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Alexander Hardt

Highly Motivated Finance Student with International Experience & Skills

Master of Science in Business Administration & CEMS Master's in International Management

Expected Graduation: July 2016


Alexander Hardt

01 March 1991





+49 176 4562 3903


University of Cologne,

Cologne, Germany

Expected July 2016

Master of Science in Business Administration, Major in Finance & CEMS Master’s in International Management

Memberships: PIM & CEMS Club

Texas A&M University-Commerce,

Commerce, Texas

May 2014

Bachelor of Business Administration

Cumulative GPA: 4.0

Honors: Summa Cum Laude, Honors College, President’s Scholar, Deans List

Honors Thesis: “TIPS as an Asset Class: Implications for Asset Allocation”

Memberships: Beta Alpha Psi, AICPA, Organization of future Entrepreneurs, Economics & Finance Society

University of Prince Edward Island,

Charlottetown, Canada

August – December 2013

Study Abroad program funded by Department of Education grant


Academic Honors

CBYX International Exchange Scholar

Exchange Program sponsored by the U.S. Congress and the German Bundestag.

Honors College

Honors College at Texas A&M University-Commerce (4-year full scholarship)

Deutschland Stipendium

Scholarship from the German Federal Ministry od Education & Research

Honor Societies

Vice President of National Society of Leadership & Success, Commerce Chapter

Member of Phi Eta Sigma and Alpha Lambda Delta National Honor Society

Member of Beta Alpha Psi


Departmental Awards



William Carroll Adams Scholarship

Graham Johnson Endowment Award

Higginbotham Accounting Award

Study Abroad

FIPSE Grant from Dept. of Education for Exchange Semerster in Canada

Work Experience


Cologne, Germany


Internship Investment Services Insurance

November 2014 – present


Assisted in the valuation and reporting of OTC derivative financial instruments

Performed tests of details of structured finance products such as CDOs, CLOs, CDSs, and other derivatives

Analyzed investment portfolios of insurance clients in order to determine compliance with regulatory standards

Established a knowledge database containing newest developments in the topics EMIR, IFRS 9, and Solvency II



Gedore Tool Center GmbH & Co. KG

Remscheid, Germany


Internship Corporate Strategy

June – August 2014

Assisted in the development of a new strategy for the automotive branch of the Gedore Group

• Created a market and product portfolio analysis which will be used in the creation of next year’s catalog

• Recommended an optimized product portfolio based on product offerings of Gedore’s main competitors

• Compiled a list of potential clients including parts dealers, trade associations, and OEM’s

College of Business & Entrepreneurship at Texas A&M University-Commerce,

Commerce, TX


Student Worker,

August 2012 – present



•Conducted research for Economics & Finance professors and worked on many successful projects that significantly improved the reputation of the business school.

•Selected Project Experience:

Departmental Newsletter

Led team of 5 workers to create monthly departmental newsletter, which resulted in better outreach to alumni and increased donations to the business school.

Economics & Finance Society

Doubled society membership by increasing promotion of activities/events, organizing trips to the Dallas Fed, and creating a virtual stock market game using investopedia.


Skills, Activities & Interests


Highly motivated, analytical, keen attention to detail, good interpersonal communication skills, exceptional problem-solving skills, and diverse background.



Russian (native)

English (fluent)

French (personal)

Technical Skills

Proficient in Excel, Power Point, Access, Minitab, Bloomberg, Dreamweaver, and experience in SAP

Volunteer work:

Mentoring foreign exchange students, Tutoring, Animal Shelter, Relay for Life


International Travel, Exotic foods, Foreign Cultures and Languages, Sport Aircraft

Leadership Experience

Sigma Alpha PI, National Society of Leadership & Success

Commerce, TX


August 2012 – present


•Co-founded local chapter at the university and became largest student organization on campus within first year of existence

•Recruited and initiated around 100 members in fall and over 300 members in spring of charter-year existence as student organization.

•Organized leadership speaker events on campus (speakers include Rudy Giuliani, Hill Harper, Brad Meltzer, etc.), local community service projects, and participated in leadership conferences.


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