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Job Experience

Manager of Custom Research & Publishing, PitchBook Data

December 2013-Present

  • Research into private equity and venture capital trends across a broader backdrop of general macroeconomic forces.
  • Production of reports containing PitchBook datasets and qualitative analysis, breaking down venture capital activity by region, U.S. state, industry, etc.
  • Research of particular trends relevant to multiple sectors, such as technological advances in battery life-cycles, measurement of key biomarkers, etc.
  • Close collaboration with multiple teams as well as clients to ensure report production in a timely, efficient manner, as well as constant communication with trusted resources to amplify insights into particular areas.
  • Primary design tools used include HTML/CSS coding, Adobe InDesign and Illustrator.
  • Analysis of PitchBook data conducted using Excel and basic SQL.

Tutor/TeacherKaplan Premier Tutoring

June 2010-Present                                                             

  • SAT/SSAT/ACT/PSAT tutoring and teaching dozens of students with the Kaplan curriculum. Academic tutoring in physics, English, history, calculus, chemistry and biology as well.

Private Tutor, Freelance

November 2008-Present

  • SAT/PSAT and academic preparation with students ranging in age from six to 17, with focus on assistance with coursework. Standardized tests, English, writing, reading, mathematics, history, and the life sciences are primary areas of specialty.

Writing Consultant, Odegaard Writing and Research Center

July 2012-August 2013                                     

  • Writing consultation on a variety of projects ranging from dissertations to compositions, administration, data utilization and analysis, committee content production, publicity and outreach, and archive digitization.

Marketing Consultant, Odegaard Writing and Research Center

June 2013-September 2013

  • Reevaluated marketing strategies and branding, collaborated with web and graphic design to transform the OWRC website and develop an app, designed and wrote copy for fliers and brochures, and wrote music for promotional videos. 

Intern, Seattle Transit Blog

June-September 2013                                                                            

  • Wrote articles on transit, land use, zoning issues and local and regional development. Developed further familiarity with the WordPress platform.

News Reporter, The UW Daily      

September 2011-June 2013                                                           

  • Wrote a weekly medical column along with other news and science stories, with especial focus on startups and lab research.

Student Helper, Brewer Lab

March 2011-June 2012                                                                           

  • General duties and maintenance included making solutions, cleaning glassware, autoclaving, safety procedures, etc.

Skills

  • Excellent writing, presentation and communication skills in literary, economic and journalistic fields. Adept in performing and public speaking.

  • Quantitative analysis of economic data to produce reports on top-level trends, employing primarily Excel, and on occasion R and EViews. Extensive calculation and optimization of regression models, based on collected data, as needed.

  • Microsoft Office, Adobe InDesign & Illustrator, Prezi and familiarity with R, EViews, JavaScript, HTML/CSS, SQL and Python. Website development employing Blogger and WordPress platforms.

  • Administrative management including organization, development, scheduling, and presentations.

  • Student support across a range of subjects, particularly English, history, Spanish, chemistry, biology, etc.

  • Handyman construction work in building beds, barns, remodeling, painting and refurbishing rentals.

Education

BA in biochemistry, BA in economics, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, 2013

Relevant coursework:

  • Biology 180,200,220 – introductory and cellular biology, animal and plant physiology, with lab coursework.
  • Physics 121,122,123 – electromagnetism, kinetics, waves and light, with lab coursework.
  • Organic Chemistry 237,238,239,241,242 – organic compounds, structure, function, types, and more. Lab courses included synthesis of various chemicals and identification of mystery compounds.
  • Biochemistry 440,406 – biochemical compounds, molecular biology, protein processes and functions.
  • Physical Chemistry 452,453 – physics of molecules and their processes.
  • Math 124,125,126,307 – differential, integral, multivariable calculus and differential equations.
  • Applied Mathematics 460,461,462 – mathematical methods of computational finance, probability and statistics.
  • Economics 200,201,300,301,400,424,471,472,482 – international trade, computational finance and financial econometrics, advanced microeconomics, econometric theory and methods, international macroeconomics.
  • Music Ensemble 350,351 – Chamber Singers ensemble, and University Chorale. Recorded CDs and toured abroad in 2010.

Awards

  • Brigadier General Billy Mitchell Award, 2008

  • Outstanding Noncommissioned Officer on Line Staff, Cascade Falcon XII, 2007

  • Outstanding NCO of the Year, Overlake Composite Squadron, 2008

  • National Merit Finalist, 2009

  • Dean’s List, Spring 2012

Activities/Communities

  • Four years of classical violin, six years of classical piano, one year of voice lessons, and self-taught guitar and harmonica.
  • Attended and participated in activities at the UW Newman Center.
  • Arranged and performed songs with Furmata Acapella, competed in the regional finals of International Collegiate Championship of Acapella.
  • Wrote, composed, and performed songs in collaboration with a band and for a solo album in progress.
  • Wrote and published a novel (excerpts available below), currently working on another in conjunction with an album.

Various Publications

PitchBook News & Analysis

PitchBook custom content

Various Daily articles 

Seattle Transit Blog

Vanguard Portfolio Review and Analysis

Connect professionally

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