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Accountants - EC

Dori McDebit
4422 General Ledger Way
RaleighNC 27614
919 676 9047
donmcd@gmail2.com
To obtain a challenging entry-level position with a public accounting firm with a special interest in corporate tax accounting and auditing.
Career Objective
Master of Accountancy candidate May, 2014
Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN

Bachelor of Business Administration, September, 2013
University of South Florida, Tampa, FL
College of Business Administration
Major: Accounting
GPA: 3.6/4.0
Education
  • Managerial Accounting and Decision Making
  • Advanced Financial Accounting
  • Corporate Finance I, II and III
  • Advanced Corporate Income Tax
  • Microeconomics Theory and Applications
Related Coursework
Accounting Intern5/2013 - 9/2013
Miami, FLAnderson, McBane and Rothchild, LLC
Regional accounting firm with five offices in the Southeast
  • Assisted in the annual audit of a health care consortium and identified a major posting error leading to the recovery of over $74,000 in federal tax credits
  • Created a workbook for newly hired interns that was shared with the other four offices. Received a commendation from the managing partner of the firm
  • Received the Intern of the Month award in the second month of employment
  • Assisted in a variety of bookkeeping tasks to include payroll and accounts payable for a mid-sized manufacturing firm
Internship
Achieved Deans List status for 3 years.
Gold Medal Champion, Toastmasters International of Nashville - Oratory Competition, March 2012.
Member, Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society, 2011 - Present
First place, free stroke in the Annual Swimming Contest, Nashville Nautitorium
Honors and Awards
Passed the first and second parts of the CPA exam. Plan on completing the CPA certification next year.
Licensed -Series 6 - NASD Registration, 2014 - current
Private Pilots License, 2010
Certifications and Licensure
Outward Bound - The Appalachian Trail
  • Participated in week-long wilderness experience in a group of 10 students.

Competitive swimmer and diver
Perform bookkeeping function for a local non-profit food bank
Volunteer tax preparer for USF Alumni Association
Activities

Accountants - EX

GREGORY R. JORDAN, CPA
jorgangr@gmail.com
Home: 609.555.1572
Cell: 609.555.6398
1229 Dutch Grove Circle
Cherry HillNJ 10382
CORPORATE ACCOUNTING, FINANCE & TAX
More than 15 years’ professional experience in the planning, administration and control of corporate accounting, finance and tax operations. Excellent analytical, negotiation, project management and customer relationship management skills. PC proficiency with Microsoft Office and specialized accounting and financial analysis/reporting software. Common-sense intelligence with expertise in:

Financial Planning, Research, Analysis & ReportingFederal & State Corporate Taxation
Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable & ReconciliationsRegulatory Compliance & Reporting
General Accounting & Month-End ReportingEarnings Analysis & Forecasting
Financial Modeling & Income/Expense ProjectionsInvestment Finance & Portfolio Analysis
PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
2010 to PresentGRAY, DAVISON & COMPANY  Philadelphia, PA
Managing Director, Research & Financial Analyst
Portfolio Accountant / Trader
Institutional Research & Sales Analyst


Joined Branch Cabell in 2010 as part of a 12-person financial investment team. Recruited to Jordan Aberson by former manager to spearhead the start-up of their internal investment, financial research and portfolio accounting functions. Again recruited in 2011 to Gray, Davison & Company by another former manager to orchestrate the start-up and subsequent management of their in-house research operation.

  • Acquired excellent experience on both the buy and sell sides of the retail and institutional financial investment industries. Particular knowledge of mutual fund and hedge fund products/portfolios.
  • Built and maintained strong working relationships with top executives of small- and mid-cap companies nationwide to evaluate their financial positions, discuss earnings forecasts and perform comprehensive research reports as per NASD regulations.
  • Provided the critical research, analytical and documentation support essential for the growth and expansion of each firm. Gray, Davison grew from launch to profit within first year; Jordan Aberson experienced 45% growth in a poor investment market.
2008 to 2010KRUGMAN CORPORATION  Philadelphia, PA
Tax Analyst
Joined Krugman Corporation, a Fortune 500 consumer paper and plastics goods manufacturer with 100+ operating locations and more than 20,000 employees worldwide.

