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QUALIFICATIONS PROFILE

Highly motivated and results-driven professional with extensive knowledge conducting secondary market research. Extremely motivated and dedicated to work for systems specifically designed for the advancement of Social Science issues and research-based organizations of knowledge. Highly organized with a keen eye for details. Always complies with required protocols and procedures.

  • Persistent in facing new technical challenges and enjoys gathering and analyzing economic data; committed to solving problems by providing economic based solutions to challenges that affect society with an interest in public policy analysis
  • Work professionally and effectively both in individual and collaborative / multidisciplinary team environment
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access and Outlook), Adobe Acrobat, and Windows Operating System; excellent spreadsheet presentations

EDUCATION

Bachelor of Business Administration in Economics (GPA: 3.58) │ Dean’s List
The University of Texas at San Antonio | San Antonio, TX (20)
Semester Abroad: Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong, China (spring 2016)

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

APPLICATION SUPPORT TECHNICIAN, Maximus | San Antonio, TX | 2018 – Present

  • Handle and process government aid forms in a timely manner while following detailed work instructions
  • Use appropriate designated work instructions to execute routine and repetitive tasks while ensuring the confidentiality and security of all information

ANALYST, Verify Markets | San Antonio, TX | 2018 – 2018

  • Prepared a detailed-oriented market research report on the North American electric vehicle charging industry presented in spreadsheets and graphs
  • Interfaced and interviewed numerous upper management employees and company presidents from various industry participants of the electric vehicle charging industry, including utility companies and manufacturers
  • Assumed full responsibility in overseeing all aspects of a market report, including securing interviewees, developing industry forecasts, and conducting necessary research

Highlight:

  • Forecasted a seven-year market projection for an industry expected to reach $3.4B by 2025

RESEARCH ASSOCIATE, E.G. West Institute for Effective Schooling | San Antonio, TX | 2017 – 2018

  • Identified and evaluated school system quantitative and qualitative data, considering state and national test scores, to identify areas for improvement
  • Assessed various state charter laws to determine the most effective charter law for Kansas
  • Evaluated performance of the New Orleans K-12 school system with similar control districts prior to Hurricane Katrina, in an attempt to document the associated impact of post-hurricane Katrina charter school law in New Orleans employing solid analytical thinking, mathematical ability and research skills

Highlight:

  • Meticulously contributed in writing an 80-page education policy proposal, focused on methods in delivering systematic change to the Kansas K-12 education system

TECHNICAL STAFF ASSISTANT, Small Business Development Center (SBDC) | San Antonio, TX | 2014 – 2017

  • Thrived in yielding approximately 600 secondary market research requests for SBDC counselors nationwide with strong interest while working
  • Provided detailed responses to small business-related questions for a variety of industries, requiring the use of Internet search engines and research databases, such as EBSCOhost and LexisNexis
  • Consolidated business related statistical / economic data from various government websites

Highlight:

  • Developed research strategy to answer individual requests, including the use of word association, previous research requests, and knowledge of dozens of specific industries by using best-practiced research method and interpretation

INTERN, Department of the Treasury, Office of DC Pensions | Washington, DC 2013

  • Constructed and modified more than 40 program-specific standard operating procedures (SOPs)

Highlight:

  • Settled more than 600 pension benefit cases totaling to over $4.9M

PRESENTATION

Title, Southwestern Social Science Association (year)

AWARDS AND RECOGNITIONS

Who’s Who at University of Texas at San Antonio (UTSA), year
Hispanic Scholarship Fund (HSF), year | Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities, year