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01 March 1991
+49 176 4562 3903
University of Cologne,
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,
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,
August – December 2013
Study Abroad program funded by Department of Education grant
CBYX International Exchange Scholar
Exchange Program sponsored by the U.S. Congress and the German Bundestag.
Honors College at Texas A&M University-Commerce (4-year full scholarship)
Scholarship from the German Federal Ministry od Education & Research
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
William Carroll Adams Scholarship
Graham Johnson Endowment Award
Higginbotham Accounting Award
FIPSE Grant from Dept. of Education for Exchange Semerster in Canada
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
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,
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:
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.
Proficient in Excel, Power Point, Access, Minitab, Bloomberg, Dreamweaver, and experience in SAP
Mentoring foreign exchange students, Tutoring, Animal Shelter, Relay for Life
International Travel, Exotic foods, Foreign Cultures and Languages, Sport Aircraft
Sigma Alpha PI, National Society of Leadership & Success
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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