  • Spearheaded a series of special projects to identify and capture opportunities to reduce corporate tax obligations throughout the company’s domestic operations.
  • Evaluated tax implications of proposed mergers and acquisitions, capital equipment expenditures, payroll processing, inventory management and other functions/actions with significant tax ramifications.
  • Consulted with business unit directors to provide tax expertise relative to plant operations, location selection, asset acquisition and divestiture and other general operating issues.
2008DEAN WITTER, INC.  Philadelphia, PA
Account Executive
Leveraged accounting and financial experience to enter the investment market and expand professional skills to include sales, marketing and new business development. Concentrated on acquisition of new customer accounts and sale of a diverse portfolio of security and mutual fund products. Provided clients with portfolio analysis and asset allocation strategies to limit risk exposure and maximize returns.
2006 to 2008NORTHERN SECURITY GROUP  Philadelphia, PA
Corporate Tax Manager
Managed corporate tax affairs for three Northern Security Group insurance companies. Coordinated preparation of quarterly and annual tax returns for both state and federal governments, as well as managing comprehensive tax research/analysis function. Liaised with government officials as necessary.

  • Delivered comprehensive financial and tax analyses, reports and recommendations to support corporate restructuring, merger and acquisition projects as the company expanded and diversified.
2002 to 2007UNION PACIFIC LIFE INSURANCE COMPANY  Washington, DC
Tax Manager (2007)
Tax Supervisor (2004 to 2007)
Financial Accounting Supervisor (2002 to 2004)

Fast-track promotion through a series of increasingly responsible corporate accounting and tax management positions with one of the nation’s only union-owned insurance companies.

  • Planned, staffed and managed daily tax operations for Union Labor Life and its 19 affiliated life and health insurance companies.
  • Managed a complex corporate tax compliance process to ensure full regulatory compliance and personally prepared the federal income tax return.
  • Directed a series of special tax research projects to identify areas to eliminate tax liabilities and annual obligations. Contributed to substantial annual cost savings.
  • Planned, staffed and supervised general accounting functions and managed financial analysis projects for senior management. Point person for annual external audits.
1998 to 2002AMERICAN PARTNERS LIFE INSURANCE COMPANY  Washington, DC
Staff Accountant
Excellent hands-on experience in the planning and coordination of critical accounting and financial records for one of the largest life insurance companies in the U.S. Acquired outstanding experience in virtually all facets of corporate accounting, analysis and financial reporting. Specialized in preparation of STAT and GAAP financial statements for both the parent corporation and its reinsurance subsidiary.
EDUCATION
M.S. – Taxation – Penn State University – 1998
B.S. – Finance – University of Virginia – 1996
 

Accountants - EX 2

CHRISTOPHER B. SARAHAN II
45851 Flamingo Drive
LeesburgVA  20176-8264
703.927.0010
CHRISCPA@gmail.com
Citizenship: United States
Veteran’s Preference: None.
Highest Federal Grade Held: 14.
Current Federal Position Type Held: Permanent.
Types of Federal Positions Held: Career Conditional and Permanent.
SUMMARY OF EXPERIENCE
A top-performing Certified Finance Professional (CPA and CGFM) credited with over 20 years of federal financial management experience. Outstanding specialist distinguished for accounting policy development; fixed asset reporting; cost accounting; financial statement compilation; general ledger analysis; and various other aspects of the industry. Highly accomplished in multiple financial systems and the ability to build and maintain relationships.
PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
2007 – CURRENTDEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY
Nebraska Avenue Complex
Rm. 5622, Washington, DC 2040740 Hrs per Week
Supervisor: Melissa Range, 202-555-1234Salary: $101,557 / $113,090 per annum
May be contacted (Yes)

