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• Address: 2079 Lake Park Dr SE, Apt C, Smyrna, GA 30080 • Phone: (706) 254 7575
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I seek to leverage my broad range of Management Consulting skills and diverse client experience. I am an agile self-starter with International exposure, strong Management Consulting background, Entrepreneurial work ethic, Excellent Communication Skills and Experience across several Fortune 50 financial institutions. I have considerable experience leading Stakeholder Reviews, Facilitating Collaboration across Multiple Work Streams, and Consensus Building with Senior Management and Diverse groups. My range of skills includes Process Modeling, Business Analysis, Reporting Tools, MIS Tools, Metrics, and Scorecards. I have participated in several international projects, and travelled extensively across Asia and the Far East.


Business: Credit Risk Management tools, Project Management, Creation and Management of Audit Systems, Dashboards
Management Consulting: Leading stakeholder reviews, Facilitating Collaboration, SOW, SLA, Project Tracking
SDLC Experience: Project Management, Process Modeling, Business Analysis, Use Cases, Wireframes, Full SDLC
Systems Integration: Creation and Management of Audit Systems, Reporting Tools, MIS Tools, Metrics, and Scorecards
Tools: Advanced skills in MS-Project, Visio, MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint), Access, and SQL
Technologies: Database Modeling, VB.Net, HTML, Web Development, Internet and Programming Concepts
Systems Exposure: SAP R/3 Financial, Purchasing, Vendor Management, and SAP Easy Access


iRise Inc Senior Consultant (Management Consulting) Sep 2007 to Present
• Provided management consulting and mentoring for client teams on the east coast for a CA based start-up
• Clients included several Fortune 100 companies across Financial, Technology, and Logistics industries
• Led stakeholders through product-fit discussions, product adoption planning, systems configurations, timelines
• Headed two international engagements to facilitate collaboration and process implementations across dispersed teams.
• Mentored and trained new users on using business visualization and collaboration tools
• Conducted several successful training and coaching sessions in business technology tools
• Advised clients on development models, team structure, resource management
• Interfaced between business groups and technology groups to ensure effective requirements communication

BearingPoint Inc Consultant, Management Consulting (Finance) Aug 2004 to Aug 2007

Three years of progressive Management Consulting experience, including:

Consultant (Financial Consulting) Jun 2007 to Aug 2007
• Researched financial data for major Fortune 500 financial institutions and their subsidiaries.
• Reported and advised clients and stakeholders on liquidity and financial accuracy of reports
• Traced funding metrics backwards to payment lines and funding transactions to determine cash positions
• Performed system audits to ensure appropriate data management and computation

Consultant (Business Analyst) Feb 2007 to Jun 2007
• Performed business analysis for Commercial lending operations of a Fortune 50 Bank and Card Services company
• Interacted with key stakeholders to understand business requirements and client needs
• Managed Use Cases, Functional Requirements, and Change Requests
• Lead an offshore testing work stream - developed Test Strategy, Test Scenarios, TSDs, RTMs

Sr Management Analyst (Project Management) Feb 2006 to Feb 2007
• Program Management for overhaul of a servicing system for the Home Finance division of a Fortune 30 Financial Services company, comprising 5 workstreams and over 120 resources.
• Interacted with key business sponsors for business decisions around goals, strategies and deliverables.
• Handled upward MIS reporting, project workstreams, schedules, communication channels, and SDLC.
• Investigated and analyzed reporting tool alternatives for the Credit Risk Management initiative of a Fortune 200 Financial Services company in conformance with BASEL II requirements.
• Support engagement and contract management functions for multiple clients.

Management Analyst (Business Analyst) Aug 2004 to Feb 2006
• Received top-performer recognition for commitment to project success and client-satisfaction
• Deployment and testing initiatives as part of a joint project with a major solutions vendor for the mortgage banking industry, specializing in web-based COTS LOS (Loan Origination) software.
• Analyzed business logic including workflow, customize AI components, interviewing clients, requirements gathering, conference calls, analyzing business needs, and customizing the package
• Functionally involved with unit testing (UT) and user analysis testing (UAT) for several implementations
• Assist PMO with project scheduling, dependencies, variance reports, managing impacts, resource forecasts

SunTrust Bank Intern Analyst May 2002 to Aug 2002
• Stellar Performer recognition for outstanding dedication to project and client-satisfaction
• Trained users in software products, developed instruction manuals for software packages
• Analyzed unit’s operational costs, strategies, hardware inventory, down time, service tickets
• Interacted with internal clients, troubleshooting PC and networking problems

Georgia Upward Bound Web Designer (Instructor) Jun 2003 to Aug 2004
• Instructed a class of 120 high school children in Computing, Internet, web-designing and multimedia over summers
• Designed art work, developed specifications for printing and publishing projects
• Configured remote access, LAN, broadband internet, TCP/IP, designed departmental website

University of Georgia Web Designer Nov 2001 to Dec 2003
• Designed databases, created SQL queries, and managed digital image library using FileMaker Pro
• Planned departmental website HTML, ASP, managed Apache web-server, FTP servers, remote log-ins
• Researched and evaluated technical buying decisions, PC troubleshooting, LAN based networking


• Systems for Business Intelligence, System Planning, Analysis, Design and Implementation
• Team Lead, delivered data models, XML, PHP web-design, with GIS data for Georgia Department of Tourism
• Team Lead, 4 members, evaluated alternative strategies for ERP implementation, Purchase and Vendor Modules
• Global Distribution and Marketing systems of major PC manufacturers including Dell, HP, IBM (Report / Study)
• Emerging Economies and Financial Markets (Report / Study)


Bachelor of Business Administration, Management Information Systems Dec 2003
The University of Georgia, Terry College of Business, Athens, GA Major GPA 3.7 / 4.0


• Vice President of Technology, Student Committee, Mithibai College
• Dean’s List Fall 2002 and Spring 2003 (University of Georgia)
• Contributing Member, (IT professionals’ collaborative network)
• Member, Society for Management Information Systems, UGA

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