Michael Whyte

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SUMMARY

  • Experience researching investments and analyzing market conditions
  • Accomplished writing skills as evidenced by published research reports
  • Capable in maintaining databases with key financial data and statistics using SQL
  • Ability to manage multiple responsibilities in a fast-paced environment
  • Detail-oriented; use fundamental data, analysis, and forecasting for recommendations
  • Self-motivated; use initiative and leadership to meet critical deadlines and personal goals
  • Flexible; easily acclimate to new concepts and work environments

EDUCATION

  • CFA Level 1 Candidate
  • Salem State University, Salem, MA
    • Bachelors of Science in Economics, Magna Cum Laude 2011, GPA: 3.64
    • Related Courses: Econometrics, Quantitative Analysis, Banking and Financial Markets
    • Senior Thesis: The Effect of Systemic Risk and Financial Firms

TECHNICAL SKILLS

  • SQL, IBM SPSS, XML, Python, Microsoft Excel, Power Point, Word, Access

INTERNSHIP EXPERIENCE

Analyst Intern January 2011 – May 2013
Pipeline Data, LLC. Boston, MA

  • Collect and analyze data to identify market trends, product flow trends, market opportunities, and competitor trends.
  • Author and contributor to investment reports that explain industry trends and investment opportunities within the technology sector.
  • Utilize analytical strengths to develop quantitative models using over 125 statistically significant variables from financial reports.
  • Perform research for specific companies that include an assessment of the financial condition, growth prospects, quarterly earnings, and valuation considerations.
  • Provide qualitative and quantitative analysis to assist in identifying and assessing risks.
  • Present time-sensitive research on an ad-hoc basis.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

General Manager September 2008 – Present
Tru Van, Inc. d/b/a Whittemore Hardware. Melrose, MA

  • Manage a $500,000 inventory annually adjusting for unique demands of the independent hardware industry.
  • Reduce costs by an average of 4.5% annually through implementing a centralized process.
  • Set and meet goals to reduce operating margins, recently increasing profits by $26,000through establishing relationships with new vendors and discharging old ones.
  • Redistributed wages from hourly to commission in order to end a principal agent dilemma,increasing repair service outflow by 240%.
  • Lead a twenty-person team, guiding the team to increase overall customer retention.