FINANCIAL OPERATIONS DIRECTORATE (OCTOBER 2008 – PRESENT)
The Team Lead of Financial Reporting & Systems charged with financial submissions, reporting activities, and expert analysis in various financial fields. Numerous responsibilities display accomplished skill and talent in the finance industry. Demonstrated strong leadership skills while acting in place of the Associate Director. Evidence of strong knowledge of the finance field is visible in the role of Financial Reporting, General Ledger Oversight, and Internal Control. Skills as an outstanding professional are manifest in the understanding of Financial Systems and a wide range of additional professional services.

OFFICE OF FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT (JULY 2007 – OCTOBER 2008)
Staff Accountant recruited to assist with Financial Operations; the USVISIT Software Capitalization Project; Policy Issuances and Representation; and various other financial responsibilities. Displayed initiative and strong financial knowledge by identifying abnormal balance issues and developing interim procedures for maintenance. Developed and implemented valuable strategies, procedures, and processes to improve department services.
2000 – July 2007INTERNAL REVENUE SERVICE JANUARY
820 First Street
NE – Ste 710, Washington, DC 2000240 Hrs per Week
Supervisor: Robert A. Messing, 202-555-1234Salary: $75,485/ $89,881 per annum
May be contacted (Yes)

OFFICE OF REVENUE SYSTEMS (May 2003 – July 2007)
Essential Systems Accountant tasked with SAP Financial System Implementation; OMB Circular A-123 Implementation; Expert Accounting Assistance; Business Resumption/Continuity Planning; Interim Revenue Accounting Control System (IRACS); and other crucial accounting responsibilities. Showed financial knowledge and leadership abilities by building a consensus on policy and procedural changes that led to a performance award and the IRS becoming the first agency to obtain an unqualified opinion with SAP in its first year of operation. Benefitted the department by improving the cost allocation of workmen’s compensation costs.

OFFICE OF FINANCIAL REPORTS/COST ACCOUNTING & ANALYSIS (JANUARY 2000 – MAY 2003)
Cost Accountant recruited to be responsible for the Statement of Net Cost Preparation; OMB A-76 Compliance; Integrated Financial System (IFS) Implementation; and additional accounting responsibilities.
February 1997 – January 2000DRUG ENFORCEMENT ADMINISTRATION
600 Army-Navy Dr E-7149
Arlington, VA 22202-421040 Hrs per Week
Supervisor: Patricia Halseth, 202-555-1234Salary: $48,566 / $57,641 per annum
May be contacted (Yes)

OFFICE OF FINANCE
Staff Accountant and Team/Project Leader responsible for Audit Recommendation Follow Up; Fixed Asset Monitoring & Financial Reporting; Federal Financial System Property Module (FFSPM) Implementation; and other essential financial duties. Displayed financial knowledge and experience by authoring the capitalization policy memo to change capitalization thresholds for all classes of fixed assets. This led to being in alignment with departmental standards.
APRIL 1992 – February 1997INTERNAL REVENUE SERVICE
820 First Street, N.E. –
Main Lobby Suite 100, Washington, DC 2000240 Hrs per Week
Supervisor: Lee Gross, 202-555-1234Salary: $30,200 / $38,548 per annum
May be contacted (Yes)

OFFICE OF FINANCIAL REPORTS (September 1994 – February 1997)
Essential Operating Accountant tasked with Financial Statement Preparation and other vital accounting duties. Displayed leadership abilities as the supervisor of detailees and substitute Team Leader. Benefitted the department by improving data accuracy and cutting processing time by 50 percent. This improvement saved the IRS 32 hours annually. Displayed initiative and financial knowledge by performing extensive data analysis during several compilations that resulted in a $605 million adjustment in the working trial balance for FY93, and a $26 million reduction in prepaid assets in FY95.

