51
T10 is definitely realistic for you!
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Joined: 31 Oct 2011
Posts: 518
Schools: Johnson '16 (M)
GMAT 1: 690 Q45 V40
WE: Asset Management (Mutual Funds and Brokerage)
Followers: 34

Kudos [?]: 198 [0], given: 57

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Re: Profile Evaluation Please - Thanks in advance!! [#permalink] New post 30 Jan 2012, 08:55
RyMBA27 wrote:
Thanks in advance for taking a look! All feedback welcome! Is top ten realistic for me or should I set my sets elsewhere?

Thanks again!



Education & Test Scores:
Top 50 Undergrad - Two B.S. Degree's in Finance (business school) and Honors Philosophy (arts & sciences)
Graduated Cum Laude
Overall GPA - 3.52
Hold Series 7 and 66 Finra Licenses
Candidate for CFA Level II (this upcoming June)
GMAT - 690 (First time taken, I think I have a little more in me!)

Work Experience:
Most recent first

Current - Business Sales Strategist
While working as a Sales Director I developed an iPad application to assist our external sales representative and subsequently was moved into higher level sales strategy role.

2 yrs - Regional Sales Director:
Worked in partnership with the Regional Vice President to manage the Souther California, Nevada and Hawaii territory at a top mutual fund company. Beat our goal in both years.

3 yrs - Financial Analyst:
Various responsibilities (SOX 404, Asset and Investment pricing and valuation). Managed several subsidiary audits internal, worked with external auditors and prepared and presented quarterly and annual financial reports. Worked closely with senior management to improve internal controls on these entities. Extensive work valuing and modeling Structured Investment Vehicle (SIV) securities and managing our firms exposure to them.

Extracurriculars (College):
Heavily involved in Undergraduate Government. Was the Director of Campus Events both Junior and Senior year. Managed a 300k budget and a staff of 22 people.
Teaching Assistant for two years for an honors philosophy class.

Extracurriculars (Post-College):
Various Educational Related Fund Raising
Avid Skier, Guitar Player and amateur race car driver.
Crew Chief for my garages professional race team.


What are you interested in postMBA?

I think you have the makings of top 10 - I'd bump the GMAT up over 700 if you truly think you have it in you.
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Joined: 29 Jan 2012
Posts: 9
Location: United States
Concentration: Finance, Strategy
GPA: 3.52
WE: Sales (Other)
Followers: 0

Kudos [?]: 5 [0], given: 0

Re: Profile Evaluation Please - Thanks in advance!! [#permalink] New post 30 Jan 2012, 10:16
Post MBA I really want to be involved in strategy and brand management. My newer job does quite a bit of that and I found that top of the house / industry view (especially with regards to the competitive landscape) to be a real passion of mine.

Agreed on the GMAT. I am going to try and bump it up a bit if I can - although we'll see definately not an easy test.

Thanks for the feedback!
Re: Profile Evaluation Please - Thanks in advance!!   [#permalink] 30 Jan 2012, 10:16
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