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What I have to offer: "Originality from a freshly minted Masters student to promote innovation within a firm, by leveraging my creativity and analytical skills"









I welcome any opportunity to further discuss my qualifications.


Penn.Michael3@gmail.com    





EDUCATION




      
Fordham University Graduate School of Business
        New York, New York 
        Graduated - September, 2013
        Masters in Global Management (3C MGM)
        







                    

                                         

        
     
Xavier Institute of Management Bhubaneswar
                   Orissa, India 
                   Graduated - April 2013
                   Indian Educational Certificate in Global Management (3C MGM)
    
 
        
                  








            The University of Antwerp Management School
                Antwerpen, Belgium
                Graduated - December, 2012
                Masters in Global Management (3C MGM)
                


  
                       



        The University of Virginia
           Charlottesville, Virginia
           Graduated - December, 2010
           Business Management Transferable Credits
          





     
  
            The University of Arizona
                        Tucson, Arizona
                       Graduated - May, 2012
                        B.A. Business Management
                        








WORK AND VOLUNTEER EXPERIENCE



Co- Founder, Finding Refuge NGO
Boca Raton, FL. 2010 - Present

- Exercised attention to detail with the thorough legal process of successfully attaining a 501 (C) 3 Nonprofit NGO status

- Strategically source and strengthen company relationships, including our spokesperson Archbishop Desmond Tutu

- Continuously organize various events and fundraisers to promote awareness for our cause

- Keynote speaker and brand ambassador for charitable events, entice audience with first-hand personal stories

- Creatively designed website, attained marketing objective to showcase our heart-felt mission in a professional manner

- Fashioned and manage our various social media accounts (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram)

  


Student Consultant, Masters Consulting Project (Photovoltaic Energy)
Antwerp, Belgium. Fall 2012

Articulated consulting challenges and suggestions for GreenFever Energy Co. in a 30 minute PowerPoint presentation

Conducted quantitative and qualitative research analysis of the European Photovoltaic Energy market

Exercised my abilities to synthesize complex industry analysis

Developed organizational skills by effectively balancing this project along with Masters level school assignments 




Sales and Marketing Leader, Big Room Group LLC. 
Tucson, AZ. 2009 - 2012

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Created brand awareness by tailoring time-released digital and social media marketing campaigns for each show

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Enhanced business development skills by sourcing and negotiating relevant sponsorship opportunities
 

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Utilized a plethora of focussed social media advertisement approaches to reach a predetermined target market

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Deepened business consciousness by constructing accurate sales projections and budget spread sheets

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Scripted press releases and strategically placed them in highly concentrated areas of our target market 

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Administered ticket sales, merchandise sales, food and beverage sales during the events


Head Camp Counselor, Glacier Ice and Snow Arena
Pompano Beach, FL. 2008 - 2010

- Formulated marketing and advertising campaigns in collaboration with the ice rink   

- Trusted to educate and provide overall safety for over 30 children for 7+ hours a day

- Planned and managed daily schedule for the camp while constantly displaying role model behavior 

- Lead group on/off-ice physical training promoting the importance of health and fitness

Intern, Law Offices of Barry Silver
Boca Raton, FL. Summer, 2008

- Analytically researched cases in groups and independently 

- Actively participated in Depositions and Hearings

- Researched cases regarding the legalities of the rights of American citizens

- Daily interactions with attorneys as a mentor system


AWARDS/OTHER


  • Xavier Institute of Management Basketball Team, 2013
  • Geico Business Communication Competition Runner-Up, 2011
  • Deans List 2009 (University of Arizona), 2010 (University of Virginia)
  • Alpha Epsilon Pi Social Committee, 2009
  • Assistant Captain Varsity Ice Hockey, 2008
  • U.S. Chess Federation Co-Champion, 1997



REFERENCE LIST


References will be provided upon request. Thank you.

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