OFFICE OF FINANCIAL REPORTS (APRIL 1992 – AUGUST 1994)
Liaison Accountant recruited to be responsible for serving as part of the Chief Financial Officers (CFO) Act Liaison Team in the Office of Financial Reports. Excellent leadership skills and financial knowledge were evident while tasked with Audit Coordination; Report Coordination and Writing; Financial Statement Reporting; and other essential financial duties.
ADDITIONAL PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
BUREAU OF PUBLIC OFFICE OF DEBT: FINANCIAL REPORTS
Accountant, January 1992 – April 1992

UNIVERSITY OF MARYLAND AT COLLEGE PARK: DEPARTMENT OF CAMPUS PARKING
Service Specialist/Other, September 1989 – January 1994

H&R BLOCK: RIVERDALE PLAZA OFFICE
Tax Preparer, December 1991 – April 1992
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
Other Family Members Working for the U.S. Government:
Christina M. Sarahan, Spouse: Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
Denise M. Williams, First Cousin: Internal Revenue Service
Richard Williams, First Cousin: U.S. Parole Commission
EDUCATION & CERTIFICATIONS
Master of Arts in Administration, Bowie State University, Bowie, MD, June 1990
B.S. Accounting/B.S. Transportation, University of Maryland at College Park, College Park, MD, August 1985
Diploma, DeMatha Catholic High School, Hyattsville, MD, May 1980
UMCP Degrees, 18 credits in Economics and 18 credits in Criminal Justice.

Active Certified Public Accountant (CPA) since 1988.
Active Certified Government Financial Manager (CGFM) since the mid 1990’s.
PROFESSIONAL LICENSES & AWARDS
Performance Award – DHS, IRS; Special Act Award – DHS, IRS; On-The-Spot Award - DHS
CFO Peer Award “Most Likely To Come Through in a Pinch” – DHS
CFO Superior Mission Achievement Award – DHS
CFO Award for Excellence In Financial Management, Honorable Mention – DHS
CFO Award “IFS You-Da” Award”– IRS & Computer Sciences Corporation
Certificate of Recognition – IRS
 

Adapted Physical Education Spe

Colin Bertrand
511 Yvette Peak Drive
KalamazooMI 49006
(269) 555-7056
cbertrand@domain.com
Profile
Adapted Physical Education Teacher with eight years of specialized experience and CAPE certification. Passionate about working with physically and mentally disabled students, and helping them achieve competencies with physical tasks. Highly knowledgeable of best practices for adapted physical education, creating individualized education plans, and the ethical and professional standards of working with disabled students.

