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Founder

Created a network specifically designed to mentor basketball players and create an international league they could participate in year round. Assembled different teams from various schools and neighborhoods and gave them a structured schedule to follow for basketball training as well as their academics.

  • Head Coach for basketball and soccer programs.
  • Mentored, tutored, and coached a group high school students in the Washington DC Metropolitan Area. As a result of this program, students were able to achieve higher grades and parents were amazed at their increased level of responsibility and focus.
  • Established a mentorship program in Cooper Lane Elementary School which focused on students with academic and behavioral problems. Effectively improved grades and behaviors with one grading period.
  • Supervised a group five high school students on a trip to Nassau, Bahamas where they attended a basketball camp and tournament.
  • Head Coach of Bladensburg Warriors AAU Basketball Program. In one grading period helped every player earn honor roll.
Candidate Info
26
years in
workforce
9
years
at this job
BA
African American Studies
2

Founder

Developed new-to-world sustainable brand with the vision to inspire a green revolution with children.

  • Created social media identity, website and initiatives to promote thought leader in the green space.
  • Successfully secured $150,000 of angel investment and obtained BCorporation certification.
  • Company awarded BestForNYC 2016 Honoree in the Community Category.
Candidate Info
18
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BA
Political Science
3

Founder & Managing Director

Launched strategic management and business planning firm providing in-depth consulting services to a variety of clients, including T-Mobile, Wells Fargo, Prudential, American Family Insurance, NBC Sports and Kaiser Aluminum, among others. Forged relationships with CEOs, Vice Presidents and other senior leaders at client firms, collaborating on marketing, business and strategic planning efforts, manufacturing and retail repositioning, systems integration, advertising, telecommunications and wireless strategy, Internet and B2B/B2C development.

  • Spearheaded business development for T-Mobile Wholesale, creating potential revenue opportunities exceeding $1 billion; established wholesale business currently generating over $300 million in annual revenue.
  • Improved operational efficiencies for Wells Fargo Bank through development of comprehensive IT Network Monitoring strategy.
  • Championed strategy and drove business model and marketing for Shaquille O'Neal's online apparel company, Dunk.net.
  • Championed strategy to leverage diversity for multi-cultural marketing agency targeting Hispanic, African-American and Asian markets.
Candidate Info
17
years in
workforce
7
years
at this job
BS
Engineering
MA
Business Administration
4

Founder

Founded the body of the Indonesian Student Association with the vision of promoting Indonesia to the greater Bentley
community.

  • Responsible for managing fund allocated by Bentley University including generating different reports to be presented before the board members.
  • Attended different workshops with the goals of recruiting additional members who are interested to be part of the association.
  • Planned and coordinated events to promote Indonesian Culture; Event, was attended by more than 200 individuals and due to its success, it became a recurring event.
  • Organized logistics for all events (e.g., theme, purpose, event schedule and rundown, and event details).
Candidate Info
4
years in
workforce
5
months
at this job
BS
Finance
5

Founder & CTO

Created RESTful and efficient back-end WebAPI solutions for a large-scale data analysis system using Json, ASP.NET WebAPI2.

  • Worked with developers, QA engineer to develop a series of lightning analysis related software using C#, ASP.NET, WebService, HTML5, CSS, JavaScript and JQuery.
  • Increased 50% of data reading performance by sharding and query optimization skills in database.
  • Implemented real-time data processing software with meteorological data.
  • Eliminated cost overruns and delays for more than 5 projects.
  • Supplied troubleshooting, analysis and solutions for clients' database and application issues.
  • Partnered with sales department to specify customers' requirements, offer technical solutions and close the deal.
  • Mentored and trained employees on procedures regarding systems, programming and troubleshooting.
Candidate Info
4
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
BS
Electronic Information Engineering
MS
Lightning Science And Technology
MS
Computer Science
6

Founder

Created a company that delivers a SaaS big data analytics and advertising platform. Invented a patented new technology that monitors, collects, and reports media downloads via torrent users and offers said big data for large scale analytics and targeted advertising.

  • Successfully raised over $2,200,000 from early angel funding through public offering and launch
  • Created market strategy, branding, and packaging business offering for large market
  • Grew company from my own idea through tech-focused cofounder to 15 staff organization
  • Created over 10 high value strategic partners that delivered and purchased professional services on all fronts of the business
Candidate Info
7
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
BS
Economic Development
7

Founder

[company name] was created to engage men on becoming allies in ending violence against women and begin the difficult
conversations of the role men can play in standing up against violence in supportive ways.

  • Convened with various statewide/national agencies to provide outreach and advocacy to survivors of domestic and sexual violence.
  • Served as a consultant and technical assistance to various organizations through data collection, evaluation, research, and community building/outreach/engagement and public relations.
  • Assisted in grant solicitation, management and budgeting of state and federal level grants of $50,000 to $280,000
  • Provided keynote presentations at conferences and fundraising events as well as conducted training workshops.
  • Developed and launched various print marketing, social media campaigns, video PSA's and video documentaries.
  • Created curriculum and toolkits and new training methods to assist with community outreach/ engagement.
  • Achieved and broke ground on new initiatives enabling communities to move forward into unfamiliar territory.
  • Managed staff and communities of volunteers through various community events.
Candidate Info
11
years in
workforce
5
years
at this job
BA
Parks And Recreation Administration
Higher Education
8

Founder / Product Manager

After having served as a caregiver for a family member, I leveraged my knowledge from my personal experience to fulfill a need within the healthcare industry. From start to finish, I developed and marketed an application that helps caregivers manage and coordinate health information with patients and their families.

  • Created and designed wireframes for proof of concept with Axure RP Pro.
  • Leveraged agile software development methodologies throughout product life cycle with development team.
  • Actively participated in scrum meetings, generated user stories and prioritized product backlog.
  • Responsible for product roadmap regarding new concepts for future enhancements and features.
  • Conducted market research and created an in-depth competitive analysis.
  • Participated in public speaking opportunities with various organizations to crowds ranging from 50 to upwards of 300 people.
Candidate Info
14
years in
workforce
5
years
at this job
BS
Information Systems Security
MA
Administration
9

Founder

  • Managed and trained 22 tutors who helped over 85% of their students score in the top 7% on the SAT
  • Negotiated and executed contracts with 14 partner district schools to provide exclusive tutoring services
  • Designed curriculum in collaboration with teachers that adhered to state and College Board standards
Candidate Info
10
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
BA
Anthropology
Business Management
10

Founder

  • Developed reselling business distributed on eBay and Amazon
  • Oversaw tens of thousands of transactions in over 20 product categories
  • Worked with S3 servers and built databases for large-quantity listing
  • Cultivated a large customer base of which many have turned into regular buyers
  • Increased sales from a modest $2,000 to nearly $100,000 annually
Candidate Info
24
years in
workforce
6
years
at this job
BA
English And American Literature
MA
English And American Literature

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