Individual and Group ActivityMotor Skill DevelopmentParent Counseling
Individualized Education PlansStudent AssessmentCoaching
Highlighted Accomplishments
  • Established adapted physical education program at the newly constructed Hartwell Elementary School. In the first two years, all students in the program have stayed on track with their IEP’s.
  • While working at Mason Elementary School, spearheaded an effort called “Physical Education for Everyone” to raise awareness in the community of adapted physical education programs.
  • In 2011, worked in a class specifically designed for high-need physically disabled students, and helped students successfully reach their goals.
  • Have coached a youth Special Olympics team since 2007, building further experience in working with mental and cognitively disabled children.
Employment History
2012 – PresentHartwell Elementary School  Kalamazoo, MI
Adapted Physical Education Instructor
Brand new school constructed in 2012. Tasked with building the school’s adapted physical education program to serve 14 physically and mentally disabled students. Program has performed above the standards set forth by the county, and all students have remained on track with their individualized education plans.
2009 – 2012Mason Elementary School  Portage, MI
Adapted Physical Education Instructor
Worked with two additional instructors to create activities and programs for students. Class sizes ranged from 8 to 20 students. Also initiated a program called “Physical Education for Everyone” to promote awareness of adapted physical education among students and the community.
2006 – 2009Woodward Elementary School  Portage, MI
Adapted Physical Education Instructor
Created physical education IEP’s, hosted classes, and updated reports in school’s records system. Worked with parents and other special education teachers to understand students’ needs and provide specialized activities to keep them engaged.
2001 – 2004Amarillo Elementary School  Ypsilanti, MI
Physical Education Instructor
Began career teaching physical education to students in grades Kindergarten through grade 3. Due to high demand, helped as a teaching assistant in a special education classroom and developed an interest in working with special needs students. Left role in 2004 to pursue a master’s degree in special education and specialize in adapted physical education.
Education
2006Western Michigan University
Master of Arts in Special Education
2001University of Michigan
Bachelor of Science in Physical Education
Certifications
State of Michigan 
2001Professional Teacher Certificate
2006Special Education Teacher Certificate
  • Valid through 2016
2006Adapted Physical Education National Standards (APENS) 
CAPE Certification
  • Valid through 2020
2000American Red Cross 
First Aid Certification
CPR Certification
Professional Affiliations
Michigan Education Association (MEA)2001 – Present
National Association of Special Education Teachers (NASET)2006 – Present
Community Service
2007 – PresentMichigan Special Olympics 
Coach
Coached soccer team for mentally impaired youth, applying many practices and techniques used in the classroom. Have participated in over 20 games to date, including the annual soccer tournament.
 

Auditor - MC

Monica Cohen
1299 Arnold Ave., Apt. C
BostonMA 02118
857.555.2759
mcohen@domain.com
Qualifications Summary
Certified Internal Auditor with 10 years of relevant experience overseeing over $750 million in assets and revenue at publicly traded corporations. A keen eye for detail in analyzing critical financial data and reporting to audit committees and regulatory agencies. Offers informed and objective recommendations on improving efficiency and company operations while maintaining full compliance with federal and state regulations.

Areas of expertise include:

  • Internal Controls
  • Risk Management
  • Strategic Planning
  • Regulatory Compliance
  • Asset Management
  • Budgeting
  • Forecasting
  • Policy Enforcement
  • Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX)
Professional Experience
Lincoln Packaging, Inc. 
Boston, MA
Packaging products manufacturer with $300 million in assets and $50 million in revenue in 2013 fiscal year. Hired as an auditing consultant in 2009 to assist with pending IRS audit, and transitioned to full-time role after successful performance and results.
2011 - presentInternal Auditor
  • Provide ongoing auditing services for company operations and assets over past three fiscal years.
  • Recommend and implement new measures to maintain compliance with federal and state regulations, and with policies set by Chief Audit Executive.
  • Have located more than $3 million in unnecessary expenditures over past three years, resulting in increased efficiency and decreased expenses.
  • Utilize past data to forecast financial performance for upcoming fiscal years to help Board of Directors provide informed expectations to investors and management.
2009 – 2010Auditing Consultant
  • Supported auditing department during IRS audit for 2008 tax year. Analyzed financial transaction data and compiled reports for senior auditing staff.
  • Due to accurate reporting and information, audit was completed successfully and with minimal impact on company finances.
2005 – 2008Marcus Enterprises  New York, NY
Internal Auditor
Software company specializing in customer relationship management (CRM) applications. During employment, company averaged $150 million in annual revenue.
  • Using knowledge and analysis of financial records, advised directors on operational strategy and performance.
  • Provided guidance on plans for opening new 100-employee call center in upstate New York. $15 million facility was opened in 2007 and supports all of company’s North American customers.
2003 - 2005Delaney Consulting, Inc.  New York, NY
Auditor
Healthcare consulting firm serving over 80 hospitals and healthcare facilities in the northeastern United States with over $100 million in annual revenue. Served in auditing department directly under Chief Audit Executive.
  • Performed regular audits of internal transactions and financial data to ensure accuracy and consistency.
  • After two years of experience, completed requirements to become a Certified Internal Auditor (CIA).
Certification
2005The Institute of Internal Auditors
Certified Internal Auditor (CIA)
Education
2003New York University
Leonard N. Stern School of Business
Bachelor’s Degree in Business
Concentration in Accounting
Minor in Political Science
 

Bill and Account Collector - E

Anthony DePaul
34 Norton Drive • ShreveportLA 71136
 • 318.555.1234
 • ADePaul@domain.com
Profile
Account Collections Manager with an excellent track record for obtaining repayments on outstanding debts. Have helped organizations connect with customers and close existing receivables in a responsible and professional manner. Highly knowledgeable of the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act, and have maintained strict adherence to its regulations over 17-year career.

Key Accomplishments:
  • Within past 8 years working at Bank of the US, have obtained full repayments on over 78% of outstanding accounts, performing well above the company average.
  • Have collected over $1.2 million in total outstanding debts.
  • Noted for having excellent communication and interpersonal skills. Able to relate and empathize with clients, while keeping lenders’ best interests at heart.
  • Completed on-the-job training on sensitivity, best practices in debt collection, and new software and technologies.
Skills
  • Federal & State Regulations
  • Common Accounting Software
  • Common CRM Software
  • Public Records & Databases
  • Business Phone Systems
  • Microsoft Office Suite
Professional Experience
2006 – PresentBank of the US  Shreveport, LA
Account Collections Manager
One of the “Big Four” banks in the United States serving millions of customers. Work in the bank’s account receivables department collecting outstanding debts on homes, autos, and credit cards.
  • Initially contact customers to notify them of outstanding debts. Research customer’s current contact information and update bank’s records as needed.
  • Arrange repayment plans based on customer’s income, life events, and additional circumstances. 78% of repayment plans have been paid in full by customers over past eight years.
  • Collaborate with loan servicing departments to verify information provided by customer, and to discuss customers’ options for repayment.
  • Update customer records in company’s CRM system, including contact information and terms of repayment plan.
2002 – 2006King Card Services  Huntsville, AL
Collections Manager
Major credit card issuer with regional offices in Huntsville. Responsible for contacting customers and collecting unpaid account balances.
  • Notified customers of late payments or insufficient payments on credit card bills.
  • Discussed options for repayment of outstanding bills and/or closing credit card.
  • Traced customers if their CRM records and contact information were not up-to-date using legal and publicly available means.
  • Worked with third-party firms to repossess merchandise if no consensus is reached with customer regarding repayment.
1997 – 2002Credit Service Solutions, Inc.  Birmingham, AL
Bill Collector
Debt collection agency servicing a variety of companies and accounts, including mortgages, autos, purchases, and credit cards.
  • Submitted written notices to customers of late payments or unpaid balances. Often traveled to customers’ homes to notify in person.
  • Forwarded accounts to legal team for further action after multiple attempts to seek repayment.
  • Completed training on Fair Debt Collection Practices Act, and best practices in debt collection.
Education
2002Birmingham-Southern College
Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration
 

Billing Cost and Rate Clerks -

Terri Edwards
(412) 555-0775
Terri.Edwards@domain.com
201 Jacobson Drive
PittsburghPA 15212
Profile
Billing Coordinator with over 11 years of relevant experience at small and mid-size organizations. Can easily work with clients to address questions, implement payment schedules, and close outstanding bills. Excellent attention to detail when recording customer information and inputting payment details into bookkeeping programs.
Work Experience
2009 – PresentAmaryllis Media  Pittsburgh, PA
Billing Coordinator
Consulting company providing advertising, marketing, and design services to businesses.
  • Obtain new sales information from managers and prepare invoices to be sent to customers.
  • Interact with clients via phone and email regarding unpaid balances and discuss options for payment.
  • Set up payment plans for customers upon request and provide updated information to accounting manager.
  • Cross-check information entered into bookkeeping software to ensure accuracy, and report any discrepancies to manager.
  • Trained two new staff members on company’s billing practices and procedures.
2005 – 2009The Kirkland Foundation  Lebanon, PA
Accounting Clerk
Nonprofit organization raising donations for college scholarships benefitting low-income students.
  • Processed invoices and accounts receivable documentation for clients who opt-in to recurring donations.
  • Recorded incoming contributions and submit weekly reports to organization leaders.
  • Assisted with preparing tax documentation for donors.
  • Imported vital accounting data into new software with expanded functionality.
2003 – 2005AccuTel Wireless, Pittsburgh, PA  
Billing Clerk
Worked for wireless service provider obtaining payments on outstanding bills from personal and business accounts.
  • Notified customers of outstanding charges and opened discussion of payment options.
  • Helped customers navigate the best solutions to pay on time and in full.
  • Received escalated calls to company’s toll-free number regarding detailed billing and payment questions.
Technical Proficiencies
QuickBooksThomson Reuters EliteMicrosoft Access
Microsoft ExcelMicrosoft WordMicrosoft Windows
Education
2002Eastern Gateway Community College
Associate of Applied Business in Accounting Technology
 

Biochemist - MC

Samara Mitchell
449 Westwood Dr. • MemphisTN 38118
(901) 555-0307
 • samaramitchell@domain.com
Biochemist
Skilled, experienced biochemist specializing in protein biochemistry and toxicology with eleven years of proven performance in biomedical lab research. Nine-year record of success in biotechnology and academic laboratory research, protein analytical assay development, and animal disease model development. Expertise in broad range of microbiology, toxicology, and immunology lab techniques. Exceptional technical skill in protein expression and purification and DNA/RNA manipulation. Expert knowledge of NIH, FDA, and cGMP requirements, laboratory protocols, quality procedures, and analytical instrumentation. Experienced instructor, lecturer, and mentor currently supervising Master’s degree trainees. Vigorous, creative researcher distinguished by multicultural education and multidisciplinary research and teaching experience. Seeking challenging, responsible biochemistry or biology position in biotechnology institute or organization.
Areas of Expertise
Protein Biochemistry | Molecular biology | Toxicology • Immunology | Laboratory Techniques | Protein Identification & Modification & Functional characterization | Biomedical Research | Teaching & Mentoring
Professional Experience
MEMPHIS MEDICAL CENTER, Memphis, TN
Department of Pharmacology
Post-Doctoral Research Associate, 2011-Present
  • Examine neurodegeneration mechanism of alcohol-induced oxidative stress and dynamics of brain fatty acids and phospholipid metabolism by DHA treatment
Key Accomplishments:
  • Three peer-reviewed publication in scientific journals

INSTITUTE ON ALCOHOL ABUSE & ALCOHOLISM
, Memphis, TN
Laboratory of Membrane Biochemistry and Biophysics
Research Fellow, Molecular Pharmacology and Toxicology Section, 2007-2011
  • Researched post-translational protein modification and redox state altering by oxidative stress- induced tissue injuries
  • Performed translational research for preventing oxidative stress-induced diseases
Key Accomplishments:
  • Sixteen peer-reviewed publication in scientific journals Accomplishment, Three consecutive year Employee performance awards, Fellow Award

INSTITUTE OF DIABETES AND DIGESTIVE & KIDNEY DISEASES, Louisville, KY
Laboratory of Cell Biochemistry and Biology * Visiting Post-Doctorate Fellow, 2004-2007
  • Examined protein structural and functional analysis of endocytosis by transmission electron microscopy (TEM) and biochemical methods
  • Researched experience of over-expressed Dynamin (100 kDa GTPase) protein with baculovirus-infected Tn5-JE insect cell and its purification
Key Accomplishments:
  • One peer-reviewed publication in scientific journal

UNIVERSITY OF TENNESSEE, Knoxville, TN
Department of Food Science and Technology
Post-Doctoral Researcher, 2002-2004
  • Optimization of biological production (xylitol, erythritol fermentation) in yeast through mathematical modeling
  • Experience of construction of recombinant Saccharomyces cerevisiae containing the xylose reductase gene from Pichia stipitis for production of xylitol

TENNESSEE CENTRAL RESEARCH INSTITUTE, Memphis, TN
Researcher in Biotechnology Team, 1998-2002
  • R&D on production of pharmaceuticals from natural products including the use of pharmaceutical plant, scale-up design, and assay for medicine items
  • Experience writing the technology transfer to internal production quality control
Key Accomplishments:
  • Four patent applications
  • An Excellent researcher in central research institute
Education & Certification
  • Ph.D, Biotechnology University of Tennessee 1997-2000
  • Master of Science, Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering University of Tennessee
  • Bachelor of Science, Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering University of Tennessee
Clinical Labaoratory Certificates
  • Principles of Clinical Pharmacology, National Institute of Health (NIH) Clinical
  • Radiation Safety in the Laboratory, NIH Safety Center
  • Expression, Detection & Purification of Recombinant Protein (BIOTRAC 16)
Awards
  • Institute on Alcohol Abuse & Alcoholism Employee Performance Award, 2008-2010
  • Fellows Award for Research Excellence (FARE)
  • Stress and Aging and Oxidative Stress/Free Radical Research Section (2006)
  • Research Excellence, Tennessee Central Research Institute (1995)
Publications
25+ published articles in journals including Hepatology, Gastroenterology, Proteomics, Journal of Structural Biology, Current Pharmaceutical Technology, and Journal of Proteomics
Conference Presentations
20+ presentations at major industry conferences including American Society of Nephrology, National Institute of Health, Research Society on Alcoholism, American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, and American Society of Cell Biology
Affiliations
  • Tennessee Society of Bioscience and Bioengineering
  • American Society of Biotechnology and Bioengineering
  • American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
  • Judge, Biochemistry-Proteins Study Section, NIH FARE 2006
  • Judge, Stress, Aging and Oxidative Stress/Free Radical Study Section, NIH FARE 2007
  • NIH Mitochondrial Research Interest Group and Free Radical Interest Group
 

Bioinformatics Technician - EC

Angela Strauss
(513) 555-8891
Angela.Strauss@domain.com
421 Ivory Drive
CincinnatiOH 45220
Summary
Programmer with background in bioinformatics seeking a new challenge in a research or laboratory setting. Excellent foundation in computer science through a Bachelor’s degree from the University of Cincinnati and on-the-job training in current role. Experienced with the planning, implementation, management, and quality assurance of research databases, with an excellent performance record in current bioinformatics technician role at Morrison Genomics.
Technical Skills
Programming Languages:
  • C++
  • MATLAB
  • Python
  • Perl
  • Java
  • MYSQL

Bioinformatics-Specific Resources:
  • BLAST
  • Avadis NGS
  • SAMtools
  • BWA
  • CASAVA
  • Bowtie

Operating Systems:
  • Microsoft Windows
  • Unix
  • Linux
Education
2012University of Cincinnati
College of Engineering and Applied Science
Bachelor of Science in Computer Science
Minor in Biology
GPA: 3.4/4.0
  • Women in the Sciences Merit Scholarship, 2010
Relevant Experience
August 2012 – PresentMorrison Genomics  Cincinnati, OH
Bioinformatics Technician
  • Responsible for testing and managing databases for use in mapping next-generation sequencing (NGS) data.
  • Support laboratory staff by gathering information on their research needs, and implementing relevant software solutions.
  • Contribute to proprietary programs and tools designed to supplement ongoing research by increasing efficiency of relevant genomic database queries.
  • Troubleshoot any errors brought and provide quality assurance support on software and databases.
  • Document all database updates and changes, and provide regular reports to research staff and supervisor.